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Microsoft Edge 84 is now available in the Dev channel with Shy UI in fullscreen mode and more



Microsoft announced the release of Microsoft Edge build 84.0.488.1 in the Dev channel of Edge Insiders. This is the first update for the Microsoft Edge major version 84. The build introduced some new features, and a long list of bug fixes and improvements.

 

To know more on what's new and improved in the latest build of Microsoft Edge Dev build, continue reading further.

 

Microsoft Edge 84 is now available in the Dev channel with Shy UI in fullscreen mode and more

 

  • The first update to the major version 84 of Microsoft Edge is now available.
  • Edge Insiders in the dev channel can upgrade to this build.
  • The build focuses on Shy Feature in fullscreen mode.

 

What's new in Microsoft Edge build 84.0.488.1?

Microsoft Edge build 84.0.488.1 in the Dev channel of Edge Insiders gets a dropdown UI when browsing in fullscreen mode. This will enable you to access tabs and the address bar without exiting the fullscreen. The feature is unofficially called as Shy UI.

 

Microsoft also added a management policy to prevent the creation of a desktop shortcut when Edge is installed.

 

They have also added a messaging system to inform users when the internal PDF reader is disabled via the "Always Open PDF Externally" management policy.

 

What's newly fixed in Microsoft Edge build 84.0.488.1?

  • Fixed an issue where protected video on certain websites doesn't work.
  • Fixed an issue dragging a tab out of a window sometimes crashes the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where opening an InPrivate window on Mac crashes the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where cancelling an autofill payment card authentication sometimes crashes the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where navigating from an IE mode website to a non-IE mode website in the same tab sometimes crashes the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where attempting to check for updates on edge://settings/help showed a "Could not create Component" error.
  • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud and Grammar Tools sometimes don't work.
  • Fixed an issue where Application Guard windows sometimes fail to open on devices with low battery.
  • Fixed an issue where exporting a Collection to Excel sometimes fails.
  • Fixed an issue where importing autofill data from other browsers sometimes fails.
  • Fixed an issue where pinning websites to the Taskbar fails when the site's name is too long.
  • Improved the number of situations where browser sign-in is supported even though the browser is running with admin privileges.
  • Increased the languages supported for spellchecking when using the Windows-native spellchecker.
  • Fixed an issue where a Jumplist is missing or incorrect after installing Edge.
  • Fixed an issue where password fields on webpages sometimes can't be typed into.
  • Fixed an issue where icons are missing from menus.
  • Fixed an issue where text sometimes isn't visible in PDFs.
  • Fixed an issue where the "Press F11 to exit full screen" notification sometimes appears on the wrong screen.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting an item in History scrolls the page back to the top.
  • Fixed an issue where websites that are added to Collections sometimes fail to load an accompanying image for its Collection item.
  • Fixed an issue where dragging and dropping items into a Collection sometimes results in images that don't load.
  • Fixed an issue where some Collections UI isn't visible when the browser is using zoom levels > 100%.
  • Fixed an issue on Mac where the Touch Bar media scrubber sometimes doesn't appear on pages that have media.
  • Fixed an issue where the Favorites bar or find on page popup sometimes aren't visible in the Shy UI.
  • Fixed an issue where items on the Downloads shelf sometimes appear highlighted even when they're not being hovered over or clicked.
  • Fixed an issue where form autofill sometimes suggests incorrect card or address info when some fields of a webpage are already filled in before autofill is triggered.
  • Fixed an issue where the street portion of saved addresses can't be removed when editing a saved address in Settings.
  • Changed Collections to use the name of the collection as the sheet name when exporting a collection to Excel.
  • Disabled the Pinning Wizard in guest windows.

 

 


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