Windows 10 April 2018 Updates: Check out the Top Features

There’s good news for the users of Windows 10 operating system that they could easily download their latest update for their device from 30th April.  The latest update i.e. “Windows 10 April 2018 Update” has been included with new features and thus, mainly focusing on the offering better experience, stringent security, and Edge Browser having major improvements to its users.

Apart from these features, the tech giant, Microsoft has also added the more modern voice functionality to Windows 10 operating system.

The new or latest update of Windows 10 by Microsoft has been named as Redstone 4, the fifth biggest update since “November Update” that rolled out in 2016. Microsoft has changed the upgrade cycle of its products since the launch of Windows 10 in 2015.

How to Download and Install the April 2018 Update of Windows 10?

The tech giant, Microsoft has announced that the latest April 2018 update of Windows 10 will be available for download from 30 April. Within the time period of few days, the updated Windows 10 will be made available for the users’ device.

Even the users can themselves look for the updated Windows 10 operating system by accessing the Settings Menu of the device. To update the Windows 10 with April 2018 updates, launch the “Settings Menu” on the device and then, click the “Update & Security” option. Here, go to the “Windows Update” section and then, tap the “Check for Updates” button. Thus, the device will start the scanning process to check for the latest update of Windows 10.

Once the scanning process detects any of the available updates of Windows 10 then, the users could click the “Download & Install” button. After this, the users need to restart the device for successful installation of latest updates of Windows 10. The process of updating the Windows 10 with latest updates will take some time and thus, the users need to be ensured that they had saved their data, before clicking the “Restart” button.

Apart from this method, the users could even download the Windows 10 April 2018 Updates to their device by accessing the official website of Microsoft. From the Home page, go to the “Windows 10 update history” and then, click the latest update of the Windows 10. After this, hit the “Download” button for downloading the ISO file. Once the ISO File of Windows 10 gets downloaded ob the device, follow the instructions for completing the installation process.

The users could even utilize the official Microsoft tool i.e. Windows 10 Update Assistant for updating their device, securely (or visit Microsoft official website Office.com/Setup).

Features of the Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 Latest Update:

According to the earlier words by Microsoft that it’s Windows 10 April Update will bring number of new advanced features for its users. Some of the key changes brought within the Windows 10 April 2018 Updates are as follows:

Timeline:

The Timeline feature allows the users to locate their date by going back up to 30 days within the time up. The users could also use the timeline features for finding the emails, file folders, documents, and photos & videos.

Focus Assistant:

The Focus Assistant enables the users to turn-off their notifications through variant platforms that includes the social networking applications. Even the users could set a particular time period or time frame during that time they don’t get any notifications on their device.

Once the users’ task gets completed, they could get their missed notifications through the summary that includes emails, updates or any push notifications, delivered by the Microsoft. Apart from this, the users could set the exceptions for various notifications as well as users from whom they want to retrieve the notifications.

Edge Browser:

The Edge Browser by the company i.e. Microsoft has been deeply integrated with the Focus Assist within the Windows 10 April 2018 Updates. This updated feature enables the users to mute as well as un-mute the audio icon on the web pages that play a sound. This feature is quite similar to the mute & un-mute feature of Google Chrome.

Improved Voice and Cortana:

The Windows 10 April 2018 update has come across with addition of new Dictation feature. By utilizing this feature, the users could provide the input through their voice to note anything over the device. All the users have to do is place the cursor to the text field where they want to note the text.

The shortcut for starting up the voice inputs is “Windows + H” keys on the keyboard. The users could connect their smart home devices through the Cortana and manage their through their voice inputs.

Maria Williams is a renowned technical writer. She has been keeping a strict vigil over the updates and errors of various anti-virus and security software. Through her blogs and articles, she strives to deliver the precise and useful information to the users that further help them in troubleshooting or fixing the minor or major issues.

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