Restrictions configuration (Windows IoT policy)

With the Restrictions configuration you define restrictions for devices.

Device

Setting/Field

Description

Forbid SD card

Users cannot access the storage card. This does not prevent apps from accessing the storage card.

Forbid developer mode

The Windows developer mode is turned off.

Forbid camera

The Privacy setting Let apps use my camera is turned off.

Disable Edge autofill

The Save form entries setting in the Edge web browser is turned off and cannot be turned on by the user.

If the check box is cleared, the setting is turned on and cannot be turned off by the user.

Disable Edge pop-up blocker

The Block pop-ups setting in the Edge web browser is turned off and cannot be turned on by the user.

If the check box is cleared, the setting is turned on and cannot be turned off by the user.

Telemetry level

The amount of Windows diagnostic and usage data that devices are allowed to send.
  • Full: All data required to identify and analyze issues.
  • Enhanced: Data about how Windows and apps are used and how they perform.
  • Basic: A limited set of data that’s critical for understanding the device and its configuration.
  • Security: Information that is required to keep the device protected with the latest security updates.
Note Levels are cumulative from bottom to top, e.g. Enhanced includes all data from Basic and Security.
Tip For detailed information on the telemetry levels, see the Microsoft article Configure Windows telemetry in your organization (external link).

Wi-Fi

Setting/Field

Description

Forbid internet sharing

Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is turned off.

Forbid Wi-Fi Sense (hotspot auto-connect)

The device does not automatically connect to Wi-Fi hotspots.

Connectivity

Setting/Field

Description

Forbid Bluetooth

Bluetooth is turned off.