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Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22563 with Start Menu App Folders, New Touch Gestures, and More For Dev channel users, Here’s a look at what you can expect.

Recently Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 preview build 22563 for insider users and is now available for download to all dev and beta channels. The latest update brings several new features, changes and improvements for key areas of the Operating System, along with a long list of fixes and known issues. Here in this post, we have listed the complete list of changes that windows 11 build 22563 brings.

What’s new Windows 11 build 22563?

The latest preview build for windows 11 ships with many fixes and introduces some emojis, a new Taskbar style for touchscreen devices, and more.

Tablet-optimized taskbar

With the latest Windows 11 build 22563, Microsoft introduced a new taskbar design for tablets. The company explains, the new design makes you feel more confident and comfortable. The updated version of taskbar now automatically transition to tablet mode when disconnecting or folding back the keyboard on the convertible device.

Note: This feature not available on laptops and desktops.

There are two states of this taskbar: collapsed and expanded

  1. The “collapsed” state hides all the icons except those essential ones from the system tray, giving you more space and preventing you from accidentally invoking the Taskbar when holding your tablet.
  2. On the other hand, in the “expanded” state, the Taskbar is optimized for touch with bigger icons. You can easily switch between the two states by swiping up and down on the bottom of your device.

And you can control these experiences on Settings > Personalization > Taskbar > Taskbar behaviors with the “Automatically hide the taskbar when using your device as tablet” setting.

Dynamic Content in Widgets


The latest build 22563 also brings some changes for widgets Experience by introducing dynamic content. This should make it easier for you to discover and engage with new widgets and news content through your feed.

If you’ve already customized your Widgets board, all your pinned widgets will be exactly where you’d expect them to be, your existing customizations won’t be lost.

New group policy for managing Windows Update notifications

According to Microsoft, notifications for system updates can distract students. As a result, it’s adding a new policy that network administrators can use to disable Windows Update notifications.

The new group policy is known as “Display options for update notifications,”  To get to this new group policy, just open the group policy editor and navigate to Computer configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Manage end user experience > Display options for update notifications.

The latest build also introduces a few improvements for File Explorer. Search from Quick Access has been expanded to include content from your OneDrive, Downloads, and any indexed location.

Starting with today’s build, Windows Insiders can now use 37 new emoji characters in the emoji picker as part of Emoji 14.0. Some of the new emoji include “melting face”, “troll”, “coral”, “beans”, “playground slide”, and “mirror ball”.

Windows 11’s snap assist and other multitasking features will now house 3 of your most recent Edge tabs shown as suggestions.

The company also provides ISOs for this build which can be downloaded here.

General fixes and improvements

This build also brings fix for the following problems.

  • The auto-hide taskbar will now stay expanded while you use Task View to switch Desktops.
  • Updated the mute icon in the taskbar so that the tooltip now gives a hint for the keyboard shortcut (WIN + Alt + K).
  • Fixed a cyclical explorer.exe crash that was happening for people using the French (Canada) display language, related to the battery icon tooltip.
  • Fixed an issue that was causing the Start menu to not open consistently with the new touch gesture where you swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
  • When recommended items are newly added or removed, their icons will now be animated to fade in and out.
  • The sleep icon in the power menu is no longer incorrectly showing as a bell.
  • Fixed a crash some people were encountering when trying to share an app from the All apps list.
  • Addressed an issue where RSAT: DNS Server Tools would show that it was installed in Optional Features if you attempted to install it but wouldn’t actually be installed.
  • Fixed an issue preventing you from adding Bluetooth or Cast to the Quick Settings flyout.

Known issue:

  • If you right-click on the Start icon in this build or press WIN + X, explorer.exe will likely crash.
  • The File Explorer search box may not work when typing and clicking a suggestion.
  • Pinning from the Feed, the pinned widget is placed at the top instead of below other pinned widgets.
  • Certain apps on full screen (e.g., video players) prevent live captions from being visible.
  • The efficiency mode icon is missing on some child processes.

Get more info about Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22563.

Windows 11 system requirement

Unlike Windows 10, which is specially designed to run on older hardware, windows 11 require relatively new hardware and does not install on older computer. Windows 11 also require a hardware security component called Trusted Platform Module (TPM), along with UEFI firmware (no legacy BIOS allowed) and Secure Boot.

Microsoft official recommends the following system requirements for install the latest windows 11.

  • 8th-gen core CPU and newer, along with AMD Ryzen 2000 chips and up. ARM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 850, Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2, and newer are also supported.
  • At least 4GB of system memory (RAM).
  • At least 64GB of available storage.
  • A graphics processor that is compatible with DirectX 12 and Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.0 or greater.
  • A monitor or display with at least 720 dots per inch resolution.
  • TPM – Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0

Download Windows 11 build 22563

The update is available to download in dev and beta insider channel. If you have already enrolled windows 11 beta or dev channel head over to settings then Update & security. Click on windows update then check for the Updates button to download and install Windows 11 build 22563 on your device. You need to reboot your system apply the changes.

Windows 11 check for updates

If you are looking for the latest Windows 11 ISO, get it from here.

Download Windows 11 build 22563 ISO

If you prefer, you can also perform a clean install of the latest Windows 11 Insider Preview by downloading the ISO directly from Microsoft via this link.

Also, you can download any Windows Insider preview builds, Include Windows 11 build 22563 ISO using UUPDump. If you are looking to download Windows 11 build 22563 ISO file follow the steps below.

  • First, open UUP Dump official page here, then click on the downloads tab,
  • Select the Windows 11 insider preview build 22563 (co_release) 64, Then use the language drop-down menu to select the installation language,
  • Click the next button then checkmark on the editions to include in the Windows 11 ISO file (refer to the image below)

Download windows 11 preview ISO

  • Click next and the download and convert to ISO option then click on create download package to save the tool on your device.

Download windows 11 ISO package

  • Locate the zip file (download file/folder), and extract it using winrar.
  • Now Right-click the uup_download_windows.cmd batch file and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Click on the more info option then click the run anyway button to begin the download process. The download time depends on system configuration and internet speed.
  • Once the Windows 11 ISO is downloaded use third-party tools like Rufus to create a bootable media and install windows 11 on your device.

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