September 21, 2023

Microsoft is lastly making the brand new “Second 3” options on Home windows 11 out there to all customers with right this moment’s Patch Tuesday replace (KB5028185). Microsoft really began rolling out these new options in late Could by way of a managed function rollout, and Second 3 was beforehand made out there as an non-compulsory replace on June 27.

The Home windows 11 Second 3 replace brings a reasonably lengthy listing of recent options. Highlights embody the flexibility to see seconds within the system tray clock, a brand new VPN standing icon within the system tray, Entry key shortcuts in File Explorer, new settings for USB4 gadgets and presence sensors, and assist for brand new languages in dwell captions.

The Second 3 replace additionally modifications how current options work on Home windows 11: Hitting the print display screen will now open the Snipping Device by default, although you’ll be able to change that to the earlier habits in case you favor. Furthermore, Home windows 11 will now solely show a most of 20 current tabs when utilizing Alt + Tab and Snap Help.

The Second 3 replace is just out there for Home windows 11 customers operating the model 22H2 of the OS. Customers nonetheless operating the unique model of Home windows 11 are additionally getting a brand new replace right this moment (KB5028182), however it simply contains safety enhancements and no new options.