Announcing the first Insider Preview for Windows 11

Hello Windows Insiders,

We are excited to release the first Windows 11 Insider Preview build to the Dev Channel, Build 22000.51!  As we finalize the product over the coming months, we will work with you to validate the experience. You will get to try many, but not all, of the new features we showed last week in this early preview. We will bring more features such as Chat with Microsoft Teams and Android apps in the Microsoft Store over the coming months as they are ready for you – we are just getting started on this journey together!

If you haven’t yet, be sure to read our blog post on how the Windows 11 hardware requirements may impact flighting on your PC and your options to get started.

Whats New?

Inviting you to our Inside WIndows 11 website

We are bringing you behind the scenes to learn about why and how we built Windows 11. You will be able to meet our makers from Engineering, Design and Research to share their insights and unique perspectives throughout this journey. We will be posting new inside stories on a bi-weekly basis to share how we made Windows 11 happen. Watch one of the stories we have that shows how Windows 11 was crafted to feel completely new, yet immediately familiar. Visit Inside Windows 11.

We are so excited to share this and future Windows 11 Insider Previews with our Windows Insiders as we finalize the product.

Before you update your machine, visit the Announcing the first Insider Preview for Windows 11 | Windows Insider Blog  today to view full details on new features, general changes, improvements, known issues and much more!

We look forward to your feedback on what you love and could love more to help make Windows 11 work best for how you work, learn, and play.