Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18309 Releases

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18309

Today, the Windows Insider team released the latest preview of Windows 10 19H1 for members of the Fast Ring. The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18309 mainly simplifying the Windows Hello PIN reset experience, improving the Narrator and Ease of Access functions.

What’s new in Build 18309

Streamlined Windows Hello PIN reset experience now available on all Windows editions

Narrator Improvements

  • Add more voices: Users can download additional voices in other languages without having to download language packs.  To do that, go to Narrator Settings and select the “Add more voices” link.
  • Narrator Home navigation: The main actions on Narrator Home, such as QuickStart and Settings, are now buttons and not Listview items. You are now able to tab between all of them.
  • Read Current character phonetics: Added Narrator + 5 twice Narrator command to render current character phonetics.
  • Other improvements:
    • Improved reading of controls while navigating and editing
    • Improved table reading in PowerPoint
    • Improved reading and navigating experiences with Chrome and Narrator
    • Improved interacting with Chrome menu’s with Narrator

Ease of Access Improvements

  • Cursor and Pointers: Building on our mouse work announced with 18298, we’ve added 11 additional mouse pointer sizes in the Cursor and Pointers settings.  There are now 15 sizes.