Windows 10 to let organizations manage centrally Tips & Store app suggestions

Windows 10 offers a lot of user experiences, and the OS does allow you to tweak them a bit. But things are about to change with the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

New Group Policy settings to manage User experiences

Some of these user experiences we are talking about are:

  1. You may by now be familiar that contextual Windows tips appear when you initiate any action. At such times, tips appear talking about features that can help you get the best out of the OS.
  2. Start Menu App suggestions are offered from time to time, recommending select apps, productivity tool or utilities from the Windows Store that may interest you.
  3. Additional apps are pre-installed & displayed on the Windows 10 Start that are expected to enhance user experience.
  4. The Windows Spotlight feature displays daily an updated image on your lock screen. These include additional facts and tips in places which are revealed when you hover your cursors over the spots.
  5. Parental control notifications or subscription expiration notifications are displayed on your screen if you are connected to your Microsoft Account.

According to an update posted on TechNet, Windows 10, version 1607 or the Anniversary Update now allows businesses & organizations to manage centrally the type of content provided by these features through Group Policy settings.

Here are the options available to manage Windows 10 tips and Windows Store app suggestions in Windows 10 commercial and education editions. Windows 10 Pro users however will lose the power to disable Windows 10 tips and Windows Store app suggestions.

manage Tips Store app suggestions

Stay tuned for more on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

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