After a series of phased releases, Microsoft is now finally making the Windows 10 21H1 update available for every generally. The update also called Windows 10 May 2021, is based on the October 2020 (20H2) version. As it’s not having any issues, it’s now made generally available. Interested users can download it manually from the Windows Update section.
Windows 10 May 2021 Update
Microsoft has a streamlined path for releasing its new OS version and features. Various channels like Beta, Dev, and Insider Builds will be getting the first taste of new versions, which may also contain bugs causing problems to users. And after solving all of them, Microsoft releases it to the general public widely.
In that pursuit, the Redmond WA has now made Windows 10 May 2021 (v2H1) available for everyone generally. This is based on the Windows 10 October 2020 update, which doesn’t have many bugs reported, thus being stable. Although, there are few issues reported in the new Windows 10 May update, which now have has workarounds.
As Microsoft is gearing up to launch the next big version of Windows OS this month, having the latest build in hand already is a perk. Thus, interested users can download this update manually. For this, go to Settings > Windows Update and click on Check for Updates on the right pane. If you’re running on Windows 10 June 2020 (v2004) or Windows 10 October 2020 (v20H2) update, you should see the May update being shown up.
If found, download and install. It requires you to restart the system to apply changes. And if you don’t see the update by any chance, wait for few days to get it. Else, learn from Microsoft on how to get it.