Windows 10 May Update 1903 Is Available: Here’s How To Update Your PC

Windows 10 May 2019 update version 1903 is now available for download for Windows 10 users. The tech giant has decided to slowly roll out the new Windows 10 May update to consumers because of quality concerns. With the previous Windows update (October 2018 update) a lot of users encountered problems which caused so many users to lose important files and data on their Windows 10 devices.

Windows 10 May 2019 update was expected to be released April 2019 but the tech giant needed to make sure the update was free of issues before rolling out. The tech giant had released several preview build of the new Windows 10 version 1903 update to make sure it is completely ready before it rolled out.

Also, Microsoft has made incremental changes to the minimum requirement to install the new Windows update and future updates.

Windows 10 May update minimum requirement

The new Windows 10 update requires 16GB of space for the 32-bit version and 20GB of space for the 64-bit version. The tech giant says it plans to reserve 7GB of extra storage space for Windows Update, cache, and other temporary files.

According to the company, this extra storage space will be beneficial in the future and will help Windows avoid issues like update failure due to insufficient storage.

Like I already mentioned, the new Windows 10 1903 update will not get to all consumers immediately, however, if you want to try out the new Windows update now, follow the guide ahead.

How To Install Windows 10 May Update 1903 On Your PC?

Windows 10 May Update 1903
Windows 10 May Update 1903

To download the latest Windows 10 update on your laptop/PC, follow this simple steps

  1. Go to your Windows Settings
  2. Select “Update and Security
  3. Now, click on “Windows Update
  4. Your device will now check for new updates
  5. When an update is available, simply click “Download & Install

Once the new update has downloaded, it won’t install automatically, you’ll get a pop up notification asking you to specify the time for Windows 10 1903 update installation.

This options is actually part of the new features in Windows 10 version 1903 and one of the most interesting new feature in the update. Microsoft has now chosen to let users decide when to install an update only if you please to do so, which is really great. It is one of the most expected feature in Windows 10.

Windows 10 Version 1903 Update New Features

Windows 10 May 2019 update version 1093 bags tons of interesting new features, some we’ve discussed in a previous article. Users will get a better Windows experience with more controls and transparency in the new update according to the tech giant.

Features of the new Windows 10 update include:

  • Light Theme
  • Microsoft Windows Sandbox
  • Kaomoji Support ¯_(ツ)_/¯
  • Improved start menu
  • Improved search
  • Separating Cortana and Windows Search
  • Pause Windows Update

Furthermore, the new Windows 10 1903 update introduced a new features called health dashboard, this simply monitors the current status of known issues and resolved issues in the Windows version 1903 update.

Users can get information of known issues in the new OS update by pressing ctrl+F (command + F on Mac) and searching for the query.

Why Windows 10 1903 Update Notification Is Not Being Pushed

The tech giant has decided to throttle the new Windows 10 update in other to monitor data and feed back from users so as to take care of any issue that may arise. Since users will not be getting the update automatically yet, you can manually download and schedule a time to install the update, the way users can take necessary backup before installing the update.

However, the company has also said, starting June, users will begin to receive notification of new Windows 10 1903 update.

If you followed the above step to update your Windows 10 and did not get any new update to download, simply follow this guide to download the latest Windows 10 update.

The new Window 10 1903 will give users a whole new meaning to the OS, the fact that Microsoft has taking into account to provide more transparency and controls shows that the tech giant has taken a step further and put consumers satisfaction first.

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