Microsoft is launching Windows 11 23H2 today, but only for members of the Windows Insider program in the Release Preview channel.
in a blog postMicrosoft stated:
Today we’re making Windows 11, version 23H2 Build 22631 (Windows 11 2023 Update) available in the Release Preview channel for Windows Insider Program for Business Participants authenticate on devices in their organizations. This update is delivered as an activation package As we shared in July and Will be released in the fourth quarter of 2023.
The blog added that the new build will be on the same “service branch and code base as Windows 11, version 22H2”. This build has all the new features of Moment 4, plus a few extras, which you can check out below:
- The chat is now Microsoft Teams (free). Microsoft Teams (free) is pinned to the taskbar by default and can be unpinned like other apps on the taskbar. Windows Insiders who click to activate Microsoft Teams (free) will discover a sexual communication experience that allows them to chat, call and meet with their people in one or two clicks. Not only does its compact size make it easy to position the window anywhere on the desktop, but you can passively monitor your conversations with the ability to see it while you surf the web or connect to your communities. With Microsoft Teams (free) we’re also introducing these new experiences:
- Users will also be able to access Phone Link’s new integration with Microsoft Teams (free). They can link their Android phone to send, receive SMS messages and share meeting links using their regular phone number.
- A new People experience makes it easy to find relevant people in Teams and lets you access and connect with user-synced contacts.
- A new Play Together widget in the Windows 11 Game Bar powered by Microsoft Teams (free) lets you see your friends’ videos overlayed right on top of your game. Friends can join from any device for free to connect, chat and more while playing Starfield along with many of your favorite games in this new widget. Press WIN + G to start playing.
Microsoft added that Windows 11, version 23H2 is also available to Windows Insider members in the Release Preview channel using the “Looking For” feature in Windows Update.
This means that associates currently in the release preview channel who meet the Windows 11 hardware requirements can go to Settings and Windows Update and choose to download and install Windows 11, version 23H2 Build 22631 if they want. Once an Insider updates their PC to Windows 11, version 23H2, they will continue to automatically receive new service updates through Windows Update (the typical monthly update process).
You can Get the full blog post here.