Xbox One Update Preview

New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 8/12/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha – Skip Ahead and Preview Alpha rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180810-1920). Learn more about the new features in development for 1810 here, and read on for a list of fixes and known issues in this 1810 system update.

Important Build Notes



We’ve received feedback that the integration of Avatars on console has been a bit confusing due to the use of phrases like “Avatars on Home” and “Avatars on Dashboard,” so we wanted to clear up a few things. Currently, Avatars are visible to Xbox Insiders in the Alpha Skip Ahead and Alpha Rings in the following places: the Avatar Editor, activity feed, leaderboards, and the Profile.

We posted an Avatar Q&A here

My Games and Apps

You will notice a User Interface (UI) change to the filters in My Games and Apps.  Please provide your feedback as we flight this new UI.




  • We have fixed the issues with audio that some users with Bitstream HDMI audio or optical out experienced hearing no audio at all or intermittent audio.

My Games and Apps

  • Fixed an issue when some games and apps would not install even if the console had enough storage.

System Performance

  • Various Performance and bug fixes.

Virtual Keyboard

  • We have fixed the issue in which some users were reporting that the Virtual Keyboard was showing only Numbers in Just Dance 2018.






  • We are aware that some users are experiencing issues with headsets with the mic not working. Please file feedback when you see this.


  • It can take up to 10 seconds to view an Avatar on the profile screen the first time after your console has flashed.

Console performance

  • We are aware that some users encounter performance issues when coming out of instant on.  Please take the console update and then after it has landed on home, wait and be patient as some fixes are implemented.  You should then see subsequent boots being a lot faster. Please file feedback if you continue to see issues.

Microsoft Edge

  • Microsoft Edge crashes for some users at random times.
  • The cursor may disappear when exiting and re-entering the app
    • Workaround: Press Y when re-entering the app to make the cursor re-appear


  • Sometimes users may encounter stuttering when launching straight into Oneguide after the console is turned on from Instant on.  Please file feedback when you see this.
  • Here is a workaround to resolve temporarily:
    1. Navigate Home via the Guide
    2. Quit OneGuide manually from the Home screen
    3. Wait 15-30 secs
    4. Launch any other streaming app (Netflix, HBOGO, YouTube)
    5. One launched, play a video
    6. Once video begins playing (it should play normally) exit the app and relaunch OneGuide

Profile Color

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

Streaming Apps

  • Streaming apps such as Crunchyroll and The NFL app are crashing as reported by some users.  Please file feedback if you continue to see issue.

Virtual Keyboard

  • We are aware that some characters in when using the Virtual Keyboard in conjunction with a chat pad.  Workaround : Disconnect the chatpad.