Windows 10’s delayed Cloud Clipboard feature shown off in leaked screenshots

Microsoft announced Windows 10’s Cloud Clipboard feature back at Build 2017 earlier this year. Cloud Clipboard will allow users to sync their clipboard across their PC and phones. It will be able to sync plain text, links, photos, and even documents over the cloud.

The feature was supposed to arrive with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update this week, but Microsoft delayed its release along with the new Windows Timeline experience. Both of these features are now set to arrive with the Windows 10 Redstone 4 release sometime in early 2018. Microsoft has already started implementing both of these features in Windows 10 Redstone 4, and the folks at Thurrott were able to enable an early version of the Cloud Clipboard feature.

Cloud Clipboard will be accessible in Windows 10 using the Win + V shortcut — which will open up a small dialog that will include a list of the items in your cloud clipboard. The dialog will show a cloud icon for files or items that are stored in the cloud, and you will be able to navigate through them using your keyboard or just choose an item using your mouse. The feature is also integrated into the touch keyboard in Windows 10.

Cloud Clipboard isn’t exactly functional at the moment, so it isn’t clear how well the feature actually works. Microsoft will likely bring Cloud Clipboard and Timeline to Windows Insiders once the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update starts rolling out later this October.

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