Although the easiest way to install the new version is to use Windows Update, there are various ways to get the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, including using the Media Creation Tool to do an in-place upgrade. Using the Media Creation Tool is virtually the same as using Windows Update or the Update Assistant tool, and during the upgrade process your files, settings, and apps will be kept intact. Typically, you want to use this method when it’s been sometime since the official release of a new version of Windows 10, and your PC isn’t getting it automatically, or the installation keeps failing for unknown reasons.

How to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1803

If you can’t wait to get the April 2018 Update automatically, you can use the Media Creation Tool to do an in-place upgrade. Alongside the video tutorial, here are also the written steps to upgrade: Whether you’re having problems getting the update, or you just want to get the new version as soon as possible, this hands-on video walks you through all the steps to successfully install the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. You can also check these tips to avoid common issues during the installation process of Windows 10. If you still prefer doing a clean install of Windows 10 with the April 2018 Update, you can use these instructions. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.