Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update 14393 – Full List of Features

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Start and Action Center

  • Live tiles now update all at once on the startscreen instead of one-by-one if there are updates for their content
  • Live tiles now can update badges and content at the same time
  • Apps will now launch faster if there are incoming live tile
  • The app icon is no longer repeated in the Action Center, instead, it is shown only in the header
  • The All apps list now also follows the “Make Text Larger” option
  • The header for each app is now smaller to make more room for notifications
  • Notifications can now have hero images
  • Notifications in both banners and Action Center now follow the “Text Scaling” setting
  • You can now hold notifications to turn them off for the app or go to the notification settings
  • The size of notification icons has been decreased from 64×64 to 48×48
  • App names on Live tiles now follow the Ease of Access Text Scaling setting
  • The default wallpaper for a new device has been changed
  • When you dismiss multiple notifications at once, the background will no longer fade to black between them
  • If a Quick Action turns a certain functionality in your device on or off (Bluetooth, Flashlight, etc.) it will now show On/Off for a short period

Cortana and search

  • Cortana is now available in Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada)
  • Cortana will now show a button on the top to search for music
  • Cortana can now provide turn-by-turn directions with the new Maps app
  • Cortana can now sync across devices
    • You’ll now get a notification whenever your mobile device is running out of battery
    • Find my phone/Ring my phone is now available through Cortana
    • You can now share map directions between your devices
  • Cortana can now show new notifications in the Action Center
  • Cortana can now automatically fetch the required speech language for you
  • Cortana can now give reminder suggestions
  • You can now change Cortana’s language
  • Cortana’s Settings have been moved outside the Notebook
  • You can now create reminders with photos or shared info from apps
  • Improved share UI for reminders
  • Cortana can now search in your Office 365 account
  • You can now send a picture from your phone to your PC through Cortana
  • Notifications on your phone will now be synced to your PC with Cortana
  • Cortanas listening animation has been updated
  • Cortana should now listen more reliably after tapping the mic button
  • Cortana’s home UI no longer shows your cards but hints and a button to show the cards

User Interface

  • The back-button on the lock screen has been replaced with a camera button
  • The lock screen now shows media controls directly on the UI
  • The Bing logo on the Bing lock screen has been updated, appears smaller and no longer has the text “Bing”
  • The data migration process now uses a larger font
  • The “Goodbye” message will now stay visible until the device has been shut down completely
  • Glance screen now follows the Ease of Access scaling settings

Microsoft Edge

  • Edge has been updated from version 25.10586 to 38.14393
    • You can now swipe to go back and forward
    • The X-button to close tabs is now larger
    • Word Flow now works in the Edge address bar
    • The InPrivate browsing icon is now placed next to the “New tab” button in the tab overview
    • You can now require a prompt to pop up before a download starts
    • Edge now shows a “Go forward” item in the ellipses menu
    • When an app opens a new tab, pressing back will now close it
    • When typing in a text box, you can now use the pase button above the keyboard
    • Download notificaions in Edge now include filenames, download status and site domain on separate lines
  • EdgeHTML has been updated from version 13.10586 to 14.14393
    • Default parameters
    • Async/await
    • Object.values and Object.entries
    • Opus audio format
    • Time element
    • Date element
    • Output element
    • Color input type
    • Canvas Path2D objects
    • Web Speech API
    • Improved accessibility features
    • Support for Beacon
    • Web Notification API
    • Beacon API
    • Fetch API
    • The User Agent String has been updated
  • The following flags have been added
    • Foundational work for Web Notifications has been implemented (but not functional)
    • You can now set a flag for “Compose scrollbar thumbs independently”
    • You can now set a flag for DirectX settings “Use Windows.UI.Composition”
    • A flag for WebRTC 1.0 is available but not functional and will be removed in a later version
    • You can now set a flag to enable VP9 support
    • ES6 Regex symbols
    • Web Payments
    • TCP Fast Open is disabled by default but can be enabled
    • A flag has been added to enable Standard Fullscreen API

Settings

  • New panels, settings and options
    • You can now choose which app’s notifications are more important to you
    • You can now choose how many notifications an app can have in the Action Center
    • You can now manage on a per-app base if an app can run in the background or not, or if this has to be hanled by Windows
    • Windows Update now allows you to set the time you’re most active in so that it can avoid updating at that point
    • You can now manage the order of Quick Actions in the Action Center for all slots
    • You can now change the charge threshold before Battery Saver is enabled
    • It is now possible to hide Quick Actions you don’t use
    • The is now a toggle for the VPN Quick Action button
    • You can now override Active Hours with the Restart Options
    • The Windows Update notification after installing an update now takes you to the device’s update history
    • Navigation Bar settings now have their own page
    • You can now opt to use 3G only
    • Dual-SIM devices now support Visual Voicemail
    • You can now manage your Insider settings from the Settings app
    • You can now set how long it takes before Windows Hello requires you to sign in again
    • Apps for websites has been added under System
    • Sharing a network with your contacts in Wi-Fi Sense is no longer possible
    • “Always show Glance screen when charging” is now the default behavior for Glance screen
    • The Mobile Hotstpot page now gives clearer errors when setting up a hotspot fails due to the lack of a SIM being connected
    • The refresh rate for Wi-Fi data usage is now faster
    • Active hours can now be set to a range of up to 12 hours instead of 10
    • As of build 14361, your DPI settings will be backed up in the cloud and restored after your device is refreshed
    • Kids Corner is no longer available
  • Visual updates and others
    • Adjust brightness automatically is now enabled by default
    • Every page in Settings now has its own icon
    • Glance has been moved from Extras to Personalization
    • Improved performance when opening Settings > Update & security > For developers
    • The background of the category overview and sub-category overview is now black instead of dark grey
    • A selected sub-category now has a Groove-like select state
    • The title of pages is now displayed larger
    • The icons under Update & Security have been updated to be more reflective of their meaning
    • Improved performance for loading the app list under Storage settings

System

  • Continuum now supports USB Ethernet
  • The Bluetooth AVRCP profile has been updated to version 1.5
  • Windows now has a one-handed Japanese kana keyboard
  • You can now run up to 16 apps in the background
  • Improved performance when retrieving updated GPS coordinates while you’re driving
  • Improves app launch reliability
  • Improved logic for refreshing the Live tiles on the start screen
  • Improved reliability for keyboards with large dictionaries
  • The thumbnail logic has been altered to only create a small thumbnail after making a photo, and making the larger thumbnail when required to save storage
  • During the final preparations, Windows will only go through 8 to 10 migration steps
  • The Word Flow keyboard has an improved recognition of longer words
  • You can now abort an autocorrection by tapping on the bolded word
  • The call in-progress banner is now shown above notifications so you no longer need to dismiss that notification to end the call
  • The emoji set has been completely revamped
  • The default emoji’s are no longer grey, but yellow
  • The text prediction engine has bene improved to show candidates based on the current keyboard language, instead of the language that was used when the word was written
  • 5-inch devices like the Lumia 640 and 830 can now also use the one-handed keyboard
  • Improve reliability of Bluetooth in cars
  • The back-up format is changed, causing back-ups to take less from your OneDrive space, however, back-ups are incompatible with older versions of Windows 10 Mobile
  • Improved battery performance for people that often turn the screen on and off again to look at the lock screen

Apps

  • You can now swipe a conversation to delete it in Messaging
  • The phone app now show an indicator for missed calls and voicemails
  • You can now cycle through pages in the phone app infinitely
  • Option to use the Camera app to take a photo and send it with Skype
  • The alarm will now go louder faster when using your music
  • FM Radio is no longer installed as a default app
  • Improved reliability for navigating between camera roll and the Camera app
  • The Insider Hub and Windows Feedback apps have been merged to Feedback Hub
    • You can now react on feedback in the Feedback Hub
    • The Feedback Hub now suggest a category when you’ve typed in your feedback
    • The “Alerts” page in the Feedback Hub has been removed

And further

  • Windows now identifies itself as version 1607

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