Microsoft has been offering a new preview of Windows 11 for a few hours. This Build 25163 is offered to PCs that are registered in the Dev Channel.
Windows 11 Build 25163 introduces a taskbar overflow, file sharing improvements, several fixes, and a new Microsoft Store update.
Regarding the taskbar, Microsoft decides to reintroduce the overflow through a new experience.
When the taskbar reaches its maximum capacity, it automatically goes into an “overflow” state. A menu will appear showing all non-visible applications.
Redmond explains the improvements around Nearby Sharing
“Detecting devices under Nearby Sharing when sharing a local file from Desktop, File Explorer, Photos, Snipping Tool, Xbox and other apps that use the improved built-in Windows share window with UDP (network must be set to private) with Bluetooth Discover you devices nearby. Now you can discover and share on more devices, including desktop COMPUTERS.”
At the same time, it is now possible to upload files to OneDrive directly from the sharing applet integrated in the operating system.
The company specified
“When you share a local file from Desktop, File Explorer, Photos, Snipping Tool, Xbox, and other apps that use the built-in Windows share window, you can select OneDrive as the destination to upload the file directly to OneDrive and further share.” it with access control options. All of this can be done directly from the local file share in File Explorer without having to switch context or open the OneDrive app.”
The Microsoft Store benefits from a few changes, particularly when it comes to pricing. The idea is to make pricing clearer so everyone can easily understand the cost of an app, game, or movie.
Finally target the various patches
- file manager,
- the taskbar,
- And other.
On the Dev Channel, Windows 11 build 25163 contains several known issues and currently no resolution. You touch the widgets module, live captions and file explorer.