Microsoft has officially released the Windows 11 23H2 Update to everyone. The update contains lots of features, you can check all of them here
If you have landed on this post, then it’s highly possible that you want to install Windows 11 23h2 or the October 2023 update, right? But unable to do that because it won’t appear in the Windows Update.
In this post, you will learn how to get Windows 11 23H2 (Windows 11 Cumulative Update KB5027397) manually if it won’t appear in Windows Update.
Things to Keep in Mind
Before doing anything, make sure that you have installed Windows 11 Cumulative update KB5031455 update. This update is mandatory to receive Windows 11 Cumulative Update KB5027397 which will bring the 23h2 update. So check if an update is available or not.
You can check in the Windows Update history, if you have installed it or not. If not, then install it first. This is the update I’m talking about
Once you install it, you’re good to go.
Windows 11 23H2 (October 2023) KB5027397 Update not Showing Up
Let’s learn the hack to make updates appear quickly for you.
For that, Launch the Settings app by pressing the WIN + I key combination.
Switch to Windows Update. On the right side, check if the same update (KB5027397) is available, if not click on the Check for Update button and check if the same update appears, download and install it.
If update do not appear, make sure to “Get latest update as soon as they’re available” is ON. If it’s OFF, turn it ON.
If it’s ON already, toggle OFF > Restart your computer. After that, turn it ON and then click the Check for update button and this should bring the update.
I have checked lots of forums, and many users mentioned this hack helps in bringing the KB5027397 cumulative update containing 23h2 updates.
In case, Windows 11 KB5027397 doesn’t appear for you, then you can install Windows 11 23H2 (KB5027397) manually using the Microsoft Update Standalone package.
Download the zip file containing KB5027397 MSU for x64 or arm device. From the below:
My PC is x64-based so I will run the x64 MSU package. Follow on-screen instructions.
Once installation completes, restart your computer to apply the changes.
After the update completes, if you head over to the About your PC settings page, you will version is updated to 23H2.
How to Get Windows 11 23H2 KB5027397 (Manually) – YouTube Video
As simple as that. If you have any queries related to the information shared in the post, feel free to ask in the comments.
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