Upgrade Windows devices to Windows 10 Pro

Watch a short video about upgrading Windows devices to Windows 10 Pro.

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Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro

To upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, you have several options. You can:

  • Install the upgrade from the Microsoft Software Download site – Select this option if the device that you're logged in is on the same device as the one you want to update.

    • From the software download site, click Update now to start upgrading the device to Windows 10 Pro Creators Update.
  • Create an installation media using the Media Creation Tool – Select this option to create a Windows 10 Pro Creators Update installation media (USB flash drive or ISO file) to install Windows 10 on a PC that's different from the one you're using.

    • Read the instructions on how to use the tool and create your installation media.


If you have Windows devices running Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro, your Microsoft 365 for business subscription entitles you to a Windows Pro 10 upgrade.

See Set up Windows devices for Microsoft 365 for business users to complete setting up Windows 10 devices.

See Set up mobile devices for Microsoft 365 for business users to complete setting up Android and iOS devices.

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