Windows 10 Mobile build 10072 includes new transparency control

Microsoft adds transparency control, more color choices, and Office apps in Windows 10 Mobile build 10072 .

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While many Windows Insiders are waiting for Microsoft to roll out a new build of Windows 10 Mobile and the first preview of the suite of office apps for mobile devices, a new set of screenshots published by the Chinese site ITHome reveals a number of changes and improvements coming in build 10072.

Perhaps the major change found in Windows 10 Mobile version 10.0.12555.74 is the transparency slider option in the Start personalization page to set the level of transparency for the Live Tiles, which is similar to the transparency option Microsoft included in Xbox One to allow users to see more of the background image.

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Furthermore, build 10072 for phones doubles the amount of solid colors users can choose as the color scheme for their handsets to forty-eight.

It also seems that users get access to the new Windows Store to download Word Preview and PowerPoint Preview mobile apps part of the suite of Office apps.

Source ITHome

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