Dona Sarkar, the new chief of Windows Insiders division, in a blog post announced the availability of new Windows Insiders build for both PC and Mobile devices. They numbered it as build 14383. Microsoft already started airing this build.
If you are a fast ring Windows Insiders, do check for updates to get the notification. But before that, you may want to check what got fixed and what not. Continue reading to know more.
The Windows 10 build 14383 for fast ring Windows Insiders (both PC and Mobile devices) focuses on improvements and fixes of issues and a step towards the Windows 10 Anniversary Update which is scheduled to release on 2nd August 2016.
In this build, Microsoft didn’t add any new feature but has removed the desktop watermark as they are running step-by-step towards the final update. It’s not yet a finished build. Issues are there and many more fast ring builds will arise soon before the final build on August 2.
What’s been improved and fixed in PC build 14383?
- The link to “Get more extensions from the Store” under the Extensions pane in Microsoft Edge now takes you directly to the Store to download available extensions.
- Microsoft changed the keyboard shortcut to invoke Cortana in listening mode to Win + Shift + C.
- Speaking “Hey Cortana”, when enabled in Cortana Settings, continues to invoke Cortana in listening mode as it always has.
- Going forward from this build, updates to the Quick Action area of Action Center will be preserved across upgrades.
- Microsoft fixed an issue where disconnecting the Surface Book from an external monitor set as primary might result in the Surface Book screen showing in portrait.
- They fixed an issue where the Settings app was showing media controls in the taskbar window.
- Microsoft fixed an issue where dragging the file comparison or manage library dialogs between two monitors with different DPIs would result in the dialog content no longer displaying correctly.
- They fixed an issue where the checkmark used to indicate a selected state in app bar toggle buttons wasn’t visible in high contrast.
- They fixed an issue where connecting to a PC using Remote Desktop when a maximized window is immediately behind the Remote Desktop dialog would result in the subsequent Credential UI window being displayed behind the maximized window.
- They fixed an issue where, with certain monitor configurations, Explorer.exe would hang after a tooltip is displaying.
- Another fixe was on an issue resulting in certain Bluetooth mice, sometimes accelerating erratically when moving the cursor across the screen.
- They fixed an issue where on certain webpages in Microsoft Edge when Narrator was in Scan mode and going line by line through a list of hyperlinks, Narrator wouldn’t announce the fact that these were hyperlinks.
- They also fixed an issue with certain websites potentially causing a memory leak and becoming unresponsive in Microsoft Edge.
What’s been improved and fixed in Mobile build 14383?
- They have improved battery performance for those who tend to quickly turn the screen on and off in order to look at the Lock screen.
- They fixed an issue in Microsoft Edge where zooming in and out of embedded maps could sometimes result in the map jumping to an unexpected location.
- They fixed an issue resulting in volume mute not working on certain devices, when playing YouTube videos.
- They fixed an issue where if you are connected to a car via Bluetooth that supports it, tapping “End Call” on the car’s console wouldn’t work while an incoming text was being announced.
- They fixed an issue resulting in not being about to make Store purchases using mobile operator billing when using an Orange SIM.
- They fixed an issue resulting in Groove sometimes unexpectedly pausing music after music has manually been paused and resumed.
- They fixed an issue resulting in the keyboard sometimes outputting @ and € instead of “a” and “e” for certain languages in Windows Phone 8.1 apps.
- They fixed an issue resulting in many Windows Phone 8.1 games seeming to play in slow motion on certain devices.
- They also fixed an issue where notifications received while the screen was off didn’t take into consideration the proximity sensor. This resulted the screen turning on to display the notification while in pockets, potentially leading to accidental screen presses.
- They fixed an issue where Visual Voicemail setup wouldn’t appear after hard resetting the device.
- They fixed an issue resulting in tiles pinned from within apps sometimes being blank and not falling back to show the app name within the tile.
- Also fixed an issue where “SIM 2” title was missing from pinned Messaging and Phone tiles for the second SIM.
- They also fixed an issue resulting in incorrect Start screen scaling after switching from Continuum/Extended Desktop to Mirrored/Duplicated screen on devices with a non-default DPI.
- They fixed an issue resulting in there sometimes being a delay when showing the missed call count on the Phone app Live tile.
Known issues are still there in both PC and Mobile devices. If you are using the build in Mobile devices, you will still face the PDFs not able to zoom and/or scroll in Microsoft Edge. If you use voice recorder to record a call, this build doesn’t consistency show it up in the screen.