Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, now in the Release Preview ring

The May 2019 Update for Windows 10 is now available for testers in the Release Preview ring of the Windows Insider Program.

Windows 10 version 1903 final version available in Release Preview
Windows 10 version 1903 final version available in Release Preview

Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, is now available for download, but only for testers in the Release Preview ring.

According to the company, devices in the Release Preview ring should start receiving build 18362.30, which is the final version of the May 2019 Update. However, the company warns that this time around, it’s planning to release various updates in the Release Preview ring to allow additional time to detect and fix any problems before making the feature update available to everyone.

If you want to upgrade to the latest update, you’ll need to enroll your device to the Release Preview ring using the just fixes, apps, and drivers option available in the “Windows Insider Program” settings page.

While Microsoft is making available the final version on April 8, 2019, it’s a soft-release only available for those users who understand the risks of running a preview that may contain bugs.

Once you install version 1903, you can start taking advantage of the new features, including the new light mode. The ability to insert symbols using the emoji panel. Windows Sandbox to test untrusted applications. The new enhanced search feature, and lot more. You can check everything that’s coming in this new feature update in this extensive guide.

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