Update to Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 (August 2022)

Hello Windows Insiders,

Today we are shipping an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to all Windows Insider channels (U.S. only). This update (version 2206.40000.15.0) includes several new updates such as updates for input compatibility in apps such as games, networking and windowing improvements, and reliability updates.

What’s New

New suite of shims available to toggle in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app which enables better experiences in several apps

Compatibility for games with joysticks (mapped to WASD)
Compatibility for gamepad in games
Compatibility for aiming in games with arrow keys
Compatibility for sliding in games with arrow keys

Scrolling improvements
Networking improvements
Android minimum window size defaulted to 220dp
Improved dialog when unsupported VPN is detected
New toggle to view/save diagnostic data in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app
Security updates
General reliability fixes, including improvements to diagnostic sizes
Graphics improvements

Known Issues

Some VPNs may not work with Advanced Networking. If you use a VPN and find Android apps do not have network connectivity, please disable Advanced Networking in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app

Giving feedback

If you are having issues with Windows Subsystem for Android™ – please file feedback via Feedback Hub under Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android™. For more information about troubleshooting and submitting feedback: Troubleshooting and FAQ for mobile apps on Windows.

Thanks,
Windows Insider Program Team

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