Windows 11 Build 22494 Features and Improvements

Microsoft Windows 11 Build 22494 starts rolling to Windows Insider Dev Channel program with new features and improvements seen in this build.

The new Win 11 Build 22494 will come with an introducing a new taskbar feature that would allow users to mute or unmute apps. The Windows 11 Insider Preview 22494 pre_release update rolling out in the Dev channel.

Windows 11 Build 22494 adds a new mute and unmute toggle to the taskbar for the preinstalled application named Microsoft Teams. The new feature seems to be based on the “universal mute” button were teaser during the Windows event.

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The unmute button is under the development phase limited to Microsoft Teamwork and personal accounts. The unmute button didn’t work with any third-party applications like Google Duo, Zoom, and Skype.

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Improvements in Windows 11 Build 22494

  • The new small subset of testers can find with snap groupds in Alt+ Tab and Task View group intergration.
  • Windows 11 Build 22494 updates settin will now have Setting > Apps > Default apps page with a new dropdown menu with search query options.
  • Windows taskbar has been updated and tooltips previews will no longer appear in random places on the desktop.
  • The crashing context menu is fixed, when you tried to scroll it on certain resolutions.
  • Open With in the context menu will show “Open With” dialog.
  • Microsoft has adderessed an issue that results in unexpected duplications of the taskbar icons.

How to Install the Windows 11 Build 22494 OS

Windows users will need to follow these steps:

  • Open the Windows 11 Seting Page.
  • Join the Dev Channel or sign up for the program.
  • Windows Insider Program will need to opt for optional data
  • The update will begin downloading automatically.
  • Users click on Install/Download now followed by “restart now”.

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Windows 11 Build 22494 Knows Issues

Microsoft is currently aware of the following issues:

  • Volume and brightness sliders may not display properly.
  • Clipboard history could be blank o emply even if it is enabled in the setting.
  • Search panel may not open properly when clicked the search icon on the taskbar.
  • Some crash apps like Snipping Tool did not work.