While Windows 10 Insiders patiently (debatable) wait for the next preview build release for both PCs and mobile devices, users holding out for a more reliable experienced have been graced with cumulative updates.
Cumulative update for mobile build 10586.318 is heading to devices as we speak and includes a list of fixes to an already rather solid experience. Owners of Windows 10 Mobile devices that initially launched with the latest operating system such as the Lumia 950 pair, Acer Jade Primo and others can head over to their Update settings to download the latest update.
Improvements for the new build include:
- Reliability, performance and stability improvements.
- Fix for a problem that could result in unexpected battery drain while the phone screen is off.
- Improvements to the update system to prevent phones getting into a state where attempting to take an update may lead to errors 0x800f081f or 0x80070570.
- Fix for a problem that caused some phones to finish the initial setup wizard with an incomplete set of app tiles on the Start screen.
- Improvements to the reliability of USB-C connections.
- Improvements to Cortana, including a fix for a problem where music playback would not resume after dismissing an incoming text, and a problem with Quiet Hours not setting automatic rules for every day.
- Fix for a problem that could result in the phone to hang or restart when visiting certain web pages in Microsoft Edge.
- Fix for a problem that caused recorded video to be lost when answering an incoming call on some phones.
- Improvements for the reliability of internet connection sharing (ICS) and tethering.
- Fix for a problem that caused the navigation bar to overlay and hide part of the screen for some apps on certain phones.
Once again, the new update is a cumulative update for Release and Production Rings as well as devices that are not part of the Insider Program. Gabe Aul of the Windows team, reached out via his Twitter handle, that while the blocking bug from last that plagued a pendingFurther reading: cumulative update, Microsoft, Windows 10 Mobile