How to enable updates Canary Channel for Windows 11

In the previous article I showed in broad terms the characteristics of each channel receiving updates beta in Windows Insider Program. In this article you will see how to activate the updates Canary Channel for Windows 11 and what the activation of this update channel entails.

Before you see how to activate updates Canary Channel for Windows 11, you must know that this program Windows Insider it is only for very technical users who only use computers for tests. It is not recommended to enroll a production, business or school computer, etc Canary Channel.

Through this channel of Windows Updates important kernel changes and some new features and functionalities are brought. Some of the ideas and features installed by Canary Channel they will never be found on a final version of Windows 11 dedicated to the general public.

Before you can receive updates from the channels Windows Insider Program, you must register your Microsoft account associated with the PC, in this program. To enroll your Microsoft account for Windows Insider Program, go on official registration page and follow the steps from there. It does not last more than 2 minutes.

How to enable updates Canary Channel from Windows Insider Program for Windows 11

To receive updates from Canary Channel, go to: Settings → Windows Update → Windows Insider Program → Choose your Insider settings → Canary Channel.

How to enable updates Canary Channel on Windows 11
Canary Channel in Windows Insider Program

After you have activated this channel, go back to Windows Update and check for updates to install the latest changes Canary Channel.

Keep in mind that after you have updated via Canary Channel it is very possible that you will not be able to return to Dev Channel. Even less at Beta Channel or Release Preview.

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