Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds 17723 and 18204 Release date: July 25, 2018 This build serves double-duty. And, while the toolbar is open, you can click the pin icon on the right side of the toolbar to pin it to the top of your screen and prevent it from being automatically hidden. Unfortunately, search only works for Outlook, Hotmail, Live, and Office 365 accounts. No word back so far. As with previous major Windows 10 updates, it is free Windows 10 October 2018 Update release date The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is finally out now, even though there are plenty of problems. Windows 10 is now ready to launch their new Redstone 5. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18362 Release date: March 20, 2019 This minor build has a single fix, for an issue in which the Connect app crashed on launch for some Insiders.
You can also take a full-screen screenshot. Apart from that, there are only very minor changes in this build, including improvements to the Windows Subsystem for Linux command line such as importing a distribution for easy sideloading including to non-system drives. Let us know what do you feel about it. Search your diagnostic events: The search box at the top of the screen lets you search all of the diagnostic event data. A few overall fixes were also made for Windows 10 itself, including one in which the touch keyboard became invisible on the screen, and another in which — if you reset certain devices and chose to keep files — the Sound Settings page would be unresponsive after logging back into Windows. You can control which websites are allowed to play videos automatically. Screen Sketch, which lets you annotate screen captures and was originally part of Windows Ink, is now its own app.
Want to see your data usage at a glance? The brightness toggle in the Battery flyout in the Notification Area of the taskbar has been removed. And there are multiple crashes at startup that will cause Windows Mixed Reality to not work. In Minecraft, Redstone is an element that can be used as the. But, even outside of your configured active hours, Windows Update will now try to be more respectful about rebooting. Previously, you could only make these changes in Control Panel. The Game Bar may also crash on x86 machines. You can open the game bar by pressing Windows+G anywhere, and a shortcut to the Game Bar is now also available in the Start menu.
You can now drag and drop apps between tabs and use Alt + Tab to switch between tabs. Experts estimated that the Control Panel will be simplified even more, meaning that Control Panel elements will appear in the updated Settings app instead. If visible, this icon can be turned off from within Taskbar Settings. Both of these features were in the previous build for Windows 10 Home users only, but now work with all Windows 10 editions. It will take 30 minutes or more to complete the installation from that point.
In Reading View, you can now choose different page theme colors and pick which ones your eyes like the best. On submission of a form with card information, Microsoft Edge will prompt you to save card information. There are two known issues in this build, including one in which when you use the Ease of Access Make Text bigger setting, you might see text clipping issues or find that text is not increasing in size everywhere. Enter Cortana Show Me, your guide to Windows 10 settings, which is now available for. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17686 Release date: June 6, 2018 This minor build makes several minor improvements to Windows Mixed Reality, including adjustments to the mixed reality video capture experience to make it easier to stop videos from the Start menu.
Microsoft also says that the features for what it calls inbox apps — the Windows 10 apps that ship with the next Windows 10 upgrade — are now set and will not change any further. The dark mode in File Explorer will be enabled via the dark mode switch in Settings, so if you've already got dark mode enabled in Windows 10 and you upgrade to Redstone 5, File Explorer will automatically be in dark mode when the upgrade is complete. There are a number of known issues in this build, including one in which clicking a link to launch one app from another app may not work, and potential Start reliability and performance issues. A New Screenshot Utility With Annotation Tools Windows 10 now has. The report is that it will be going to the newer computers first and may take 6 months to get it to all. Windows Insider testers will also expect to see the improved Internet browsing experience sometime in the near future.
Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18305 Release date: December 19, 2018 This build includes a wide variety of new features and changes. Separate from this build, Microsoft also is releasing Windows Defender Application Guard extensions for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. There are also the usual improvements and fixes, including fixing an issue in which Reveal would sometimes not appear if you moved your mouse over and off an element repeatedly, and another in which there was noticeable screen flicker when the screen adjusts after a device is rotated. Adjusting the page to use wider spacing can improve reading fluency. Here's how to think about Redstone, based on what I'm hearing. The Quick action section will be out of the Action Center and into Control Center.
Better file handling via folder level case sensitivity: One of the tricky problems sharing data between Linux and Windows comes down to file case handling. But for deeper core work to support the devices building on top of Windows 10 -- things like Xbox Surface Hub, Windows Phone, and HoloLens -- sometimes bigger changes are needed that require bigger updates like Redstone. Task view has been enhanced to include a Timeline of past activities. A Problem-Solving guy and helping hand for fellow bloggers and friends. Microsoft is hoping to use this news apps to take on services like Apple News or Google News, with a focus on an easy, intuitive news experience. However, Sets was never put down as a feature coming in that release.