Windows 11 is finally getting a volume pop-up to match its sleek aesthetic

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The clunky square volume slider that appears on your screen every time you change the volume isn’t very Windows 11. The new OS does away with everything with a sharp corner, and that little volume indicator is about as sharp as they come. So, Microsoft is replacing it with something more artistic in the upcoming Windows build.

The Windows 11 launch has been a strange ordeal. It came in the form of a half-hearted OS overhaul that we weren’t sure was worth pulling out to download at the time. It’s slowly moving towards being a full OS in its own right, though, and with each new Windows update we get a change or two to make it feel a little more complete.


Latest: The new Flyout (as Microsoft likes to name its on-screen indicators) is designed for hardware indicators, including volume, brightness, camera privacy, camera on/off, and Airplane Mode. All of which will follow your light or dark mode of choice.

It’s pretty neat, then, that the existing volume and brightness indicators are decidedly out of place between Windows 11’s translucent and curved windows.

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This new update just arrived in Windows 11 Insider Previous Build 22533, but it should make its way to the public Windows 11 build long before that. This update includes all: bunch of general fixes That Microsoft would like to get out there as soon as possible, and that it significantly allows users to uninstall the Clock app, should they do so.

So is Windows 11 now worth downloading with this volume indicator shakeup? You’d think this would be the most obvious reason to change, but then again, probably not. Still, I’ve switched to both my personal PC and laptop, and I’m loving it so far. Aside from a few visual glitches, like the taskbar with no icons on my secondary monitor, and perhaps the odd double system tray, it’s actually been a painless experience.

And Windows 11 looks good. are likely to be small Also good with matching volume indicator.

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