Microsoft has rolled out the twelfth update for Windows 10. It is Windows 10 November 2021 Update, Windows 10 version 21H2. In this MiniTool guide, we will show you how to get Windows 10 November 2021 Update via Windows Update, Windows 10 Update Assistant, and Windows 10 Media Creation Tool.
Can You Get Windows 10 November 2021 Update on Your Computer?
Windows 10 November 2021 Update has been released to the public on November 16, 2021. This update is also known as Windows 10 21H2. This update is a minor update for the devices that don’t meet the minimum requirements for Windows 11 or are not ready for the new Windows version.
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If your computer is running the Windows 10 May 2021 Update, October 2020 Update, or May 2020 Update, the Windows 10 November 2021 Update will show up as an optional update in Windows Update.
If you are running an older version of Windows 10, you can still get Windows 10 November 2021 Update. But, the Windows 10 May 2020 Update will be installed first. If the Windows 10 version you are using is nearing the end of service, an automatic upgrade will be performed weeks or months after the official release of the new Windows 10 version.
Well then, how to install Windows 10 November 2021 Update on your computer? There are different methods. If the update shows up in Windows Update, you can directly upgrade to Windows 10 November 2021 via Windows Update. On the other hand, you can also use Windows Update Assistant or Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to upgrade your Windows 10 to the latest version. In the next part, we will show you these methods.
In this article, we will introduce and solve some Windows Update FAQ you may encounter before, during, or after a Windows 10/11 update.
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Method 1: How to Update to Windows 10 November 2021 Update?
The best and direct method to upgrade to Windows 10 November 2021 Update is to use Windows Update. If your computer meets the update requirements, you’d better install Windows 10 21H2 via Windows Update.
- Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update.
- Check if you have received the November 2021 Update. If the update is optional, you need to click Stay on Windows 10 for now to get Windows 10 November 2021 Update.
- If you don’t see the update, you can click Check for updates to manually get the update.
Method 2: How to Update to Windows 10 November 2021 Update Using Windows 10 Update Assistant?
According to the previous release of Windows 10, Microsoft will release an Update Assistant for Windows 10 to help you install the latest Windows 10 version on your computer. You can find it on the Windows 10 software download page.
1. Click the Update now button to download the tool on your computer.
2. Open the Update Assistant and follow the on-screen guide to update your device to Windows 10 November 2021 Update.
Method 3: How to Install Windows 10 November 2021 Update Using Windows 10 Media Creation Tool?
If you are still running the Windows 10 November 2019 Update or older, you should use Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to upgrade to Windows 10 November 2021 Update. The Media Creation Tool for Windows 10 21H2 is available now. You can go to the Windows 10 software download page to download it.
After downloading the tool, you can open it and follow the on-screen guide to continue. When you see the following interface, you need to select Upgrade this PC now and click Next. Then, select what to keep and click Install to install this Windows 10 update on your computer.
If this tool can’t upgrade your computer, you can use it to create a Windows 10 21H2 installation USB drive or a Windows 10 21H2 ISO file. After that, you can install Windows 10 November 2021 Update from USB or install the update using an ISO file.
These are the methods to upgrade to Windows 10 November 2021 Update. You can select one way according to your situation. Should you have other related issues, you can let us know in the comments.