Microsoft today released a new Xbox Insider Preview Build for Insiders enrolled in the Alpha Ring. The latest insiders build comes with no new features but mainly is focused on bug fixes along with list of known issues.

The latest build is available for download with version 1804.180321-1920. As is the case with the preview builds, the Xbox team  has pushed out lots of bug fixes for issues discovered in the previous builds.

The company has resolved issue with users encountering a Black screen on boot up. The user were not able to recover the console. This issue is now been fixed and user will be able to correctly recover the console after the boot up.

Earlier Insiders reported of some games and apps missing from the collection after installing the previous builds. This issue has now been resolved and gamers will no longer see a spinning circle.

Shutting down the console took a longer time than expected for gamers after taking the previous build, this issue has now been resolved and users will now be able to shutdown the console with minimal time.

The Xbox team fixed issues with users not being able to launch games with Cortana were in user’s complained that they were not able to launch games with Cortana. This issue has now been fixed and insiders will now be able to launch games with Cortana.

Crashing issues with 4K HDR game after watching 4K screenshots has now been fixed in the latest build for Xbox One gamer. The Virtual Keyboard disappearance issue has now been resolved and gamers will now be able to enable the Chinese virtual keyboard.

As is expected with preview builds there are some known issues  reported by Microsoft in the published changelog:

Known Issues:

Pi-hole users may encounter issues signing in, creating, or recovering accounts upon downloading the 1804 update. As a workaround Microsoft asks gamers to: Add to the Pi-hole allowed IP address list.

Netflix on Monitor only works at 1080p and does not support 1440p – Netflix is aware of the issue. Workaround : If watching Netflix on a Monitor/LCD please set the display output to 1080p.

HDR Issues
Some users are discovering that some games are not showing in HDR – Please file feedback when you encounter this to help in the investigation.

Spotify Search
Users will be discovering that the search function in Spotify is not working. Microsoft requests them to file feedback when they encounter this to help in the investigation. As a temporary workaround type in a search, then click the left stick twice and it searches properly.

As has been reported this is a preview build which is currently available for download for Xbox Insiders enrolled in the Alpha Ring and will be receiving this update automatically.

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