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Microsoft Edge 85 started rolling out to Edge Insiders in the Dev channel



Microsoft started rolling out the first build of their Edge browser version 85 to the Edge Insiders in the Dev channel. The latest build added a setting to enable preloading of certain webpages for faster searches and browsing. It also added a number of reliability improvements.

 

If you are on the dev channel, you can directly upgrade to this build or can install using the offline installer.

 

 

Microsoft Edge 85 started rolling out to Edge Insiders in the Dev channel

 

  • The first build of Microsoft Edge 85 now available in the Dev channel.
  • You can now upgrade to / install Microsoft Edge 85.0.531.1.

 

Did you try the new Microsoft Edge which is built on top of the popular chromium engine? If not, you can download the latest stable build (both web installer and offline installer) from Microsoft site. The new Microsoft Edge is now compatible with your favorite extensions and adds additional security to your browsing needs.

 

Download latest version of Microsoft Edge (85.0.531.1) offline installers

Microsoft Edge 85.0.531.1 (64-bit)
Microsoft Edge 85.0.531.1 (32-bit)
Microsoft Edge 85.0.531.1 (ARM 64-bit)
Microsoft Edge 85.0.531.1 (macOS 64-bit)

 

What's new in Microsoft Edge version 85.0.531.1?

Added features:

  • Added a setting to enable preloading of certain webpages for faster searches and browsing.

 

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed an issue on Mac where new installations of Edge sometimes crash on launch.
  • Fixed an issue where closing the browser too soon after importing data from another browser sometimes causes a crash.
  • Fixed an issue where pasting content when Information Protection is enabled sometimes crashes the tab.
  • Fixed an issue where attempting to restart Edge on Mac to apply an update gives an error message instead of updating the browser.

 

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where tabs sometimes appear at their minimum width, even when there's space for them to be larger.
  • Fixed an issue where scrolling down a page sometimes causes it to jump back up to the top.
  • Fixed an issue where unpinning and re-pinning Edge to the Taskbar sometimes creates a shortcut to the wrong profile.
  • Fixed an issue where the ... menu button sometimes disappears at small window sizes.
  • Fixed an issue on Mac where Shy UI sometimes disappears while being interacted with.
  • Fixed an issue where the highlighted word sometimes doesn't match what's being dictated when reading PDFs aloud.
  • Fixed an issue where printing a PDF sometimes doesn't center the content on the printed page, leading to cut-off content.
  • Fixed an issue where the default printer is sometimes forgotten or reset.
  • Fixed an issue where the Immersive Reader toolbar sometimes disappears when the window isn't wide enough.
  • Fixed an issue where translating content in Immersive Reader sometimes leaves grammar markings from the previous language on the page.
  • Fixed an issue where Youtube videos embedded on webpages aren't shown in Immersive Reader when they should be.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking the “Complete sign in” button sometimes doesn't enable sync until the browser is restarted.
  • Fixed an issue where Application Guard windows sometimes don't get proxy settings applied properly.

 

 


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