Microsoft Pushes Windows 10 20H1 build 18875 For Insiders

Windows 10

Microsoft has released Windows 10 20H1 build 18875 build with improvements. The build will be available for both Fast and Skip Ahead Insiders. Microsoft has merged Insider groups and users with fast and skip ahead will receive Windows 10 20H1 build. If you are on the slow and release preview rings, you will receive Windows 10 May 2019 update. It is to be noted that the May 2019 update is slated for release in May.

The main highlight of the Windows 10 20H1 build 18875 is that the Redmond-based software giant has introduced Japanese IME, which will be available for all Fast Ring insiders. According to company sources, the Japanese IME is not much more stable and secure. You will also find new IMEs for Simplified and Traditional Chinese versions in the new build.

The Windows 10 20H1 build 18875 brings in enhancements related to the general issues. The build has fixed an issue that could result in freezing of the lock screen upon interaction with the touch keyboard.

The crashing of settings page also been resolved. Moreover, the users have reported that their devices are running setup after every reboot and this issue has been fixed. The issue pertaining to garbling of text in Chinese and Japanese language located under Settings | System | Storage | Temporary Files have also been resolved. The changes are made in Timeline for keyboard-only users.

Microsoft also fixed flickering issues related to few apps upon maximization. The same issue caused as a result of using the touch keyboard has also been fixed. The abnormal battery drain caused as a result of pinning the Photo tile to Start menu has also been resolved.

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Microsoft has confirmed that the activation of the developer mode will fail if you migrate to the Slow ring or the Release Preview ring from the Fast Ring. However, you should continue to retain the Fast Ring for adding, installation and activation of optional content. The main reaons is because of the fact that the optional content will be available for installation only for approved specific rings.

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