Microsoft has finally released the first major update to Windows 11, called “22H2.” The update comes with many new significant features and this could be the first and last major update of the operating system. Windows 11 22H2 brings improvements, accessibility, touch gestures, and new apps to the system. Here are the details about the major update 22H2.
Windows 11 22H2 Update
The update comes with some useful and highly requested new features, but installation is optional. It improves the operating system’s experience with several features and security improvements. Microsoft makes the 22H2 update available as an optional update to users who manually check for new updates.
Windows 11 22H2 launched with new features, from security improvements to new tabs. For example, you can now use the redesigned File Explorer with a new homepage, easy access to favorites, and more. A new Xbox Controller Bar gives you more access to the games and game launchers. You can use the bar by pressing the Xbox button on an Xbox controller connected to the PC. Here is the list of new features:
- Updated File Explorer
- Xbox Controller Bar
- Smart App Control
- New Inbox Apps: ClipChamp, Sound Recorder
- Improved Windows Snapping
- New Touch Gestures
- Updated Task Manager
- Live Captions
How to install Windows 11 22H2 update?
If you want to install the Windows 11 22H2 update, follow these ways:
- Click on the Start button,
- Open Settings,
- Open the Windows Update section,
- Then, click on the “Check for Updates” button,
- Windows 11 will check for updates, then list the optional ‘Feature update to Windows 11, version 22H2,
- You can install the update by clicking on the ‘Download & install‘ button.
Microsoft will warn you if an issue is discovered on hardware or application compatibility. Microsoft says, “If we detect that your device may have an issue, such as an application incompatibility, we may put a safeguard hold in place and not offer the update until that issue is resolved.” You can also use the Windows 11 Media Creation tool to update your system to the latest version or create an ISO for a clean install of Windows 11 22H2.