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Microsoft will slowly ramp up the release via Windows Update starting next week, but there's no guarantee on the timing of when you will get it. Users can expect the update to be made available across the globe over the course of the next few weeks. This feature will be available in May. If you have XPS Viewer and you update to Windows 10, version 1803, there's no action required.

But the April Update not only adds new functionality to your computer - it also takes away some features previously available in Windows 10.

Users can also select different themes such as dark, light or the current Windows theme.

After verifying the download, the assistant will start preparing the update process automatically.

This feature will allow you to easily share websites, photos or documents to other Windows 10 machines running close by, which is similar to Apple's AirDrop feature. Further, restart the device.

Microsoft has also addressed device management in the new update with Windows AutoPilot. Also, Microsoft updated the Xbox One firmware.

Select Engagements from the row of four choices. Outlook for Android users also this month are getting the ability to block tracking by marketing companies by using images embedded in e-mails. Losing features isn't anything new as Windows has lost various features throughout the years and replaced them with others. You can turn of Activity History for local and connected PCs from Settings Privacy Activity History. They have no easy way to avoid major Windows 10 updates from arriving, although they can postpone them for a limited time.

To ensure your PC doesn't slow down, go to your device's Settings Update & Security Advanced options. Did anyone notice how much shorter the down time is for the user? It said its Focus Assist feature allows users to get tasks done without distractions from social media or other notifications. The BCC warning will roll out first and will let users know they're hidden in the email chain so they don't respond to an email chain by accident.

These sync across multiple devices, so you can work on something you began on a desktop on a laptop once you have signed in.

I could immediately notice several changes with this upgrade. Users can now click the audio icon to mute and unmute a tab that is playing sound. For instance, move the cursor over an email and see a new overlay with options to archive, delete, mark as read/unread, and snooze the message. There is also a grammar tool and support for autofill on web forms. But it still used to make the PCs agonizingly slow. Microsoft is bringing support for Progressive Web App to Windows 10 with the April update.

Dictation is useful to write text files or notes using your voice. Just as we're rolling out the April 2018 Update in phases to consumers, we recommend IT administrators do the same within their organizations.

The two new features added to Outlook.com are part of a larger security update to Office 365.

  • Carolyn Briggs