Windows 11 build 25352 rolls out in Canary Channel

Microsoft pushes the sixth preview of Windows 11 in the Canary Channel, and here's all you need to know.

Windows 11 build 25352
Windows 11 build 25352
  • Windows 11 build 25352 is now rolling out in the Canary Channel.
  • The update rolls out a new Widgets picker experience.
  • In addition, the company made a new section in the Microsoft Store for downloading additional widgets.

Microsoft is rolling out the Windows 11 build 25352 for computers enrolled in the Canary Channel of the Windows Insider Program. This is a minor update that focuses only on specific changes for the Widgets experience.

Build 25352 for Windows 11, according to the official changes, introduces a new Widgets picker that gives you a visual preview of the widget before pinning. Furthermore, the company has also created a new section in the Microsoft Store app to find and download additional widgets.

Widgets picker
Widgets picker / Image: Microsoft

The development team also notes that this build in the Canary Channel shows the branch name as “ZN_RELEASE,” but they are treating the as flight in the “RS_PRERELEASE” branch. As a result of this change, some of the features have been removed temporarily, but they will come back in future releases. The company continues saying that builds in the branch should not be “viewed as being matched to a specific Windows 11 release.”

Microsoft Store Widgets
Microsoft Store Widgets

Aside from the Widgets changes, Microsoft is not listing any new features, fixes, improvements, or known issues for this flight.

Install build 25352

If you want to download and install the Windows 11 build 25352, enroll your device in the Canary Channel using the “Windows Insider Program” settings from the “Windows Update” section.

Once you enroll the computer in the program, you can download build 25352 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.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].