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Last update: 2022-04-14

Kiosk mode configuration (Windows policy)

With the Kiosk mode configuration, you set up a Windows computer to run in kiosk mode.

To configure kiosk mode, you select a user account (kiosk user) and an app (kiosk app). When the kiosk user signs in to Windows, only the kiosk app runs.

Setting Description
User account The user account you want to associate with kiosk mode.

The account must be available on the computer when you assign the policy.

Use one of the following formats:

  • Local account:

    <computer name>\<username> or .\<username> or just <username>

  • Domain account:

    <domain>\<username>

  • Azure AD account:

    AzureAD\<email>, for example AzureAD\johnsmith@example.com

App AUMID The Application User Model ID (AUMID) of the kiosk app.

For information on finding the AUMID, see the Microsoft document Find the Application User Model ID of an installed app.

Turn off kiosk mode after restart

By default, the computer remains in kiosk mode after a restart. To change this behavior, sign in to the computer with the kiosk user account, go to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options, and turn off Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device after an update or restart.

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