Windows 10 May 2020 Update: All the changes so far


  • You can now make your device "passwordless" which removes the traditional password option from the login screen and instead relies entirely on Windows Hello methods of authentication.
  • A new overview section for the Languages area in Settings lets you quickly know which languages are selected as default for their Windows display, Apps & websites, Regional format, Keyboard, and Speech.
  • A new cloud download option will let users recover and reinstall Windows without an ISO or physical media on hand.
  • The optional features area has been updated with a new UI that features multiselect, search, and more.
  • Mouse cursor speed settings are now available within the modern Settings app.
  • A new network status page is present with an updated UI and more options.
  • Cloud Download is now a recovery option when factory resetting your device.


  • Disk type is now visible within Task Manager.
  • Settings has a new account header along the top on the homepage.
  • There are now new download throttling options for Windows Update in Settings.
  • The languages area in Settings has been redesigned to easier see the current state of language settings at a glance.
  • Magnifier has an updated UI.
  • Snip & Sketch now supports single-window mode, zoom, and improved WIN+Shift+S discoverability.
  • Task Manager now shows GPU temperature when a dedicated GPU is present.
  • Notepad is now a Microsoft Store app that is updated independantly from the OS.
Zac Bowden
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