Microsoft releases details of the RS5 17686 update for HoloLens

Last week I was rather surprised when my HoloLens picked up the first Redstone 5. Microsoft seems to be also surprised as they didn’t publish any release notes. Well we now they have and we have the details of what’s in build 17686.

Microsoft say build 17686 includes:

Build 17686 includes support for using post-provisioning after initial setup from Settings and support for assigned access with AAD groups support. It also includes an updated flow for ending mixed reality video capture from the Start menu.

I noticed that after a reset HoloLens enables dark mode is and there is no option to turn it off, the good news is that dark mode looks good on the HoloLens.

Here is my hands on video with the build:

About the author Ian Dixon:
Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of TheDigitalLifestyle.com tech site and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian has thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.

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