Microsoft has just released the Windows 10 May 2020 Update for compatible PCs through Windows Update. It brings several improvements and new features, including a new chat-based UI for Cortana, updates to virtual desktops, and more. It also brings a plethora of other tweaks and optimizations, including a simplified Swift Pair for Bluetooth accessories, some design changes to the Settings app, Windows Hello biometric authentication for compatible PCs, and more. The update is currently only available to a small number of users, but you can download it to your device by following any of the methods detailed below.
How to get Windows 10 May 2020 Update on your PC
You will automatically receive a notification about the upcoming update as soon as it is available for your device. However, if you can’t wait to install the new software, you can always download it manually by following one of the methods below.
Method 1: Check Windows Update manually
You can check update availability manually by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. The download size varies depending on your hardware and the existing version of Windows on your PC.
Method 2: Download from Microsoft.com
If it’s not available on Windows Update, don’t worry because you can also manually download the file from the official website. To do this, go to Windows 10 download page on Microsoft.com and use the Update Assistant tool. Usually used when an update is available for a specific device, but issues with Windows Update prevent installation. To use the Update Wizard, click the blue ‘Update Now’ button and save the file to your device. Then start the Windows10 Update file to start the update process.
Method 3: Use the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool
Finally, you can also get the Windows 10 May 200 Update by downloading the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool from the same Microsoft page above. You can then start the upgrade process on your own time by double clicking on the MediaCreatorTool2004.exe File.
Get Windows 10 May 2020 Update on your PC now
The Windows 10 May 2020 Update will likely be available for your device in the next few days, as long as you’re running a supported version of Windows 10. However, if you can’t wait to install new software on your computer, you can get it now by following any of the methods detailed above. So go ahead, give it a try. Install the Windows 10 May 2020 Update on your device and let us know what you like and don’t like.
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