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Xbox Insider Launch Notes – Alpha (2404.240308-0140)




Hey Xbox Insiders! We have now a brand new Xbox Replace Preview releasing to the Alpha ring at the moment.

It’s necessary we word that some updates made to those preview OS builds embrace background enhancements that guarantee a high quality and steady construct for Xbox consoles. We’ll proceed to publish these launch notes, even when the noticeable adjustments to the UI are minimal or behind the scenes, so that you’re conscious when updates are coming to your machine.

Particulars could be discovered under!

Xbox Insider Release Notes

System Replace Particulars

  • OS Model: XB_FLT_2404ZN25398.4004.240308-0140
  • Out there: 2 p.m. PT – March 11, 2024
  • Obligatory: 3 a.m. PT – March 12, 2024

Expertise Adjustments

Please remember this Xbox Replace Preview consists of the next expertise or function updates.

Microsoft Edge – Sidebar

  • To enhance stability, all first-party hub apps together with notably, Copilot Chat, Outlook, Groups, Video games, and the flexibility so as to add web sites to the sidebar in addition to the part in Settings are being eliminated. The purchasing and browser important options are nonetheless out there.

Fixes Included

Because of all the nice suggestions Xbox Insiders present and the arduous work of Xbox engineers, we’re pleased to announce the next fixes have been carried out with this construct:


  • Fixes to enhance narrator readout within the information when viewing mates and making adjustments to the friendship.

Seize & Share

  • Fixes to handle an sudden error within the information when viewing current captures.

Community Switch

  • Fixes to handle an sudden error that would happen when initiating a community switch if the content material already exists.

Settings – Subscriptions

  • Fixes to handle an sudden error that would happen when viewing subscriptions.


  • Numerous updates to correctly mirror native languages throughout the console.

Identified Points

Whereas identified points might have been listed in earlier Xbox Insider Launch Notes, they aren’t being ignored! Nevertheless, it might take Xbox engineers extra time to discover a resolution. When you expertise any of those points, we ask that you simply please observe any steerage offered and file suggestions with Report a Downside.


  • Some customers have reported experiencing intermittent audio points throughout the dashboard, video games, and apps.
    • Troubleshooting: When you do expertise points, please affirm your TV and all different tools have the most recent firmware put in. If you’re uncertain, chances are you’ll have to contact the producer for help. You can too discover extra troubleshooting suggestions right here: Troubleshoot audio in your Xbox console.
    • Suggestions: When you proceed to expertise points after making use of the most recent firmware and troubleshooting additional, please submit suggestions through Report a Downside if you end up experiencing the difficulty. Use the “Reproduce with superior diagnostics” possibility, then choose the class “Console experiences” and “Console Audio Output Points”.
      • Word: You should definitely embrace as a lot data as doable concerning the difficulty, when it began, your setup, troubleshooting you might have accomplished, and any extra data that may assist us reproduce the difficulty.


  • We’re investigating experiences of a difficulty the place the console might not hook up with the community instantly on boot. When you expertise this, remember to report the difficulty through Report a Downside as quickly as you’re in a position.
    • Workaround: Wait a minute or two for the connection to ascertain. In case your console nonetheless hasn’t linked, restart your Xbox from the Energy Middle or the information then file suggestions with Report a Downside. Be taught extra about restarting right here: How one can restart or energy cycle your Xbox console.

As at all times, remember to use Report an issue to maintain us knowledgeable of any points you encounter. We might not have the ability to reply to everybody, however the information we’ll collect is essential to discovering a decision.

What Happens to Your Feedback

When you’re an Xbox Insider searching for help, please go to the neighborhood subreddit. Official Xbox workers, moderators, and fellow Xbox Insiders are there to assist along with your issues.

When posting to the subreddit, please look by means of the newest posts to see in case your difficulty has already been posted or addressed. We at all times suggest including to current threads with the identical difficulty earlier than posting a brand new one. This helps us help you one of the best we will! Additionally, don’t overlook to make use of “Report a Downside” earlier than posting – the data shared in each locations helps us perceive your difficulty higher.

Thanks to each Xbox Insider within the subreddit at the moment and welcome to the neighborhood when you’re simply becoming a member of us! We love that it has develop into such a pleasant and community-driven hub of dialog and help.

For extra data concerning the Xbox Insider Program observe us on Twitter. Control future Xbox Insider Launch Notes for extra data concerning your Xbox Replace Preview ring!