Microsoft continues to expand Bing with ChatGPT to the rest of its products. The new version of the web browser powered by the artificial intelligence of OpenAI, today gives a crucial leap in search of its massive adoption thanks to integration with the Windows 11 taskbar search box.
Yes, from now on, you will be able to access Bing with ChatGPT directly from the operating system interface, without the need to open Microsoft Edge first. This new feature has started rolling out to Windows 11 users around the world via a software update.
Once the latest OS version is installed, users will be able to enter their Bing query with ChatGPT directly into the search box built into the taskbar. a new icon —a conversation balloon with the letter B in blue— will appear to indicate that the query will be made to the chatbot powered by OpenAI technology.
It is worth clarifying that the answers to the queries are not shown in the window that is displayed on the Windows 11 search engine. The results and the complete chat with the bot open in a new Microsoft Edge window, as it currently works. So, the new function integrated into the taskbar serves as quick access to start a conversation with Bing with ChatGPT.
For now, it is unknown if Redmond plans to extend the integration of this new function so that the results are displayed in the native box of the Windows 11 search engine. Without a doubt, it would be a very useful function, since it would remove the dependency on an external web browser. However, the final word in this regard will be from those led by Satya Nadella.
Bing with ChatGPT is integrated into the Windows 11 taskbar
Another important element to take into account is that, beyond installing the latest version of Windows 11, users who want to use Bing with ChatGPT from the taskbar must have access to your preview. Let’s not forget that today is needed join a waiting list to access the chatbot integrated into the Microsoft web browser.
panay clothsMicrosoft’s product manager, noted that Bing with ChatGPT has already been tested by more than 1 million people in 169 countries. And those numbers are set to rise as Redmonds allow more users access to their shiny platform.
On the other hand, the integration of the chatbot in the Windows 11 taskbar is nothing more than a step in the logical direction. After all, the tool has already expanded to the Skype and Bing apps for iOS and Android. And it’s expected to make its Office debut soon.
According to Microsoft, the taskbar finder is one of the most used features of Windows 11. Panay mentions that currently exceeds 500 million users every month, nothing more, nothing less. With a tremendous number, the statistics of use of Bing with ChatGPT have everything to grow brutally in a very short time. As long as those from Redmond maintain the good rate of entry of new users to their powerful chatbot.