cleanWindowsDevice action

Note: The Microsoft Graph API for Intune requires an active Intune license for the tenant.

Clean Windows device


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from most to least privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) DeviceManagementManagedDevices.PriviligedOperation.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP Request

POST /users/{usersId}/managedDevices/{managedDeviceId}/cleanWindowsDevice
POST /deviceManagement/managedDevices/{managedDeviceId}/cleanWindowsDevice
POST /deviceManagement/detectedApps/{detectedAppId}/managedDevices/{managedDeviceId}/cleanWindowsDevice

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer <token> Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply JSON representation of the parameters.

The following table shows the parameters that can be used with this action.

Property Type Description
keepUserData Boolean Not yet documented


If successful, this action returns a 204 No Content response code.



Here is an example of the request.


Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 28

  "keepUserData": true


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content