How to upgrade your Samsung computer to Windows 11

Windows 11 is here! The upgrade offers new, intuitive features to help you navigate your computer. From the 5th October 2021 you’ll be able to upgrade new devices such as the Galaxy Book Pro360 and Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha.

To begin the process, you can use the PC Health Check app, which is available from the Microsoft website. The app will check if your computer has the recommended system requirements to install Windows 11. You can also upgrade through the Windows Update program on your computer. Find out more about Windows 11.

Please note: 

  • To upgrade to Windows 11, your device must be running Windows 10 (version 2004 or later).
  • If you do not yet see the Windows 11 upgrade in Windows Update, please check back again at a later date.

Samsung devices eligible for the Windows 11 upgrade are:

  • Galaxy Book Pro
  • Galaxy Book Pro360
  • Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha
  • Galaxy Book Go

Find out further information on compatible devices.

You can get the Windows 11 upgrade on your computer through Windows Update:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Select Update and Security
  3. Select Windows Update
  4. Select Check for updates

Please note: 

  • If you have an eligible device and do not see the Windows 11 upgrade, please check back at a later date.
  • You may need to install other updates first to update your version of Windows 10 to the point that it can then be updated to Windows 11.

If you don't see the update, the PC Health Check app will help determine your computer’s compatibility with Windows 11. Before upgrading, install this app on your computer to ensure everything is ready. The app will also provide you with additional information, such as your computer’s storage capacity and data backup options.

The PC Health Check app will help determine your computer’s compatibility with Windows 11. However, below are some basic requirements:

  • Processor: 1GHz or faster.
  • Memory: 4GB memory.
  • Storage: 64GB or larger storage device.
  • Graphics card: Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.
  • Display Resolution: High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9 inches diagonally, 8 bits per colour channel.
  • Internet connection: Microsoft account and internet connectivity required.

You can also review the Windows 11 FAQs. If your computer meets the requirements you can perform the upgrade through Windows Update using the steps in the previous section.

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