Windows 11 build 25295 releases in the Dev Channel

Windows 11 receives another preview in the Dev Channel with various changes and fixes. Here's all you need to know.

Windows 11 build 25295
Windows 11 build 25295
  • Windows 11 build 25295 releases in the Dev Channel.
  • The update introduces a new notification design with copy code button for 2FA emails.
  • This update also rolls out a new policy for commercial customers to disable feature drops.
  • The flight also fixes a bunch of problems and reveals many issues.

Microsoft is making available Windows 11 build 25295 for devices enrolled in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program. This is a minor update with several changes and fixes.

Build 25295 for Windows 11, according to the official changes, introduces a new toast notification update that adds a quick button to copy the two-factor authentication (2FA) codes to the clipboard from an email. The ability to change the search box style is now available for all users. Also, the company is adding a new policy that allows administrators to enable or disable feature drops from Windows Update (outside of the annual feature update) for managed devices. In addition, this flight rolls out a number of fixes and improvements.

Windows 11 build 25295 features 

Starting with build 25295, Windows 11 will show a new toast notification style with a quick option to copy the code you just received through an email to process a two-factor authentication (2FA).

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

In addition, the option to change the Search box style is now rolling out to everyone. You can customize the experience from Settings > Personalization > Taskbar > Taskbar Items.

Search change design or hide button in Taskbar

Windows 11 build 25295 fixes

Windows 11 build 25295 also delivers many fixes for the Taskbar and Start menu.

File Explorer

  • Fixed an issue where the add and close tab buttons weren’t working in File Explorer if File Explorer was maximized, and you were using an Arabic or Hebrew display language.


  • Fixed an issue which could lead to app windows becoming unresponsive after using multi-finger on screen touch gestures.
  • Fixed an underlying issue which was causing your mouse to appear like pointer trails was enabled when sharing your screen.


  • The Add a Device dialog should no longer have an unexpectedly big border.


  • Fixed an issue which could cause certain apps to move very slowly when you dragged it across the screen.
  • Fixed a DWM crash in recent flights which could cause your screen to flash black.
  • Fixed an issue where snapped windows might not remember their positions if you disconnected and reconnected your monitor.

Other fixes

  • The issue causing repeated bugchecks for some Insiders after upgrading to Build 25284+ should be fixed now.
  • Made another fix for an issue causing Insiders to experience freezes in recent flights.
  • Fixed an issue where the Update history page under Settings > Windows Update > Update history was blank for some users after installing Build 25290.
  • Fixed an issue where some users experienced longer than expected update times installing recent builds.
  • Fixed an underlying crash impacting the ability the ability for apps using Graphics.Capture to take screen captures in recent flights.
  • Fixed an underlying issue causing crashes in certain apps when trying to print to PDFs in recent flights.

This release also has known issues with the Taskbar and Search, Windows Spotlight, Widgets, and more.

Install build 25295

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 25295, enroll your device in the Dev Channel using the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Windows Update” section.

Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download build 25295 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.

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