Update to Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 (July 2023)

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We've shipped an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to all Windows Insider channels. This update (2306.40000.4.0) includes improvements to advanced settings, fixes for OneDrive folders, and several requested features.

What’s New​

  • Camera compatibility improvements.
  • Fullscreen mode with F11 now displays hover taskbar to improve mouse and touch experience.
  • Local networking (under Advanced settings - Experimental features) now replacing "Advanced networking". Android apps can connect to devices on the same network, on all versions of Windows 11, respect Windows firewall rules, and work with VPNs.
  • Share user folders (under Advanced settings - Experimental features) now gives users the option to change their default shared folder.
  • The subsystem will now prompt if an app is trying to use a permission that the subsystem does not have.
  • The subsystem has switched from EROFS to EXT4 for read-only disks.
  • Fix for OneDrive folders not showing up in Android apps.
  • Support for drag and drop for more file types.
  • Improvements to picture-in-picture (new UI buttons when in PIP).
  • Partially running mode now enabled by default for devices with at least 16 GB of memory.
  • Stability fixes for Arm devices.
  • Linux kernel updated to 5.15.104.
  • Android 13 security updates.

Giving feedback​

If you are having issues with Windows Subsystem for Android™ – please file feedback via Feedback Hub under Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android™. For more information about troubleshooting and submitting feedback: Troubleshooting and FAQ for mobile apps on Windows. If you’re a developer, please give feedback at our Github site. Thanks, Windows Subsystem for Android™ Team

Source: Update to Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 (July 2023)
 
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