Microsoft will allow you to manage your subscriptions directly in Windows 11

The latest preview build of Windows 11 gives you access to an accounts window where you can find all your subscriptions and information related to your Microsoft account.

The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360, under Windows 11 // Source: Robin Wycke – Frandroid

Like Google, Amazon, Apple or Facebook, Microsoft allows you to log in to your own account. A way to manage your Outlook mailbox as well as your Office 365 subscription, your Xbox Game Pass subscription or the management of your various devices.

To access these settings, however, you had to go directly to the Microsoft site from your browser until now. Windows 11 does offer a page summarizing ” Your informations “but they are limited to your profile photo and your email address and the different sessions saved on your computer.

In order to simplify the process a little, Microsoft now seems to grant access to the main information of your account directly within Windows 11. Microsoft has indeed put forward a novelty of the new build 25126 in the preview version of Windows 11. -it allows you, within the operating system settings, to access several data related to your Microsoft account.

The new Windows 11 accounts window
The new Windows 11 accounts window // Source: Microsoft

By going to the settings, then to ” Account “you can thus discover a new window containing your e-mail address, your profile photo, but also the details of your subscription – or your purchase – Office or Office 365. This new screen also displays the points of the Microsoft Rewards program as well as the status of your OneDrive backup.

Of course, we will also find functions already integrated into the settings on Windows 10 and Windows 11 such as connection management by Windows Hello or by password as well as the addition of contacts, events or email account.

An update still reserved for the Windows Insider program

“This update will allow you to see all Microsoft Office 365 products linked to your account and you will be able to view the details of these products or install Office by clicking the ‘view details’ button”says Microsoft in a blog post.

In addition to this new window, this new build fixes some errors, bugs and typography. As always, to take advantage of this Windows 11 update, you must be registered with Microsoft’s Windows Insider program. However, the update should be available to all users in the coming months.


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