Microsoft has offered a glimpse at what the Windows 10 Mobile team plans to add for '"Redstone 2", which will be the next major feature update for the OS.
Microsoft revealed those details during a panel today at its Ignite IT conference in Atlanta. According to Neowin, Redstone 2 will see a number of improvements for Windows 10 Mobile's Continuum feature, which allows a smartphone with the OS to operate like a PC when connected to a large monitor, mouse and keyboard.
The Start menu in Continuum mode will also be able to be independently customized with the Redstone 2 update. In addition, there will be a feature called Proximity Connect that will allow a Windows 10 Mobile smartphone to automatically connect to a Continuum-based dock wirelessly when within a certain range.
Microsoft also plans to offer more control over Windows 10 Mobile's Wi-Fi Direct feature, along with a way to reset a PIN remotely. Neowin also asked about future support for ARM64 processors and was told that while the OS runs on 32-bit mode on 64-bit devices, this issue is "an important gap that we're very aware of."
Windows 10 Mobile won't officially get the Redstone 2 update until sometime in the spring of 2017. However, members of the Windows Insider program should be able to try out these new features in the near future.
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