Here's what's new in Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14267

Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14267 to the Fast ring. It is the first Insider Preview build for phones that is part of the Redstone update.

As Microsoft had promised, the build is only available to the Xiaomi Mi4, Microsoft Lumia 550, 950, and 950 XL. It's likely that future Redstone Insider Preview builds will expand to more devices.

Many have been waiting on Redstone for Windows 10 Mobile for some time, as Redstone builds for PCs began rolling out back in December. With that in mind, here's what's new in Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14267.

  • Search for music easier in Cortana: We have made it easier to invoke music search in Cortana by adding a music search icon to the top right of Cortana. You can now open Cortana on your PC and click on the music search icon to have Cortana listen and search for the song that’s playing.

  • Word Flow now works in the address bar in Microsoft Edge on your phone:For fans of Word Flow, we heard your feedback, and we have re-enabled the ability to use shape writing in the address bar in Microsoft Edge on your phone!
  • Open InPrivate tabs more easily in Microsoft Edge on your phone: We take the need for private browsing seriously, and InPrivate has been a feature of Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 Mobile from day one. However, we received feedback from Windows Insiders that the InPrivate feature was either hard to find or missing on their phones. As a result, we’ve moved the button to create a new InPrivate tab to appear right next to the new tab button. The next time you need a private tab in Microsoft Edge, you’ll find it right in your tabs view. Try it out on your phone and let us know what you think.

  • Improved Download Prompts in Microsoft Edge: Microsoft Edge will now show a prompt when you start a download, allowing you to cancel unwanted downloads.

As you can see from the new features, two of them were Windows Phone 8.1 features. That being the music icon in Cortana and Word Flow in the browser. Of course, that's not a bad thing. It means that Microsoft is listening to feedback.

Source: Windows Blog

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