Microsoft is officially Released Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809 on 02 October 2018. With Number of new features such as highly anticipated File Explorer with a dark theme, Cloud Clipboard, new Snipping experience, ” Your Phone app” the star of its latest update that designed as a companion app to more closely align Android and iOS to Windows 10 and more. And the Rollout process started on October 09, 2018 means every compatible device connected to Microsoft server will receive the Windows 10 version 1803 via windows update. So Well prepare you System for Windows 10 October 2018 update and wait for the update to be installed automatically.
Note: (06 Oct 2018) Due to data loss after installing Windows 10 October 2018 update, Microsoft has wisely suspended the rollout of its big October 2018 update version 1809 to investigate data deletion bug, Read more
If due to any reason you still didn’t receive Windows 10 October 2018 Update or you can’t wait until Microsoft automatically install the update. Here how to manually Upgrade Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809 using Official Windows 10 media creation Tool.
Manually Install windows 10 October 2018 Update
Frist of all make sure you didn’t defer windows update to install. And check windows update and its related ( BITs, Superfetch ) services are runnings. To check and start these services open windows services ( Press Windows + R, type services.msc and ok ) Look for these services if any of these services not running double click on it change the startup type automatic and start the service.
Give windows update a try to Install windows 10 V1809
Frist of all check windows updates from Settings -> update & security -> windows update -> Check for updates. And let Windows 10 see what updates are available. If you see an update named “Feature update to Windows 10, version 1803”, this is the October 2018 Update and it will start to download and install.
When it’s done downloading and performing a preliminary install, Windows will prompt you to restart your computer. When you restart the computer, it will finish the installation and boot you back into Windows with the October 2018 Update installed.
Upgrade Windows 10 version 1809 using Media creation tool
If Checking for windows updates still does not show the October 2018 Update being available, Then Lets windows force upgrade and install windows 10 version 1809 using the official windows media creation tool.
For those unfamiliar with this tool, the Media Creation Tool can be used to upgrade an existing Windows 10 install or to make a bootable USB drive or an ISO file, which can be used to create a bootable DVD, that you can use to upgrade a different computer.
First of all Download the media creation tool from Microsoft: http://microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 And save it to your Local drive.
Next Right click on the downloaded MediaCreationTool1809.exe file and select Run As administrator To run the application. On the first screen, you will be greeted with a license agreement that you must agree to before continuing.
After you accept the license agreement, please be patient while the tool “gets things ready”. Once the installer has set up, you will be asked to either Upgrade this PC now or Create installation media for another PC. The default option is already to upgrade so just hit Next.
Note: If you wish to upgrade a different PC, you should select the “Create installation media” and follow the prompts.
When you click on the Next button. The Media Creation Tool will begin to download the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (build 1809) and install it. ( It will depend on your internet speed How much time it will take to complete the download process )
The Windows 10 Download and installation process could take a while, so please be patient. Eventually, you will get to a screen prompting you for information or to reboot the computer. Just Follow the on-screen instructions and when it’s finished, the windows 10 version 1803 will be installed on your computer.
Also, you can check your windows 10 installed version by press windows + R, type winver and ok This will prompt a screen as below image.
That’s all, congratulations you have successfully upgrade / Install windows 10 October 2018 update Version 1809 on your System. If you face any difficulty while upgrade process or have any query, a suggestion about this post feel free to discuss on comments below. Also, Check Fix Unable To Upgrade windows 10 October 2018 update version 1809