Many users may already know that Windows 10 20H2, known as the October Update, will not bring any exciting feature updates. Even so, Microsoft is mulling pushing several new features into the Insider test channel. Microsoft has been rumored to be working to develop a new UI for Windows 10 to improve user interface consistency. Now we’ve finally found some hidden details in the preview version.
Microsoft is understood to be quietly testing two new features, Desktop Spotlight and theme-aware Splash Screen.
The easiest way for current users to introduce personalization on older Windows 10 desktops is to change to a custom wallpaper.
Windows 10 also allows users to download theme packs through the Microsoft Store and use photos from the gallery to modify the default theme.
Users who need access to Windows 10’s Personalization settings, but creating and packaging themes yourself can still be cumbersome (after all, you’ll need to manually select photos).
In future versions of Windows 10, however, Microsoft introduced support for desktop Spotlight.
Simply put, you can display Bing’s beautiful library as a slide show on your desktop (a feature that is still unique to the lock screen).
Interested friends can go to Settings – Personalize – Background, and then select Spotlight Collection in the drop-down menu to enable the feature (as shown in the screenshot above),
Although the feature is not yet available in previews, Microsoft is expected to release it later this year.
This is followed by the theme-aware Splash Screen feature update, which will also appear during the launch of the UWP app as Windows 10 welcomes support for the theme-aware launch screen.
Supported UWP apps include microsoft Store, Groove music, Settings settings, and more, but the current interface is poor (the app logo is only centered) and I’m confident that changes will be made soon.
Finally, the launch screen of the UWP app clearly supports the perception of windows 10 global dark/light themes.