Delivery Optimization settings in Microsoft Intune

With Intune, you can use Delivery Optimization settings for your Windows devices to reduce bandwidth consumption when those devices download applications and updates. This article describes how to configure Delivery Optimization settings as part of an Intune device configuration profile. After you create a profile, you then assign or deploy that profile to your Windows devices.

Applies to:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11

Create the profile

  1. Sign in to the Microsoft Intune admin center.

  2. Select Devices > Manage devices > Configuration > Create > New Policy.

  3. Enter the following properties:

    • Platform: Select Windows 10 and later.
    • Profile type: Select Templates > Delivery optimization.
  4. Select Create.

  5. In Basics, enter the following properties:

    • Name: Enter a descriptive name for the new profile.
    • Description: Enter a description for the profile. This setting is optional, but recommended.
  6. Select Next.

  7. On the Configuration settings page, define how you want updates and apps to download. For information about available settings, see Delivery Optimization settings for Intune.

    When you're done configuring settings, select Next.

  8. On the Scope (Tags) page, select Select scope tags to open the Select tags pane to assign scope tags to the profile.

    Select Next to continue.

  9. On the Assignments page, select the groups that receive this profile. For more information on assigning profiles, see Assign user and device profiles.

    Select Next.

  10. On the Applicability Rules page, use the Rule, Property, and Value options to define how this profile applies within assigned groups.

  11. On the Review + create page, when you're done, choose Create. The profile is created and is shown in the list.

The next time each device checks in, the policy is applied.

Next steps

After you assign the profile, monitor its status.

View the Delivery Optimization settings for Intune.