Latest Microsoft Launcher Beta on Android introduces multi-turn SMS + calling with Cortana

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The Microsoft Launcher experience on Android is always evolving, and a recent beta update is bringing new features to the experience. This latest version 4.11 beta introduces multi-turn SMS + calling with Cortana, and many other key enhancements to the popular Android launcher.

With the support for multi-turn SMS + calling in Cortana, Microsoft Launcher users will no longer have to call up Cortana twice to continue SMS or phone related things. Additionally, this release also includes some enhancements for the previously introduced family features and more. See the changelog below for a look at these areas.

  • Family: parents can show/hide kids in the Family card
  • Improvements to reading news articles with Microsoft Edge browser
  • Toggle to hide page indicator on home screen
  • UI improvements: welcome page, settings page, widgets & context menu
  • Support for removing screens in overview mode via drag & drop

You can get these enhancements now by scrolling to the bottom of the Google Play Store and opting into the beta. Let us know in the comments below if you’re liking these new features.

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