Windows 11: the big update (22H2) has a release date

Windows 11 update 22H2 (Sun Valley 2) will be released on September 20 for users. This will end the testing phase. The information is revealed by Windows Central and The Verge, Microsoft does not confirm it yet.

Windows 11 Start Menu Folders

Folders in the Start menu, new in Windows 11 22H2 update

This update will be important for Windows 11 since it will bring several new features. Here are the main takeaways from the new version:

  • Application Folders in the Start Menu
  • Resizable pinned area in start menu
  • Drag and drop to taskbar
  • Integration of Focus Assist in Notification Center
  • New “Spotlight” wallpaper feature
  • New Voice Access accessibility feature
  • Live Caption Accessibility Feature
  • New gestures and animations for users with a touchscreen
  • New pop-up layout bar when moving application windows
  • A new task management application
  • New “Suggested Actions” feature when copying dates/numbers
  • Tabs in File Explorer
  • Better OneDrive integration in File Explorer
  • Many UI improvements and consistency updates

As always, Microsoft will offer the update through Windows Update. However, a gradual rollout is to be expected. Some users might not have it as early as September 20.

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