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Best New Features Introduced on Windows 10 Redstone 5 Builds

Microsoft regularly releases new Windows 10 builds with new features and improvements. After the huge success on Windows 10 Version 1803 (fastest spreading update in the OSs lifetime ) Microsoft preparing the next major update ( maybe windows 10 version 1809) With a number of new features. As you can now enjoy these features on Windows 10 Insider preview builds ( Redstone 5 – the code name of upcoming Windows 10 feature update build). Here we have collected The best features that Microsoft introduced on Redstone 5 ( insider preview builds ) which may release on the next windows 10 Update, Expected on Sep/Oct 2018.


What is Windows 10 Redstone 5?

Redstone 5 is just the codename for the next major update to Windows 10, so expect it to have a catchier name closer to release. The last was called April 2018 update, so perhaps Redstone 5 will get October update as its official name.

Microsoft is expected to roll-out the next Redstone 5 update to Windows 10 users around Spe/October 2018. Nothing official has been announced by Microsoft at the time of publishing. But this does follow the pattern for update releases that Microsoft has stuck to with the Fall Creators Update out on October 17th.

Windows 10 Redstone 5 features

As like Previous builds Windows 10 Redstone 5 also offers a variety of new and exciting features to freshen up your PC. These include the awesome new Windows Sets, which will let you tab windows – similar to an internet browser.‘Your Phone’ app, which will let you operate your phone from your PC, Cloud-based Clipboard, screen capture tool, Dark theme in file explorer and more

You Can enjoy these features by installing windows 10 testing build ( insider preview builds ) Or you can Read Every new feature and change log on windows 10 Restore 5 from here. Let’s discuss these new upcoming features.

Note: You must enable or install Windows 10 Insider builds to enjoy these features

Windows Sets

This is the Best ever feature “Windows Sets” Microsoft Introduced on Windows 10 Redstone 5 build 17063 And maybe the Star Feature of the upcoming Windows 10 Feature update. Windows Sets” feature lets you organize apps, documents, and web pages into tabs, similar to how tabs work on a web browser. Sets introduce multi-tab support in applications on Windows 10. Different programs or instances of the same program may share a single window so that you may switch between them in the window, and change window states (e.g. minimize, close, or maximize).

windows 10 sets feature
As Microsoft Explains about Windows 10 Sets Feature: The concept behind Sets is to make sure that everything related to your task: relevant webpages, research documents, necessary files and applications, is connected and available to you in one click. Office (starting with Mail & Calendar and OneNote), Windows, and Edge become more integrated to create a seamless experience, so you can get back to what’s important and be productive, recapturing that moment, saving time

You Can Ream more About ( How to Enable/Disable, configure and use ) Windows sets Feature  From here.

Note 30/june/2018: With Windows 10 preview build 17704 As Microsoft Announced they’re taking the “Sets” feature back and it’ll be released to the Insiders again when it’s ready.

“Starting with this build, we’re taking Sets offline to continue making it great. Based on your feedback, some of the things we’re focusing on include improvements to the visual design and continuing to better integrate Office and Microsoft Edge into Sets to enhance workflow. If you have been testing Sets, you will no longer see it as of today’s build, however, Sets will return in a future WIP flight. Thanks again for your feedback,”

Cloud-Powered Clipboard

With Windows 10 build 17666 Microsoft Added the much-awaited cloud-powered clipboard feature ( was demoed during Build 2017 keynote). The new clipboard experience in Windows 10 is powered by Microsoft’s cloud technology which means that you can access your clipboard across any PC. This will be really helpful when you often paste the same content multiple times a day, or want to paste across devices.

As Microsoft Explained about Cloud Clipboard Feature ” Cloud Clipboard will allow users to sync their Clipboard data across their phones and PCs. It would be able to sync text, pictures, links, videos, PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, Spreadsheets and also PDFs.” Read how To enable And use cloud-powered clipboard feature on windows 10.

Dark Theme for File Explorer

With Windows 10 Build 17666 Microsoft introduced dark theme to File Explorer to match the rest of Windows 10’s dark aesthetic. Previously when users enable the Dark mode in Windows 10, its effect was limited to preinstalled apps like Windows Store, Calendar, Mail, and other Universal Windows Platform applications. That means dark mode will have no effect on the File Explorer. But now with users running Windows 10 Insiders build 17666, enable the dark mode in Settings > Personalization > Colors. Dark Theme. This will be enabled in all support applications and interfaces, including in File Explorer.

Dark Theme for File Explorer

Screen Capture Tool

This tool that already exists in Windows 10 will be improved with a modern experience that works much better for the user. Windows 10 Redstone 5 snipping toolbar can open by pressing the Windows key + Shift + S hotkey. You can select to capture free-form, rectangular or full-screen snapshots.

It will also include an application to edit the capture, add annotations with Windows Ink or text. In this way, Windows 10 will have a more powerful and integrated remodeling and screen capture tool.

Improved search previews

Windows 10 will bring a new search experience, which removes Cortana as the protagonist and puts a new user interface for the search. This new interface has search categories, a section to return to where you stayed from recent files and the classic search bar of the search.

The result of the search also has a new double-panel interface to facilitate the search of applications and documents. This is much wider because it allows you to see much more content and information on the screen.

Search Improvements

Your Phone app

Microsoft’s new Your Phone app is another much-awaited feature, which is expected to come with the next update. The app will make it easier to share files using the phone. For instance, users will be allowed to just drag and drop files between devices. As of now, it is not clear if the new app will support both iOS and Android.

windows 10 your phone app

Better Fluent Design

Microsoft is committed to enhancing its design in Windows 10, specifically that Fluent Design which aims to make the user interface more effortless. That should mean a lot more apps have adopted the Fluent Design layout. Also expect to see more 3D effects for Mixed Reality.

These Are the Biggest features expected to debut on next major upgrade on windows 10. And may Microsoft Release next major update to Windows 10 As version 1809 on the upcoming Sep 2018.

Note: As Microsoft Still testing the windows 10 Redstone Build, this post will be updated whenever we receive any new feature updates and changes on above explained features.


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