The release date for the first major feature update for Windows 11 has been leaked. All Windows 11 users get it for free.
Release date for Windows 11 22H2 leaked – first major feature update
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Microsoft will release Windows 11 22H2 (“Sun Valley 2”), the first major feature update for Windows 11, on September 20, 2022. With build number 22621. This is reported by the US IT news site The Verge. The Verge claims to have learned this from well-informed sources. The update should therefore be made available by Microsoft one week after September Patch Day.
Microsoft has been testing Windows 11 22H2 with its insider testers for many months. Among other things, the update brings folders for the start menu, drag and drop for the taskbar and new animations. There are also improvements for people with hearing impairments. Microsoft is also improving the voice control function. We present all innovations in this article:
Windows 11 22H2 – All the details on the first major feature update.
However, the tabs for File Explorer, which are probably longed for by many users, will not be available on September 20, 2022. According to The Verge, Microsoft should only submit this a little later. According to the IT news site Windowscentral, another update for Windows 11 will be released later in 2022. This should then bring the tabs for the file explorer.
In addition, The Verge claims to have learned from well-informed sources that Microsoft wants to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Surface devices this fall with new devices. These new Surface devices are expected to ship with the new Windows 11 22H2.
Microsoft is silent
However, Microsoft has not yet officially announced September 20, 2022 as the release date for Windows 11 22H2. So far, Microsoft has only revealed the approximate timeframe for the release of the update: Windows 11 Version 22H2: Microsoft reveals release date.
Quick check: Is your PC ready for Windows 11 22H2 (fall 2022 update)?