Another Xbox One Preview build, bringing My Games & Apps and Cortana fixes

Jack Wilkinson

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The Xbox team are busy pushing out fixes to Xbox One Preview members, ahead of the Anniversary Update being sent off to millions of consoles. Here’s yet another build bringing some further fixes to deliver a smoother experience on Xbox One.

This build comes with the version tag of rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160714-2120, and delivers the following fixes:

• My Games & Apps
• You should no longer experience game or application installation failure to start after being added to the queue.
• Games should no longer display as apps in My games & apps

• Cortana
You should no longer an issue which sometimes cause Cortana to fail to switch focus when snapped.

Here are the known issues:

• Xbox Preview Dashboard
You may encounter an “Unexpected error” screen when attempting to launch the Xbox Preview Dashboard app or Report a problem.

• Blu-Ray Player
When watching a video with the Blu-Ray Player, the screen may dim after a short period of inactivity.

• Payment & Billing
You may be unable to add PayPal as a payment option.

• Profile
• Users are able to select their own Gamertag at no charge once per account. After this you will be charged for future Gamertag changes. In the current update, any free Gamertag changes will complete successfully. Attempting to purchase a Gamertag change will charge your account, but will not change your Gamertag. Please avoid purchasing a Gamertag change on Xbox One at this time. To successfully change your Gamertag, visit
• When selecting “Add new” to add a new profile, the add profile interface may take up to 30 seconds to appear.

• Cortana
When using a language Cortana does not support, you may still see references to Cortana in text.

• Pins
If you have pins on your Home to movies, TV shows, or music, they will disappear from Home when that app takes its new app update. The pins for the apps will stay on your Home, easy to get to.

• My Games & Apps
You may encounter an error when attempting to load Ready to Install with a large number of digital games and apps.

• Community Calendar
Links to the Store in Community Calendar event details do not currently function.

We’ll be seeing more builds being released over the coming days, just in time for the big day. Let us know in the comments on how smooth the experience is at the moment.