What’s new in Windows 10 Mobile build 10149

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Mobile build 10149 with refinements on the user interface, updated apps, Cortana improvements and more.

Windows 10 Mobile build 10149

On June 25th, Microsoft rolled out yet another preview of Windows 10 Mobile (build 10149) to the Fast ring. The new build for mobile devices includes various new changes and improvements, and best of all, those Insiders who stayed on build 10080 can now install build 10149 without having to go back to Windows Phone 8.1, as the company has fixed the bug around the upgrade process.

While the new preview of the mobile operating system has a number of known and unknown issues, there is a number of changes that makes Windows 10 Mobile build 10149 a good build. Below you’ll find everything that is new in this release.

User interface updates: Microsoft has fixed an issue where Live tiles pinned to Start would appear blurry. There are also various refinements on controls with updated icons and visuals. According to the company the new build is more responsive to use too.

Cortana: The Notebook is almost complete with Profile and Settings integration. Starting on build 10149, you can now set up Quiet Hours inside Cortana’s Notebook. In addition, now there is a Flashlight access button on quick actions, and you can customize which quick actions appear in Action Center without having to expand.

Updated apps: In Windows 10 Mobile build 10149 there is an updated Photo apps, which includes performance and reliability improvements, and now support GIFs files on phones with 1GB of RAM or more, and users can now link to locations inside of Photos, such as to screenshots and photos, and camera roll is now available on the albums page.

Automatic camera roll upload can now be managed within OneDrive. Additionally, Microsoft is updating many of its apps, such as Mail and Calendar, Music, Movies & TV, and MSN apps.

Microsoft also fixed the following issues

According to the software maker Windows 10 Mobile build 10149 should be faster, more stable, and more polished. However, it seems that the build isn’t ready for daily use, so make sure you’re not using build 10149 on your primary phone.

Are you testing build 10149? What do think about the new update? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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