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In this week's Edge Dev build, Microsoft adds some new features to the chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser. With the latest Microsoft Edge Dev Build 90.0.796.0, you can now start searching for the favorites and history menus as soon as they are loaded. It also adds suggestions from local browsing history for you to easily access from the address bar.

 

Apart from the new features, Microsoft also adds some reliability improvements, changed behaviors in the latest Microsoft Edge Dev build. Here you can read the complete changelog part of this release build for Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel.

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Microsoft released a new Chromium Edge build to the Edge Insiders, who are in the Dev Channel, bumping up the version to 90.0.789.1. The latest build in the Dev Channel comes with a simplified right-click menu for PDFs, new management policies for Quick View Office files, and more.

 

The latest build also includes several reliability improvements and a lot of bug fixes. Here is the complete changelog of the latest Microsoft Edge build 90.0.789.1 for the Dev channel Edge Insiders.

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Microsoft's new Chromium-powered Edge browser was considered to be generally available on , and after that, Microsoft Edge went through a couple of release schedules that added many new features and enhancements to the product. Now, the company has decided to completely wipe out the legacy Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

 

Microsoft has published a time schedule to wipe off the legacy Edge and install the latest version of Chromium Edge on Windows 10, starting April 2021. Continue reading to know more about the schedule.

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Microsoft Edge is a cross-platform web browser developed by Microsoft in 2015 for Windows 10 and Xbox One. Since then, it has been rolled out for Android and iOS in 2017, macOS in 2019, and preview for Linux in 2020. The legacy Microsoft Edge is over, and the latest version is powered by the popular Chromium engine.

 

Microsoft Edge 89 is currently being previewed in Edge Insiders Dev Channel and is going to roll out to the stable channel in the first week of March 2021. According to the Edge roadmap, the next version to bring the following improvements.

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Microsoft is working on a new download manager for the Chromium Edge that will make your downloading experience even simpler by showing a menu in the toolbar when you start downloading files. The new experience will also allow you to manage your downloads directly from the Microsoft Edge toolbar.

 

The new download experience is now rolling out to the Edge Insiders in the Canary channel and will be available to the stable release channel later this year.

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A new update of Microsoft Edge is now rolling out to the stable release channel. The latest Microsoft Edge now comes with the History and Open Tabs sync feature. In October 2020, this feature was first previewed to the Edge Insiders in the Canary build channel.

 

If you are a Microsoft Edge user, you can now easily access your open tabs and browsing history across all your devices. You won't require to manually share the links to access between devices.

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Microsoft is now adding a new personalization feature to Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser. The new feature will allow you to apply custom accent color to the browser window. As this feature is still under preview, it's hidden under an experimental flag. You must enable the feature to show up on the browser settings page.

 

With the latest Edge Canary build 89.0.731.0 or newer, you can turn ON the new accent themes feature. Here we will show you how to enable the feature and apply the accent color theme.

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Microsoft releases a new build of Microsoft Edge (Chromium) for the Edge Insiders in the Dev channel. The latest build version 89.0.723.0 is the first Edge 89 build rolling out in this channel. The latest build includes some new features, better reliability improvements, and a list of bug fixes.

 

Though there are no major features introduced in this build, it added the ability to run an on-demand scan for leaked passwords and an option to have downloaded PDFs open in the default PDF reader are some minor key features that you would like in it.

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In October 2020, Microsoft took a new initiative to phase out Internet Explorer (IE11) for its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser. Beginning November 2020, users navigating to sites using Internet Explorer are being redirected to the new Microsoft Edge if it detects incompatibility.

 

Initially, though the redirection is happening to a list of 1,156 websites, Microsoft is expanding the list to more number of sites. In case you are not happy and would like to disable the redirection, here's how you can prevent sites from being redirected to Microsoft Edge.

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Nowadays, the Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser is becoming one of the most popular web browsers on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android. The latest version of Microsoft Edge now allows you to quickly navigate to the recently viewed web page from the browser toolbar.

 

As the history button is by default hidden in the Microsoft Edge browser toolbar, you can quickly enable it by following the steps mentioned below.

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As per the release schedule, Microsoft started rolling out Microsoft Edge 87 (Chromium) to the stable release channel. Being a major build in the stable release channel, the latest version of Microsoft Edge offers a set of new features including automatic redirection for incompatible sites from Internet Explorer, shopping features, enterprise new tab page, and more.

 

If you are already using Microsoft Edge, it will be automatically upgraded to the latest version. If you are a business user, here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge version 87.

Microsoft released a new Edge build to the Dev channel. The latest Microsoft Edge build version 88.0.702.0 comes with a set of new features and enhancements. Among them, the key feature is the ability to insert text notes or comments in PDF documents which is the most demanded feature request.

 

The feature is currently limited to Windows users only, and you can access this functionality in the latest version of Microsoft Edge in the Canary and Dev channels.

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Microsoft is working on a new feature for Microsoft Edge, that will allow you to provide a name to the browser window. As part of Microsoft's A/B Testing, few lucky insiders can now see it in Microsoft Edge Canary build 88.0.702.0 and above. Get the latest build to check if you are one of them.

 

Though the feature is still not officially released, we will show you how you can rename a Microsoft Edge browser window and make it easy to identify which browser window you want to switch.

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Microsoft released a new Dev Channel build of its popular Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser to the Edge Insiders. The new Edge build 88.0.685.3 comes with support for pre-rendered new tab pages on Linux, and support for the management policy to Configure Friendly URL Format.

 

Apart from these two new added features, Microsoft Edge build 88.0.685.3 in the Dev Channel also comes with several bug fixes. You can find the complete changelog of the build below.

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Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

In early October 2020, Microsoft Edge 86 was released, and after that, build 86.0.622.58 is the 6th and latest stable build of Microsoft Edge 86. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft Edge is finally getting the History and Open tabs sync feature with Chromium Edge version 88. As the feature is currently rolling out to a limited set of Edge Insiders in the Canary channel, you can now see the options to enable the sync if you are one of the lucky users.

 

The feature is currently rolling out for Windows, and Mac users. Upgrade to Edge Canary build 88.0.682.0 or higher to check if it has been enabled for you.

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Microsoft has taken a new move to phase out Internet Explorer for its new Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser. The company has identified a list of 1,156 websites including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Hotstar, Yahoo Mail, Google Drive, Microsoft Teams, and many others, that will redirect users from IE to Microsoft Edge.

 

Starting next month, the redirect will take place to the users who are having Microsoft Edge Stable version 87 or higher installed on their system.

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Microsoft is experimenting with a new feature called "Startup Boost" that will start a set of Microsoft Edge processes in the background to have a faster experience to launch the chromium-powered Edge browser on Windows 10 from desktop, taskbar icon, and links within other apps.

 

Though the Redmond giant didn't give any commitment by when the feature will arrive in the stable build, you can experiment with the feature right now if you are running Edge Insiders build.

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Microsoft announced that the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is now available for Linux users. The company said that they will provide weekly updates in sync with the Dev Channel on other platforms, and as this is still in the early preview state, you may experience bugs or unexpected behaviors.

 

This version of Microsoft Edge supports Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and openSUSE distributions of the Linux operating system. Edge Insiders in the Dev channel for Linux can download it and start providing feedback to Microsoft.

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Microsoft announces the general availability of the WebView2 control that enables you to embed web technologies in your native web applications. The control is based on the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser and is a successor to the old EdgeHTML based WebView.

 

Along with this announcement, Microsoft now officially released a forward-compatible WebView2 SDK and a production-ready WebView2 Runtime. For details, continue reading further.

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