New Preview Alpha 1805 System Update – 4/21/18

Starting at 12:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1805.180418-1920). Read on for more about the New Features, fixes and known issues in the latest system update.

New Features:


Xbox Insider Blog post on the 1805 features:




Home – Avatars

  • Fixed an issue in which Avatars were not properly displayed within the profile pages.

Home – Cortana

  • Fixed an issue in which Cortana was unable to make selection of account names.


  • Fixed an issue for a user when broadcasting and opening the guide would cause the camera momentarily to vanish from the active broadcast.

My Games and Apps

  • Fixed an issue in with users would lose navigation controls/focus in the manage game section for a game or app.


  • Fixed the social icon within the notifications toasts that was appearing as a blank square while in Light theme contrast.

Settings – Accessory App

  • We have resolved  an issue in which some users were not able to navigate correctly, assign controller configurations and set Vibration settings in the Xbox Accessory app.


Known Issues:



  • Some users may experience intermittent loss of Audio with certain configurations of AV receivers with ATMOS or with changing audio configurations during console use.


  • Pi-hole users may encounter issues signing in, creating, or recovering accounts upon downloading the 1804 update. This is due to a new configuration file which is downloaded from a URL Pi-hole blocks by default.
  • Workaround: Add to the Pi-hole allowed IP address list.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter an incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.