Starting with build 25227, Microsoft is experimenting with various designs for the navigation pane in the Widgets board with new icons to access different features.  If you want to get hands-on with the new navigation pane for the Widgets board, you can use a third-party tool called “ViVeTool,” created by Rafael Rivera and Lucas on GitHub, to enable the new experience on your computer. However, the company is experimenting with multiple designs, so you can’t pick the version you get. This guide will teach you the steps to turn on the updated version of the Widgets board on Windows 11 22H2.

Enable new Widgets UI on Windows 11 22H2

To enable the new Widgets UI on Windows 11 22H2, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the next time you open the Widgets board, you will notice the new navigation pane design on Windows 11 22H2.

In the command, remember to change the path to the folder with your path. It’s important to note that running the command will enable the feature if it’s available on your computer. After running the command, it may take sometime before you will see the new Widgets navigation. If you change your mind, you can revert the changes with the same instructions, but on step 10, make sure to use the command vivetool /disable /id:40772499 and restart the device. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.