Windows Insider Bug Bash program is finally returning after months of absent

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It’s been a hot while since we’ve had a Windows Insider Bug Bash event, especially for Windows 11. While the update for Windows 10 on Windows Server took place at the end of June this year, there’s good news for Windows 11 insiders. It will kick off on August 2nd, so it’s wise to mark your calendar!

According to the release notes for the Windows 11 KB5028251 update in the Beta channel, Microsoft has stated that the bug bash event will cover the newest features available in preview builds across the Canary, Dev, and Beta Channels and promised to roll out more details in the next week’s flight blog posts.

Last year, if you may remember, a “special Bug Bash” was organized exclusively for Beta Channel insiders. It is now great to see that Microsoft is extending this bug bash event to include all insider channels for Windows 11 this time around.

Bug Bashes are events where people who use software products work together to find and report bugs. In the context of the Windows Insider Program, Bug Bashes are an opportunity for Windows Insiders to find and report bugs in the latest preview builds of Windows. 

In addition to using the Feedback Hub, you can also speak directly to Microsoft’s engineering team during a Bug Bash. This is a chance to get your feedback heard and to help shape the future of Windows.

What are your thoughts about Microsoft organizing another Windows Insider Bug Bash this year, especially for Windows 11? Let us know in the comments!