Install the New Notepad App on Windows 11

As you may know, Microsoft has been changing many of its system apps in the Windows 11 operating until now; it has introduced a new paint app, a new Media Player, etc.

Windows 11 does make some visual changes to the Notepad app, but it still looked the samseemsw. It seems like Microsoft s testing a redesign of its famous Notepad app.

Recently, Microsoft rolled out a new update to the Dev Channel that offers a new Notepadlatestp. The new update brings dark mode, a better searchreplacesnd replace interface, better undoing, and more features to the Notepad.

Notepad’s UI hasn’t been updated since Windows Vista, so it’s good to see this new facelift. The new Notepad app of Windows 11 looks good in both light and dark mode, and it has a modern fluid context menu too.

So, if you are interested in giving the redesigned Notepad for Windows a try, you are reading the right article. In this article, we will share a step-by-step guide on how to get the new Notepad application on Windows 11. Let’s check out.

Install the New Notepad App on Windows 11

Well, the new Notepad application is available only for Windows 11. That means, if you are using Windows 10, you can access the new design of Notepad. The new Notepad app is rolling out now for Insiders in the Dev Channel.

It’s available on Windows 11 preview build 22509. Suse is using the same preview, b you just need to launch the Notepad app and enjoy the new design. Open Windows 11 Settings, click on Windows UClickane, and click on the Windows Insider Programme as s on the Right panehown below.

click on the Windows Insider Programme

3. Select the Dev channel under the Choose your insider settings.

Choose your insider settings

4. Move back to the previous page and click the Check for Updates button. Now Windows 11 will scan and list all updates. Next, click the Download Now button to download & install all updates.

click on the Download Now


That’s it! You are done. After updating the operating system, you can see the new Notepad application.

How to Access the New Notepad App of Windows 11?

After updating the operating system, you need to restart your PC and open the Microsoft Store app. Click on the Library and update the new Notepad app on the Microsoft Store.

update the new Notepad app

Upon updating, open a notepad and enjoy the new look. The new Notepad app also has a dark mode activated when you switch to a system-wide dark mode.

Here we have attached screenshots of the new Notepad app for Windows 11.

New Notepad app for Windows 11

New Notepad app for Windows 11

The new Notepad app looks interesting and unique, but it’s only available on the Dev channel build. If you have any doubts about this, let us know in the comment box below. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.


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