Microsoft launched a brand new model of Home windows 11 to Insiders within the Dev Channel, together with a few new widgets for Cellphone Hyperlink and Spotify.
Microsoft has launched the weekly version of Home windows 11 working system To the insiders within the developer channel, and with it, there are additionally some nice additions. Final week, the corporate launched its first third-party widget for Home windows 11 with the Meta Messenger app, and this week, one other widget — Spotify — arrived alongside Home windows 11 construct 25290. This new widget provides you fast entry to your playlists. So you can begin enjoying with it straight away.
Plus, there is a new widget for Microsoft’s Cellphone Hyperlink app. Whereas it was developed by Microsoft, this device is just not web-based just like the Home windows 11 instruments earlier than. That is really based mostly on the Cellphone Hyperlink app, and may present you content material similar to your telephone’s battery info in addition to current messages from it.
As normal, to get these instruments, you’ll solely need to replace the purposes to the newest variations which might be obtainable on the Microsoft Retailer. Subsequent, open the Widgets panel and faucet + So as to add a widget, that is the place it is best to discover your put in apps. You also needs to begin to see extra widgets turn into obtainable now that Home windows App SDK 1.2 has allowed builders to construct them, though they’re nonetheless unique to the Construct Dev Channel.
Along with the brand new widgets, Home windows 11 construct 25290 brings solely a small change to the Begin menu, significantly within the consumer menu. Microsoft is piloting a brand new consumer interface that shows alerts when you should take sure actions together with your account. For instance, you might be requested to again up your knowledge utilizing OneDrive.
It is about user-facing adjustments, however there are additionally a slew of the standard fixes. Notably, Microsoft has mounted a difficulty that prevented Arm64 units from having the ability to replace to a brand new structure. Right here is the whole checklist:
- We mounted a difficulty that prompted Arm64 units to fail to renew from sleep/hibernation when operating Construct 25281 and get caught on the OS boot brand.
- Mounted a difficulty the place some Insiders may expertise points accessing web sites and different assets over VPN connections. Should you use the documented answer in This discussion board put upPlease reverse these adjustments as soon as you put in this new model.
- Mounted a difficulty that prompted some Insiders to cease working when utilizing the browser and sure different apps in current dev channel releases.
[Taskbar & System Tray]
- Mounted an explorer.exe crash that might trigger the taskbar to not load for some Insiders.
[Search on the Taskbar]
The fixes solely apply to Home windows Insiders who’ve obtained one of many totally different handles for the way search seems on the taskbar that began rolling out to Insiders with Construct 25252:
- Mounted a difficulty the place the search field would generally randomly disappear when clicked (leaving an empty area on the taskbar).
- Mounted a difficulty the place the search field would shift barely to the facet when clicked.
- Mounted a difficulty the place the info content material space of the Operations web page might flash without delay when making use of theme adjustments within the Process Supervisor settings web page.
- Mounted a difficulty the place some dialogs weren’t displayed within the appropriate structure when utilized from the Process Supervisor settings web page.
- Mounted a difficulty the place the properties within the Reminiscence part of the Efficiency web page have been truncate regardless that there was room to show them.
- The graph’s coloration transparency has been lowered on the Efficiency and Boundaries web page to assist make it stand out extra.
- Mounted some points inflicting Process Supervisor to crash.
- Typing F within the search field ought to work once more now.
- Now you do not have to make the duty supervisor broad earlier than the navigation pane seems.
- If the textual content dimension is elevated, the search field will not overlap the title bar textual content.
- Some modifications have been made to deal with instances the place textual content in dialogs will get minimize off when the textual content dimension will increase.
- Fixes a difficulty the place sure components of the title bar couldn’t be used to pull a window.
The next fixes solely apply to Home windows Insiders who’ve obtained one of many totally different Home windows Highlight cures which have begun rolling out to Insiders with Constructing 25281:
- We mounted a difficulty that prompted some individuals to not get a constant picture replace each day.
- Mounted a difficulty the place the Sans Serif Assortment preview in Personalization > Fonts was exhibiting damaged glyphs.
- Mounted a difficulty that prevented Narrator from asserting drop-down lists in Excel.
- Mounted an underlying situation that might trigger Snipping Software screenshots to stretch and warp in the previous couple of releases when you have a number of screens.
- Mounted a difficulty that might trigger error checking with SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION.
- Mounted a difficulty that might trigger the Open With dialog to crash on launch.
- Mounted a difficulty the place the Open File dialog field would hold for those who clicked it whereas utilizing the IME after choosing “Select an app in your pc” from the Open With dialog field.
- Mounted a difficulty that might trigger the Group Coverage Editor to unexpectedly show “An error occurred within the script on this web page” with an invalid character error when enhancing Group Coverage.
- When you’ve got OpenSSH Server set to start out on boot (as a substitute of manually), it is best to keep in mind this choice throughout OS upgrades now. Please observe that you simply have to be on construct with this repair earlier than it takes impact with the subsequent improve.
There are some recognized points as nicely, as you’d anticipate with any preview construct. This is what you ought to be conscious of:
- [NEW] The Replace historical past web page beneath Settings > Home windows Replace > Replace historical past is clean for some customers after putting in Construct 25290. This might be mounted by way of a brand new Replace Stack Package deal delivered by way of Home windows Replace because it turns into obtainable.
- [NEW[ Investigating reports that some Insiders are experiencing repeated bugchecks after upgrading to Build 25284.
- [NEW] Working the Group Coverage Editor could present an error in regards to the show title attribute not being discovered.
- Utilizing Home windows Good day to check in with facial recognition could not work on Arm64 computer systems. The workaround for that is to make use of the Good day PIN route.
- Some customers are experiencing longer than anticipated replace occasions whereas putting in current variations. We’re actively investigating this situation.
- [NEW] The “Discover extra widgets” hyperlink within the widget picker is at the moment damaged. This might be mounted and linked to the store group right here in a future replace.
- Third-party instruments could generally disappear from the Instruments panel. They are often re-added by clicking Replace or by reinstalling them from the widget chooser.
- Third-party instruments could generally get uninstalled whenever you use a Microsoft account to check in to a number of Home windows 11 units.
- Typically the undo button on the pinned/unpinned toast notification doesn’t work on the widget.
[Taskbar & System Tray]
- [NEW] Utility icons on the taskbar could seem on the mistaken display screen for some insiders with a number of screens.
- The taskbar is usually cropped in half when utilizing the tablet-optimized taskbar. You may additionally see this drawback on secondary screens.
[Search on the Taskbar]
The next recognized points solely apply to Home windows Insiders who’ve obtained one of many totally different handles of how search on the taskbar seems that started rolling out to Insiders with Constructing 25252:
- There is a matter the place you will not be capable of change the taskbar search field to point out it as an icon solely by way of the taskbar settings in some instances. To get round this drawback, first change to a distinct possibility after which after that it is best to be capable of select Show as icon solely.
The next recognized points solely apply to Home windows Insiders who’ve obtained one of many totally different Home windows Highlight wizards that you’ve began rolling out to Insiders with Constructing 25281:
- Clicking on a secondary monitor doesn’t take away from the total display screen expertise.
- Highlight wallpaper doesn’t present appropriate decision on a number of/combined decision screens.
Should you’re within the Dev Channel for the Insider Program, you will get the newest construct now by checking for updates within the Settings app. New instruments do not require the newest model, although you will must be operating a comparatively current model.