Ensure 'Allow upload of User Activities' is set to 'Disabled'

Warning! Audit Deprecated

This audit has been deprecated and will be removed in a future update.

View Next Audit Version


This policy setting determines whether published User Activities can be uploaded to the cloud.

The recommended state for this setting is: Disabled.


Due to privacy concerns, data should never be sent to any 3rd party since this data could contain sensitive information.


Activities of type User Activity are not allowed to be uploaded to the cloud. The Timeline feature will not function across devices.


To establish the recommended configuration, set the following Device Configuration Policy to Disabled:

To access the Device Configuration Policy from the Intune Home page:

Click Devices

Click Configuration profiles

Click Create profile

Select the platform (Windows 10 and later)

Select the profile (Custom)

Click Create

Enter a Name

Click Next

Configure the following Setting

Name: <Enter name>
Description: <Enter Description>
OMA-URI: ./Device/Vendor/MSFT/Policy/Config/Privacy/UploadUserActivities
Data type: Integer
Value: 0

Select OK

Continue through the Wizard to complete the creation of the profile (profile assignments, applicability etc.)

Note: More than one configuration setting from each of the Configuration profiles (ex: Administrative Templates, Custom etc.) can be added to each Device Configuration Policy.

Default Value:

Enabled. (Activities of type User Activity are allowed to be uploaded to the cloud.)

See Also