Hands On: Windows 10 Redstone 3 Build 16188


Today's Windows 10 Redstone 3 development branch build, 16188, has been made available to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring and is now the fifth overall build provided publicly for testers.

The last build introduced My People as the first major feature addition following the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update last month and now today's release adds several new enhancements and a major feature update to managing PDFs in Microsoft Edge.

Here is a quick rundown:

-- Awesome new features in Microsoft Edge’s PDF Reader: In addition to addressing a lot of Insider feedback on PDF functionality in Microsoft Edge, this build is also packed with a bunch of new features for reading PDFs in Microsoft Edge that we want you to check out.

-- Windows Defender Application Guard: Announced last September in the Microsoft Edge Blog, Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge is now available in Windows Insider Previews for Enterprise users in the Fast Ring.

-- Ninjacat Icon for Windows Insider Program in Settings: Check out the new Ninjacat icon representing the Windows Insider Program under Settings > Update & security > Windows Insider Program.

-- Cortana’s settings have been integrated into Settings: Cortana is a core component of Windows and users look to the Settings app to find Cortana’s settings. We’ve heard your feedback about discoverability, and with this build, we’ve made the change to migrate all of Cortana’s settings into Settings.

-- A reimagined Magnifier Settings page: In order to improve the experience both for low vision users, as well as casual Magnifier users who use it for presentations or quick zooming, we’ve updated the Magnifier Settings page.

-- Improving your update experience: We’ve heard your feedback, and with Build 16188 we’ve replaced the previous modal Windows Update dialog with a new interactive toast notification so you can easily be aware of an available update without it interrupting your work.

Check out the gallery to see screenshots of these new additions and don't forget you can also keep up with the details of these new PC and Mobile builds throughout the development of this update by using our trackers.


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