Windows Copilot promotional snap | Image Courtesy: Microsoft.
- Microsoft is working on new features for Copilot in Windows 11, including its integration into the Task Switcher and support for multiple monitors, even extending to devices like the iPad.
- Windows 11 Build 23570 introduces several changes: the Xbox Game Bar is now simply called “Game Bar”, File Explorer performance has been improved, and there are fixes to the Start menu.
- Microsoft is testing plugin support for Copilot, which could enable better AI integration with features like Task Manager, allowing users to perform actions such as closing apps using AI.
Microsoft is testing several improvements for Copilot in Windows 11, ranging from Task Switcher (Alt+Tab) integration to support for multiple monitors. This move comes ahead of Microsoft’s planned rollout of Windows Copilot for more users in Europe and Asia. For those unaware, Copilot is not available in most of the Europe countries.
Microsoft has been exploring support for Copilot integration in Windows 11’s Task Switcher (Alt + Tab), allowing users to quickly switch between the AI and apps. This feature is ‘optional’, and Microsoft has confirmed Copilot won’t appear in the Task switcher interface when it is not being used.
Another new feature being tested is support for multiple monitors. In Windows 11 Build 23570 or newer, you can now use Copilot on multiple or shared monitors, including your iPad, if you extend your Windows screen to Apple’s hardware. To start, click the Copilot icon on the monitor’s taskbar where you want the AI.
You can use the WIN + C shortcut to show Copilot on the last monitor. Although Copilot is…