Windows 10 version 21H2 update aka Windows 10 October 2021 update is the next feature update for Windows 10. On this page, we have collated all the changes and new features Windows 10 version 21H2 update may bring.

You can bookmark this page to refer back to see the collated changelog for Windows 10 version 21H2 update. The Windows 10 May 2022 update will be made available in October 2021 as a general public release.

The Windows 10 version 21H2 update will be made available to users via the monthly update channel like the version 21H1 update. Microsoft has also confirmed that version 21H2 will have 18 months of support for consumer editions Home and Pro.

As this Windows 10 release is targeted for the second half of 2021, Home and Pro editions of version 21H2 will receive 18 months of servicing, and Enterprise and Education editions will have 30 months of servicing. In addition, we will also launch the next version of the Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) based on version 21H2 at the same time, and it will have five years of servicing as announced in February.

Windows 10 version 21H2 update new features:

Windows 10, version 21H2 will have a scoped set of features focused on productivity and security, prioritized to meet our customers’ needs based on feedback. New features focused on productivity, management and security include:

  • Adding WPA3 H2E standards support for enhanced Wi-Fi security
  • Windows Hello for Business supports simplified passwordless deployment models for achieving a deploy-to-run state within a few minutes
  • GPU compute support in the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Azure IoT Edge for Linux on Windows (EFLOW) deployments for machine learning and other compute intensive workflows