Microsoft Photos app Windows 11

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 11 2022 Update in 190+ countries. You can read about the new features that are coming as part of Windows 11 2022 Update here.

Along with the announcement about Windows 11 2022 Update, Microsoft yesterday revealed that the Photos app in Windows 11 will get a major update next month. The upcoming Photos app update for Windows 11 will offer the following:

  • A new photos-managing experience that brings a gorgeous gallery, simplifying browsing, finding, management and consumption of your collection of photos. ​
  • Ability to easily backup your photos with OneDrive
  • A delightful “Memories” experience.

Along with the Photos app update, Microsoft will also bring the following features to Windows 11 users in October, 2022.

  • Enhancements to File Explorer, including bringing tabs to File Explorer to help you organize your File Explorer sessions like you do in Microsoft Edge. The new homepage in File Explorer gives you quick access to your favorite and recent files, so you can pin important files for quick and easy access – even including information at a glance of colleagues’ actions on your shared files through the power of OneDrive and personalized suggestions based on your Microsoft 365 account.
  • Suggested Actions on Copy: Copy phone numbers, future dates and get suggested actions such as making a call with Teams or Skype or adding an event in the Calendar app.
  • Taskbar Overflow: Taskbar will offer an entry point to an overflow menu that allows you to view all your overflowed apps in one space.
  • Share to more devices: Discover and share to more devices including desktops using nearby share.