Microsoft is rolling out yet another update for Windows 11 2022, this time a cumulative one that brings some new changes to the taskbar and an enhanced backup experience using a Microsoft Account.
Microsoft started rolling out a stable version of Windows 11 22H2 from September 20. The bi-annual update includes a host of new features including tabs in file explorer (still in beta), drag and drop from the taskbar, and more.
The new update is labeled KB5018496 and brings users of general Windows 11 to build 22621.775. Here’s what’s included in the What’s New section:
- New! It enhances search visual treatments on the taskbar to improve discoverability. This is available to a small audience initially and deploys more broadly in the months that follow. Some devices might notice different visual treatments as we gather feedback. To learn more about why you might be seeing these changes, see Search for anything, anywhere.
- New! It enhances the backup experience when using your Microsoft Account (MSA). Some devices might notice visual treatments for this enhancement. This is available to a small audience initially and deploys more broadly in the months that follow.
- New! It adds improvements to the Microsoft Account experience in Settings. For instance, you can manage your Microsoft OneDrive subscription and related storage alerts.
- New! It adds Task Manager to the context menu when you right-click the taskbar. This feature rolls out in the coming weeks.
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According to a report by onmsft, the update also addresses titles of popup windows and tabs in Microsoft Edge. It also brings improvements in search results and performance, task scheduling, Microsoft D3D9, dual SIM calling, File Explorer optimisations, and more.
To receive the update, you can manually install it by navigating to Settings > Update and Security > Windows Update > Optional Updates Available.