While Microsoft is formally unveiling Windows 11-powered hardware, as well as consumer versions of its latest Microsoft 365 and Office 2021 suites, the much-anticipated operating system arrived a few hours ahead of schedule.
This indicates that a small number of customers may be able to begin upgrading to Windows 11 right now.
Windows 10 machines should be eligible to receive the Windows 11 update by mid-2022
The deployment of Windows 11 will, nevertheless, be gradual for the vast majority of customers around the world.
All eligible Windows 10 machines should be eligible to receive the Windows 11 update by mid-2022, according to Microsoft, however new hardware (newly bought computers) may be able to receive the update sooner.
How to Upgrade to Microsoft Windows 11
Windows 11 comes with a new modern user interface (UI), a redesigned start menu with snap assist multitasking, a revamped Microsoft Store, Widgets, Microsoft Teams integration, and much more.
As per The Verge review, Windows 11 feels a lot faster and much more responsive on newer hardware; the firm appears to be trying to persuade Windows customers to buy a new PC, whether or not they need one.
If you recently acquired a Windows 10 computer, you may be able to update to Windows 11 straight away. Here’s how to go about it:
1. Determine whether or not your computer is officially supported for the Windows 11 upgrade. You can use the official Microsoft PC health check app to do so.
2 Ensure that all vital data, documents, and apps, if any, have been backed up.
3. Go to Settings Update & Security Windows Update on your computer.
4. Press the ‘Check for updates button and wait for the system to look for a possible Windows 11 update.
5. If the Windows 11 update is available, you’ll be able to download and install it for free.
A few customers may be able to get the Windows 11 update for free right now.
Features of the Office in 2021
On Tuesday, Microsoft Office 2021, the most recent edition of the family of productivity programs (known as an office “suite”), will be available to enterprises, clients, and consumers. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, Project, Publisher, and Visio are among the latest apps, and they’ve all been given a makeover.
Microsoft demonstrated the new dynamic arrays and XLOOKUP features in Excel, dark mode compatibility across several apps, and many performance-related enhancements in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook in a preview earlier this year.
The new Office 2021 suite, according to the Redmond-based corporation, is for users who don’t wish to use Microsoft 365’s subscription-based service or web-based cloud apps.