Windows 11 release date revealed, but Android app support won’t be included

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Microsoft has just announced that Windows 11 will arrive on October 5. It’s been a while since Microsoft announced the next major version of the Windows operating system. Currently, the new version is being beta-tested through the Windows Insider program.

Eligible Windows 10 PCs will start getting the free upgrade from that date. Additionally, new PCs with Windows 11 will start being available for purchase on October 5. Windows 11 will not come with native Android app support when it arrives.

Microsoft has highlighted a bunch of the features that Windows 11 will ship with that launch. These include the new design, Snap Layouts, an updated Start menu, Microsoft Teams integration. This launch will include the new Microsoft Store, but the company says it is still working on its journey to bring Android apps to Windows 11.

In the meantime, if you would like to install Windows 11 on an older unsupported PC. You will need to use an ISO to manually install it, and potentially lose access to Windows updates in the future.