As promised a week ago, Microsoft has started rolling out a second build (10051) of a Windows 10 technical preview for phones. It is being rolled out to Windows Insider users and as approaching comes with an early chronicle of a Spartan browser for phones.
It now supports roughly all Lumia phones. Take a demeanour during a list of a phones upheld here. However, it doesn’t support a Lumia Icon, 930 and even a 640XL due to scaling problem. Microsoft has explained in a blogpost, “You’ll see that a list has remained mostly unvaried with one difference – a Lumia Icon. Unfortunately there is an emanate with scaling on certain inclination (930, Icon, and 640XL) that creates a UI too tiny to be usable, and we need to supplement formula to support new scaling thresholds for these devices.”
However, it still doesn’t support Microsoft phones that are built by OEMs. It also brings hordes of new facilities like a early chronicle of Project Spartan that uses a new digest engine and promises to give larger interoperability with a complicated mobile web. It also includes early versions of Reading View and Reading List. It is not a default browser, for now, and exists corresponding with IE11.
Then there’s Outlook Mail and Outlook Calendar – a new built-in mail and calendar concept apps for Windows 10. These new apps aim to pierce a revamped UI, with a toggle to openly pierce between your email and calendar but returning to a Start screen. Outlook Mail also includes customisable appropriate gestures along with new email authoring experience. Outlook Mail leverages a informed capabilities of Word. It supports formatting like inserting tables, adding pictures, regulating bullets and more.
One can supplement or mislay accounts in Outlook Mail and Outlook Calendar within these apps. The Email + accounts page has been private from a Settings app.
The new Phone and Messaging apps enclosed in this build pierce a new visible design. The new concept People app also has a new visible design. It ‘will continue to be a extensive list of all your contacts opposite a services we caring about such as Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Facebook, etc’, claims a company.
Microsoft has also shown a initial preview of a new concept Maps app on phone. “This includes a best maps, aerial imagery, abounding internal hunt data, and voice guided navigation practice from both Bing Maps and HERE maps, integrated together for a initial time into a singular app for Windows,” Microsoft writes in a blogpost.
It also comes with updated App Switcher. Microsoft has also listed some famous issues that one might face while regulating this build like one percent of a time a phone might not ring for an incoming call, auto-upload of your Camera Roll to OneDrive might not work, all Bluetooth-based interactions with Cortana might not work and more.