“Moment 1” features for Windows 11 22H2’s October update now available in Release Preview

With the release of Windows 11 2022 Update, version 22H2, Microsoft has postponed several features to October. So Microsoft started testing them right now. Ahead of the official release of the "Moment 1" update, Microsoft pushed those features to Release Preview channel Insiders with Windows 11 22H2 Build 22621.608 (KB5017389).


It comes with the following changes.

What's new in Windows 11 22H2 Build 22621.608, KB5017389

  • File Explorer improvements. It now includes a tabbed interface that lets you organize your work just like you would in Microsoft Edge. On the File Explorer home page, you can now pin important files for quick and easy access to them. With OneDrive capabilities, you can view what your colleagues are doing on shared files. And finally, you'll get personalized recommendations based on your Microsoft 365 account information.tabs in File Explorer
  • Suggested Actions. The feature is only available in the US, Canada and Mexico. When you copy a phone number or date, the system prompts you to make a call using Teams or Skype, or create a calendar event.Suggested Actions For Date
  • Taskbar overflow menu. If your taskbar runs out of free space, then the app icons that do not fit on it will be moved to a new flyout.Taskbar overflow menu
  • Now you can share information with more devices. With Nearby Sharing, you can discover and share content with more devices, including PCs.

Note. The new features are not yet available to all participants of the Windows Insider Program. Microsoft wants to collect feedback from a small group of users before the change is made available to all Insiders.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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