The Windows 11 Build 25201 update has just landed in the Dev channel for Insider users, bringing with it some new features. The most notable of which is the extended view for Widgets, which is basically a full-screen view.
In addition to the new view for Widgets, Microsoft also added several new improvements to Xbox Game Pass with the Windows 11 Build 25201 update, which allows users to sign in with a Microsoft account.
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1. Introducing Windows 11 Build 25201
With the Windows 11 Build 25201 update, Microsoft began testing an expanded view for Widgets as well as improvements to the new Game Pass widget. The new view for Widgets allows users to expand and view more widgets.
The new expand and collapse button in the top-right corner of the window can be used to expand or collapse the Widgets window. However, the new view for Widgets on Windows 11 Build 25201 will roll out to a small group of Insider users starting today.
Download Windows 11 Build 25201, experience the new Widgets view
The new Game Pass widget that Microsoft first introduced in Windows 11 build 25174 last month now also receives some new improvements with the Windows 11 Build 25201 update. Specifically, Insider users can now sign in with their Xbox account to watch recently played titles as well as other PC Game Pass titles to try out. Similarly, improvements to Game Pass are rolling out to a small group of Insiders starting today.
2. Outstanding features Windows 11 Build 25201
– New full-screen view for Widgets.
– Improvements to the Xbox Game Pass widget.
– File Explorer, Taskbar, Task Manager, and other fixes.