In September, Microsoft released a new build of Windows 11, specifically build 22631.2338, to the Windows Insider Program’s Beta channel. This update brings a few minor new features and other changes.
The new features and changes included in this build are as follows:
1. Focus session widget: The Clock app has been updated with a new feature that allows users to start and stop focus sessions directly from Widgets. This feature will be gradually rolled out as Microsoft gathers feedback and evaluates its performance.
2. Microsoft Teams – Free: As promised, Microsoft has removed the Chat icon from the Windows 11 Taskbar and replaced it with the “Microsoft Teams – Free” app. Users have the option to unpin it if desired.
3. More in-box apps can be uninstalled: Starting with this build, users can now uninstall the Camera, Cortana, Photos, and People apps. However, it is unclear why Cortana is still installed since it is non-functioning in Windows 11.
4. More File Explorer fixes: The File Explorer in Windows 11 version 23H2 is known to have numerous bugs. This build includes various fixes specifically addressing issues related to the File Explorer app.
5. Numerous bug fixes: Apart from the File Explorer fixes, this build also includes approximately 25 other bug fixes.
Overall, this update aims to enhance the user experience and address known issues in Windows 11. Users can expect improved functionality and stability with the new build.