New to Windows 11? Beyond the fresh look and feel, presently’s a few of our favorite Windows 11 features — including a new store, settings app, wallpapers, and additional — that every PC addict should check out.
Windows 11 boats with a brand new Microsoft Store app that brings a new layout for showcasing apps, games, and entertainment in an alluring way. It’s also far easier to navigate than the aged account of the store (that consigned with Windows 10).
The new Settings app also includes added options that were anteriorly constitute only in Control Panel, which Microsoft is sluggishly migrating out from. As always, you can fast launch Settings by pressing Windows i on your keyboard to check it out.
Windows 11 dazzles with gorgeous new desktop wallpaper artwork, each tied to a different theme (Glow, Captured Motion, Sunrise, or Flow) that matches the artwork with appropriate highlights and light or dark window colors.
When choosing themes (in Settings> Personalization> Themes), you can also fast switch between light and dark mode by handpicking the Windows Light or Windows Dark themes, and the prominent blue circuit Windows 11 background will changeaccordingly.However, you can also install new free or high-ticket themes from the Microsoft Store, If you get tired of Windows 11’s made-in themes.
When the Quick Settings menu pops up, you can use it to enable or disable features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Airplane Mode, and more. You’ll also have quick access to a volume slider, and if you’re on a device with an attached screen, a brightness slider as well. It’s very handy!
Windows 11 includes a convenient Snap feature that automatically resizes and moves your Windows to predefined areas of the screen, and it can also configure them in six different patterns.
While Microsoft Armies has been around for a while, Microsoft new decided to tightly integrate it into Windows 11 with a streamlined “ Colloquy” attribute accessible by clicking an icon (that looks like a aureate word bubble) that lives in the taskbar. When clicked, you ’ll see an instant messaging- style colloquy window pop up.
While the news portion of the widget isn’t without issues (most notably that you can’t disable it), the Widget bar could evolve into an ever better part of Windows 11 over time. If you don’t like it, it’s easy to hide. For everyone else, it’s a glanceable way to keep an eye on current events. Have fun with Windows 11!