Windows 11 Microsoft Store looks better than ever following its latest update
The Microsoft Store on Windows 11 now looks a bit better, including an improved user experience.
What you need to know
- The Microsoft Store on Windows 11 received an update that improves its user experience.
- The update includes improvements to the install UX, ratings, reviews, and more.
- The library section of the Microsoft Store is also improved with the update.
The Microsoft Store on Windows 11 recently received an update to version 22107.1401.6.0. The update improves the store's user experience. Rudy Huyn, principal architect of the Microsoft Store, shared details about the update on Twitter. It includes a "big focus on the install UX, ratings and reviews and media PDPs," according to Huyn. It also has some other tweaks that people have spotted and shared on Twitter.
Huyn clarified in a follow-up tweet that the library section of the Microsoft Store has also been improved with the update.
(ok, it's easy to find some info when you are the one publishing the app :D)
More seriously, new update for the Store app available, big focus on the install UX, ratings and reviews and media PDPs + some extra surprises(ok, it's easy to find some info when you are the one publishing the app :D)
More seriously, new update for the Store app available, big focus on the install UX, ratings and reviews and media PDPs + some extra surprises— Rudy Huyn (@RudyHuyn) July 27, 2021July 27, 2021
Arcadio García spotted a new review dialog in the Microsoft Store and shared a screenshot on Twitter.
I spy a new Review dialog 👀 pic.twitter.com/uv4MZprffVI spy a new Review dialog 👀 pic.twitter.com/uv4MZprffV— Arcadio García (@arcadio_g_s) July 27, 2021July 27, 2021
The Microsoft Store can update itself. To get the latest version, search for app updates within the Microsoft Store. You'll have to reopen the app following its update.
In order to receive this update to the Microsoft Store, your PC has to be running a Windows 11 Insider preview build. If you're not a Windows Insider yet, you can follow our guide on how to get Windows 11 Insider preview builds.
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