How to Update Windows CE 5.0

Updated February 21, 2017

Windows CE 5.0 is an operating system that is used with some cell phones. If your phone is running slow or is messing up when you try to retrieve information, you probably need to update the software. Updating the software on your Window CE 5.0 operating system is not very hard. The Windows CE updates are available through the Windows Update software on your Windows computer. This makes it very easy to update your software and get your phone back up and running.

Plug your phone into your computer by using the USB data cable that came with the phone.

Click "Start" and then go to the search box.

Type "Windows Update" into the search box and press the "Enter" key on your keyboard.

Launch the Windows Update software and click "Check for updates" on the left side of the window.

Click on the "Windows CE 5.0 update" in the software window and then click the "Install Updates" button.

Wait for the software to install the update onto your phone.

Things You'll Need

  • USB data cable
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