Windows 11 build 25193

Weekly Digest: Windows 11 updates, Xbox shareable plan, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft launched shareable Xbox plan, Windows 11 received preview updates, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech, Microsoft introduces the Xbox Game Pass Friends & Family plan, which allows you to share the service with up to four people (five people in total).

Windows 11 build 25193 rolled out in the Dev Channel with Xbox subscription management in the Settings app. Also, this preview re-introduces the touch-optimized Taskbar interface, but it’s a hidden feature you must enable manually.

As part of version 22H2 development, Windows 11 builds 22621.590 and 22622.590 were made available in the Beta Channel with several fixes and improvements.

The Windows Subsystem for Android received a new update with some compatibility improvements and Amazon Appstore version 60.09, and the company also revealed the Xbox Games with Gold for September 2022.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to change the monitor refresh rate, turn off output audio devices, and stop restartable apps when signing in to Windows 11.

You now know the steps to change the sleep settings to control when the device should turn off the screen or put itself into a low power state to save energy and whether or not the computer should require sign-in after waking up on Windows 11.

We also looked into the steps to enable or disable the ability to log history events for the tasks in the Task Scheduler app.

If you work with multiple apps, you can use these instructions to use Snap assist to split the screen with two or more apps on Windows 11. In addition, you now know the steps to move the Taskbar to the top, change the name of network adapters, and remove the account PIN even if the option is greyed out on Windows 11.

On web browsing, we looked into the instructions to change the default browser on Windows 11 and turn off the annoying sidebars on Microsoft Edge.

Finally, if you are dealing with Windows Update issues, you can use these steps to reset the components of the feature to fix the problem, and if you have a computer that doesn’t meet the minimum requirements, you can use these instructions to perform a clean install of Windows 11.