Microsoft is all set to release the next major update for Windows 10 this summer. Known as Creators update, it is expected to bring a lot of major enhancements as well as promising features like VR capability, 3D apps, and 4K streaming. This has created a lot of buzz and excitement among people who are eager to know what the new Windows 10 update has hidden under its hood. In this post, we’ve picked up a collection of 8 upcoming Windows 10 features that you can expect in the next Creator’s update. Let’s have a look:
Upcoming Windows 10 features
1. Free up disk space without even lifting a finger
This is undoubtedly one of the most promising upcoming Windows 10 features we can expect this year. With the new update, you can easily free up storage space. There is need to go to your storage drive, select the files you want to delete, and then remove the deleted files from recycle bin. You just need to:
- Go to Settings > System > Storage and then turn on Storage sense
The new feature will automatically delete unused temporary files and the files that are present in recycle bin for more than 30 days to free up storage space. So, you no longer need to worry about the storage space on your hard drive.
2. Easy to change screen resolution
Now, it will be easier to change screen resolution on Windows 10. The Creators Update will introduce a new feature to the operating system that will place the screen resolution dropdown at the rightful place in the main Display Settings page.
This means changing the resolution will be easier than the present method, which is quite mind-boggling.
3. Pause automatic updates
Windows 10 Creator’s update will also make it very easy to delay Windows 10 automatic updates. For this, you’ll need to:
- Go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update
- Click on Advanced options under Update Settings section
Here, you’ll see a toggle switch for Pause Updates that will allow you to prevent Windows 10 from installing that updated for up to 35 days. You can just toggle ON the switch to activate the feature.
4. High DPI support
The feature will allow you to override DPI settings so that the apps can scale properly on high-resolution displays. Here’s how to activate the feature:
- Right-click on the app for which you want to override DPI settings
- Select Properties
- Click on the Compatibility tab and check the box for Override high DPI scaling behavior
- In the last step, select System (enhanced) from the drop-down menu
5. New Reminder recurrence options
The Creator’s update will also add two new reminder recurrence options to the Cortana app that will allow you to set the digital assistant to remind you something Every Month or Every Year.
The new feature will be a boon for those who often forget important meetings and important events like birthdays and marriage anniversary.
6. Night light option for lesser blue light
We all know how much uncomfortable is it to stare at your computer’s blue screen at night. However, the issue will be resolved soon. The Creator’s update will introduce a new feature that will allow you to lower the blue light of your PC so that you can relax while using your PC at night.
To activate the feature, you will need to:
- Go to Settings > System > Display > Night light settings
You can also set the feature to activate automatically at sunset.
7. Action Center sliders
The Creator’s update will also introduce handy sliders to control both volume and brightness. Apart from this, the company is also testing a slider that can automatically adjust according to your computer’s battery life and performance.
8. Metered Ethernet connection
The new feature will allow you to keep a check on your data usage even if you’re using an Ethernet connection. To activate it:
- Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Ethernet
- Click your Ethernet network
- Toggle ON Set as metered connection
That’s all we have in our list of 8 best upcoming Windows 10 features that you can expect to roll out this year. Stay tuned for more updates!