Windows Subsystem for Android Picks Up Android 13 in Preview

Microsoft announced that it is now testing Android 13 in the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) Preview Program.

“Today we are shipping an update for Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11 to members of the Windows Subsystem for Android Preview Program,” the Windows Subsystem for Android Team writes in the announcement post. “This update (2211.40000.7.0) will update WSA to Android 13 and includes general reliability and performance fixes.”

Here’s the list of what’s new.

  • Windows subsystem for Android updated to Android 13
  • Added a new command that shuts down WSA for automation
  • Improvements in boot performance (50%, P10 case)
  • Improvements to mouse click input
  • Improvements in clipboard stability
  • Improvements to application resizing
  • Upgraded to Intel bridge technology for Android 13
  • Reliability improvements to media files opening in Windows
  • Jumplist entries for applications supporting app shortcuts

You can learn more about the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) Preview Program on the Microsoft Learn website.

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