Updating the operating system podcast not updating
If you own a Google Nexus or Pixel device, you probably already know that your device receives updates directly from Google with no carrier intervention.
In this case, you will be alerted to updates within the first few days of an OS release.
Otherwise, if you own a newer non-Nexus device, you'll be first in line when your carrier starts rolling out OS updates.
The older your device, the longer you'll have to wait.
Depending on your current operating system, it can be a real hassle to switch to the latest version of Windows.
Here's what you need to know and how to switch from earlier versions of Windows: Be sure to If you are not logged into your Microsoft account, enter the Store, go to the Charms menu, select Settings, click the "Your account" option, and sign in.
Also in the "About phone" section of settings is your phone's model number, which can also help you figure out how to update your device.
Updating to Windows 8.1 from Windows 7 can be done through Microsoft's Upgrade Assistant.
The company warned recently that mainstream support for Windows 7 will be coming to an end early next year.
Microsoft is hoping to have all of its users migrate to Windows 8.1, the latest version of its Windows operating system.
Windows 8.1 is available for 9.99, while Windows 8.1 Pro can be had for 9.99.
The operating system can be purchased online as a digital download or in stores for a physical copy.