Upgrade Windows phone 8 / 8.1 to Windows 10 Preview

Windows 10 is released globally for PC few months ago and thousands of people are enjoyng it for free. Window is much better than previous windows (8.1, 8, 7). It’s very user friendly, light weight, more secure and having much more. While for mobile it’s not finalized yet, but don’t worry.  You can install mobile insider preview (pre-released version) of windows 10 for mobile phone. If you are a technical expert and wanna test the new windows 10 experience on mobile, then it’s good to upgrade to window 10 mobile insider preview.  In this tutorial I’m gonna share how to Upgrade Windows phone 8 / 8.1 to Windows 10 Preview, Supported Devices list and what are minimum requirements for this upgrade.

Important: Before upgrading; back-up your data to PC, If you don’t wanna lose any data.

Supported phones for Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview

 

HTC One (M8) for Windows,  Lumia 430,  Lumia 435,  Lumia 520,  Lumia 521,  Lumia 525, Lumia 526,  Lumia 530,  Lumia 532,  Lumia 535,  Lumia 540,  Lumia 620,  Lumia 625,  Lumia 630,  Lumia 635,  Lumia 636,  Lumia 638,   Lumia 640,  Lumia 640 XL,  Lumia 720,  Lumia 730,  Lumia 735,  Lumia 810,  Lumia 820,  Lumia 822,  Lumia 830,  Lumia 920,  Lumia 925,  Lumia 928,  Lumia 930,  Lumia 1020,  Lumia 1320,  Lumia 1520,   Lumia Icon

System requirements for Mobile Insider Preview

  1. First go Setting > About on your phone and make sure your phone have Windows 8.1 upgrade.   If your phone OS version is Windows 8 then please upgrade to Windows 8.1  first by going to Settings > Phone Updates.
  2. A Microsoft account is must.
  3. A good Internet connection.
  4. Minimum 1.3 free space on your device is required.

Next to upgrade

  1. First of all go to Store on your windows phone and search for app Windows Insider or Click Here To Download if you are on mobile right now.
  2. Install the insider app and run this aap.
  3. Select Get Preview Builds (See Snapshot)1. Insider Preview
  4. On next page enroll for Insider Slow or Insider Fast. If you want stable and better experience than select Insider Slow. Insider Fast will give to most current up-to date preview but, it may have more bugs. 2. Insider Enroll
  5. On next page accept the confirmation by clicking Accept.
    3. Insider Enroll Confirm
  6. You have successfully enrolled in Windows Phone Insider program as you see in the snapshot below. Click OK at bottom. Now your phone may restart to make these settings effective.
    4. Insider Preview Slow Set

Finally you are ready to Install Windows 10 Mobile Preview on your windows mobile. Just go to Setting > Phone Update and Check Updates. Your phone will start downloading latest Windows 10 preview in a while. It’s size is about 1.3 GB. It will take minimum 30 minutes , maximum 1 hour or more depending on your Internet Connection. A good internet connection with fast speed is recommended. If you face any problem drop a comment for further assistance. Enjoy and have a good luck.

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