Sticky Notes now supports the Preview Program

A new update to the built-in Sticky Notes app in Windows 10 has landed for the Fast Ring. The updated app features a refined user interface with a fancy color picker and a font size slider. Also, it finally allows joining the App Preview program.


Sticky Notes is a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app which debuted in Windows 10 Anniversary Update and comes with a number of features which the classic desktop app didn't have. With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft discontinued the classic Desktop app "Sticky Notes". Now, its place is taken by a new app with the same name. The new app lets you create Cortana reminders from your notes. You can type a phone number and have it recognize it, and recognize URLs too which you can open in Edge. You can create check lists and use it with Windows Ink.

The updated Sticky Notes is now available to Insiders in the Fast Ring. The new app version is version 2.1.10.0.

The app features a new color picker. It appears above the note when you click on the menu button with dots.

Color Picker Sticky Notes

Another change is a new Settings dialog which allows change the font size for your sticky notes.

Settings In Sticky Notes

The change log for version 2.1.10.0 comes with the following highlights:

  • Changing the colour of notes is even easier and more fun with an improved colour layout and settings icon.
  • New improved app icon.
  • Support for the Preview Program
  • Bug fixes and various improvements.

So, finally you can join the Windows App Preview program with the Sticky Notes app.

You can get the app from its Store page:

The Sticky Notes app's page on Microsoft Store

Sources: MSPowerUser, Aggiornamenti Lumia

Tip: If you don't like the Sticky Notes Store app, you can get the good old classic Sticky Notes app. This is the page to get it:

Old Classic Sticky Notes for Windows 10

For many users, the classic Desktop app is the more preferable option. It works faster, starts faster and has no Cortana integration.

That's it.

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