Windows 10 version 1511

Threshold 2 · November Update

Start

  • There are multiple new live tile animations
  • Wallpapers are now shown behind the tiles instead of in them
  • Recent installed apps are now shown at the top of the app list
  • The search button in "All apps" has been replaced with a search box
  • The "All apps" lists jumplist has received a small update

Interface

  • New context menu design
  • App Switcher
    • The app switcher has a new design
    • It will now show 4 apps per page on large devices
    • The orientation has been shifted to left to right
  • Cortana has a redesigned interface
  • The tile layout for Kids Corner has been changed
  • There are new wallpapers available, dated April 1975

Features

  • Action center
    • Notifications can now be expanded and contain actions
    • Quick settings have been extended with more toggles
    • Notifications now get synced between devices
    • Quick settings now switch on or off their respective setting, pressing them will bring you to the settings app
    • New quick settings for Flashlights
  • When the device is turned off, it will remind you of your next appointment
  • Cortana
    • Updated notebook
    • You can now set up quiet hours in the notebook
    • Cortana is now available in Japan
    • Cortana is now available in Australia and Canada in English
    • Cortana can now understand your inked notes
    • Cortana can now track you movies and ticketed events
    • You can now send text messages with your PC from Cortana
    • Cortana will now alert you on your PC when you've a missed call
    • Integration with Uber
  • You can now encrypt your device
  • Keyboard
    • The keyboard can be made smaller for one-handed usage
    • The keyboard now has a pointing stick
    • You can now change the language of the keyboard by swiping over the space bar
    • You can now use the top row to add numbers
  • More fields now support speech input
  • You can now disconnect your Microsoft Account
  • You can now set app permissions for location
  • You can now log in with Windows Hello (if your device supports Windows Hello)
  • You can now connect your device to a screen, mouse and keyboard and use it as a full PC (if your device supports Continuum)
  • Emoji's are now diverse
  • Pressing and holding the Windows-button will make it interface come down

Microsoft Edge

  • Internet Explorer 11 has been replaced with Microsoft Edge 13 (app version 25)
  • Reading List is now integrated in Edge
  • Favorites and Reading List are now synced with other devices
  • New download management
  • New settings menu
  • You can now enable experimental EdgeHTML features

Settings

  • Settings has been fully redesigned
  • You can now set 3G-only has highest connection speed
  • You now get to see a splitted interface in landscape mode on larger devices
  • Make device visible for USB Ethernet Emulation Model
  • Make device show up trough USB connection and in local network
  • You can now change the text size of the OS
  • "Device Portal" is now available under Developer settings
  • You can now set which apps have access to your call history
  • The keyboard size can now be altered
  • You can now choose where maps should be saved
  • Storage settings have been updated
  • You can now defer updates

Security

  • You can now reset your PIN after 5 failed logins through your Microsoft Account
  • After failing to many attempts on a PIN, you'll now get a prompt to type "A1B2C3" instead of being locked out for a given time

System

  • Support for notifications trough LEDs
  • Support for pen and inking
  • Support for pointer devices
  • Both VPN Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) and Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) are now supported
  • Video stabilization
  • Support for Japanese and English (India) voice input

Apps

  • All previously build-in apps have been redesigned to match the Windows 10 Design Language
  • Mail has been replaced by Outlook Mail
  • Calendar has been replaced by Outlook Calendar
  • Xbox Music has been replaced with Groove
  • Xbox Video has been replaced with Movies & TV
  • Windows Phone Store has been replaced with Windows Store
  • Office Mobile has been replaced with Word Mobile, Excel Mobile and PowerPoint Mobile
  • File Explorer has been added as a default app
  • Skype Video has been added as a default app
  • Windows Feedback has been added as a default app
  • Contact Support has been added as a default app
  • Get Started has been added as a default app
  • MSN Health & Fitness and MSN Travel are no longer default apps

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