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What to Know About Windows 11

Windows 11 operating system has rolled out. There are a lot of things to keep in mind while installing this operating system. In this guide, you will know everything about windows 11. There are unnumbered features to look upon. Go through the guide carefully.

Part 1. Top Features of Windows 11

Here are the top features of Windows 11 for you to cherish;

1. A new, more Mac-like interface

Users have always been in love with the Mac interface as it appears more clean and satisfying. The new interface was a much-awaited feature. In a post-2020 world, more people are working from home. Working from home becomes more enjoyable when the interface is fine enough. The movement of the iconic start menu makes it special for the users. A more Mac-like interface was surely the feature users wanted.

2. Integrated Android apps

The Microsoft store is rebuilt from the grounds for windows 11. A more organized layout has come along with multiple android apps. It will support android apps via Amazon Appstore. The app will be displayed in a vertical display same as on phone. More native apps will also be introduced in this operating system. It is considered one of the biggest differences between windows 10 and windows 11. Users have always been waiting for the merging of phone and laptops, integrated android apps is a way forward.

3. Widgets

After android apps, what was more demanding than widgets to get a phone-like experience? Like in smartphones, we are fond of setting widgets according to our preferences. Well, in windows 11, you can access widgets directly from the taskbar and personalize them. You can keep a check on the information you wish to fetch every day, you can have a sight on weather, news, stocks and much more. Widgets aid a lot in displaying little information on your screens. You enjoy a phone-like experience.

4. Microsoft Teams integration

Microsoft Teams has been a significant app in the windows 10 operating system since 2017. The use of Teams has escalated during the pandemic. Giving Microsoft Teams a facelift, it has been added to the taskbar, making it more convenient for the users to utilize it. Video calling is taken to a whole new level. Microsoft Teams integration has made chatting much more-easier. Microsoft Teams was released two years after Windows 10.

5. Xbox tech for better gaming

In this 21st century, forgetting about gamers while launching out an operating system can turn into a disastrous mistake. To cater to the demands of gamers, The Auto HDR and Direct Storage features of Xbox are added to Windows 11 operating system, enhancing the user experience. High-performance gaming with improved colors comes along with windows 11. Gaming has always been a significant use of heavy machines, users desperately look for updates that aid in increasing their gaming experience.

6. Better virtual desktop support

Again a feature that has a Mac-like experience for the users. In Windows 11 operating system, you can toggle between multiple desktops at once, making it easier for you to focus on studies, personal, work, and gaming at a time. It is a much-enjoyed feature when compared to the Windows 11 operating system. Easy multitasking was much demanded.

7. Easier transition from monitor to the laptop, and better multitasking

The new feature of Snap Group and Snap Layouts has taken multitasking to a whole new level. Switching between different apps has become more convenient with the windows 11 operating system. You can use multiple windows effortlessly. In windows 10, using multiple windows at a time was not that easy or amazing. Windows 11 has all the features to cater to the post-2020 world, a world filled with online classes, work from home, and whatnot.  

Part 2. When It Is Available to Get Windows 11

Windows 11 operating system will be available as a public beta in July 2021. It is now available as an Insider Preview build download for those in Windows Insider Program. The operating system will be easily available on the latest PCs. It will continue to roll out into 2022. Users are desperately waiting to enjoy the newest features given by the windows 11 operating system. There are also hints that Windows 11 could arrive as early as October.

Part 3. Is the Computer Compatible with Windows 11

Once you've known about all the features of Windows 11, the question comes that is your computer really compatible with this operating system? The website of Microsoft has listed down requirements for the compatibility of Windows 11. Microsoft was also planning to guide people to download the PC Health check app to check the compatibility of the system. Well, there were a lot of complaints about the app, as it failed to give adequate detail about why the machine isn't compatible. To address this issue, Microsoft stated that they are temporarily removing the app.

There are some hardware requirements to keep in mind before downloading windows 11. The minimum requirements to run or update windows 11 are 1 gigahertz processor or even faster, 4 gigabytes RAM or more, 64 GB storage or more, UEFI, Secure Boot capable, and much more. There are a lot of websites that can aid you in finding out whether your system is capable to run Windows 11 or not. Make sure you visit the official website of Microsoft to read the requirements in detail. If you've bought a machine in 2021, there are a lot of chances that the system is compatible with the new operating system. Before aiming to download and run the operating system, don't forget to fulfill all the necessary requirements.

Part 4. How to Download Windows 11

So, here's the most fun part. Once the operating system is generally available the question arises, how to download it? Well, the answer is simple. You will download it the same way you did the previous version of windows. The simplest method is to go to Settings Update Security and click Check for Updates. In case you witness the option Feature update to Windows 11. You need to click Download and install. This procedure is not only quick but also facile enough for the users.

Part 5. Is It Free to Download Windows 11

A lot of users are concerned about this query. In case you are already a Windows 10 user, the new operating system will be available as a free upgrade for your system. Most of the users around the world are already using windows 10, so it is not a big concern for them. However, people who are just starting from windows 11 might not get the same facilitation.


In this guide, some of the most important answers about Windows 11 have been answered. However, there are a lot of hidden features that you need to explore once you've installed the new operating system. There are a lot of websites online that can help you in identifying if your system is compatible with the new operating system or not. Yet, referring to the official Microsoft website is recommended. Windows 11 is a gateway to the future. It comes with some of the most exceptional features of all time.