Windows 11 KB5023780

Windows 11 build 22624.1470 (KB5023780) rolls out in Beta Channel

Windows 11 gets a new preview build in the Beta Channel with new USB4 settings, notifications with 2FA copy codes, seconds for the clock, and more.

  • Windows 11 22H2 receives build 22621.1470 and 22624.1470 (KB5023780) in the Beta Channel.
  • This update rolls out new Live Captions, Touch Keyboards, and Chinese IME improvements.
  • Also, it includes various fixes and changes for the operating system.

Microsoft releases Windows 11 build 22624.1470 (KB5023780) with new features enabled by default and the preview build 22621.1470 (KB5023780) with features turned off by default for computers enrolled in the Beta Channel.

Build 22624.1470 and 22621.1470 for Windows 11, and according to the official changes, the update introduces a new “USB4 hubs and Devices” settings page to provide information about the system’s USB4 capabilities and attached compatible peripherals. The System Tray now shows a glanceable VPN status badge over an active network connection when connected to a recognized VPN profile, and you can now show seconds in the system clock.

Changes and fixes for build 22624.1470

On Windows 11 build 22624.1470, the development team is adding a glanceable VPN status into the system tray when connected to a recognized VPN profile. The VPN icon, a small shield, will be overlayed in your system accent color over the active network connection.

VPN status icon
VPN status icon (Source: Microsoft)

This release also introduces a new “USB4 hubs and devices” page from the “USB” page that provides information about the system’s USB4 capabilities and attached compatible peripherals. 

On the new page, you can view the tree of connected USB4 hubs and devices, attributes, and capabilities associated with the USB4 domain, and you will be able to copy the information.

USB4 settings
USB4 settings (Source: Microsoft)

You will now see the option to copy two-factor authentication (2FA) codes in notification toasts from apps installed on the computer or from phones linked to the device.

Toast with copy code option
Toast with copy code option (Source: Microsoft)

In the System Tray, Windows 11 can show seconds in the clock with a new option available from the “Taskbar” settings page.

Show seconds in system tray clock

Finally, build 22624.1470 fixes the issue causing live captions to not work for Chinese Traditional on Arm64 devices.

Changes and fixes for build 22624.1470 and 22621.1470

For both releases, you will find the following improvements:

  • The search box on taskbar will be lighter when Windows is set to a custom color mode. Specifically, when the Windows 11 mode is set to dark, and the app mode is set to light under Settings > Personalization > Colors you will see a lighter search box on taskbar.
  • Fixed rendering issues when using the touch keyboard with the search box on taskbar.
  • Fixed an issue when double clicking the search highlight glyph in the search box makes it disappear.
  • Fixed an issue where the search box would randomly disappear.
  • Fixed an issue where the search icon flips incorrectly for right-to-left (RTL) languages.
  • Fixed on issue where you might have seen some text flicker in the search box when you click into it.
  • Fixed an issue where the search box might disappear on one monitor if you are using multiple monitors.
  • Made some accessibility fixes to the settings for search under Settings > Personalization > Taskbar.

Install build 22624.1470

To download and install the Windows 11 build 22624.1470, enroll your device in the Beta Channel using the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Update & Security” section.

Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download build 22624.1470 from the “Windows Update” settings by clicking the “Check for Updates” button. However, you will need a device that meets the minimum system requirements to receive the update if you are new to the Windows Insider Program. If the device receives build 22621.1470, you can check again for updates to download build 22624.1470.

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