The next major update to Windows 10 version 2004 is ready. Microsoft announced this in a blog post. The company has also confirmed the official name, Windows 10 May 2020 Update, which was recently leaked. The Build 19041.207 works under the hood. But normal users should only be served with the update in May 2020. Microsoft is currently pushing it to the participants of the Windows Insider program.
Windows Insiders always get the development versions to try out. Microsoft also differentiates between several levels. But all users could join the program easily as described below. Regarding the new features of this new release, you can visit this official page to take a look at the full list of features.
How to get the May 2020 Update Release Preview
For those who are not already on the Release Preview ring – you can get the May 2020 Update today by joining the Windows Insider Program using the following steps:
Step1: Go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Insider Program and click the “Get started” button.
Step2: Link your Microsoft account or Azure Active Directory account. This is the email account you use to register for the Windows Insider Program.
Step3: Choose “Just fixes, apps, and drivers” to join the Release Preview ring and get the May 2020 Update.
Step4: Confirm the legal stuff.
Step5: Press “Restart Now” to ensure your PC is now in the Release Preview ring. Without restarting your PC, your PC won’t be fully be joined.
Step6: After rebooting your PC, double-check your Windows Insider Program settings via Settings > Update & Security > Windows Insider Program and make sure it shows “Release Preview” under “What pace do you want to get new builds?”.
Step7: If you go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and press the “Check for updates” button – your PC should receive the May 2020 Update.
Once your PC is on the May 2020 Update, you will receive Cumulative Updates as you normally would that improve your experience.