How do I continue Windows Update 11?

Answered by Stephen Mosley

To continue with the Windows 11 update process, follow these steps:

1. Start by clicking on the Start button located at the bottom left corner of your screen.

2. From the Start menu, click on the Settings icon, which resembles a gear.

3. In the Settings window, locate and click on the “Update & Security” option. This will open the Windows Update settings.

4. Within the Windows Update settings, you will see a button labeled “Check for updates.” Click on this button to initiate a search for available updates.

5. Windows will now check for any updates that are available for your device. This process may take some time, depending on the speed of your internet connection and the number of updates available.

6. If Windows 11 is ready for your device, you will see an option to download and install the update. Click on the “Download and install” button to proceed with the update process.

7. Before the update begins, you may be prompted to save your work and close any open applications. It is important to do so to avoid any data loss or conflicts during the update process.

8. Windows will now start downloading the update files. This step may also take some time, depending on the size of the update and your internet speed.

9. Once the download is complete, Windows will automatically start the installation process. Your device may restart multiple times during this process, so it is essential to save your work and ensure you have a stable power source.

10. After the installation is complete, you will be prompted to sign in to your device. Enter your credentials to log in to Windows 11.

11. Once you have logged in, you can explore the new features and improvements that Windows 11 has to offer.

It is worth noting that not all devices will be eligible for the Windows 11 update, as certain system requirements need to be met. If your device is not compatible, you may not see the option to upgrade to Windows 11. In such cases, you can continue using your current version of Windows or consider upgrading your hardware if you wish to experience Windows 11.

In conclusion, to continue with the Windows 11 update, go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and select Check for updates. If the upgrade is available for your device and you want to proceed, download and install it, following the on-screen prompts.