Download Windows 11 (KB5034848) Moment 5 update

Windows 11 'Moment 5' update released, It brings new features, changes and improvements to the operating system. Here are the new features

Microsoft started to roll out the Windows 11 Moment 5 update with several new features and quality improvements. It includes Snap Layouts, sharing, and accessibility improvements. Copilot now moved to the system tray, Microsoft allows rename your PC in the Settings app and you can now use your smartphone’s camera as a webcam. It also adds support for the USB 80Gbps standard, and addresses several issues for printers, Microsoft Edge, Remote Desktop Web Authentication, Windows Backup app and more. To try these Windows 11 Moment 5 features first you need to enable “Get the latest updates as soon as they are available” option in Windows Update. And install the latest Windows 11 KB5034848 (preview) on your device. Here we assume you are running the latest Windows 11 version 23H2 or 22H2.

Install Windows 11 Moment 5 update

Well, Windows 11 KB5034848 is an optional update, you need to manually check for and install it, or you option to skip it. All these bug fixes and features will be included in the upcoming Patch Tuesday update, scheduled for release in the second week of March 2024. Microsoft has also published the direct download links for Windows 11 KB5034848 offline installers on the Microsoft Catalog blog.

  • Press Windows key + I to open settings,
  • Navigate Windows update and ensure “Get the latest updates as soon as they are available” option is enabled.

Now hit check for updates, You will notice this patch is titled “2024-02 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 11 Version 22H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5034848)” is available for download. Click Download & Install.

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Windows 11 KB5034848

Once the update is installed you need to reboot your computer to apply the changes. That is it. Now you can check whether you have the “Moment 5” features. It is also a good idea to update all apps from the Store.

updates apps on microsoft store

Also, you can download the Windows 11 KB5034848 offline installer here.

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If you are looking for Windows 11 ISO get it downloaded from here.

Windows 11 KB5034848 what’s new?

The latest Cumulative Update KB5034848 brings the so-called Moment 5 update to Windows 11 and advances the build number to 22631.3235. You can run winver command to check the latest version and build number details.

windows 11 OS build 22631.3235

Windows 11 KB5030310 Release Summary

  • KB Article: KB5034848
  • OS Version: Windows 11 version 23H2
  • Build: 22631.3235
  • Size: 676.1 MB
  • Release Date: 29th February 2024
  • What’s new: This update enables Windows 11 Moment 5 Features

Snap Improvements

One of the standout features of the Windows 11 Moment 5 update is the enhanced Snap Layouts. You can now enjoy suggestions for snapping multiple app windows together effortlessly, thanks to intuitive layout templates. Whether you’re multitasking or organizing your workspace, Snap Layouts make it easier than ever to arrange and manage your applications efficiently.

Copilot Enhancements

Copilot for Windows also receives a boost with new plugins and skills, expanding its capabilities for users. Partnerships with services like OpenTable, Instacart, and Shopify enhance productivity and streamline tasks, while new Copilot skills offer intuitive voice-activated commands for enhanced efficiency. In addition, Copilot is now moved to the right side of the Taskbar, next to the System Tray. As a result of this change, the system will now disable the “Show desktop” feature by default.

Copilot for Windows

Widgets Overhaul

With Today’s update Widgets panel now allows you to organize the tiles into categories, for example, for work and entertainment. Well the Microsoft News feed is still available, but you can remove it from the widget panel if you wish.

Windows Ink Advancements

The Moment 5 update introduces notable enhancements to Windows Ink, Now, you can write directly on editable fields. This update also expands the number of applications and languages ​​supported by Windows Ink. Support has been added for Photos, Paint, WhatsApp and Messenger, and more.

Enhanced Sharing Capabilities

Microsoft has improved the file-sharing experience in Windows 11 by adding support for additional apps such as WhatsApp, Snapchat, and Instagram. Whether you’re sending photos, videos, or documents, sharing content across different platforms is seamless and intuitive. Furthermore, the improved Nearby Share functionality ensures faster transfer speeds, enhancing collaboration and connectivity.

Smartphone Integration

Windows 11 bridges the gap between PC and mobile devices with enhanced smartphone integration features. Now you can use your smartphone as a webcam across all video conferencing apps. When using a smartphone as a webcam, It also provides a special toolbar with extra features such as camera switching, pausing video, activating HDR, and shows the battery level of your Android device.

To get things done, you need a device running Android 9+. Update the Link to Windows app to version 1.24012+ and switch to your Windows 11 PC.

Open the Settings app > Bluetooth & Devices > Mobile Devices, and click Mobile Devices. There, set up the connection with your Android smartphone. Finally, Windows 11 installs an update for Cross Device Experience Host.

Accessibility Enhancements

The Moment 5 update brings significant improvements to accessibility features, empowering users with diverse needs. Voice Access now supports additional languages and offers customizable commands, enhancing hands-free interaction with the operating system. Furthermore, Narrator introduces natural voice previews and expanded functionality, making it easier for users to navigate and interact with their devices.

This update also introduces support for the new USB 80Gbps standard, offering double the bandwidth of USB 40Gbps. You need compatible hardware and peripherals to utilize this high-speed feature.

Additionally, games installed on secondary drives will now remain installed after the update. The update resolves alignment issues with long-edge fed printers, improves the responsiveness of the Windows Settings Home page, and ensures devices seamlessly switch from cellular to Wi-Fi networks. It also addresses a bug preventing systems from entering sleep mode when external devices are connected. Furthermore, the Windows Backup app will no longer appear in unsupported regions, streamlining the user interface.

You can read the complete changelog Microsoft support here.

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