Windows 11 version 22468 is now available on Dev channel, contains bug fixes but no Android app support

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Windows 11 version 22468 is now available on Dev channel, contains bug fixes but no Android app support

However, though the build is from a development branch, it still does not bring any major features. The firm is still fixing a bunch of bugs in the release – interestingly more than it is in the Beta and Release Preview channel builds. Of course, the company does add that some of these fixes will make it to the stable version of the OS post its October 5 launch, which is odd.

As for today, build, as mentioned earlier, there are a bunch of bug fixes to improve the usability of the OS. Additionally, the firm has also updated the expiration date to later in 2022 with today’s release, so users must update to build 22468 or newer to avoid hitting the end of October expiration date. The redesigned Paint app is also rolling out to Dev channel users.

If you right click files in OneDrive locations in File Explorer, the context menu will no longer unexpectedly dismiss when you hover over entries that open sub-menus, like “Open with.”
Double-clicking a network folder to open it will no longer unexpectedly try to pin it to Quick Access instead of opening it. Addressed an underlying font issue that was making the right hand of the shruggie kaomoji ¯_(ツ)_/¯ not display in the correct position, as well as apostrophes in certain cases.

Story Highlights

  • It is a new week, which means it is time for a new Windows 11 build. Today, Microsoft is releasing build 22468 to the Dev channel. As usual, this is part of the rs_prerelease branch, meaning that it is not tied to any specific Windows 11 release. Features and fixes made as part of builds from this branch may or may not make it to the OS in the upcoming release.

  • While bug fixes are welcome, what is yet to be made available is support for running Android apps. The firm promised to bring Android apps via the Amazon Appstore to Windows 11, back during the June launch event. However, the feature was not ready in time for version 21H2 that releases next month. The firm announced this week that the Epic Games Store will also be making it to the Microsoft Store, thanks to its new store policies.