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Let us know about your experience with Your Phone app

The Your Phone app provides you instant access to your Android phone’s apps, notifications, texts, and photos on your PC.1       If you’re using the Your Phone app—or are interested in trying it—we’d like to chat with you about your experience. Organized by Microsoft User Research, this voluntarily, online session is a unique opportunity to talk one-on-one with our Windows engineers and discuss how they can make the….

Microsoft Ignite 2019 sessions—now available on-demand

This year’s conference featured over 1,000 sessions showcasing new ways to migrate legacy workloads, the latest cloud technologies, innovative client development techniques, new ways to manage your infrastructure and more. We’ve listed a few sessions that Windows Insiders will find particularly interesting. You can also click below to search the full session list. IGNITE 2019 ON DEMAND SESSIONS Vision Keynote….

PowerToys v0.12 now available!

We’ve just released our 0.12 release of PowerToys on GitHub. We’ve gotten tons of great feedback and suggestions from the community and want to directly say thank you to everyone. For those who haven’t heard of PowerToys before, it’s a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95….

Check out the latest Windows Insider Leaderboard—September 2019

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on the Leaderboard below. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. See the details on how you can make….

Happy 5th Anniversary to the Windows Insider Program!

Hello #WindowsInsiders! As the saying goes…time flies when you’re having fun together…shaping Windows. As the Windows Insider Program celebrates our 5-year anniversary, we‘d like to reflect across our journey together. Many of you have been with us as Windows Insiders since day one, and even more of you have continued to join the millions of others in our family over….

Optimize Windows 10 PC reset using the cloud

EDITOR’S NOTE: I am publishing this article on behalf of Aaron Lower. Aaron is a Program Manager on the Core OS and Intelligent Edge (COSINE) Fundamentals team at Microsoft. His team focuses on the underlying technologies and platforms that are used to install and reinstall (or recover) Windows. Today, I’m excited to share more detail on the ability to reset a….

Microsoft Support now available for Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds

We have great news! Windows Insider Program for Business customers can now request Microsoft Support for Windows 10 Version 1909 (19H2) builds in the Release Preview and Slow rings.1 If you run into a severe issue that prevents you or other users in your organization from using a device or compromises security or personal data, you can use our online….

Check out the latest Windows Insider Leaderboard—August 2019

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on the Leaderboard below. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. See the details on how you can make….

Announcing the first preview and code release of PowerToys

Editorial Note: I am publishing this on behalf of the Dev Platform Team.  PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with utilities to squeeze more efficiency out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for….

Insiders do great things at the Microsoft global Hackathon

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” says Windows Insider, Stefan Malter as he attends the Microsoft global Hackathon—the largest private hackathon on the planet. A hackathon is a mishmash of two terms: “hacking” (that is, coming up with innovative new ways of doing things) and “marathon.” Typically known as a coding competition for engineers, Microsoft’s Hackathon is a….