Microsoft Windows 11 23H2 update coming soon; check date

The Microsoft Surface event is expected to reveal the release date for Windows 11 23H2 update.

| Updated on: Sep 04 2023, 12:27 IST
Microsoft brings Windows Copilot Preview: Know all the AI features in Windows 11 and how to use them
Windows 11 23H2
1/5 Back in May, at the Microsoft Build conference, the company teased its Copilot for Windows 11, and now, it's finally here! So, what's new in Build 22631.2129 and how can you get started? Let's check it out here. (Pexels)
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2/5 Preview Launch: Windows Copilot is now in preview mode, available to Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel through a controlled feature rollout. This is not available for general users at this point. (Microsoft)
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3/5 To get started, just click on the new button on the taskbar (or WIN + C) to launch Windows Copilot. Windows Copilot will use the same Microsoft account (MSA) or Azure Active Directory (AAD) account used to sign-in to Windows. (Pexels)
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4/5 Windows Copilot will appear as a side bar docked to the right where it won’t overlap with your desktop content and will run unobstructed alongside your open app windows, allowing you to interact with Windows Copilot anytime you need.  (Microsoft)
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5/5 Ask questions: In this first preview, you can ask Windows Copilot a range of questions or to take actions such as - Change to dark mode, Turn on do not disturb, Take a screenshot, Summarize this website” (Active tab in Microsoft Edge), Write a story about a dog who lives on the moon, Make me a picture of a serene koi fishpond with lily pads, and more.   (Pexels)
Windows 11 23H2
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Windows 11 will gain built-in support for controlling RGB lighting, and a new volume mixer will be introduced. (Unsplash)

The tech world is all set to witness some of the biggest events this month. While the Apple event is slated for September 12, Microsoft is gearing up to steal the spotlight with its highly awaited annual event a few weeks later. Needless to say, tech enthusiasts are buzzing with anticipation about all the new tech that they will get to see. Microsoft has issued invites to media and influencers, signaling its grand return to in-person hardware presentations since the pandemic's onset. Scheduled for September 21 in New York City, this event promises to be a significant moment for Microsoft fans.

Microsoft Surface Event

Microsoft's previous in-person gathering took place in 2019, showcasing the launch of the Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7, and Surface Earbuds. Intriguingly, the invitation from Microsoft says, "more details to follow," leaving room for speculation. Microsoft's substantial investments in artificial intelligence suggest that we can expect several AI-related announcements, apart from the hardware. However, what will impact most people is the expected Windows 11 update.

Windows 1123H2 update

Microsoft's Windows Insider program has been providing early insights into the next major update, Windows 11 23H2. This update has already been made available to testers. At the September event, Microsoft is likely to showcase the new features and changes introduced in this update, which may include a glimpse of Copilot, an integral component of Windows 11 23H2.

The surprise from the event can be the revelation of the release date for Windows 11 23H2, which is anticipated to be in October. According to a report by TechRadar, we will learn about further enhancements including expanded support for archive formats like .rar files, significant updates to the Explorer app, and user-requested features such as the ability to ungroup taskbar buttons. Additionally, Windows 11 will gain RGB lighting support. A new volume mixer is expected too.

Microsoft's September event will serve as the platform to generate excitement and hype around Windows 11 23H2. With the tech world's eyes fixed firmly on New York City, Microsoft is poised to make a grand return to the world of in-person hardware presentations, offering a glimpse into the future of Surface devices and the upcoming Windows 11 update. Stay tuned to learn more about the exciting revelations from the Microsoft Surface event.

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First Published Date: 04 Sep, 11:48 IST