Windows Subsystem for Android starts getting the February update with a bunch of improvements and upgraded security. The latest update arrives one month after the introduction of Android 13. The upgrade goes live on all channels in Windows Insider Program, you can easily upgrade to the latest software to try out the new features.
Microsoft is pushing the new Windows Subsystem for Android upgrade with the 2301.40000.4.0 version number, you can quickly install the new build from the Microsoft Store.
The latest version of WSA is rolling with newer Chromium WebView (v108), newer security patches, synchronizing global microphone and camera privacy toggles between Windows and Android apps, and more.
In terms of improvements the upgrade brings, enhancements to audio input latency, camera experience, platform reliability, better framerate performance with benchmarks improved by 10%-20% on ARM and 40%-50% on x64-based systems, and also fixes the zooming issues using touchpad or mouse.
Here’s the complete list of changes coming with Windows Subsystem for Android February update.
- Improved audio input latency and reliability
- Improvements to camera experience (camera metadata now exposed to camera apps)
- Improvements to framerate performance: certain benchmarks have improved by 10%-20% on ARM and 40%-50% on x64
- Fixed zooming out in apps using touchpad or mouse
- Improvements to platform reliability
- Using latest Chromium WebView to version 108
- Synchronizing global microphone and camera privacy toggles between Windows and Android apps
- Android 13 security updates
You can head over to the Windows Insider Blog for more details about the new upgrade.
As I said earlier, this month’s release is available on all Windows Insider Channels, so, you can head over to the Microsoft Store and check for the new updates in the Library and update WSA to 2301.40000.4.0 version number.
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