Windows 11 Insider Preview 25931 brings Unicode 15 Emoji support and More

Today, Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 11 insider preview update to the Canary channel for testers. The latest preview build brings support for Unicode 15 Emojis, better voice access, and several improvements. Read on to know everything coming with the new Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25931 update.

Microsoft is pushing the latest build to the Canary Channel with Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25931.1000 (rs_prerelease) build number. The update is already available for download for users running on the Canary Channel in Insider Preview Program. It is a small incremental upgrade that you can quickly install on your PC.

For changes, the latest gradual build brings Unicode Emoji 15 support to the Canary channel. It allows users to see, search for, and insert new emoji from the emoji panel. The next change allows you to use Voice Access in more places including the lock screen, yes, you can use your voice to log in to your system. DC location will no longer use NetBIOS\WINS\mailslot-based discovery by default with today’s update. You can explore more in the release notes.

Windows 11 Insider Preview 25931 emojis

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25931 – Changes and Improvements

  • General
    • Insider Preview Build Expiration: The expiration date for Insider Preview builds flighted to the Canary Channel has been updated to 9/15/2024 starting with Build 25931. Please make sure you are updated to the latest build in the Canary Channel.
    • In addition to the Camera app and Cortana, the Photos app, People app, and Remote Desktop (MSTSC) client can be uninstalled.
  • File Explorer
    • Added more fields to show in the Details pane, including image dimensions for pictures, number of pages for .docx, space used and free information for drives, and many others.
  • Dynamic Lighting
    • You can now instantly sync your Windows accent color with the devices around you with the “Match my Windows accent color” toggle under “Effects” for Dynamic Lighting via Settings > Personalization > Dynamic Lighting.
  • Windows Spotlight
    • After doing an OS update, in certain cases such as using the default Windows 11 background or a solid color – Windows Spotlight may be enabled for you. If you decide you don’t want Windows Spotlight enabled, you can turn it off and in future OS updates it should not be enabled for you again unless you choose to re-enable the experience.
  • Fixes for Known Issues
    • We fixed a major issue where you could no longer connect over SMB to a third-party storage device using guest (no username or password) credentials.

If your PC is running on Windows 11 with the canary channel in Windows Insider Preview Program, then you can install the new release preview build on your system. You can check for the new update by visiting Settings > Windows Update > Check for updates.

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