Home windows 11 is within the final section of testing and the ultimate construct of the working system could possibly be signed off as quickly as early September. Studies have steered that Home windows 11 might be launched within the manufacturing channel in late October and customers within the Launch Preview Ring ought to be capable of take a look at the replace in September.
Microsoft nonetheless has the time to introduce new modifications together with assist for Android apps and new options for the taskbar. However because it seems, the downgraded taskbar is a deliberate design selection by Microsoft and it appears to be like like the corporate gained’t make any large modifications for now.
As we reported just lately, Home windows 11 taskbar doesn’t include a full-fledged right-click (context) menu and it’s not doable to tug a file or app to the taskbar. At the moment, we additionally found that the trendy taskbar doesn’t enable customers to ungroup objects/apps.
Along with these limitations, it appears to be like like Microsoft has additionally eliminated options from the taskbar calendar flyout.
On Home windows 10, you may click on on the clock icon on the precise aspect of your taskbar to entry the calendar flyout. This panel is built-in with Home windows 10’s built-in Calendar app and it permits you to add occasions to the calendar which is synced throughout your units related to the identical Microsoft/Outlook/Trade accounts.
With Home windows 11, Microsoft has eliminated occasions integration from the calendar flyout and it’s not doable to view your agendas.
Initially, customers assumed that it was a bug and it could be mounted forward of the rumoured October 2021 launch. However because it seems, this isn’t a bug in any respect, based on an announcement from Microsoft.
This can be a deliberate design change to advertise the Home windows Widgets panel the place you may view occasions and others actions.
“Thanks a lot for giving us your suggestions. Whereas we’ll proceed to make use of your suggestions to information the way forward for options like this, at present on Home windows 11, there’s a calendar choice within the new widgets expertise that you should utilize to rapidly see your private calendar and its occasions,” the corporate mentioned in a Suggestions Hub submit upvoted by greater than 1,000 customers.
Unsurprisingly, customers should not pleased with these limitations they usually need a correct taskbar again.
“Widget doesn’t have all of your calendars and is stuffed with information and pointless stuff. Please make it obtainable as earlier than, because it was PERFECT, and also you had the choice to create occasions for no matter accounts you’ve gotten linked on the spot,” one consumer famous within the Suggestions Hub.
“The calendar widget solely exhibits my Microsoft account calendar. I take advantage of different calendars as nicely and I have to see all of them collectively. The online widgets should not that helpful and I choose to see all my occasions on the calendar flyout,” one other consumer wrote
Beginning with Home windows 11, you may no view time in seconds while you click on on the clock icon on the precise aspect of the taskbar.
“You’ll be able to add as much as two clocks to the flyout for those who’d like. The choice is beneath Settings > Time & Language > Date & Time > Extra Clocks. Please word, at the moment exhibiting the seconds within the flyout shouldn’t be supported, nonetheless your curiosity on this has been shared with the crew for future consideration,” Microsoft mentioned.
Equally, it’s not doable to edit the registry to make the clock within the taskbar immediately show seconds. This registry hack, which was launched with Home windows 10, has been disabled in Home windows 11 builds.
“Thanks for taking the time to share suggestions about this,” the corporate added. We’re sorry, this isn’t a supported registry key for Home windows 11.”
Microsoft hasn’t revealed when it plans to allow assist for these lacking options within the working system.