Deploy updates for Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise and Windows 10 IoT Mobile

Applies to

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Tip

If you're not familiar with the Windows 10 servicing or release channels, read Servicing channels first.

Devices running Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 IoT Mobile receive updates from the Semi-annual Channel unless you enroll the device in the Windows Insider Program.

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Windows 10 edition Semi-annual Channel Insider Program
Mobile no yes
Mobile Enterprise yes yes
IoT Mobile yes yes

Configuration of Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 IoT Mobile devices is limited to the feature set pertaining to quality updates only. That is, Windows Mobile feature updates are categorized the same as quality updates, and can only be deferred by setting the quality update deferral period, for a maximum period of 30 days. You can use mobile device management (MDM) to manage updates for Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise and Windows 10 IoT Mobile. Updates cannot be managed for Windows 10 Mobile.

Windows 10, version 1607

Only the following Windows Update for Business policies are supported for Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 IoT Mobile:

  • ../Vendor/MSFT/Policy/Config/Update/BranchReadinessLevel
  • ../Vendor/MSFT/Policy/Config/Update/DeferQualityUpdatesInDays
  • ../Vendor/MSFT/Policy/Config/Update/PauseQualityUpdates