The Windows 10 desktop interface is undergoing a massive UI update. This will start to hit users in the second half of 2021, with version 21H2. The new user interface is known internally as “Sun Valley UI” and will have rounded corners, thanks to the implementation of the WinUI design.
The current plan is to release Windows 10 Feature Update 21H1 as another activation package and we will be getting 21H2 in the second half of the year with UI improvements.
Microsoft is removing Suggestions app designs in Windows 10
For some mysterious reason, the new Windows 10 UI mockup appeared in the Tips app last week. It displays the new rounded user interface of Windows 10 which resembles the user interface of Microsoft Edge and other Microsoft apps, such as Calculator & Alarms app.
Over the weekend, all screenshots featuring the new Windows 10 design were removed from the Tips app and replaced with screenshots of the current look. Additionally, Microsoft even pulled out the taskbar screenshots that featured rounded corners.
This decision confirms that the models were created by Microsoft. But the tech giant is not yet ready to discuss future plans.
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen screenshots of what the future might look like for Windows 10. The operating system user interface won’t be drastically different next year, but l The overall interface will change dramatically with more rounded corners and a twist. by Fluent Design.
For example, as you can see in the screenshot above, the Windows Settings app would benefit from rounded edges. The application window itself will look different, and Microsoft will display more information under “Check for updates.”
It’s important to understand that these mockup screenshots don’t necessarily mean Windows 10 will look like this. Other changes may come back in a future update of the Tips app.
It’s also worth noting that Microsoft will rename the Tips app to “Learning Center” with Windows 10X. And it will become the one stop shop for newbies for tips and tricks.