Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.120 Released in Dev and Beta Channels

Microsoft today released a new build to Windows Insiders. Build 22000.120 is now available in both Dev and Beta channels. It comes with a new 'Family' widget, notification badging for the Chat icon, and a bunch of fixes and improvements.


Here are the changes in Windows 11 Build 22000.120.

What's new in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.120

New features and changes

  • A new Family widget for MSA accounts. It is available in all Windows languages and regions. It allows you to see recent activity from members of your Microsoft family group.Windows 11 Family Widget
  • Microsoft is now rolling out notification badging for the Chat icon on the Taskbar. Not everyone will see it right away at first.
  • Made some adjustments to improve how the close button looks like in the Taskbar preview windows.
  • When changing backgrounds for Desktops, even if Settings is already open, using Choose Background via Task View will now force Settings to move to whichever Desktop you’re actually on.
  • Moved the Identify button in Display Settings to be right under the control for arranging your monitors (when you have multiple monitors connected) so it’s easier to find.
  • The updated File Explorer’s context menu that is now a little more compact for mouse users.
  • Updated the “New” button in the File Explorer’s command bar to use a dropdown menu style with all options in one list instead of a nested list.
  • Made some adjustments to improve the use of space and thumbnail sizes within ALT + Tab, Task View and snap assist.

Microsoft Store

Windows 11 New Store

Microsoft is rolling out a new Store app, version version 22107.1401.9.0. It first comes to the Dev channel. It comes with the following improvements.

  • Auto-scrolling on Spotlight: When browsing, we’ll automatically scroll through content so you can discover your next favorite app, movie, or game.
  • New gaming PDP (product detail page) design: We updated the way our game pages appear so you can see more info and images from your next favorite game.
  • New Ratings and Reviews dialog: We updated the ratings and reviews form and made it easier to provide feedback on the products you use.

For the full list of fixes included in this build, visit the official announcement.

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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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