Microsoft is rolling out Windows 11 current version which has many shortcomings to eligible Windows 10 users. Users hoped that Microsoft would launch a major update in early 2022 to solve these shortcomings.
However, users have to wait for a longer time. Windows Central reported that the next Windows 11 major update will not be RTM until May 2022. And it will be rolled out to Windows 11 users until next summer.
Windows 11 22H2 version is similar to Windows 10 version 1511. Windows 11 22H2 focuses on the features and changes of the operating system, which is originally planed to implement at the time of release of Windows 11. These features and changes includes some features, such as a true dark mode which is related to the traditional UI besides the modern UI, and the missing taskbar features.
Microsoft will expand the widget panel with new features and third-party widgets support. Some developers have been known how third-party gadgets will work. Users can be able to download new widgets from Microsoft Store. Although unpackaged applications outside of the store can also provide their own widgets. Moreover, Windows 11 22H2 version will support Android application officially.
The internal code name of the Windows 11 22H2 version is Sun Valley 2, which makes comparisons similar to the 1511 version more credible for this version was codenamed Threshold 2 after the initial release. Some built-in applications will also be updated, such as Notepad and Groove Music which are already in the preview version.
Moreover, the mail and calendar applications will be replaced by Microsoft’s Project Monarch Outlook client in 2022. The preview version of the Monarch client is originally planned to launch this year by Microsoft, but it is failed due to unknown reasons. Maybe we will know more information about this new client in the coming months.