Windows Insider Preview Build Highlights

Windows 10 Insider Preview Features

To find more details on Windows Insider Preview 1 builds go to the Windows Insider blog. For highlights of business-related Insider Preview features, go to Windows Insider Program for Business.

icon of two peopleCONTACTS

Stay better connected

With My People, you can pin your favorite contacts directly to the taskbar and view multiple communication apps together, all filtered to each person on your taskbar.2

icon of paint brush tipPHOTOS & VIDEOS

Story Remix

As an evolution of the Photos app, Story Remix uses deep learning and artificial intelligence to understand your content and automatically bring it together into video stories.

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PDF Reader enhancement

Fill in PDF-based forms within Microsoft Edge, make notes directly on PDFs and navigate longer PDFs with the Table of Contents feature.

icon of gamer controlGAMING

Audio to Beam

Under Settings > Gaming > Broadcasting, you can now choose “Per-app audio” to broadcast using only the game’s audio to Beam.

icon of gearSETTINGS

Improved update experience

You can easily be aware of an available update without it interrupting your work through the new interactive toast notification.

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Free up more storage space

Use Storage Sense to choose to automatically delete files in your Downloads folder that haven’t been changed for 30 days.

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Improved battery life

Power Throttling3 can result in up to 11% savings in CPU power consumption for some of the most strenuous use cases.

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Look for the cat in Settings > Update & security > Windows Insider Program.

icon of envelopeMAIL & CALENDAR

New experience for Gmail accounts

Try out the Focused Inbox and richer experiences for travel reservations and package deliveries.

  1. Features may be available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device. Windows 10 Insider Preview may be substantially modified before it’s commercially released. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information provided here. Some product features and functionality may require additional hardware or software.
  2. Contact syncing is enabled by default following system settings in versions 11.13+ of Skype. If you have an older version of Skype, you will need to manually enable contact syncing via the Skype app settings.
  3. Power throttling is a temporary working name for this feature and may change before the release of the next Windows 10 update.