Windows 11’s taskbar is one of its most controversial elements. But Microsoft’s latest Windows 11 Insider Preview (Build 25158), now available in its Developer Channel, may bring back some of the older taskbar features that some people might appreciate.
The preview highlights a number of user interface changes to the Windows 11 taskbar, including the reintroduction of the search bar, formerly a well-known feature in Windows 10, The Verge note.
Since then, it has become an optional feature in Windows 11; However, with the preview build, Microsoft is looking to test and get developers’ opinions on different design options for possible future updates. There is no guarantee that it will become a permanent update to Windows 11; although developer feedback will likely be essential for whether it moves over to other Internal and public Previews.
Microsoft is also testing notification badges for its Widgets in Windows 11. Notification badges serve as an extra feature for Widgets and can serve as a warning or advice to other Widgets. each other, such as Weather. Similarly, notification badges are not guaranteed to end up as a permanent feature of Windows 11.
There are a number of features, previously tested through the Windows Insider Program, that have been included in public builds of Windows 11. In April, Microsoft rolled out an update, including features, such as Focus, Do Not Disturb, and Live Captions. , has long been tested in the Windows Insider Program beta and developers.
Focus and Do Not Disturb are features that help users accomplish the task at hand. Focus “reduces visual distractions and reduces screen clutter.” Do Not Disturb lets you monitor and personalize your Focus experience even further.
Live captions are an accessibility feature that is particularly beneficial for people with hearing impairments, in addition to language learners. This is a feature that can pair with other apps, as well as web-based audio. Video streaming sites are a particularly useful method for this feature.