Ready for the Windows 10 Creators Update? First, as part of Microsoft’s continuing commitment to your privacy with Windows 10, make sure your privacy settings are ready too. Before installing the Windows 10 Creators Update (also known as Windows 10, version 1703) on your device, you’ll be prompted to review and choose your privacy settings. Completing the review makes sure your device is ready for the update once it’s available.
The first thing you’ll see when the Windows 10 Creators Update is available to you is a notification that asks you to review your privacy settings. Once the notification appears, select Review settings and choose to review when the notice pops up, or you can postpone your review by selecting Remind me later.
On the Choose privacy settings for your device screen, you'll control certain types of info that can be shared with Microsoft. Select the toggle for each category to adjust your settings and then select Accept.
Change your mind? After you’ve updated your device, adjust these settings at any time by going to Start > Settings > Privacy.
- The privacy settings you select won’t go into effect until you’ve installed the Windows 10 Creators Update.
- Only an administrator can choose settings, and those choices will apply to all accounts on your device.
To learn more about each category and how they affect data transfers and usage, select Learn more at the bottom of the screen.
After you save your privacy settings, it's time to update your device. On the Thank you screen, select OK to prepare your device and close the window—the download will occur in the background based on your Windows Update settings, and a notification will appear when the download is complete. Until then you can continue using Windows 10 normally.
Article ID: 4014916 - Last Review: May 24, 2017 - Revision: 27