In this extensive article Prajwal Desai will show you how to display featured apps in Software Center within SCCM. In SCCM, you can turn on the Featured tab in Software Center, which will display featured apps for users. I will also show you how to set the featured tab as the default tab in Software Center for users.

Starting with SCCM version 2211, Microsoft introduced a new feature where you can turn on featured apps in the Software Center for users. With the new tab, IT administrators can mark applications as “featured” and encourage end users to use these apps from Software Center.

There is a restriction on how you can show featured apps in Software Center right now. The featured apps feature is available only for “User Available” apps in SCCM. However, there is a possibility that Microsoft could extend this feature to “Device Available” apps as well in upcoming ConfigMgr updates.

Furthermore, ConfigMgr administrators can make the Featured tab of Software Center as the default tab in the Client Settings. If an application is marked as “Featured“, and it’s deployed to a User Collection as an Available app, it will show under the “Featured” tab in the Software Center.

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