Microsoft has released latest build of Windows 10, which is formally known as “Spring creator update”. According to Microsoft, the Windows 10 April 2018 update delivers an enhanced security, Cortana improvements, sharing feature enhancements, new edge browser to optimize user experience. Microsoft Windows 10 is used in millions of devices, so Microsoft’s full focus is to make Windows 10 better than ever and this update offers the same.
Similarly, like other windows builds, such as fall creators, anniversary update- the current update is also free to download and instead of creating more buzz Microsoft has paid more attention to Task and user management.
Has Microsoft Delayed April 2018 Update?
Technically, Yes! Microsoft was nearly able to launch these updates but due to bug occurred in testing, it was needed to push forward. The users will get these updates after April.
How to Get Windows 10 April Update?
The most convenient way to get update is to wait for Windows update notification which will let you know about this feature update.
Alternatively, you can check for updates by select the Start button > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and select “Check for updates”.
If it shows up to date, you have all the updates that are presently available.
If you want to have clean install, you can download latest image of Windows 10 via Microsoft website here.
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What about Old Windows 10 Builds?
Microsoft have already announced that the old windows versions will only be supported atleast for 2 years from the date of its release. So, the windows 10 versions like anniversary update will likely to discontinue from august 2018. The best way to receive support and security enhancements is to apply updates to your windows as soon as Microsoft releases it.
What’s New in Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 Update
As we know that Microsoft Windows 10 releases big updates nearly every year which tends to be a versatile in every aspects, specially the new features and reliability. Here are some features which Microsoft has brought in April update
Improvements in Cortana
For Microsoft, the idea behind every update is to make Cortana more polished and compatible to every user. As a new feature, Cortana will suggest you to resume your activity from where you have left. It has also added support to other smartphones and many other apps.
New Microsoft Edge Browser
In comparison with popular browser such as Firefox and chrome, Microsoft edge is not far beyond. It has improved constantly and now Microsoft brings numerous changes to its default browser such as ability to mute voice tabs, more add-on support, new grammar tools in edge browser, ability to print website directly.
File sharing and Transfer
In Windows 10 April 2018 Update creators update, Microsoft has implemented its own feature where a user can send/receive files over Bluetooth or WiFi without having any data connection. This eliminates the use of USB cables which are the primary source for data transfer.
Introduction to Focus Assist
Focus assist is another “Do not disturb” feature in Windows 10 April 2018 update. By using focus assist, you can block annoying Windows notifications as per your requirement. Focus assist in Microsoft Windows 10 will also allow you to set up a schedule where it can block notifications. For eg – A user wants to play a game and does not want to have distraction by notification while playing. So he/she can schedule focus assist by blocking notifications, sounds, and alerts.
The major update which Microsoft has made in this April 2018 Update is the resume timeline feature. Now timeline will allow a user to view the apps history that they were using before 2 days or a week. It also tells user that what sort of devices they have used in past days. It also provides the functionality where a user can resume their work where they left off.
Microsoft Windows 10 is itself a service which gets better through intermittent software updates.The great thing is you usually don’t have to hassle on updates! If you have automatic updates enabled, new updates will routinely download and install whenever they are available for which you don’t have to think about.