Microsoft Authenticator password manager

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 news and tech tips 

In case you missed it, Windows 10 is about to get a bunch of new features, new test preview build rolls out, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Recently released preview build of Windows 10 unveils a bunch of new features coming to the operating system, including battery usage statistics, archive apps, Timeline with location awareness, and camera, taskbar, and storage settings.

You can check this comprehensive guide that includes everything you need to know thus far with features and changes expected to arrive in the next major update of Windows 10.

Windows 10 build 20279 was also made available in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program, but this release includes basically all the same changes as build 20277, but the company said that it wanted test the ability to quickly deploy multiple previews in a short period.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to use Microsoft PowerToys FancyZones to create layouts to manage open windows on the screen and across multiple monitors.

You can now uninstall the Snipping Tool app on Windows 10, and these are the steps to complete the task.

If you are using a third-party antivirus, you can also enable Periodic scanning to allow the Microsoft Defender Antivirus to periodically scan and detect malware that your security solution may have missed.

You now know the steps to create and publish polls using Microsoft Forms.

We also looked into the instructions to normalize the sound volume levels for source that play audio at different levels depending on the content.

In addition, if you use Google Chrome as your browser, you can now use the Microsoft Autofill extension to manage your passwords and sync them across devices using a Microsoft account. Also, you now know the steps to use the Microsoft password manager with the Microsoft Authenticator app on Android.

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