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Microsoft releases a new Edge Insiders build to the Dev Channel. The latest build 93.0.961.2 comes as the final release build for Microsoft Edge version 93, but it may see some patches in the future before it is being released to the insiders Beta channel.

 

The latest Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build 93.0.961.2 adds few new features for media autoplay, un-ignore password health alerts, a combined settings page, and some improvements. For the detailed list of changes, continue reading below.

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If you are still using Internet Explorer 11 (IE11), the Redmond giant has recently reminded its customers all over the world that the company is going to stop supporting Internet Explorer 11 from Microsoft 365 suite. That means all Microsoft 365 apps and services will cease support for Internet Explorer.

 

The date is not so far! Microsoft said that the farewell of IE11 will begin on August 17, 2021. Are you still using IE11? Switch to the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser now.

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It's almost a month when Microsoft officially revealed the upcoming major release of their operating system, Windows 11. The new update to bring an updated UI, and improvements to performance, productivity, and security features. Windows 10 users meeting the minimum hardware requirements will receive a free upgrade to Windows 11.

 

Windows 11 is now available as a preview release to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel with a new Microsoft Store as a one-stop destination to browse and install apps, and games. Microsoft Edge browser, which is the default browser on Windows 11, also started appearing on Microsoft Store.

Microsoft is rolling out a new Microsoft Edge build to the Edge Insiders in the Canary Channel. The latest build introduces Efficiency Mode to Microsoft Edge that has been designed to extend the battery life of your system by reducing resource usage.

 

When your laptop enters its battery saver mode, efficiency mode becomes active. To know more about this feature, and learn how to enable or disable the Efficiency Mode in Microsoft Edge, continue reading further.

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Microsoft released a new Chromium Edge build to the Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel. The insiders who are currently running the Edge Dev build have been upgraded to the latest build version 93.0.910.5. This latest Microsoft Edge build comes with some new features and improvements.

 

For a detailed list of new features and improvements (full changelog) in Microsoft Edge Dev Channel Build 93.0.910.5, continue reading this post.

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As part of the May 2021 Patch Tuesday cycle, Microsoft released a cumulative update KB5003173 for Windows 10 on May 11. This was a security update for Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004), Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2), and Windows 10 May 2021 Preview Update (version 21H1) with a few quality improvements.

 

But it turned out that a lot of users reporting an installation failure with the error code 0x800f0922 due to a change concerning the installation of Microsoft Edge Chromium. Though there is no acceptance from the Microsoft side yet, a workaround has been published.

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Microsoft released a new update to the Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel. This is the third minor update to the Edge v92, after the major version released to Dev Channel a week ago. Though there are no major improvements, the latest build 92.0.884.2 adds two new features to Microsoft Edge.

 

Microsoft also informed that the Microsoft Edge build for Dev Channel has been delayed until later this week or skipped until next week due to some issues while getting the build.

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The built-in coupon and price comparison tool in Microsoft Edge (Chromium) adds a new shopping experience within the browser window by displaying coupon codes when you visit any shopping site. The feature is still hidden under a flag as an experimental feature to Edge Insiders and hence you won't find it in the stable release.

 

Now, as part of the unified code base, Microsoft is moving the feature to the Android version of the Microsoft Edge browser. If you are running Edge Canary build on Android, you can experience the same right now. For more details, continue reading.

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During the first announcement of the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser, Microsoft made it clear that the company is going to make the new browser available to all popular platforms. During the Microsoft Ignite //2020 event, Microsoft announced that the Edge Insiders will get the first preview build of the Linux variant in October 2020.

 

As of now, the Linux variant of the Microsoft Edge browser was available to Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel. Over a period of six months, it now moved one step closer to the stable release by promoting it to the Beta Channel.

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HTTPS is a browser protocol that securely establishes a connection with the hosting server. This is being done by using SSL encrypted tunnels. These days, many websites use the HTTPS protocol to create a secure channel between the client and the server.

 

Microsoft confirmed that the company is working on a feature that will set HTTPS as its default protocol in Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser. This feature is going to come in a future build of Edge v92.

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Microsoft released the first build of Edge 92 to the Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel. The version number has been bumped up to 92.0.873.1. Being the first preview build in the dev channel, there are quite a few new features added to it. However, it contains a bunch of fixes and other general improvements.

 

The new features part of this build includes support for management policy from Chromium. For a detailed list of features, improvements, and bug fixes, continue reading further.

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Microsoft is continuing its development in making the Chromium-based Edge browser more resource-efficient. As per the new development, the company added a "Performance Mode" feature which will help you optimize speed, responsiveness, memory, CPU, and battery usage.

 

To know more about the feature, its availability, and how to enable or disable the Performance Mode feature in Microsoft Edge, continue reading this post further.

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Microsoft has quietly released the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge Canary build on the popular Android platform. The latest Edge Can build on Android has version number 91.0.858.0. It comes with a fresh UI, other changes, and performance improvements.

 

Needless to say that the Canary builds are not recommended to use on corporate and production devices, but they come in handy to try out the new features before the public release.

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The "Password Monitor" feature was first introduced in Microsoft Edge Canary build at the end of June 2020. When you enable this feature, the Microsoft Edge browser will check all your saved browser passwords against a known repository of already exposed credentials. It will alert you if your online credentials have been detected on the dark web.

 

When your credentials are checked against the database of known leaked credentials, powerful encryption helps prevent your information from being revealed to anyone. Information about which password has been compromised is only available to you.

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Microsoft is continuously improving their Edge browser, and the team is now bringing a new feature called "Workspaces". Just like the tab groups feature in Google Chrome, the Edge Workspaces were designed to improve the manageability of tabs.

 

A set of tabs opened for a specific task can now be grouped into a workspace. The feature is currently being tested in Microsoft Edge Canary build, and here's how you can enable it.

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If you are a Microsoft Edge Insider in the Dev Channel, Microsoft today releases a new Edge build 91.0.831.0. The latest Dev Channel build adds two big features for Microsoft Edge users. The first one is Color Themes support in all platforms, and the other one is MSA sign-in and sync for the Linux users.

 

There are also some more notable changes and fixes in this new build. For the complete changelog, and to learn what's new in Microsoft Edge build 91.0.831.0 in the Dev Channel, continue reading further.

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Microsoft has released a new build for the Chromium-powered Edge browser to the Edge insiders in the Dev channel. The new build 91.0.825.0 is based on Chromium 91 and has been marked as the first release of the Chromium 91 engine in the Dev channel.

 

The latest Microsoft Edge build 91.0.825.0 adds few new additions, minor reliability improvements, and a long list of fixes. The build also includes few known issues that you should know before upgrading to this build.

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As per the Microsoft Edge Release Roadmap, the company released a new major update to the Microsoft Edge Stable Release Channel. The new Microsoft Edge (Chromium) v89 comes with a startup boost feature, sleeping tabs, vertical tabs layout, PDF improvements, autofill of birth dates, a new menu to list extensions, and more.

 

You can now upgrade to Microsoft Edge 89 update for Windows 10 and macOS to experience the above new features and improvements. Corporates can download the Microsoft Edge 89 Offline Installer to push the update to all users.

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Microsoft recently published an updated roadmap for the PDF Reader experience in Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser. The new update to the PDF Reader experience will offer better compatibility, reliability, and security improvements for you and your organization.

 

The company said that the most requested features are now available across Windows, Mac, and Linux users. Continue reading further to know more about the improvements coming on the way to PDF Reader in Microsoft Edge.

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During this COVID-19 pandemic, most of the students are having online classes. Thus they are regularly using the internet, and to make it a safer web for them, Microsoft announced a new "Kids Mode" functionality for its Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser.

 

Kids Mode will allow your kids to safely browse the internet based on an allowed list, do search safely on Bing, view kid-friendly content, lock switching back to default mode under a password, and all these functionalities without creating a new profile.

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