Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 insider preview Build 17741 (Redstone 5 update) for the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. Windows 10 Build 17741 has Officially confirmed that the Redstone 5 update could be labeled as Windows 10 version 1809. As the company is now focusing more on stabilization of the OS for public release expected on Oct 2018, Windows 10 Build 17741 included a huge number of bug fixes and minor improvements as Your Phone desktop pin and greater memory for the Clipboard history.
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Whats New On Windows 10 Build 17741?
As per Microsoft With Windows 10 (RS5) Build 17741, Emoji Panel updated to support search and tooltips for the Emoji 11. Change the image size limit for clipboard history (Windows key + V) from 1MB to 4MB to accommodate the potential size of full screen screenshots taken on a high-DPI devices, and it adjusts improve the amount of CPU that cdpusersvc uses. Along with these small improvements RS5 build 17741 addresses problems with taskbar flyout, Spotlight, Cortana, Action Center, Settings, Microsoft Store, and Microsoft Edge.
An easier way to get to Your Phone app
As previously Microsoft mentioned company planning to create a desktop pin to the Your Phone app in future releases for quick access your phone App, and With todays Microsoft state:
“Coming today for Build 17741, we’ve added a new entry point to Your Phone app. Notice a desktop pin? It’ll take you directly to Your Phone app – for quicker access to your phone’s content,” Microsoft’s Dona Sarkar and Brandon LeBlanc. “Or go through the all apps list in Start Menu, or Windows key and search for Your Phone app. You pick how you get there, just get there.
Link your mobile phone to your PC through Your Phone app. Open Your Phone app and follow the setup flow. You will receive an app from Microsoft which you must download to your mobile phone and follow the setup prompts. Android 7.0 and above are compatible with Your Phone app.”
Redstone 5 is now officially Windows 10 version 1809
Another change is that in Build 17741, the new OS feature update is now officially labeled as Windows 10 version 1809. The first two digits represent the year and the last two digits represent the month when RTM build was compiled. In this case, the four digits refer to September 2018, which further indicates that this update will be released either in September or early October.
Windows 10 Build 17741 changes and Improvements
Along with Desktop link for Your Phone App, Officially build number 1809 confirmation Company make some small improvements on Emoji Panel to now support search and tooltips for the Emoji 11 emoji that were added recently. These keywords will also populate text predictions when typing with the touch keyboard.
Updated the image size limit for clipboard history (WIN + V) from 1MB to 4MB to accommodate the potential size of full screen screenshots taken on a high-DPI devices.
Made some adjustments to improve the amount of CPU that cdpusersvc uses. And fixed the issue causing PCs to bugcheck (GSOD) when deleting a local folder that is synced to OneDrive.
Fixed taskbar flyouts (network, volume, etc) no longer had an acrylic background in recent builds. Recent builds resulting in Spotlight taking an unusually long time to switch pictures after selecting “Not a fan” from under “Like what you see?”
Along with these small changes and improvements, this build found 4 issues
- Deleting a local folder already synced to OneDrive will let your PC to bugcheck after upgrading to this build.
- Using the Ease of Access Make Text bigger setting, you might see text clipping issues.
- Narrator sometimes does not read in the Settings app when you navigate using Tab and arrow keys. For a workaround switch to Narrator Scan mode.
- Setting up a Windows Mixed Reality headset for the first time on this build with motion controllers, the controllers may need to be re-paired a second time before appearing in the headset.
A complete list of the changes, improvements, fixes, and known issues for build 17741 can be found here.
Download Windows 10 build 17741
Windows 10 Preview Build 17741 available to Insiders in the fast Ring. And Compatible Devices connected to Microsoft server automatically download and install the Redstone 5 preview build 17741. But you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and click the Check for updates button. you can download RS5 17747 ISO from External Site here.