Windows 10 Version 1903 Notable Features
Microsoft is set to initiate rolling out the other latest feature update to Windows 10 version 1903, aka “Spring (April) 2019 Update” in the recent weeks. This is the enterprise 7th feature update as Windows 10 was first launched in 2015. Of course, this model succeeds Windows 10 1809 which had a tough time getting out of the gate. While there doesn’t look to be lots of latest features in this build as its predecessor, there are many new improvements. Here is a complete look at some of the best features you like to check out first when you get the Windows 10 version1903 this spring.
Windows 10 Version 1903 Notable Features:
One of the best features you will find is the new “Light Theme” that provides Windows a clean and, well, best look and feel.
However, enabling the latest theme isn’t exactly where you would think it is. To turn on it, move to Settings > Personalization > Colors and select “Light” from the dropdown menu at the bottom of the “Choose your color” option.
Sandbox is another light-weight model of a Virtual Machine (VM). This is the best feature for power users out there. It lets you execute untrusted apps in an isolated environment that can’t affect the rest of your PC. This amazing feature is quite simpler or easier than setting up a VM that takes time and PC resources.
Cortana & Search Are Separate
Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant that can’t gain much traction in the market rather than minor appearances in some mobile devices including the failed Haman Kardon Invoke. It is also designed into Windows 10 and a part of the Windows Search experience. You probably experienced its irritation after setting up the latest Windows 10 install. Now, using 1903 they are totally two separate features. The Search experience becomes updated with an amazing and essential landing page. And, if you are using Cortana on your system, it’s still there.
Improved Search Mode
If you want to be separate from Cortana and getting an overhaul UI, Windows Search has gained an “Enhanced” mode. Initiating with 1903 you can enable it, and it will search on all folders and attached drives. Also, you can exclude searching for particular locations during the whole search process. It is not turned on by default, but to learn how to enable it and what to expect.
Pause Updates for Windows 10 Home
The Windows 10 Pro user can pause Windows 10 updates. But some users of the Home version had to take more worst action to delay or defer updates after tinkering with Metered Connection settings. Now, Home users can pause updates for 7 days with just a tap of a button. Also, you note that the button is also available in Windows 10 Pro. You can also find it in Windows 10 version 1903 by moving to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and at the screen top.
Brightness Control from Action Center
There is the latest brightness slider in Action Center. In previous models, you can control screen brightness using a button that has 4 settings. This latest slider provides you the precision control over the brightness level of the display screen. This might look like a small improvement, but this was one of the most requested latest features by Insiders…
It is another amazing feature with the ability to customize the cursor with any size or color you feel is appropriate.
In this new model, the “Cursor & pointer” page, in the Ease of Access section, you’ll find a slider to choose a custom size for the cursor, or the latest option to modify the cursor color.
If the color isn’t mentioned, you can then tap the Pick a custom pointer color button to choose the color that you like to use.
Symbols Quick Access
While writing a document or email, you know how worst can be to remember the “Alt” key codes or search online to add symbols (like em dash, asterisk, arrows, etc.) into your social media post or text.
Initiating with this new update, you’ll find an updated model of the emoji panel (Windows key + ;) that contains a section to instantly find and add symbols and also kaomoji (face characters).
Besides symbols, you’ll find punctuation sections, geometric, currency, math, Latin, and language symbols also. Also, whenever you choose them, the commonly used symbols, the recently used tab can populate with them, so it will be quite easier to choose the next time.
Well, there are a plethora of some latest features such as automatic active hours, Reserved Storage, Mail app improvements, and usual under-the-hood upgrades for stability or security. You will then find some essential new improvements whenever you continue to use this latest build and we’ll continue to cover them. But the features mentioned above are some of the ones you like to check out first.