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Bug fixes inbound for the Xbox One Insider Program's Alpha ring

The latest update is a little thin, but it brings some much needed fixes to accessories and Cortana. There's also a note about how the Dolby Atmos settings are viewable, but not yet functional. Here's the full rundown.

DETAILS:

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1703.170302-1900

Available: 4:00PM PST 3/5 (12:00AM GMT 3/5)

Fixes:

Xbox Accessories

  • Resolved an issue which prevented "Portal" accessories used with games like Skylanders, LEGO Dimensions, and Disney Infinity from being recognized.
  • The Xbox Accessories app Device Details page should no longer appear blank.

Cortana

  • Fixed an issue which sometimes prevented Cortana reminders from being created.

Known Issues:

Xbox Accessories

  • Copilot does not function at this time. You can disable Copilot from the power menu (hold the Xbox button on the controller) if desired.

Cortana

  • Cortana may take a long time to respond when activated while playing certain games.

Notifications

  • Some users may not receive certain types of notifications.

Game Clips

  • After capturing a game clip, the game clip fails to automatically post to the Activity Feed (if your profile is configured to do so). Workaround:Manually view game clips in Profile > Captures > Manage captures and post to the Activity Feed.

EA Access

  • The EA Access app may indicate you are not an EA Access subscriber when you are. This does not affect your ability to download or play games from the Vault, or receive discounts on EA titles.

Screen Dimming

  • The screen may dim after a short amount of time while viewing videos in certain apps (Hulu Plus).

Settings - Ease of Access

  • When enabling the Mono output setting in Ease of Access - Audio, Settings becomes unresponsive, crashes, and fails to launch on subsequent attempts. Workaround:To launch Settings, perform a hard reset (hold down the button on the front of the console for five seconds until it fully powers down, then power it back on).

Settings - Display & sound

  • The Audio output page is under construction and some of the new settings are not yet functional. New support is planned for Dolby Atmos for home theater, Dolby Atmos for headphones, and more in upcoming builds. An announcement will be made when these new features are ready to try out; enabling these settings now will have no effect.

Wireless Display

  • The Wireless Display app fails to launch and immediately crashes to Home.

Stay tuned to Windows Central for all the latest from the Xbox Insider Program. I'm starting to feel sorry for the poor Wireless Display app.

Jez Corden is a Senior Editor for Windows Central, focusing primarily on all things Xbox and gaming. Jez is known for breaking exclusive news and analysis as relates to the Microsoft ecosystem while being powered by caffeine. Follow on Twitter @JezCorden and listen to his Xbox Two podcast, all about, you guessed it, Xbox!

11 Comments
  • I'm not even on a ring for the Xbox one and mine is starting to have issues. Like won't launch a game, or can't navigate to the left to any of the settings. Kind of annoying.
  • You can always try a factory default. You don't have to erase your saved games if you don't want, but this has made a difference for me in the past when things just start acting "weird"
  • Thank you I will try this.
  • Have you done a hard restart ( hold power button down until it turns off I think its 5sec.) this usually fixes most things. If that doesn't work youll have to factory reset.
  • I've done that and unplugged it completely in the past. I've just been waiting for a new update cause it was fine before.
  • My wife will be pleased of this. She was very annoyed that would couldn't play Lego dimensions together.
  • WooHoo, Lego Dimensions how I've missed you 😀.
  • Confirmed, Lego Dimensions is working again.
  • Any news on when ring 3 might get an update?
  • The Beta ring got the update that introduced the bug about a week and a half after the Alpha ring. I'm not sure what the frequency of Ring 3 updates is or if this gives you any help making a guestimate.
  • I wish the WP team worked this fast