Microsoft has now started rolling out Windows 10 May 2021 update aka Windows 10 version 21H1 update worldwide via Windows update. You can read all the changes and new features that Windows 10 Version 21H1 update brings with itself by clicking here in our collated changelog.
While the Windows 10 version 21H1 update will be available for your PC via Windows update, but there are more ways in which you can update to Windows 10 version 21H1. The update roll-out, however, may not be available for everyone initially.
How to update to Windows 10 May 2021 update:
Here are four ways in which you can update to May 2021 update.
- Via Windows update for installing the update
- Using update assistant
- Using Media Creation tool
- Download ISO and create bootable USB
Using windows update:
On the Settings page, navigate to Update & security > Windows Update and check for updates. Being phased roll-out you may or may not get it right away, as explained by Microsoft. Initially it will be available only for PCs running Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2.
Windows 10, version 21H1 is available for users with devices running Windows 10, versions 2004 and higher who manually seek to “Check for updates” via Windows Update. The recommended servicing status is Semi-Annual Channel.
Customers running either Windows 10, version 2004 or version 20H2 who choose to update to the new release will have a fast installation experience because the update will install like a monthly update.
Using Update Assistant:
Using Media Creation Tool:
You can use Media creation tool to upgrade to Windows 10 May 2021 update or to Create Bootable USB Drive for a different PC. Check our how-to for our step by step tutorial on how to use the Media Creation tool.
Download ISO and create a bootable USB:
You can download ISO images for Windows 10 version 21H1 aka Windows 10 May 2021 update by following our tutorial . You can refer to our tutorials on how to create a bootable USB drive using ISO images and how to do a fresh Windows 10 installation.