Windows 11 2022 First Major Update Rolling Out: What to Expect

 Windows 11 2022 update is now available to the public, it is currently being rolled out in over 190 countries across the globe, according to Microsoft. This article contains what you should know about the updates (features), and how to update.

Windows 11 2022 First Major Update

Windows 11 2022 update will be its first major update since the release of the operating system and this update aims at improving the ease of use, productivity, connectivity, and security.

To better clarify, the new update adds new accessibility features that will deliver system-wide live captions to automatically generate captions from any form of audio content on Windows 11. Updates to the Start menu and Quick Settings are also being rolled out, and more.

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In other to update to the Windows 11 2022 update, users will have to head to Settings > Windows Update > Check for updates. If you're yet to see the update, be aware it is still being rolled out, but it is unlikely you won't see the update.

Windows 11 2022 update key features

System wide live captions in Windows 11

  1. 'A sense of ease to the PC' update - Improvements to the Start menu and Quick Settings, accurate search, improved local and current events coverage in the Widgets board, and tabs in File Explorer.
  2. New accessibility features such as - controlling the PC and authoring text using only voice, system-wide live captions, and Natural Voices for Narrator.
  3. Privacy and Security - Smart App control to safely download apps and the Defender app for Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscribers.
  4. Multitasking improvements - New Snap layouts, updates to Windows Studio Effects to improve video and audio calls, new tools, additional gaming features, and updates to the Microsoft Store experience.
  5. Gaming improvements - Auto HDR and Variable Refresh Rate on windowed games, Game Pass, performance optimizations to improve latency.


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