Microsoft is currently rolling out a major update for its UWP OneNote app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The update is currently being rolled out to Insiders in the Fast Ring. The app has been bumped to new version 17.8269.5756. 

The update comes with a new look apart from other new major features to the UWP application. With the latest update the company is improved the layout of the application which now allows users with improved navigation with screen readers and keyboards.

OneNote App now includes a new feature which now lets users solve page conflicts in shared notebooks which is useful when there are two different versions of the same page in the notebook.

Users will now be able to choose to show page previews in the navigation bar by heading to View>Navigation Panes. The app also now lets you hide sub pages in the notebook by clicking on the chevron beside the main pages in the notebook. This option is useful in improving the visibility of the crowded notebooks.

Microsoft has also integrated Office’s Tell Me assistant into OneNote which gives users a list of all changes in the shared notebook. Apart from the above features users also have the option to nickname a notebook and change the color of the notebook with any of the 16 preset colors.

Microsoft has also made Multitasking easier with the latest update. Users would need to go to the View tab, choose New Window, or use Ctrl+M (for PCs) to open a new instance of OneNote. Users will now be able to see a bunch of notes at the same time.

The update for the OneNote UWP application is currently live and users can download it by clicking the below Windows Store link.

Download OneNote for Windows 10

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