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Windows 11 Beta Insiders now have access to Windows Copilot

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Updated: Aug 3, 2023 10:29 am
Windows 11 Beta Insiders now have access to Windows Copilot

Microsoft rolled out Windows Copilit on August 2nd to the lucky few people that are on the Beta Inisder Windows 11 channel. Windows 11 Beta Insiders now have access to Windows Copilit, I’ll be it a somewhat barebones package. We’re excited to see Windows Copilor flying towards a more public release.

Microsoft Copilot is now available to Windows 11 Beta Insiders

Microsoft rolled out a version of Windows Copilot to Windows Beta Insiders on the 2nd of August. This is the first semi-public version of Windows Copilot to see the light of day, the innovative Ai-infused sidebar was announced at Build 2023 earlier this year.

Windows Copilot is an AI-infused sidebar introduced by Microsoft as a significant part of their strategy for the future of Windows software.

It is designed to enhance the user experience by providing AI-powered assistance and streamlining various tasks within the operating system. The concept of Windows Copilot builds upon the earlier browser-based Copilot, which was previewed by Microsoft in February.

During the preview phase, Microsoft gradually rolls out Windows Copilot’s capabilities, with more functionality planned for future updates. In this early stage, Copilot handles basic Windows tasks, summarizes active websites, composes stories, and generates AI art. But how do you get access to Windows Copilot if you’re a Beta insider?

How do you access Windows Copilot?

In the preview phase of Windows Copilot, which is available to Windows 11 Insiders in the Beta Channel, users can activate the feature by clicking on the corresponding button on the taskbar (a blue ribbon ring with a yellow “PRE” badge) or by using the keyboard shortcut Win + C. Reports Engadget.

Once activated, the Windows Copilot appears as a sidebar docked to the right of the screen, ensuring it doesn’t overlap with the desktop content and runs alongside open app windows, allowing users to interact with it whenever needed.

While Windows Copilot is in preview, it may not be immediately available to all Beta Channel Insiders, but Microsoft plans to increase the rollout over time. The company also intends to integrate AI assistance into other products like Microsoft Office and Teams, enhancing various aspects of the user’s digital life.

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