Windows 11 2022 update (22H2) rolls out with bunch of new features

A new and much-awaited Windows 11 2022 update (Windows 11 22H2) is now rolling out to users in over 190 countries. Microsoft released Windows 11 with a new look about a year ago. But it was missing many features that are part of Windows 10. And so if you are a user holding back from updating to Windows 11 for those reasons, this new update may change your mind.

The new Windows 11 22H2 update is part of an annual major update that brings major changes and improvements. Windows 11 didn’t seem like a finished work when it launched, but it got better with various updates and this major update is aimed at improving various parts of the user experience.

Panos Panay announces the new update in the Windows blog with all the details about the new features. The new update includes various features that you must have been waiting for.

Windows 11 2022 update is available to everyone in many countries. So if you are a Windows 11 user then you will see the update soon in the Windows Settings if you haven’t received the update already.

Now coming to the changes and features, it is a massive update with many new features. Windows 11 update makes the PC easier by bringing changes to Start Menu, faster accurate search, quick settings, and system-wide live captions. Tabs in File Explorer is also part of this update but it will arrive in October along with some other features.

Windows 11 22H2 Update
Tabs in File Explorer (Microsoft)

Smart App Control is also a new privacy feature that can protect users from untrusted sources so which means users can now use apps without worrying much. But we can’t forget our responsibility.

Windows 11 2022 Update
Smart App Control (Microsoft)

The new Windows 11 2022 update makes the OS more productive by enhancing snap layouts, new Focus sessions, Do not disturb mode, performance and battery improvements, and more.

The latest update also improves connecting to other users through the Windows Studio Effects which improves video and audio calls, new creator tools, and more. So if you attend meetings and conference calls on PC you would notice the improvements.

Windows 11 22H2 update brings Clipchamp as an inbox app for video editing which includes pre-existing templates, effects, and more. For gamers, the update comes with improved latency, Auto HDR, Variable refresh rate, and more.

Windows 11 2022 Update
Clipchamp (Microsoft)

One of the main features of Windows 11 was the support for App Store powered by Amazon but it had a limited collection of apps and games. But the new update brings more than 20000 apps and games to many markets.

In the Security department, apart from Smart App Control, the update brings a new Microsoft Defender SmartScreen which identifies when users enter their Microsoft credentials in a hacked app or website.

Windows 11 2022 is a major update with a whole lot of changes. You can check all the changes and new features by heading to this page or source.

The update is available to users with eligible devices running Windows 11 21H2. To manually check for the update users can visit Settings > Windows Update > Check for updates.

There are some new features that require clean installation. Before updating to the major Windows 11 release make sure to take a backup of important data and charge your device to at least 60% or connect it to the power source.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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