Windows 11 build 22533
|Build of Nickel|
|Timebomb||2022-09-15 (+251 days)|
Pro (N, Single Language, China)
Pro Education (N)
Pro for Workstations (N)
Enterprise (Evaluation, G, GN, N, N Evaluation)
Windows 11 build 22533 is the seventeenth Insider Preview build of Nickel, the 22H1 development semester of Windows as a service. It was released to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel on 12 January 2022.
New features and changes[edit | edit source]
Shell[edit | edit source]
- The flyout design for the hardware indicators for brightness, volume, camera privacy, camera on/off and airplane mode has been updated to align with the design principles of Windows 11.
- The ability to pin, search or toggle voice access on the taskbar or Start menu has been added.
- The "Apps & Features" item in ⊞ Win+X context menu has been renamed to "Installed apps".
- A tooltip showing the full window name will appear when hovering the mouse over a truncated window title in Alt+Tab or Task View.
- The reliability of the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar has been improved.
- The experience for accessibility tools (such as Magnifier and Narrator) with the updated input switcher has been improved.
Features[edit | edit source]
- The new "Text input" page in Settings app and 13 touch keyboard themes for customizing other input methods, initally introduced in build 22504, have been rolled out to all users.
- The rollout of the updated entry point for Widgets, initally introduced in build 22518, has been reset.
- As a result, the entry point may be reverted to the original view when updating to this build.
Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]
Starting from this build, the Clock app can be uninstalled by users.
Bugfixes[edit | edit source]
- Fixed an issue where some devices may fail to update drivers and firmware with an error code
- Addressed an issue causing users to be unable to sign into certain built-in apps, such as Feedback Hub.
- Fixed the text in the exploit protection description in the Windows Security app so it just refers to Windows and not Windows 10.
- Fixed an issue resulting in not being able to import photos from certain cameras and mobile phones into the Photos app.
- Launching Windows Sandbox, closing it, and then launch it again, should no longer lead to having two Windows Sandbox icons in the taskbar (one of which is non-functional).
- Addressed an issue where right-clicking on the date and time on the taskbar on the primary monitor when multiple monitors are connected may lead
- Addressed an issue where holding Ctrl and hovering the mouse over the Task View icon in the taskbar may lead
- Mitigated an underlying issue related to the use of mica in Settings which was impacting overall reliability of the Settings app in recent Nickel builds.
- Fixed an issue impacting some users which was resulting in Settings crashing when trying to access the Installed Apps, Startup Apps, and Default Apps pages.
- Mitigated an issue that was making the Wheel page in Settings app crash when adding an action for an app.
- The crackle sound when playing audio and repeatedly clicking the volume slider in Quick Settings to change the volume has been removed.
- Improved how the text color and buttons look with theming applied on candidate window, emoji panel and clipboard.
- Before this, some buttons/text was hard to see with certain custom background colors.
- Addressed an issue where the voice typing launcher may unexpectedly reappear when clicking the microphone icon to invoke voice typing.
Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]
Settings[edit | edit source]
- The signal strength indicators may not reflect the correct signal strength when viewing the list of available Wi-Fi networks in the Settings app.
- The Settings app may crash when going to HDR section under System page.
- A blank entry may appear under Bluetooth & Devices page in Settings app.
- In some cases, several texts and strings across the Settings app may be mixed up and disorganized.
Widgets[edit | edit source]
- Changing the taskbar alignment may cause the Widgets button to disappear from taskbar.
- When having multiple monitors, Widgets content on taskbar may get out of sync between monitors.
- The information such as temperature may not show on a left-aligned taskbar.
General[edit | edit source]
- Attempting to open a folder named "advanced" may open the "Advanced sharing settings" page in Settings app.
- Pressing multimedia keys (such as the volume and brightness keys) on the keyboard may crash
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Start menu with pinned voice access