Microsoft today announced some big changes to the Windows Insider Program. The main change is that the rings are going away, and they're being replaced by channels like Edge Insider.
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Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 version 2004 RTM build to the Slow and Release Preview rings with more fixes. The build is what will be likely offered to the public later this month.
Microsoft today released a cumulative update to Windows Insiders on the Release Preview. It's the one that's slated to roll out to the general public as the Windows 10 May 2020 Update.
After over a year of testing, Microsoft is finally releasing Windows 10 version 2004 to the Release Preview ring of the Windows Insider Program. The update will be publicly available soon.
Microsoft is rolling out some app updates for Insiders in the Fast ring, and they finally include the new colorful icons that have been discovered, but hidden, over the past few months.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18363.418 to the Release Preview ring for those that have switched over from the Slow ring, and were on build 18362.100xx.
Today, Microsoft announced the naming of its next feature update, along with what will likely be the final build for Windows 10 19H2. If you're an Insider, it's time to check your ring.
Today, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 19H2 build to Insiders on the Release Preview ring. Build 18363.387 is a minor update that only includes fixes for uninstalling 19H2 builds.
Microsoft today released a cumulative update for those that are testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Release Preview ring. It also tried to explain some of the confusion around what it's doing.
Microsoft today announced that it's bringing Windows 10 19H2 to the Release Preview ring, also bumping up the build number to 18363. Previously, 19H2 was only available in the Slow ring.
After a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build leaked today, it was discovered that there's actually a completely new Start Menu, similar to the one that's being made for Windows Lite.
Today, Microsoft released a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903 to Insiders on the Slow and Release Preview rings. It contains a bunch of fixes, and no new front-facing features.
Microsoft is releasing a new cumulative update for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, the next major update to Windows 10. Build 18362.113 is heading to Insiders in the Slow and Release Preview rings.
With a bug preventing those on Windows 10 version 1903 from installing the latest 20H1 builds, Microsoft today released a new cumulative update alongside of its new Fast ring build.
Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for those that are running the most recent Insider Preview of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, bringing the build number to 18362.53.
Microsoft announced today that it's bringing Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18632.30 to the Release Preview ring, cementing it as the release candidate for the upcoming May 2019 Update.
Microsoft today announced a host of changes coming to Windows Update, starting with giving the May 2019 Update a full month in the Release Preview ring, which will start next week.
Microsoft is updating the Windows 10 Mail app for Insiders on the Release Preview ring, finally bringing dark mode to the panel where users actually read their mail, which was previously white.
Microsoft released a cumulative update to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring, with quite a long list of fixes for users of the issue-plagued Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
After pulling the Windows 10 October 2018 Update from distribution to "seekers", Microsoft is today releasing a new build to the Slow and Release Preview rings with fixes for a number of bugs.
Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update today, and that means that if you want to get off of the Windows Insider train, now is the time to do so before your PC starts getting 19H1.
Microsoft released the first cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1803 today, and it brings the build number to 17133.73. The new update includes a few fixes, but it's mainly for testing.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 17133 to the Release Preview ring. It's the RTM build for the upcoming spring feature update, so the public release is imminent.
Microsoft is rounding off the spring update to Windows 10. Build 17133 is already in the Slow ring, but the next stop before it reaches the general public on April 10 is the Release Preview ring.
According to a report, the upcoming Windows 10 spring update has reached released to manufacturers (RTM) status with build 17133. The feature update is expected to begin its rollout on April 10.
Microsoft released an update for its Groove Music app in the Release Preview ring today, adding an equalizer, along with some other minor new features. It should be generally available soon.
We've known that the Windows Store was getting a new name for about three weeks now, and the change has officially started to take place. Windows Insiders are getting a preview in the newest build.
Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16299.15 to the Release Preview ring, which is reserved for builds that are scheduled to roll out to the general public at some point.
It appears that Microsoft is rebranding the Windows Store to "Microsoft Store", the same name as its online retail store, which potentially means that the company could be integrating the two outlets.
Microsoft has released a new version of Skype for Insiders in the Release Preview ring, bumping the version number to 11.19.805.0. The hamburger button is now gone from both mobile and desktop apps.
Microsoft released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 users on the Creators Update, bringing the build number to 15063.332. It's available for PCs in Production and phones in Release Preview.
When Microsoft released the Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update to the Release Preview ring, it said it would be an upgrade path for unsupported devices. This path is finally active.
After offering the Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update to the Release Preview ring of the Insider Program today, those with unsupported devices couldn't get it. Here's how to fix that.
While Microsoft announced today that the vast majority of Windows phones won't get the Creators Update, it also confirmed that those on the Release Preview ring will continue to receive updates.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update due to be released shortly, Microsoft is advising Insiders to consider switching to a different ring, as the next wave of Fast ring previews could be pretty buggy.
Microsoft released a pair of cumulative updates for Insiders that are on the Release Preview, Slow, and Fast rings, bringing the build numbers to 15063.13 and 15064.14, respectively.
Microsoft today announced that it's bringing the Windows 10 Creators Update to the Release Preview ring. It's the RTM build, which is 15063, and will roll out to the general public on April 11.
Microsoft today began rolling out Windows 10 build 14393.726 for PCs and phones in the Release Preview ring of the Insider Preview. As usual, there is no changelog available just yet.
A new cumulative update is available for Windows 10 Insiders in the Release Preview ring, bringing the build number to 14393.594. There is currently no update released for Windows 10 Mobile.
After the build was released three days ago, Microsoft has finally published a partial changelog for Windows 10 build 14393.479. While it's only a known issue, it should only affect a few devices.