Windows 10 build 18936

Windows 10 build 18936 (20H1) releases with new features

A new 20H1 preview for Windows 10 (build 18936) releases with several visual changes, and here's all you need to know.

Microsoft is now making available Windows 10 build 18936 for devices enrolled in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. This is the preview number 19 as part of the 20H1 development, and it’s a minor release with several improvements.

Windows 10 build 18936, according to the software maker, introduces the ability to create calendar events from the taskbar, and the ability to go passwordless with a new setting in the Sign-in options page.

Windows 10 build 18936

Here are all the features and changes coming to the next version of Windows 10:


Starting with build 18936, Windows 10 is adding a new option in the Time & date flyout to create calendar events within taskbar without the need to open the Calendar app. (Although this option is officially available since build 18936, this is feature was previously spotted in build 18912.)

Quick event option taskbar on Windows 10 20H1
Quick event option taskbar on Windows 10 20H1

options

In the Sign-in options settings page there’s a new “Make your device passwordless” option, which when enabled will switch your Microsoft accounts (those configured on your device) to modern authentication with Windows Hello Face, Fingerprint, or PIN.

Passwordless option on Windows 10 20H1
Passwordless option on Windows 10 20H1

Task Manager

Also, Windows 10 build 18936 updates the disk type text in Performance tab from Task Manager to now match the size of the other subtext on that tab.

Your Phone

Alongside with the new features and changes, this flight is also shipping with a new updated version of the Your Phone app that enables the phone screen feature on Surface devices, including Surface Laptop, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 5, Surface Pro 6, Surface Book, and Surface Book 2. 

Microsoft is listing the complete set of improvements, fixes, and known issues for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18936 at the Windows Blog.

Download Windows 10 build 18936

Although there are no ISO files for Windows 10 build 18936, the update is available immediately through the Fast ring. This preview build will download and install automatically on your device, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and clicking the Check for updates button.

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