There are two different ways to get Windows 10 Mobile:
- Buy one of the select new devices running Windows 10 Mobile that are available now.
- If the upgrade is available for your existing Windows Phone 8.1 device, you can install the upgrade when available. We're working with phone manufacturers and mobile operators to make Windows 10 Mobile available to supported Windows Phone 8.1 devices as an update.
To check if the upgrade is available for your phone and install the upgrade, go to the Store, install the Upgrade Advisor app, run the app to see if the update is available, and then select Enable Windows 10 upgrade.
The availability of Windows 10 Mobile as an upgrade for existing Windows Phone 8.1 devices will vary by device manufacturer, device model, country or region, mobile operator or service provider, hardware limitations, and other factors.
For a list of eligible phones and important info about the upgrade and Windows 10 Mobile, go to the Windows 10 Mobile specifications page.
Because of the size of the update, a Wi-Fi Internet connection is required for download and installation.
Article ID: 10599 - Last Review: Aug 31, 2016 - Revision: 19