First major Windows 11 update adds support for Android apps

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The first major Windows 11 update, which is planned for the coming month, will add support for Android apps, among other things. It also becomes possible to share the screen and mute conversations from the taskbar.

Microsoft writes this in a blog post, in which it looks back on the introduction of Windows in October last year. In it, it writes that “new experiences” will be added to Windows 11 in the coming month, in the first major update of the operating system. This includes a public preview of how Android apps can be used on Windows 11 via the Microsoft Store.

In addition, Microsoft has added a number of new functions to the taskbar, the central element in Windows 11. This makes it easier to mute the sound in conversations via the taskbar, it becomes easier to share the screen via the taskbar and Windows will show weather information. in the taskbar.

Microsoft also plans to show a new design of Notepad and Media Player in the coming month. According to The Verge, Microsoft will also bring the clock back to the taskbar on a second screen, something Windows 10 did have. Microsoft has been testing support for Android apps on Windows since October. Google also released a beta version of Play Games for Windows in January.

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