Microsoft right this moment launched a brand new Home windows 10 preview with Your Telephone, dictation, and Narrator enhancements. The replace bumps Home windows 10 from construct 18875 (made out there to testers on April 10) to construct 18885. These builds are from the 20H1 department, which represents the Home windows 10 replace that may arrive within the first half of subsequent yr.
Home windows 10 is being developed as a service, which means it receives new options regularly. Microsoft has launched six main updates to this point: November Replace, Anniversary Replace, Creators Replace, Fall Creators Replace, April 2018 Replace, and October 2018 Replace. The Might 2019 Replace is at present within the Launch Preview ring.
The Your Telephone app helps you to entry your cellphone’s content material — like textual content messages, images, and notifications — proper in your Home windows 10 PC. Your Telephone now helps notifications in your PC. You possibly can dismiss a notification on both system and the opposite will sync accordingly. The characteristic helps you to see incoming cellphone notifications in real-time, view all cellphone notifications in a single place, customise which notifications you need to obtain, and clear notifications individually or all of sudden. Your Telephone will work on any Home windows 10 PC with construct 1803 (RS4) or newer and most Android telephones working Android model 7.zero or newer.
Along with English (United States), this construct now helps dictation when utilizing English (Canada), English (UK), English (Australia), English (India), French (France), French (Canada), German (Germany), Italian (Italy), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil), and Chinese language (Simplified, China). Click on on a textual content area, press WIN+H or faucet the microphone button on the high of the contact keyboard, and begin speaking. Press WIN+H a second time or faucet the microphone button to cease the dictation.
The Narrator has additionally been improved with a brand new command to provide a webpage abstract (Narrator + S). It gives you details about hyperlinks, landmarks, and headings. Individually, Narrator Discover is now extra dependable in Google Chrome.
Bug fixes and identified points
This 20H1 construct consists of the next bug fixes and enhancements:
- Fastened a problem that would lead to USBs and SD playing cards being unexpectedly assigned a unique drive letter after upgrading.
- Fastened a problem that would end result within the put up set up setup message unexpectedly showing whilst you had been actively utilizing your PC someday after login.
- We’ve improved the structure of the App Quantity and System Preferences web page in Sound settings and tweaked the web page view for higher usability.
- Up to date the textual content of the Storage Sense group insurance policies to make them a bit extra clear.
- Fastened a problem that would end result within the “Make Home windows higher” web page showing after login exhibiting “please wait”, with a progress wheel, for an extended time frame.
- Fastened a problem that would generally lead to Home windows Hey searching for the person and instantly signing them again in proper after locking the PC, quite than first prompting with “Welcome again, dismiss the lock display to signal again in”.
- Fastened a problem that would lead to some Insiders seeing solely a flat blue display when connecting to a latest construct over distant desktop.
This construct has eight identified points:
- Older variations of anti-cheat software program in video games could trigger PCs to crash. Ensure you are working the most recent model of your video games earlier than making an attempt to replace Home windows.
- Some Realtek SD card readers aren’t functioning correctly.
- For those who use distant desktop to connect with an enhanced session VM, taskbar search outcomes won’t be seen (only a darkish space) till you restart explorer.exe.
- On sure units if quick startup, evening gentle doesn’t activate till after a restart.
- There’s a noticeable lag when dragging the emoji and dictation panels.
- Tamper Safety could also be turned off in Home windows Safety after updating to this construct. You possibly can flip it again on.
- Some options on Begin Menu and in All apps aren’t localized in languages similar to FR-FR, RU-RU, and ZH-CN.
- For those who set up builds from the Quick ring and change to both the Gradual ring or the Launch Preview ring, optionally available content material similar to enabling developer mode will fail. You’ll have to stay within the Quick ring so as to add/set up/allow optionally available content material. It is because optionally available content material will solely set up on builds permitted for particular rings.
As all the time, don’t set up this in your manufacturing machine.