How to Upgrade PC using the Windows 10 2018 April Update, Officially

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On May 1, Microsoft announced  Windows 10 April 2018 Update (updated in April 2018) has been open for download and installation.

OTA upgrade can enter the settings – manual checks in the system update, Microsoft will start batch automatic updates from May 8.

Pure installed customers can directly download the ISO image file ( 32bit / 64bit English version).

Other upgrades include Windows 10 Easy Media and media creation tools. The tutorials for the Windows 10 upgrade via Manually update, Using Update Assistant and Media Creation Tool are as follows:

How to get April 2018 Update with Windows Update, Manually

You don’t need to be in a hurry; if your automatic updated are ON, then you will receive the Windows April 2018 update notification that its ready for your device. However, if you want manually get the Windows updated then you can follow the below steps.

For downloading and installing the Windows update version 1803 or April 2018, do as following:

  1. From the Windows search box type Check for updates.
  2. As Check for updates appears, click on this option to open it.
  3. Click on Windows update option from the Update & security menu.
  4. Now under the update status click on the Check for updates button.
  5. The Windows will start checking and downloading the updates.
  6. After downloading of updates finishes, click the Restart Now button.

WIndows update April 12018 manually

WIndows 10 version update 1803 April 2018

After clicking on the restart button windows will start installing the updates. Note Becuase if crucial update this may take longer to apply.


How to get Windows 10 April 2018 Update with Update Assistant

If you think that even your device is compatible with the latest Windows April 2018 update; but still you didn’t get the Windows upgrade notification or not even manually able to download the updated using the above method given in this tutorial; then you can use the Windows Updates Assistant tool to upgrade the Windows 10.  This tool will help you in installing the newest version of Windows 10 whenever it is available or use it in case you are facing some problems related to Windows upgrade.

Follow the given steps in order to download and use the Windows Update Assistant 2018.

  1. Go to the Mircosoft Windows software download page, for your ease here is the LINK.
  2. Under the “Windows 10 April 2018 Update now available” click on the Update now button.Windows 10 April 2018 Update Assistant
  3. A file will download called “Windows10Upgrade9252.exe”
  4. Double click on the downloaded file to launch the Windows Update Assistant. 
  5. After that, if your PC hardware is compatible with this new update then you will get the Update Now button; just click on that.                   Update Assistant tool to upgrade WIndows 10
  6. Follow the necessary steps guided by the Update Assistant tool. The tool will download and install the Windows 10 update without deleting your personal files, apps and changing settings.
  7. The Whole process may take an hour depending on your internet speed.


How to get Windows 10 April 2018 Update with Media Creation Tool

Besides above two methods to update the Windows 10, here is one more that uses a tool called Media Creation tool.  In case you want a clean Windows 10 upgrade installation or just-in-place upgrade that keeps your files, apps, and settings as it is; you can use this single tool.

 So, here are steps to download and install the Windows 10 April 2018 Update using Media Creation tool:

  1. Again go to the Microsoft Windows software download page and this time clicks on the Download tool now button; for your ease here is the to use Media Creation tool for Windows 10 upgrade
  2. After downloading the file MediaCreationTool.exe file, double-click on it and run it as administrator.
  3. Now, click the Accept button to agree to the terms and conditions.Accept button to upgrade windows 10 april update
  4. Once you Agreed to the terms, the tool will gather hardware information from your PC. If your PC is compatible with the latest Windows 10 updated then it shows you the Upgrade this PC now option. Now just click on the NEXT button.                                     setup and upgrade Windows 10 PC now
  5. By default, it will keep your personal files and apps but if you want to change you can click on the Link “Change What to keep”.
  6. Now everything is ready and you can install the latest Windows 10 updates by clicking on Install button to begin.                                                        Windows 10 update is ready to install


Beside the above usage of Media Creation Tool, you also can use this tool to create a bootable media such as USB/DVD disk to use the ISO files to upgrade or clean Windows 10 installation.

The last step is to register as an Insider member, but considering the stable channel can also check for updates, it is recommended not to try it.

Microsoft said that the April update will be 63% faster than the fall creative update.

It is reported that one of the three major updates to be updated in April is the global timeline function, the second is proximity sharing, and the third is voice control.

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Rajkumar Maurya
Rajkumar Maurya is the H2S Media tech expert. He’s always been passionate about technology and has been writing on the subject since 2014. He has extensive knowledge of all kinds of technology, from consumer-tech to enterprise solutions. You can contact the author at--


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