Windows Subsystem for Android picks up a slew of improvements

October 21, 2022

Microsoft has released an update for Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11 for Insiders in the Dev and Beta channels to take for a test drive. And this new version comes packing a bunch of improvements.

You have changes that enhance security and camera to go with general reliability and performance upticks in a number of needed areas.

The update you are looking for goes by as 2209.40000.26.0.

And as Microsoft notes, this October update improves everything from Linux kernel to Chromium WebView and a range of features and components between to make for a much more secure and performant experience than before:

A complete list of what’s new in this update is as follows:

  • Improvements to the Camera HAL
  • Improvements to clipboard stability
  • Improvements to multi-threaded (>8 core) performance
  • Improved security for graphic streaming
  • Reliability improvements for package launches
  • Security updates for ANGLE and GSK
  • Annotated telemetry with package installation sources
  • Window with legal information has been fixed
  • Security updates to the Linux kernel
  • Enhancements to platform stability
  • Updated to Chromium WebView 105


Of course, this being beta quality software, expect to see some bugs. If you do, Microsoft recommends that you submit your feedback via the Feedback Hub, which you can easily find located under Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android.

Redmond also has a dedicated troubleshooting and FAQ webpage up for you to scan if your problem is addressed.

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Android · Featured · Features · Updates

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