Windows 11 integrates Spotlight in the personalization options and indicates the remaining space on OneDrive

Microsoft has just released a new cumulative update for Windows 11 that merges Windows Spotlight with the OS customization options and now lets you know how much storage space is left in your OneDrive account.

A new optional update has just been pushed for Windows 11 22H2 users. Microsoft has integrated several new features that were until now only available to members of its Insider program. This cumulative update, identified under the reference KB5020044 introduces, among other things, new information related to OneDrive in the settings window, and improves Windows Spotlight, the dynamic wallpaper system.

The OneDrive space remaining visible in Settings

Whether you subscribe to Microsoft 365 or use OneDrive with the offer stand-alone, you can now more easily see how much space is left on your storage. Indeed, with this cumulative update, Windows 11 is now able to indicate the space available on your OneDrive account. The information is now displayed directly in Windows 11 Settings, in the Account section. A way for Microsoft to prepare Microsoft 365 subscribers for the future since, starting in February 2023, Outlook email attachments will be deducted from OneDrive storage space.

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Windows Spotlight merged into personalization settings

Last May, Microsoft began to deploy Windows Spotlight (also called “A la une”) in its operating system. This feature, which allows you to configure a wallpaper that changes automatically and dynamically, was until now configurable from a dedicated menu in the personalization settings of Windows 11. From now on, it will be available directly with Themes in the personalization settings.

Windows Spotlight

Update KB5020044 is already available for download. You can apply it by going to Windows 11 Settings, in the Windows Update section. One click on the button Check for updates will allow you to check its availability, download it and launch its installation. You can also download and install it manually by going directly to this link.

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