The Retire action removes managed app data (where applicable), settings, and email profiles that were assigned by using Intune. The device is removed from Intune management. This happens the next time the device checks in and receives the remote Retire action. The device still shows up in Intune until the device checks in. If you want to remove stale devices immediately.
Retire leaves the user's personal data on the device.
The following tables describe what data is removed, and the effect of the Retire action on data that remains on the device after company data is removed.
Android device administrator
Android Enterprise devices with a work profile
Removing company data from an Android work profile device removes all data, apps, and settings in the work profile on that device. The device is retired from management with Intune. Wipe is not supported for Android work profiles.
Android Enterprise dedicated devices
You can only wipe kiosk devices. You can't retire Android kiosk devices.
- 1. Sign in to the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center.
- 2. In the Devices pane, select All devices.
- 3. Select the name of the device that you want to retire.
- 4. In the pane that shows the device name, select Retire. To confirm, select Yes.
If the device is on and connected, the Retire action propagates across all device types in less than 15 minutes.