Windows 10 preview: Now Android owners can handle calls from their PC

Microsoft Ships Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16199 to the Fast Ring

Microsoft Ships Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16199 to the Fast Ring

After the update process is complete a restart is required and to verify your build number hit the Windows key and type: winver and hit Enter and you should see you have Version 1702 Build 16199.1000.

Microsoft released yesterday Windows 10 Insider build 16199 on the Fast Ring, and the latest bits brought several improvements to the My People feature that recently popped up in the Windows 10 system tray. The problems are made even more notable by Microsoft's emphasis on the Universal Windows Platform, games, and Windows Mixed Reality during last week's Build developer conference. Pinned contacts on the taskbar will also display a counter for unseen messages. However, Microsoft allows you to disable the functionality by right-clicking on the taskbar. You will just need to drag the file you want to share to the contact and instantly start an email to send.

Android call notifications. Windows 10 users with Android handsets can now display cross-device call notifications. Provided you have the Cortana app on your phone. The next time you receive a call, a notification will appear on your Windows 10 PC telling you who it is and giving you the option to text back a reply or decline the call. We're continuing to grow this feature, and you can now choose to automatically clean up files that have been unchanged in your Downloads folder for 30 days. To adjust it head to Settings System Storage and then select Change how we free up space.

Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) will now work as expected on touch-enabled PCs. Update to the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 Preview (Version 15.3 - 26510.00) or later. You can confirm you have the right build of Visual Studio Preview by going to Help About to confirm you are on Version 15.3 (26510.0-Preview) or later.

We fixed an issue resulting in many Win32 apps not launching if certain 3rd party antivirus programs were active prior to upgrading. We have also adjusted the health scan logic so that using maximum brightness when connected to AC power will not flag a warning.

Updated Windows Defender Security Center so as to no longer flag disabled drivers as issues. Appreciate all who shared feedback on the subject.

As a result of low usage, the Note quick action has been removed.

We're updated our migration logic so that going forward from this build the state of rotation lock will be preserved across upgrades.

Fixed an issue resulting in color profiles being ignored after launching certain fullscreen games.

Tips and Videos in Settings: To help you learn more about your options, we're starting to add tips and videos to Settings.

Expanding Storage Sense's abilities: During development of the Windows 10 Creators Update, we added the ability to automatically free up space using Storage Sense.

As spotted by Windows Central, Dona Sarkar's blog post from yesterday used to include a picture showing a new "settings cog" icon in the Windows 10 system stray.

"As you can imagine, this is very important for us to get right when bringing new features to Windows 10".

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