Windows 11 Release Date Could Be October 20, Hints Microsoft

It's right there in front of our eyes!


Microsoft announced Windows 11 last week with much pomp and show. The fans have already started installing the new insider build that came out this week. However, what remains a mystery is the Windows 11 release date. Fortunately, Redmond has been throwing hints about the arrival.

You can know more about the upcoming version by keeping an eye on our Windows 11 coverage.

Windows 11 Release Date: When is it Coming?

What Microsoft says officially?

The company has spilled a few words about the rollout of Windows 11. It published new support pages, where it revealed that Windows 11 would start arriving on devices from late 2021 through early 2022.

Here, users whose devices don’t meet the official system requirements will have to buy a new Windows 11 PC. You can use the PC Health Check app to know whether your machine is compatible or not.

Dropping subtle hints

WIndows 11 expected launch date

If you had a curious look at the Windows 11 snapshots shared by Microsoft in its announcement post, you’d realize that the company has been telling us about the Windows 11 release date all along.

You’ll notice that the date in those screenshots is set to October 20, 2021, hinting at a possible launch on that day. Furthermore, the time is set to 11:11 AM, which could be when the rollout of Windows 11 will begin. This date/time combo is visible in multiple screenshots, so it doesn’t seem to be a mistake.

However, the rollout plan is yet to be finalized, so that the date might change. Till then, you can try the new Windows versions via Insider Build 22000.51 on the Dev channel, and don’t forget to follow these tips.

Aditya Tiwari

Aditya Tiwari

Aditya likes to cover topics related to Microsoft, Windows 10, Apple Watch, and interesting gadgets. But when he is not working, you can find him binge-watching random videos on YouTube (after he has wasted an hour on Netflix trying to find a good show). Reach out at [email protected]
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