August 10, 2022
How to Download and Install Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones

Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones is now available for download. It is a pre-release version of Microsoft’s upcoming mobile operating system. You should download it only if you want to try a new operating system on your Windows Phone device. Since this is beta software, many of your favorite apps may not work on it and upgrading it now is not recommended on your primary phone as the preview is still a work in progress.

If you have a spare Windows Phone device lying around or if you just like to play with the latest (potentially buggy) operating system, read on.

supported devices

Currently, Microsoft says that only six Lumia phones can download and install Windows 10 Technical Preview for the phone. These are:

  • Lumia 630
  • Lumia 635
  • Lumia 636
  • Lumia 638
  • Lumia 730
  • Lumia 830

More phones will be supported in a future build, but for now only users of the phones listed above can try Windows 10 Technical Preview.

backing up your data

This is beta software and therefore can be very buggy. That’s why we recommend that you make a complete backup of your Windows Phone first. We have written a detailed guide on how to back up and delete all the data on your Windows Phone device and you need to follow all the steps listed there before proceeding further.

,See also(How to Back Up Contacts on Your Smartphone)

Download and Install Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phone

The process of downloading Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phone is not very difficult especially if you know how to download and install Windows 10 Technical Preview on your PC. follow these steps.

  1. Go to the Windows Insider page.

  2. Click get started To sign up for the program.

  3. Enter your email address and password.

  4. Click sign in,

  5. Read the Terms of Service, Scroll down and Check I accept the terms of this agreement (required),

  6. Click to present or to show,

  7. scroll down and click phone,

  8. scroll down and click get preview,

  9. download Windows Insider app on your Windows Phone device.

  10. Open the app and sign in using your Microsoft account.

  11. tap get preview build,

  12. Here you have to choose between getting an OS update or getting it after some bug has been fixed. tap insider fast to live or take on the bleeding edge insider slow If you want a slightly more reliable build.

  13. Take a look at all warnings and then tap Accept,

  14. Tap the Windows button on your phone.

  15. go for Settings > Phone Update,

  16. tap check for updates,

You will now be able to download the latest Windows 10 build for your smartphone. Tell us about your experience with Windows 10 on mobile and PC in the comments section. For more tutorials, visit our How To section.

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