Windows Subsystem for Android gets November 2022 update

Windows Subsystem for Android receives the November with various changes and improvements, and here's all you need to know.

WSA September 2022 update
WSA September 2022 update
  • Android apps will run better on Windows 11 with the November update.
  • The update improves audio recording, authentication, camera, and input.
  • It also brings support for MPEG2 decoding and Chromium version 106.

Microsoft is rolling out a new update (version 2210.40000.7.0) for its Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) on Windows 11. The update is available through the Windows Insider Program (Dev and Beta Channels) and includes several fixes and changes to help improve Android apps on Windows 11.

According to the announcement, the update improves audio recording, authentication, camera, and input. Also, the update ships with support for MPEG2 decoding and Chromium version 106.

November 2022 update changes

Here’s the list of changes for the WSA version 2210.40000.7.0:

  • Enhancement of audio recording quality.
  • Enhancement of OAuth scenarios.
  • Support for MPEG2 decoding.
  • Improve the camera experience when the device is not equipped with a camera.
  • Improvements in input reliability.
  • Chromium update to 106.

The Windows Subsystem for Android update should download and install automatically. However, you can always download it manually from the Library’s page in the Microsoft Store app and by clicking the “Get updates” button. You can use these instructions to install WSA on Windows 11.

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