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New Xbox One Preview Alpha build provides insight on Netflix Dolby Vision bugs

The new 19H1 Xbox One system update (180906.1900) for Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring has begun to roll out and with it some fixes for Xbox Insiders and confirmation on what’s been causing problems with the recently launched Dolby Vision functionality and the official Netflix app.

Here’s the latest on the Dolby Vision testing that’s been done since the last update along with details on fixes that have been implemented for other bugs:

Dolby Vision

  • We have confirmed that the Netflix app does leave Dolby Vision on in the App – This is by design by Netflix.
  • We have confirmed that some users are encountering graphical issues when exiting the Netflix application with Dolby Vision enabled. We have determined that this is users with LG TVs and LG is aware of the issue, it is a TV issue and not the Xbox Platform.

My Games & Apps

  • We have fixed the following Media apps from crashing. The apps are Demand 5, Orange, CTV Go on XBox One, SEGO, TMN GO, Foxtel Play, Halo Channel, TSN on Xbox One.

System

  • Fixes to the stability of the console going in and out of the Instant On power mode.
  • Localization fixes in this build.

This build also has a number of issues that Microsoft is aware of and is working on.

Audio

  • We are aware that some users are experiencing issues where mics do not work. Please ensure that your controller is running the latest Firmware (Settings – Kinect & Devices – Devices & Accessories) and be sure to file feedback using the “Report a problem” tool when you experience this issue.

Avatars

  • We are aware that, in some instances, Avatar limbs (feet & hands) are pointing in unexpected directions and facial hair is appearing where it should not. Please file feedback should you experience this.
  • It can take up to 10 seconds to view an Avatar on the profile screen after creating a new Avatar.

Microsoft Edge

  • Microsoft Edge crashes for some users at random times.
  • The cursor may disappear when exiting and re-entering the app. Workaround: Press Y when re-entering the app to make the cursor re-appear

My Games & Apps

  • We are aware that some users are experiencing crashing of a game or the Youtube app when you are either launching or resuming the Youtube app.
  • If you are in the Youtube app and then Resume to a Game the app/game and console may hang or crash.

Power

  • We are tracking an issue in which the console is fully powering off when it is placed into Instant On mode.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Settings – Network Statistics

  • We are aware that the Detailed Network Statistics feature is not showing any data. This does not impact the consoles networking performance at all it is a UI bug.

Virtual Keyboard

  • We are aware that special characters appear incorrectly when using the Virtual Keyboard.
  • We are aware that the recently used emoji’s/characters are not present when you launch the VK again.

Are you an Xbox Insider and have you been having any problems with Dolby Vision? Share your thoughts with the community in the comments below and then follow us on Twitter for more Xbox One news.

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