- Nov 10, 2017
The restMicrosoft has updated release notes for Windows 11 build 25977, released in the Canary Channel on October 18, to mention new animated network icons on the lock screen and in the notification area.
[Taskbar & System Tray]
[ADDED] The network icon in the system tray now animates when a connection is in progress. This animation replaces the disconnected globe when a network is taking time to establish internet.
According to Brandon LeBlanc, Senior Program Manager from the Windows Insider Program team, developers planned to ship those icons in the next build. However, as it turned out, they slipped into yesterday's build 25977, giving users a better indicator for when Windows 11 connects to a Wi-Fi network or initializes a wired connection.
Microsoft has updated release notes for Windows 11 Canary build 25977, released earlier this week, to mention new animated network icons on the lock screen and in the notification area.