Microsoft has finally released its latest semi-annual Windows 10 update named The October 2018 Update, version 1809 build 17763. This update includes many new cool features that you as a Windows user might not want to miss out.
But before you decide to install latest Windows 10 October 2018 update, we recommend you take backup your important data first. Plus, you can create a system restore point.
In this article, we will guide you on how to download and install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
How to download and install Windows 10 October 2018 Update using Update Assistant
If you are few of those having issues with Windows Update, you can use Update Assistant tool to download Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
How to use Microsoft’s Update Assistant tool, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Windows 10 Update Assistant.
Step 2: Here, click on Update now, to download the tool and save the tool.
Note: This tool will help you check for the latest version of Windows 10, that includes October 2018 update.
Step 3: Now, that the tool is downloaded, go to the location where it is saved and run it.
Step 4: Next press Update Now and leave rest for the tool to do.
Note: Remember system will do some checks to verify and install the update also, your system might restart several times. Therefore, we recommend you save all work. Also, remember no settings or files will change after Windows 10 October 2018 update
You’re all done your system will now be updated to latest Windows 10 October 2018 update.
Before the update is installed you will get a 30-minute buffer to choose to restart the PC and install the update right away.
Apart from installing Windows update using Microsoft’s Update Assistant you can even install it manually.
How to download and install Windows 10 October Update 2018 manually?
Microsoft has finally released Windows 10 October 2018 update but most of us might not receive it right away. Therefore, those who want to update it now can download and install Windows 10 October 2018 update manually.
Step 1: Go to Start menu > click on the settings icon as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 2: In the new window that open click on Update and Security, this will bring up Windows update window.
Step 3: Now, click on Windows Update option present in the left pane.
Step 4: Next, click on “Check for updates” option to see if your system has Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
Step 5: If your system has the update ready, the download will start automatically. Remember the file size is big therefore, it may take some time.
Step 6: Once downloaded, you’ll be prompted to restart the Pc. Once you agree, your PC will be rebooted number of times so that the update process can be completed.
Note: The complete process may take 10-15 minutes to finish, so you need to wait till the process is done.
WINDOWS INSIDER PROGRAM
There is a possibility above of the two methods might not work. If that is the case, you can opt for Windows Insider Program to proceed. Remember, this method involves installing Windows 10 beta version.
To install latest update using Windows Insider Program, follow the steps below:
Step 1: go to Windows 10 Settings > click on Update and Security.
Step 2: Opt for Windows Insider Program by clicking on Windows Insider Program option present in the left pane.
Step 3: Next click on the Get Started button and select your Microsoft Account. Make sure you choose, apps, just fixes, and driver to ensure you’re in the Slow ring.
Once done, your computer will restart, and you can revisit Windows Update > press Check for updates to let Insider build to install on your PC.
Wasn’t this simple. Using any of the steps explained above you can install latest Windows 10 update. However, the best way to install the update is to install it when you receive the notification.
Hope you were able to install the latest update, however if you face any problem or need any further help please do let us know.