Windows 10 Tip: Get started with the Photos app and Sway

The Photos app automatically creates albums for you based on when and where they were taken, but if you want to edit an existing album or create a new one, simply select albums, the album you want and then click Edit.

If you want to edit an existing album or create a new one, simply select albums, the album you want and then click Edit.

You can create a new album by selecting Albums, Create new Album and then selecting the photos you’d like to include.

You can create a new album by selecting Albums, Create new Album and then selecting the photos you’d like to include.

From there you can edit the title, add or remove photos and change the cover photo. Easily share all the awesome photos you’ve catalogued right from the Photos app by clicking the Share the Album button.

Transform your album into an interactive story in minutes with Sway

Select Share and then Create a Sway.

To get started, simply open your album, and select Share and then Create a Sway. After the album is uploaded to Sway you can play around with the layout, add words, animation and other fun effects –  and then share your Sway online with all your friends and family.

We have more great storytelling experiences coming to photos and videos later this year, in the meantime we hope you enjoy what you can do with the Photos app today. Head over here for tips on drawing on your memories with the Photos app, and have a great week!

Announcing the LinkedIn app for Windows 10

LinkedIn app for Windows 10 showing the home screen.

Today, LinkedIn announced we are bringing the LinkedIn experience that millions of professionals around the world use on the web to the Windows Store with an all new Windows 10 app. With the app, we are giving Windows 10 customers a better way to keep up with what’s happening in their professional world that is accessible and tailored for Windows 10. The app is beginning to roll out to the Windows Store. If you’d like to download the app, launch the Windows Store and search for the “LinkedIn app”. If you don’t see the app in the Store or you’re not able to download the app yet, you will soon as we will be rolling out the app globally by the end of July.

The LinkedIn app for Windows 10 provides a more engaging and fully integrated LinkedIn experience that is quickly accessible from your Start menu and taskbar. In the Action Center and Live Tile, the app delivers real-time notifications, including new messages, insights on who you’re meeting with next, trending news in your industry, and timely updates on your network.

LinkedIn app for Windows 10 shown pinned to the Start menu.

The app will launch in 22 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified), Arabic, Danish, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Turkish, Swedish, Chinese (traditional), Czech, Indonesian, Thai, Malay, Romanian). You can learn more about today’s exciting news over on the LinkedIn Blog.