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Top 5 Features introduced on Windows 10 October 2018 Update v1809!

During a software and hardware event in New York City this week Microsoft revealed  Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809 is available for download And The rollout process begins in upcoming weeks. But users manually check Windows Update to look for this upgrade or they can use software like the Media Creation Tool or Update Assistant to get this upgrade early now.

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Features

As with previous Windows 10 feature updates, October 2018 update also brings a number of new features that include the Your Phone app that syncs the android device with Windows 10 PC and allows send receive text messages from the PC. A Dark theme File Explorer, Windows search preview, Cloud-powered Clipboard history, Auto adjust video brightness, etc, and huge improvements on existing features that include Edge, Notepad, Gambar, and more. Here this post we have collected Top new features first time introduced on Windows 10 October 2018 Update version 1809.

Your Phone App

This should probably be the biggest addition of Windows 10 1809, which adds the ability to sync photos and text messages between Andriod phones. Your Phone makes it quicker to pull a photo from your device and immediately copy and paste it into a document you’re working on. Also, allow you to send and receive messages in the app and they’re sent from your phone. Microsoft says it’s working to try and make the Your Phone features available on iPhones too, but Apple has restricted access to SMS data in iOS so it will require a big change to get this Your Phone feature working with the iPhone.

In addition, Your phone app lets you see your Timeline on the phone. You just need to be signed into the same Microsoft account on the PC and in the Microsoft Launcher app on the Android device. Android 7.0 or later is required for full functionality.

Search preview on Start menu

October 2018 Update introduces new search previews in the Start menu. It’s now wider, with clear information about what type of items you’ve searched, whether documents on the PC or web results. Its sports clear tiles for Apps, Settings, Documents, Photos, and Web. When you actually run a search, and you can see the right-hand pane now opens automatically, that makes it much easier to get at system shortcuts, web search results, and so on.

Dark theme File Explorer

On previous Windows, 10 version offers a dark mode that limits the Start menu, Taskbar, Action center, Settings app, and Store. And now with October 2018 update this option extended to File Explorer. If you’re a dark mode fan then this new look is certainly for you. Head to Settings > Personalization > Colors, scroll to the bottom and for Choose your default app mode, choose Dark.

Cloud-Powered Clipboard

The new Cloud Clipboard in Windows 10 not only works across multiple devices (linked by your Microsoft ID) but can also remember items. From Settings, choose System, then select Clipboard and turn the history and syncing features to On to make use of them.

The Win+V keyboard shortcut is the easiest way to bring up the new Cloud Clipboard interface and check what’s currently stored on it. Click on any item to immediately paste it, or click the little pin icon to keep something saved in the list until it’s specifically removed.

Snip & Sketch app

Windows 10 is introducing a new snipping experience that combines the old Snipping Tool with Screen Sketch into a single modern experience called “Snip & Sketch,” which uses the modern app design that we continue to see on Microsoft Store apps. Now you can use win + shift + S keyboard shortcut that brings up an area select tool to snip a screenshot and copy it to the clipboard. You can then annotate the screenshot before sharing it with others. You can also assign the prntscr keyboard button to this new tool, instead of having to use third-party apps like Lightshot or ShareX.

Some other Additions: 

A bunch of new emojis has arrived in the Windows 10 October 2018 update, which you’ll find wherever you input text across the system. Included in the new batch are emojis for a swan, a lobster, and a skateboard.

Microsoft Edge is getting some enhancements. You can now stop videos from auto-playing sound, and better manage the websites you allow to autoplay in the first place. Edge is also getting some Fluent Design improvements with prettier tabs and new effects. Line Focus is designed to reduce onscreen clutter when reading an article by highlighting a set of lines, while new grammar tools help highlight text and individual syllables. Offline reading has also been improved with a new offline dictionary and new learning tools with a refreshed choice of themes for a more customized reading experience.

Now October 2018 update lets you increase the text size you see in apps across the whole operating system now. A new setting in the ease of access section lets you adjust system-wide text size so you can more easily see text in places like File Explorer or even the Start menu.

Gambar getting some new feature improvements, Windows 10 1809 displays CPU and GPU usage in the game bar, alongside an average fps. If you’re streaming it’s particularly useful to see if anything is slowing your machine down. The Game Bar also includes far better audio controls so you can manage what’s being captured when you take a clip or stream your game.

And more. ..

If you are still not received the feature update, check how to Upgrade Windows 10 Using Media Creation Tool

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