Known issues in this update Symptom Workaround After installing this update, third-party applications may have difficulty authenticating hotspots. Customers running 1703 must migrate to a newer feature upgrade — 1709, 1803, 1809, 1903 or even the likely-just-released 1909 — to continue to receive security patches for Windows 10. After installing this update, third-party applications may have difficulty authenticating hotspots. Additionally, you can enable text suggestions to get help constructing sentences. Note: To see the emoji predictions as you type in a particular language, as well as typing predictions, you will need to have the optional typing feature applied for that language. The Windows 10 April 2018 Update is officially here as of April 30, so read on to find out why this new update is worth getting excited about.
With the April 2018 Update, users will now notice a hover effect that follows the cursor around the Start menu's live tiles and apps list, as well as in notifications and Quick Actions in the Action Center. Just open up Timeline, scroll down three days ago, and select the document I was working on. Timeline itself is enabled by default, however, meaning it will collect your activities and showcase them in within Timeline out-the-box, but only locally. Timeline The Timeline feature was , but Microsoft didn't feel it was ready, so it was cut from the release. The update adds a variety of new features, including the ability to mute tabs, support for extensions in Private Mode and autofill on web payment forms, the ability to pin a book to the Start menu and a redesigned hub that shows bookmarks, downloads, eBooks and history.
From this group of settings, you can choose default output and input devices handy for notebooks that connect to a dock for use as a desktop. Edge will also get an updated look to match the Fluent Design theme of Windows 10. How to use Near Share feature in Windows 10 April 2018 Update Near Share is easier than you think, all you need to do is open the Microsoft Edge browser or Microsoft Photos app, and click the Share option. A better Microsoft Store The Microsoft Store is infamous for its rather lacklustre selection of software — so it's good news that help could be at hand. The option is there regardless though. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update.
The context menu will let you toggle between the available modes of Focus Assist like Off, Priority Only and Alarms Only. For example, Microsoft started shipping 1803 on April 30, 2018, making the 18th-month anniversary Oct. You can find an emoji by keyword in more than 150 locales, including English Great Britain , French France , German Germany , Spanish Spain , and more. Beginning with this update, it's available on Windows 10 Pro and can be enabled by checking a box in the Windows Features list. If you'd rather delay the update while you prepare for it, see this article:. New Game Bar Image Courtesy: Microsoft. You'll find a new Fonts subheading under Personalization, for example, with previews and management options for every installed font.
Luckily, you can now update to the Windows 10 April Update manually, and we even have a guide on now. From Cortana in the Start menu, you can also access reminders and lists more easily. Nearby sharing must be enabled on both devices. The assistant will perform basic checks on your hardware and start the download process after 10 seconds if everything looks good it should be if you already have Windows 10 installed. However, the update was then republished in November, and Microsoft is now resolving the latest bugs with each cumulative update rollout.
A search box in the upper right lets you filter this list to zero in on an activity. Windows 10 today is a much better and far more well-rounded product than the Windows 10 that originally launched, all without anybody really noticing. Starting today, Windows 10 April 2018 Update is available to download for users who use Windows Media Creation Tool and Upgrade Assistant. With your cursor in any text field either in Windows 10 or in an app, simply press Win + H and start talking. Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release. Browse Microsoft Store for apps. To keep up with 10's WaaS schedule, pencil in these dates.
The October 2018 Update was released on October 2nd, 2018. Windows 10 April 2018 Update confirmed features Because of the extensive testing process of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, we have a good idea of some — but not all — of the features that are coming. After installing this update, some users cannot pin a web link on the Startmenu or the taskbar. If you need more information on selecting an edition, please refer to our how to download Windows 10 Pro edition and how to select Pro edition while installing Windows 10 guides. The assistant will automatically restart your computer after a 30-minute countdown. If you want to experience the Windows 10 April 2018 Update first hand, you can do so starting May 8 at your in person or.
Of course, not everyone will be thrilled to have a major update pushed upon them, , but there are ways to put off the upgrade. And, Surface Studio and Surface Dial are available for today in Australia, Canada and New Zealand and will be available for purchase in Canada starting April 20th and in Australia and New Zealand on April 27th. But, Microsoft has since fixed these issues and the Windows 10 April Update is now available for download. Focus assist gives you the flexibility to choose when to block interruptions. After your computer restarts a few times , Windows 10 will go through the final steps to finish installing the update. Simply continue typing in multiple languages and Windows will assist you by showing predictions from multiple languages to make you more productive. Apple does a better job at this; heck so does Google.
Please note that for most of you, the easiest way to install the latest Windows service pack or update is to run Windows Update. The Edge book reader is one of the better book readers I've seen out there, which is great to see. Using your personal Microsoft account, or the account given to you by your work or school, you will now be able to sign into Office 365 16 and use that same account across a full range of Microsoft apps and services. New updates for Windows 7 and 8. For more details, see Turn on this feature to create secure, isolated browser sessions Windows Defender Application Guard is one of the most important security features in Windows 10. Every Windows 10 update since Windows 10 was released back in 2015 has improved Edge in some way, and that trend continues here with the April Update. Quick Bluetooth pairing Connecting your Windows 10-powered device to Bluetooth peripherals is also set to be much quicker and easier in Windows 10 April 2018 Update thanks to the new quick pair feature.
The 3D industry is estimated to grow by over 62% by 2020, and we want to empower everyone to experience, create and share in 3D with the Creators Update. Virtual Desktops are also still here, although they have moved to the top of the screen due to Timeline taking up most of the space within Task View. Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise continues to use dark mode enabled by default. Most of the other changes made to Edge are smaller yet useful. There's fine-grained control, allowing you to only let notifications of a particular priority through, as well as the ability to quickly switch between three Focus Assist priority modes.