Microsoft have released a new Redstone 5 build for the HoloLens. The new build is 17737 and contains a new number of bug fixes and enhancements for the OS. They have fixed issues with Bluetooth mice, fixed Cortana issues and fixed camera crashing issues.

There are still some known issues with this release like not being able to receive incoming calls in Remote Assist after updating but over all this looks like a build that is light on known issues.

The Redstone 5 build of HoloLens lens is a nice step forward for HoloLens. There is Miracast streaming, support for extra Holograms, new sharing options and many UI improvements.

Here is the changelog for this build:

This build primarily includes bug fixes and stability improvements to the features released previously. A full list of new RS5 features and instructions for getting started with flighting can be found here .

Fixed in this build

We fixed an issue where the cursor will jump between gaze and mouse when using a Bluetooth mouse.

We fixed an issue with some notification toasts appearing as a gray box.

We fixed an issue where Cortana may stop listening if you wait for her to respond after saying, “Hey Cortana.”

We fixed several other issues with voice commands and dictation, including an issue that prevented Cortana from working after update.

We fixed an issue that prevented holograms from re-appearing after sign-out and sign-in.

We added OCR support for Chinese and Japanese characters in the localized builds. For more information on using these builds, see the link above.

We fixed a crash in the camera when taking a photo while the thumbnail previous of the last capture is visible.

Known issues

We’re still investigating a bug causing the share dialog to not load all available apps to share to for a while after initial boot.

After updating from a previous build, customers may not be able to receive incoming calls in Remote Assist.


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