Microsoft releases new Windows 11 Insider build with Windows Location improvements and more

October 18, 2023

It’s that time of the week. Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 11 Insider build. This time, those in the Canary channel gets Windows Location improvements and more, just like Dev channel gets multi-monitor feature for Copilot in Windows.

Billed as Build 25977, with ISOs available for download as well, this build includes a number of new features and improvements, including support for Bluetooth LE Audio, Windows Location Improvements, and SMB over QUIC Client Access Control.

In this build, you cab manage which apps have access to the list of Wi-Fi networks around you. This could be used to determine your location, so it’s important to be able to control which apps have this access.

Another new feature is a new prompt that will appear the first time an app attempts to access your location or Wi-Fi information. This prompt will enable location services and allow the app to access your location and can also notify you when an app unexpectedly requests access to location services. 

Read Microsoft’s official changelog for Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25977 here.

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