Microsoft is releasing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update RTM to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. Today, the software giant is releasing Windows 10 Build 14393 to the Windows Insider program, which brings a number of enhancements and bug fixes. Alongside PCs, Microsoft is releasing build 14393 to Mobile devices. We believe Microsoft will be releasing build 14393 to the public on August 2 as the Anniversary Update for both PC and Mobile devices unless the company finds a critical bug in the operating system. But of course, plans always change, so Microsoft might end-up releasing a different build.
Anniversary Update will be the biggest update for Windows 10 so far. Microsoft released the November Update for Windows 10 late last year, which brought several new features and a lot of refinements – but the Anniversary Update brings a lot of new features. Some of the notable features include Extensions for Edge, an improved Start Screen, improvements to the Universal Windows Platform, an improved Windows Store, a new Skype app, Project Centennial, Bash, improvements to Cortana, and much more.
Improvements and fixes for PC
- We have improved the reliability of Start, Cortana, and Action Center.
- You should now be able to mount iPods as USB mass-storage devices.
Improvements and fixes for Mobile
- We fixed an issue resulting in rapid battery drain when Visual Voicemail syncs voicemail messages on Dual SIM devices like the Lumia 950 XL.
- We also fixed an issue causing some battery drain on older devices like the Lumia 535, 640, 735, 830, 930 and Icon.
- We fixed the issue causing Voice Recorder to not show up consistently as an option for Call Recording. A app update was released last Friday that fixes this issue. Make sure you have the app version 10.1607.1931.0.
- We fixed several issues impacting Dual SIM capabilities. Using a device with two SIMs should work as it should
Windows Insiders can download the build on their Windows 10 devices right now,and submit feedback to improve the OS for the public release. Microsoft will continue to release Cumulative Updates for the OS to fix bugs and improve the OS, but the company has already started working on the next update for Windows 10 — which is expected to arrive sometime next year with a handful of new features.
As per usual, we will be covering all the news about Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and you can find the latest coverage here. If you are an Insider, make sure to download Build 14393 on your PC and Mobile devices, and let us know what you think of the Anniversary Update in the comment section below.