Windows 11’s widgets can now trigger notifications on your taskbar

The notices consist of weather condition and also supply informs

Windows 11’s widgets can now trigger notifications on your taskbar0

Microsoft is turning out a taskbar notice system to its Windows 11 widgets today. While the weather condition widget went back to Windows 11 previously this year, it’s mostly been a fixed experience that presents a warm symbol when the weather condition is great and also an umbrella symbol when it’s drizzling and also draws to be outdoors. That’s all transforming today, as Microsoft is currently including online computer animations to this taskbar widget.

All Windows 11 individuals will certainly start to see these brand-new widget notices in the coming days and also weeks, many thanks to an upgrade to the Windows Web Experience Pack that powers Microsoft’s widgets include. The notices look like online computer animations on the taskbar weather condition widget, and also consist of informs for electrical storms and also also ticker informs when supplies you’re complying with rise or down.

“When something important happens related to one of your other widgets, you may see an announcement from that widget on your taskbar,” clarifies Microsoft in a support article. “These announcements are meant to be quick and glanceable, and if you don’t interact with them, the taskbar will return to showing you the weather.”

Windows 11’s widgets can now trigger notifications on your taskbar1 The normal weather condition taskbar widget. Windows 11’s widgets can now trigger notifications on your taskbar2 An sharp for electrical storms.

I’ve been seeing a few of these notices in current days on my Windows 11 device, and also they can be instead sidetracking — particularly if you have actually the taskbar focused. While the weather condition ones work to inform you to electrical storms and also various other aspects of nature you’d rather prevent, the informs for supplies are much much less so in my experience. You can simply neglect the notices and also the taskbar widget will certainly go back to the fixed weather condition one, yet the computer animations absolutely capture your interest if you’re in the center of a conference or you’re hectic finding out why your VLOOKUP table isn’t operating in Excel.

Microsoft doesn’t show up to supply a means to quickly disable these notices, either. I’d like to maintain the weather condition informs yet ditch the supply computer animations and also any type of various other notices so my taskbar is a little much less sidetracking. Given we can tweak information material inside the major widgets panel, I’m wishing that a readying to tweak widget notices gets on the method.

Speaking of future Windows 11 updates, Microsoft is additionally intending to launch its following significant OS upgrade on September 20th. Windows 11 22H2 will certainly consist of brand-new application folders in the Start food selection, drag and also decline on the taskbar, brand-new touch motions, and also a lot more.
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