December 1, 2023

The Home windows Suggestions app is becoming a member of the record of deprecated options that Microsoft introduced final week following the discharge of Home windows 11 model 23H2. The Home windows Suggestions at the moment ships on each Home windows 10 and Home windows 11, and it’s designed to assist customers uncover Home windows options they didn’t find out about.

“The Suggestions app is deprecated and will likely be eliminated in a future launch of Home windows,” Microsoft defined in its up to date documentation (by way of Home windows Central). “Content material within the app will proceed to be up to date with details about new Home windows options till the app is eliminated.

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The Home windows Suggestions app is an inbox app that may’t be uninstalled. As of this writing, it has a 3.8 score on the Microsoft Retailer, and the primary remark I can learn is a grievance concerning the app not respecting default browser decisions and opening all exterior hyperlinks in Microsoft Edge.

Whereas this Suggestions app isn’t probably the most intrusive or obnoxious Microsoft app on Home windows PCs, it most likely doesn’t get sufficient utilization for the corporate to maintain investing in it. That’s as a result of the common Home windows consumer is probably to verify Google as an alternative of this app to be taught extra concerning the OS.

This 12 months, Microsoft has deprecated a few different well-known apps, such because the decades-old WordPad phrase processor and the Cortana app. The latter has now been changed by Copilot in Home windows, a brand new AI assistant that makes use of the identical generative AI know-how as Microsoft’s Bing chatbot and OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

Copilot in Home windows is among the predominant new options in Home windows 11 model 23H2, and it could actually additionally provide you with Home windows suggestions and even change some Home windows settings for you. Nonetheless, the AI assistant is at the moment solely accessible in North America, some elements of Asia, and South America.