September 21, 2023

Microsoft has made the brand new Home windows 11 “Second 3” options accessible for all customers by way of an non-obligatory replace immediately. The rollout of those new options began throughout Microsoft’s Construct developer convention in late Might, and all customers operating Home windows 11 model 22H2 ought to get them subsequent month.

Till now, Microsoft made Second 3 options accessible as a “managed characteristic rollout.” Home windows 11 customers might get them by enabling the brand new toggle in Home windows Replace to “get the most recent updates as quickly as they’re accessible.” Beginning immediately, although Second 3 options at the moment are enabled by default within the non-obligatory KB5027303 replace for Home windows 11 model 22H2.

This is similar replace that was beforehand rolled out to Home windows Insiders on the Launch Preview channel final week. The principle new “Second 3” options embrace new entry keys in File Explorer, the flexibility to show seconds within the system tray clock, a brand new VPN standing icon within the system tray, presence sensor privateness settings, new languages for Reside Captions, in addition to Alt-tab modifications.

You may study extra particulars about every thing that’s new in Home windows 11 Second 3 in Paul’s earlier article. Once more, all these new options will roll out to all customers with subsequent month’s Patch Tuesday replace for Home windows 11 model 22H2.

Microsoft additionally launched an non-obligatory non-security patch for Home windows 10 model 22H2 immediately. The corporate mentioned that the replace “provides many new options and enhancements to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.”