- Windows 11 22H2 is now ready for download in the Release Preview Channel.
- The feature update is available for commercial customers and regular testers.
- Yes, this is the final version that Microsoft plans to release later this year.
The final version of Windows 11 22H2 is now available for devices enrolled in the Release Preview Channel for Business and regular participants of the Windows Insider Program.
According to the announcement, build 22621 is available as an optional update through the “Windows Insider Program for Business” to allow organizations to validate the new version and their apps.
For clarification, Microsoft considers a commercial device a computer running Windows 11 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (not Home) that has been enrolled in the Release Preview through the Windows Insider Program settings or configuring the “Windows Update for Business” policy using Intune or Group Policy. In addition, Windows 11 22H2 is now available through the Windows Server Update Service and Azure Marketplace.
Also, version 22H2 is available for download through the regular Release Preview Channel through Windows Update. According to the company, the update is available starting June 7 for any device that meets the minimum requirements of Windows 11.
Microsoft has been working on this feature update for several months, and it is a significant update that brings a bunch of visual updates to make the experience more consistent using the new design language. Also, it introduces a number of new features and improvements, including a new Task Manager, Snap layout drag and drop menu, Live Captions, Voice Access, new Start menu settings, and much more.
If you want to upgrade immediately to the final release of Windows 11 22H2, open Settings > Windows Update > Windows Insider Program, click the Get started button, link your Microsoft account, and select the Release Preview option. Then restart the computer and check for updates, and the download and install option should be available.
Although the final version is now available through the Release Preview Channel, it doesn’t mean that the feature update is fully stable, you may still encounter bugs and other issues.