Windows 10 build 17730 rolls out to Fast ring Insiders
This week's second Fast ring preview build brings a few new features and general improvements to check out.
Microsoft is capping off the week with another new Windows 10 Insider preview build for Insiders on the Fast ring. Coming in at build number 17730, this latest build marks the second to head out to Fast ring Insiders this week. With its release, Microsoft is officially announcing that the Your Phone app is available for testing alongside a few other new features.
Your Phone app is now LIVE!
- Android phone users, you can finally stop emailing yourself photos. Drag and drop that photo from your phone onto your PC. Copy, edit, or ink on that photo, right from your PC. With Your Phone app, live today for Windows Insiders, you get instant access to your Android's most recent photos on your PC. Try it out by opening Your Phone app. You will receive an app from Microsoft which you must download to your mobile phone and follow the setup prompts. Build 17723+ is highly recommended for the best experience. Android 7.0+ are compatible with Your Phone app. For PCs tied to the China region, Your Phone app services will be enabled in the future.
- For iPhone users, Your Phone app helps you to link your phone to your PC. Surf the web on your phone, then send the webpage instantly to your computer to pick up where you left off to continue what you're doing–read, watch, or browse with all the benefits of a bigger screen. With a linked phone, continuing on your PC is one share away.
A Faster Safer Internet with HTTP/2 and CUBIC
- The Internet is part of our daily lives both at work and at home, in the enterprise and in the cloud. We are committed to making your Internet experience faster and safer, and in this blog, we discuss how the features in Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 brings those goals to reality.
- Windows 10 Microsoft Edge clients will take advantage of connection coalescing for HTTP/2 as supported in Windows Server 2019
- Improved security on Microsoft Edge browsers by guaranteeing HTTP/2 preferred cipher suites
- Improved performance on Windows 10 thanks to Cubic, the new default TCP congestion provider
Aligning the Insider Feature Update experience with Retail
- When you are asked to restart for new flights, you will now receive the same notifications and experience as what we plan to provide to our retail customers. Depending on your ring, you will be asked to schedule your restart for the first couple of days, then we will ask if we could automatically schedule restarts outside of your active hours.
General changes, improvements, and fixes
- We have fixed the issue impacting WDAG, Remote Desktop and Hyper-V. Remote Desktop Client (mstsc.exe) users should no longer see an error dialog complaining about low virtual memory when a connection is being established. And users can use enhanced sessions in Virtual Machine Connection (vmconnect.exe) again.
- Thank you everyone who has given us feedback on the "Block Suspicious Behaviors" feature that was recently added to Windows Security. For the time being we're removing it from the build while we work on addressing some of the things you shared with us.
- We fixed an issue resulting in the volume slider in certain apps performing poorly with touch in recent flights.
- We fixed an issue resulting in certain apps, like the Twitter app, not rendering content when navigating after a while.
- We fixed an issue where expanding the Driver Updates dropdown in View Update History in Settings didn't list anything (even when there were items to list) in recent builds.
As per usual, you can see the full release notes, along with a list of currently known issues in this build, at the Windows Blog.
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