How Microsoft is preparing Windows 10 October 2020 update for release

Yolanda Curtis
September 21, 2020

On Friday, September 18, the company launched the final build for the October 2020 Windows update, Build 19042.508 (KB4571756) for Windows Insiders.

Microsoft has been testing this version with beta builds for a long time and has released the latest build version 19042.508 (KB4571756) on September 18th.

As a part of monthly updates from Microsoft, the Windows maker is gearing up to release the October's version soon. It allows users who own a valid license of Windows 10 to register for pre-release builds of the operating system.


Thankfully, the problem is apparently not with the browser itself, which is why Microsoft has now replaced the troublesome update with a new piece of software, tracked as "KB4576754", which also installs the new version of the browser on the system. This opinion comes from individuals who are in charge of Windows 10 upkeep in their respective organisations. On the other hand, the Kali Linux team has issued new versions of WSL and even the popular Win-KeX 2.0 lately.

To do so, you can go to the Windows 10 Settings Menu, then to Update & Security Windows Insider Program and follow the prompts.

Unfortunately, the Apps feature only works with select Samsung phones (recent flagships and the A-series) plus the Microsoft Surface Duo.


Microsoft additionally said that it is likewise starting to reveal the October 2020 Update consequently for Insiders who are in the Beta Channel. Although the Feature Update can be considered as final, Microsoft insists the company is still in the process of preparing the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (Version 20H2) for release to the general public.

If everything's flawless, now navigate to Settings Update & Security Windows Update Check for updates.

The updated Your Phone app is rolling out now (note that it may take up to 48 hours to reach you).


This feature is still in preview, and Microsoft has enabled the functionality to call and message any contact directly from the PC.

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