The best Windows ever keeps getting better

Introducing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Bringing you new ways to make the most of your time with features that help you create and connect across devices.*

Computer screen showing feature of Windows 10 April 2018 Update
The new timeline screen in Windows 10 showing a timeline of past apps and activities


Whether it was browsing, buying, or business—on your phone or PC, now you can go back in time and pick up where you left off. 1

The new Focus Assist window showing settings for the feature and an option to view recent activity while you were focusing

Focus assist

Create distraction-free work times by blocking notifications, sounds, and alerts.

The new Nearby Sharing window showing status of sharing at 100% from Photos appNEW

Nearby sharing

Share videos, photos, documents, and websites instantly using Bluetooth or WiFi.2

Android phone showing an Office screen

Microsoft Launcher app

Easily access news, activities, and your favorite Microsoft apps (including Office) on your Android phone.3

iPhone and a PC with the same web page on each device

Continue on PC app

Now you can forward websites, searches, and articles from your Android or iPhone to your PC for easier viewing and editing on a larger screen.

Microsoft Edge browser window showing the Books feature

The best browser for Windows 10

Organize, annotate, continue browsing from PC to phone to tablets – Microsoft Edge is the faster, safer way to get things done on the web.4

A PowerPoint screen showing the Hubble telescope as a 3D image being placed atop one of the slides

Do more with Office on Windows

At home, school, or work, on your phone, or PC—Office on Windows has what you need to get it done. Including 3D capabilities and the latest in inking technology.5

A woman on a laptop asking Cortana to play music on Spotify

Cortana can help with that

Save time and effort, at work or home with Cortana6, your virtual personal assistant.

Partial image of a Microsoft Store window showing a hand-written search in the search bar

Windows Ink technology

Take it down, mark it up, doodle, draw and make your signature sing with a digital pen.7

Learn more
Partial image of Photos app showing Choose a Star video creation capabilities

Photos app

If you liked Movie Maker, you’ll love what you can do with Photos. Bring a little life and organization to all your digital memories.

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3D dinosaur

3D tools

With the Windows collection of 3D tools, it’s easy for anyone to create in a new dimension.

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Windows Mixed Reality headset with a gaming laptop showing Sea of Thieves on the screen

Take on the latest blockbusters

From Forza Motorsport 7 to Sea of Thieves, Windows 10 gives you the most choices of top-rated games. And if virtual reality is your thing, you get access to over 2,500 games and apps from Steam®VR and Microsoft Store.9

PC GamingWindows Mixed Reality

Boost contrast, or get rid of color entirely—whether you have color blindness, light sensitivity, or a visual preference, with color filters you can customize your screen’s color palette.

Get started with color filters

Comprehensive security

Anti-virus, firewall, and anti-phishing technologies all at no extra cost10 for the supported lifetime of your device.


Windows Hello

Use your face, fingerprint, or companion device for a secure, fast, and password-free sign-in.11


Windows Updates

With automatic updates enabled, you get the latest features and security, hassle-free.


Desktop device with Windows 10 screen

All-in-Ones & Desktops


* The Windows 10 April 2018 Update rolls out automatically via Windows Update. After the download completes we’ll notify you to pick the right time to finish the installation. If your version of Windows 10 has reached end of service, use the Update Assistant to update now.

1 Timeline shows activities done on tablet and mobile phone when users are signed into their Microsoft accounts. Timeline shows 3-5 days of past activities. To see up to 30 days of past activities, users must choose this option in settings.

2 Sharing is only available between Windows 10 PCs with the April 2018 Update. Nearby sharing must be enabled on both devices.

3 Users must download Microsoft Launcher from Google Play. Downloading Microsoft Launcher replaces the default launcher. Microsoft Launcher does not replicate the user’s PC home screen on the Android phone. Users must still purchase and/or download any new apps from Google Play. Microsoft Office is sold separately.

4 Performance claims based upon Jetstream 1.1 tests using Edge 15063 vs. Chrome 57 and Firefox 54: Microsoft Edge is the safer browser for Windows 10 according to NSS Labs reports at Features and functionality may vary on non-Windows 10 devices.

5 Requires Office 365 subscription and touch-capable tablet or PC; pen accessory may be sold separately.

6 Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device.

7 Pen-capable tablet or PC required. Pen accessory may be sold separately.

8 PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10. Games sold separately. 4K functionality available with supported games, monitors, and graphics chips. DirectX 12 only available with supported games and graphics chips. Check PC to determine graphics chip compatibility.

9 Windows Mixed Reality requires a compatible Windows 10 PC and headset, plus the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or later; PC requirements may vary for available apps and content.

10 Internet access fees may apply.

11 Requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.