In our earlier article published last month we have reported that Microsoft will be bringing new changes and improvements to its Quiet Hours for Windows 10 Insiders. The company has been working on improving the Quiet Hours and adding new options to make it more customizable for the users.

Today the company released a new Windows 10 Insider Build version 17083 for Fast Ring and Skip Ahead Insiders. The latest build brought some significant improvements to Timeline, Settings and Windows App Permission sections.

The company has also brought improvements to the Windows Shell with Quiet Hours now being renamed as “Focus Assist”. Apart from giving a new name, the team has also added three new modes which lets users to switch between three Focus Assist modes.

To switch, you would need to right click on the Action Center icon in the task bar. You will find a new priority list. You can set Focus Assist to priority, Alarms and also completely turn off Focus Assist.

The company added new features to Quiet Hours (now Focus Assist) in the previous build letting users the option to turn on Quiet hours automatically when playing a full screen game. You can also keep Quiet Hours always on helping you to configure your schedule.

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