Get Help with Installation & Updates in Windows 11 like How to Upgrade Windows 11, What’s new in recent Windows update, Troubleshoot problems updating Windows, Activate Windows 11, Using the Activation troubleshooter, Reinstall & Reset Windows 11.
Getting Ready to Upgrade Windows 11
Let’s Upgrade Windows 11 to get new Windows experience with intuitive navigation and easy organization, Windows 11 has a whole new look, more apps, and efficient ways to be creative and productive.
Now i will help you get ready for Windows 11. You need to know, when you sign in with a Microsoft account, your files and favorites will come with you to Windows 11, so it can to help you quickly get back to doing.
Which a device to run Windows 11
Because Windows 11 can run on PCs that meet the minimum hardware requirements, please to check if your current Windows 10 PC can run Windows 11. You can download the PC Health Check App once it becomes available here.
Learn more about system requirements, Windows 11 specs, features, and computer requirements.
Note: if your PC doesn’t meet the minimum requirements to run Windows 11, consider moving to a new Windows 11 device.
Setup Microsoft account to transfer files & favorites
You can use one account to connects your device across Microsoft apps and services like Office, OneDrive, Edge, and Microsoft Store. So when you sign in with a Microsoft account on your new Windows 11 device, your files and data will come with you.
How to Sign in to your Microsoft account dashboard
Go to Microsoft account and select Sign in.
Type the email, phone number, or Skype sign-in that you use for other services (Outlook, Office, etc.), then select Next. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you can select No account? Create one!. Note that we recommend using an email you already have and use regularly.
- Type your password and select the Keep me signed in box if you want to go straight into your account next time (not recommended for shared computers).
Select Sign in.
Please Back up your files
You know, by default your files and data will transfer to your new PC. So please back up your files before you install Windows 11. Let’s Back up your Documents, Pictures, and Desktop folders with OneDrive below.
- Select the white or blue cloud icon in the Windows notification area, and then select Help & Settings > Settings, then Backup > Manage backup.
- In the Back up your folders dialog, make sure the folders that you want to back up are selected.
Select Start backup.
- Close the dialog box while your files sync to OneDrive. Or, to watch your files sync, select View upload progress. If you already closed the dialog, to open the OneDrive activity center, select the white or blue cloud in the notification area.
Go to Install Windows 11
The upgrade Windows 11 is scheduled to begin in late 2021 and continue into 2022. Once the upgrade has been tested and validated for your specific PC, Windows Update will indicate that it’s ready for installation.
You can check if Windows 11 is ready for your device, go to Settings > Windows Update and select Check for updates. If the upgrade is available for your device and you want to proceed, download and install it.
Note: When Downloading and installing Windows 11 will most likely take longer than a typical Windows 10 feature update. You can use your PC while you’re downloading it, and you have the option to schedule the install to happen at a specific time when you aren’t planning on using your PC.
What’s new in recent Windows 11 updates
New features in recent Windows 11 updates will help you customize your PC, increase security, and get more creative with Windows. And make sure with these updates, it’ll also be easier to get things done on your PC and across your other devices, including syncing to Android phones (7.0 or later).
- Apps you need
You can find the apps, games, and shows you want, fast, in the Microsoft Store app, including your favorite mobile apps that now work on your PC. Also search multiple streaming services at once to find movies and shows. Open Microsoft Store Now!
- You can Connect with anyone from the taskbar
Select Chat on the taskbar to start a call or chat. If they’re on iOS, Android, or Mac, it’s easy to send a link so they can join in (select Meet > Copy meeting link).
- Everything you care about, one swipe away
Swipe from left to right or select Widgets from the taskbar to stay up to date on your favorite info.
- Quickly organize open apps
Hover over a window’s maximize button or press Windows logo key + Z, then choose a snap layout to optimize your screen space and your productivity.
- Start at the center
Select Start on the taskbar to get to your favorite apps, recent files, and a powerful search box for finding anything.
- Personalize for creativity and productivity
Windows 11 has options for backgrounds, themes, and desktops to keep you inspired, and ways to customize for your own workflow to help you be more productive. Manage Theme here.
- Easy-to-use Settings app
The Settings app is easier to use, with a new navigation design and common controls at the top of key pages, so changing settings is faster and easier. Open Settings.
- Get things done like a pro with snap groups
When working on a specific task, snap two or more open apps or windows to create a snap group. When you want to get back to the snap group later, hover over one of your open apps in the taskbar to find it.
Update Windows 11
In Windows 11, you decide when and how to get the latest updates to keep your device running smoothly and securely. To manage your options and see available updates, select Check for Windows updates. Or select Start > Settings > Windows Update.
Troubleshoot problems updating Windows 11
Fix error when installing Windows 11 updates
Your device may not be able to update to the latest version of Windows 11 for a few reasons. Please make sure your device is plugged into a power source and connected to the internet. Then, try the steps listed below to get your PC to update.
Some updates require administrator access.
Select Start > Settings > Accounts and then select Family & other users. (In some versions of Windows you’ll see Other users.)
- Next to Add other user, select Add account.
- Select I don’t have this person’s sign-in information, and on the next page, select Add a user without a Microsoft account.
Enter a user name, password, or password hint—or choose security questions—and then select Next.
Activate Windows 11
Activation need to helps verify that your copy of Windows is genuine and hasn’t been used on more devices than the Microsoft Software License Terms allow.
Checking your activation status Windows 11: Find out if your Windows 11 is activated and linked to your Microsoft account. select the Start > Settings > System > Activation. Your activation status will be listed next to Activation.
Activate Windows 11 using a product key: After installation, to enter the product key, select the Start > Settings > System > Activation > Update product key > Change product key.
Using the Activation troubleshooter Windows 11
If you’re unable to activate Windows 11, the Activation troubleshooter could help. To use the troubleshooter, select Start > Settings > System > Activation then select Troubleshoot.
Troubleshoot common activation issues: select Start > Settings > System > Activation then select Troubleshoot .
Reset or reinstall Windows 11
There are three options that allow you to reset your PC. If you’ve tried just about everything else and your PC still isn’t running well, resetting it might fix the problem.
- Open Recovery settings or select Start > Settings > System > Recovery.
- Next to Reset this PC, select Reset PC.
- Restart your PC to get to the sign-in screen, then press and hold down the Shift key while you select the Power icon > Restart in the lower-right corner of the screen.
- After your computer restarts, select Troubleshoot > Reset this PC.
- Select Start, then press and hold down the Shift key while you select the Power icon > Restart to restart your computer into Recovery Mode.
- After your computer restarts, select Troubleshoot > Reset this PC.
Any of these three options will get you started, but once you’re in the process, follow the steps as they are presented to you.