While we talked about upcoming Windows 10 and Mobile Action Center UI changes earlier, you may have noticed the changes in the notifications too in the earlier leaked image and even the Build 2016 Sizzle video that we shared. Now, Microsoft has talked more about what changes are coming to Toast notifications. As can be seen in the above screenshot there are few elements that will define the Action Center and Notifications changes. In a nutshell these are the changes coming to Toast Notifications in future updates.

notification toast

  • Hero Image
  • Interaction encouraged
  • Widget like feel with more information and graphical content
  • Action Center will have settings icon with in notifications to disable it

New toast

  • Developers can add context sensitive menu to Toast notifications
  • Color of notification icon changes as per the incoming notifications from various apps.
  • Microsoft Edge may soon have its notifications present in Action Center