Windows 11 will provide users with a public preview of Android app support as early as February 2022. Improvements to the taskbar, notepad, and media player are also coming.

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During the introduction of Windows 11, one feature caught users’ attention: support for Android applications on Microsoft’s latest operating system. In fact, it is enough to go through Windows Storeor rather from the Amazon App Store so you can download and install them. Only after Windows 11 was officially released in October 2021 will the functionality be long overdue, at least to the general public.

Members of the Insider program will be able to try it from the end of October 2021. However, this specific status is no longer needed to take advantage of it. Indeed, Microsoft has just announced that it will release a public beta of Android app support starting in February 2022.

Next month, we’re bringing new experiences to Windows, including a public preview of using Android apps on Windows 11 through the Microsoft Store, as well as our partnership with Amazon and Intel, toolbar enhancements, and two new demos. redesigned applications, Notepad and Media Player “, announced Panos Panay, Microsoft’s product manager for Windows.

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Android app support will be for Windows 11

Of course, this is not the only addition planned by Microsoft for this February 2022 update. taskbar improvements. Thus, the Weather widget is now available there, while it is possible to mute the call directly from this same bar. In addition, window sharing is simplified thanks to the addition of a new button. Finally Notepad and media player benefit from a brand new designrevised for the occasion.

For now, Microsoft has not provided an exact date for this update. On a completely different topic, know that an American company has confirmed that Windows 11 is entering its final deployment phase. In other words, the free transition to the new operating system is coming to an end.

Source: Microsoft

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