Create a Windows Updates profile to manage the Windows Updates settings for Windows Desktop devices. The profile ensures that all your devices are up-to-date, which improves device and network security.


The Windows Automatic profile only affects non-domain joined Windows 7 devices.

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles > List View > Add and select Add Profile.

  2. Select Windows and then select Windows 7.
  3. Configure the profile General settings.

    These settings determine how the profile deploys and who receives it. For more information on General settings, see Add General Profile Settings.

  4. Select the Automatic Updates profile.
  5. Configure the Windows Automatic Updates settings:
    Settings Descriptions
    Windows Update Source

    Select the source for Windows Updates:

    • Microsoft Default – Select to use the default Microsoft Update Server.
    • Corporate WSUS – Select to use a corporate server and enter the WSUS Server URL and WSUS Group.

    Choosing Corporate WSUS as a source allows your IT Admin to view updates installed and device status of devices in the WSUS Group.

    Important Updates

    Select the rules to use for Important Updates.

    Install Recommended Updates the Same Way as Important Updates Enable to install Recommended Updates using the same rules Important Updates use.
    Update Other Microsoft Products When Updating Windows Enable to allow other Microsoft Products to update when Windows is updated.
  6. Select Save & Publish when you are finished to push the profile to devices.