Update to Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 (July 2023)
We’ve shipped an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to all Windows Insider channels. This update (2306.40000.4.0) includes improvements to advanced settings, fixes for OneDrive folders, and several requested features.
- Camera compatibility improvements.
- Fullscreen mode with F11 now displays hover taskbar to improve mouse and touch experience.
- Local networking (under Advanced settings – Experimental features) now replacing “Advanced networking”. Android apps can connect to devices on the same network, on all versions of Windows 11, respect Windows firewall rules, and work with VPNs.
- Share user folders (under Advanced settings – Experimental features) now gives users the option to change their default shared folder.
- The subsystem will now prompt if an app is trying to use a permission that the subsystem does not have.
- The subsystem has switched from EROFS to EXT4 for read-only disks.
- Fix for OneDrive folders not showing up in Android apps.
- Support for drag and drop for more file types.
- Improvements to picture-in-picture (new UI buttons when in PIP).
- Partially running mode now enabled by default for devices with at least 16 GB of memory.
- Stability fixes for Arm devices.
- Linux kernel updated to 5.15.104.
- Android 13 security updates.
If you are having issues with Windows Subsystem for Android™ – please file feedback via Feedback Hub under Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android™. For more information about troubleshooting and submitting feedback: Troubleshooting and FAQ for mobile apps on Windows. If you’re a developer, please give feedback at our Github site.
Windows Subsystem for Android™ Team