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Dev channel update to 94.0.982.2 is live

Added features:

  • Added an option in Immersive Reader to make the columns of text wider.
  • Added a Settings page for Accessibility settings.
  • Added support for viewing favorites in Application Guard windows when Application Guard is in Standalone Mode.
  • Added a management policy to control if Only On Premises Implicit Signin is Enabled, which controls if only on-premises accounts are allowed to use implicit sign-in.
  • Added an entry to the Share popup on the context menu.
  • Enabled SSO on Linux.
  • Re-enabled tab sharing capabilities in WebView2 apps.
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Dev channel update to 94.0.992.1 is live.

Added features:

  • Added support for the Downloads popup in PWAs and websites installed as apps.
  • Added a setting to control if Microsoft Rewards points are shown on the browser’s profile UI.
  • Added the ability to open local HTML files on iOS.
  • Added an API to WebView2 for launching the Browser Task Manager.
  • Added an API to WebView2 to listen for browser exits.
  • Added a management policy to control if the setting for Web RTC to Respect the OS Routing Table is Enabled.  Note that updates to administrative templates or documentation may not be live yet.
  • Re-added URL suggestions to error pages that result from mis-typed web addresses.
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Dev channel update to 95.0.1000.0 is live

What's new:

  • Added the ability to sync custom IE mode site lists between devices.
  • Re-enabled the improved browser profile sign-in dialog.
  • Fixed a crash on launch on Linux.
  • Fixed a crash when clicking the … menu in a PWA or website installed as an app.
  • Fixed a crash when watching videos.
  • Fixed a crash when using Smart Copy.
  • Fixed an issue where the browser crashes when switching to a different profile, including Guest or Kids mode.
  • Fixed an error when exporting a Collection to Word.
  • Fixed an issue on mobile where Collections sometimes don’t sync.
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Dev channel update to 95.0.1011.1 is live

Added features:

  • Added the ability to hide the Extensions button by right-clicking it on the address bar or in the … menu.
  • Added a setting on Mac to hide the Picture in Picture overlay controls.
  • Completed feature rollouts:
    • Enabled by default improvements to Windows Task Manager when running on Windows 11.
    • Enabled by default the ability to autofill custom data.
  • Mobile:
    • Added support for natural voices to Read Aloud on Android.
    • Enabled the Surf game on Android.
  • Management policies (note that updates to administrative templates or documentation may not have occurred yet):
    • Added policies to set an Internet Explorer Integration Window Open Width Adjustment and Internet Explorer Integration Window Open Height Adjustment, which add extra pixels to the size of popup windows opened from IE mode tabs.
    • Added a policy to control if Visual Search is Enabled, which controls reverse image search.
    • Added a policy to control Shadow Stack Crash Rollback Behavior, which controls if the hardware-enforced stack protection security feature in certain devices should be enabled following a crash that’s triggered by it.
    • Enabled support for the policy from Chromium to control if Browser Legacy Extension Points Blocking is Enabled, which controls if legacy extensions are allowed to load code into the browser’s main process for compatibility with other applications.
  • Developer:
    • Added support for the No Frame Merging in IE mode tabs.
    • Added support for the navigator.share API in PWAs on Mac OS.
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Dev channel update to 95.0.1020.0 - Microsoft Tech Community
Added features:

  • Features enabled by default:
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a policy to control if Intranet File Links are Enabled, which controls if file: URLs located on intranet pages will open File Explorer.
    • Enabled support for the policy from Chromium to control if Cross Origin Web Assembly Module Sharing is Enabled.
    • Enabled support for the policy from Chromium to control if the Display Capture Permissions Policy is Enabled.
  • Improved support for opening local files in the browser on iOS.
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Dev channel update to 96.0.1028.0 is live - Microsoft Tech Community

Added features:

  • Added a shortcut button in Settings to personalize the Web Widget.
  • Added a Setting on iOS to restore tabs on startup.
  • Added the ability to swipe to close tabs on iOS.
  • Features enabled by default:
    • The ability to view downloaded Office files directly in the browser.
    • The ability to edit payment card information prior to uploading it to Microsoft Pay.
  • Management policies from Chromium that we have enabled support for:
    • Control if the Audio Process will have High Priority Enabled, which is a temporary measure to work around issues with audio capture when the audio process is running at normal priority.
    • Set the Print Rasterize Pdf Dpi, which controls the resolution PDFs are printed at when printing them using rasterization.
    • Control the Print PostScript Mode, which controls the speed and quality that certain fonts print at.
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Dev channel update to 96.0.1032.0 is live

Of interest to gamers, the new version of Edge is now officially available on Xbox!  More here: https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2021/09/23/september-2021-xbox-update/

Added features:

  • Added an item to the menu when right-clicking tabs that moves the tab to a different profile, even if no windows for that profile are currently open.
  • Enabled voice typing in web pages on Windows 11.
  • Added a button to the main feedback dialog to easily get to the “Recreate my problem” sub-dialog.
  • Added an X to close certain toast notifications that appear when managing Collections.
  • Added a button to exit Immersive Reader on iPad.   
  • Added improved messaging when the Web Widget fails to open because an extension disabled it.
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Dev channel update to 96.0.1043.1 is live

Added features:

  • Added Share support to Windows 7.
  • Enabled Picture in Picture support on Windows.
  • Finished rolling out the ability to search the web for an image in the sidebar from the context menu.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation or administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a policy to control if the Typosquatting Checker is Enabled, which is a feature that warns if the website being navigated to isn’t the one that was intended because the address was mistyped.
    • Added a policy to control if Renderer App Container support is Enabled, which controls if tab processes are created with extra security.
    • Added a policy to control if Application Guard Upload Blocking in Enabled, which controls if files are allowed to be uploaded from Application Guard window.
    • Added a policy to control when Efficiency Mode is active.
    • Added a policy to control if the New SmartScreen Library is Enabled, which will be deprecated and removed along with the legacy SmartScreen library.
    • Added a policy to control if Shared Links are Enabled, which controls access to the list in History of links shared by or to the user from other Microsoft 365 apps.
    • Added a policy to configure Force Sync Types, which determines which types of data are required to be synced.
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Dev channel update to 96.0.1047.2 is live

Added features:

  • Added support for showing the Downloads menu and button in popup windows that don’t have a standard address bar/toolbar.
  • Added support for adding Citations to items in a Collection.
  • Added more support for resetting sync data for work and school accounts.
  • Added support for the Super Duper Secure Mode flag on Linux.
  • Added a management policy to control Internet Explorer Integration Complex Nav Data Types, which controls how form data and headers are sent in IE mode tabs.  Note that updates to documentation or administrative templates may not have occurred yet.
  • Added an API for WebVew2 apps to print to PDF (Issue 364).
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Dev channel update to 97.0.1060.2 is live - Microsoft Tech Community.  Also, see the new public Feedback portal for Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Edge:  Feedback · Community (microsoft.com).

Added features:

  • Added the ability to draw arbitrary highlighting on PDFs.
  • Added an option to print even or odd pages.
  • Combined autofill and password generation on account sign-up webpages to be able to create new website accounts in a single click.
  • Combined personal info and payment info autofill on certain shopping websites to be able to apply coupons and checkout in a single click.
  • Enabled by default one-click password updating by adding a button to the leaked passwords Settings page that goes directly to the website’s password update page and then using password generation to automatically fill in a new password.
  • Added the Downloads button to windows opened with the --app command line flag.
  • Management policies (updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a policy to control if the Internet Explorer Mode Toolbar Button is Enabled.
    • Added a policy to control if the ability for Edge to automatically Enhance Images is Enabled.
    • Added a policy to control if Accessibility Image Labels are Enabled, which controls if a service can be used to generate descriptions for images that don’t already have them.
  • Developer:
    • Added an experimental WebView2 API to handle basic website authentication (Issue 120).
    • Added an experimental API to WebView2 apps to send and receive post web messages to iframes (Issue 139).
    • Added an API to WebView2 apps to query the user data folder location.
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Dev channel update to 97.0.1069.0 is live - Microsoft Tech Community

Added features:

  • Added the ability to pin the Edge bar to either side of the screen.
  • Enabled the Extensions menu by default.  Note that this has also been enabled in version 96, which is currently in Beta.
  • Added the ability for the browser to register as a handler for XML files in the OS settings.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a management policy to control if Edge Discover is Enabled, which controls if Bing is allowed to search in the background for content related to the current page.
    • Enabled support for management policies from Chromium to control Screen Capture in more granular ways:  by setting Screen Capture Allowed By Origins, Window Capture Allowed By Origins, Tab Capture Allowed By Origins, and Same Origin Tab Capture Allowed By Origins.
    • Enabled support for management policies from Chromium to set Serial Allow All Ports For Urls and Serial Allow Usb Devices For Urls.
  • Added an experimental API to WebView2 apps to allow any website to be displayed in an iframe (Issue 1243).
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Dev channel update to 97.0.1072.8 is live - Microsoft Tech Community

Added features:

  • Enabled support for smart history searches in the address bar.  Previously, this was only available on the History management page.
  • Added a management policy to control if Internet Explorer Mode Tab In Edge Mode is Allowed, which lets sites on the IE mode list be temporarily opened in a non-IE mode tab for testing purposes.  Note that updates to documentation or administrative templates may not have occurred yet.
  • Enabled support for a management policy from Chromium to control CORS Non-Wildcard Request Headers Support.
  • Added an API to WebView2 apps to control playing media (Issue 41).
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Dev channel update to 99.0.1131.3 is live

Note:  See the referenced link for a number of videos and articles.

Added features:

  • Added the ability to manually set which profile certain websites open in via edge://settings/profiles/multiProfileSettings.
  • Added the ability to edit saved passwords from the initial dialog to save them.
  • Added an option to the right-click menu to open links in new Application Guard windows when Application Guard is available.
  • Added info to the Edge Bar settings page informing users which extensions they have installed that are preventing the use of the Edge Bar.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have happened yet):
    • Added a management policy to control if Address Bar Editing is Enabled.
    • Added support on mobile for disabling autofill via management policy.
  • Developer:
    • Added support for custom formats on the clipboard (Chromium Issue 106449).
    • Added support for the WebView2 API BasicAuthenticationRequested, which was previously in the experimental state (Issue 120).
    • Added support for the dual screen web developer APIs CSS Foldables and Viewport Segments that were previously in the Experimental stage.
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Dev channel update to 99.0.1135.5 is live 

 

Added features:


  • [*]Added the ability to use Web Capture in PDFs.
    [*]Added address bar dropdown content when first clicking on the address bar like Edge Legacy had.
    [*]Added the ability to change the units that the air temperature is shown in on mobile’s new tab page.
    [*]Enabled support for Data Loss Prevention on websites by default.
    [*]Un-deprecated the management policy to control if the Win Http Proxy Resolver is Enabled, which will be re-deprecated at a later time.
    [*]Added a management policy to Allow the Games Menu (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have happened yet).
    [*]Added an experimental WebView2 API for Clearing Browsing Data (Issue 140).
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Dev channel update to 99.0.1150.2 is live

Added Features:

  • Added a Setting to control the related matches feature in Find on Page. 
  • Enabled support for Password Monitor on iOS. 
  • Enabled support for Shopping on Android. 
  • Developer: 
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet): 
    • Added a policy to control if the Related Matches Cloud Service is Enabled, which controls the related matches feature in Find on Page. 
    • Added a policy to control the Password Manager Blocklist, which is the list of sites that aren’t allowed to save or fill passwords. 
    • Added a policy to control if the Hubs Sidebar is Enabled. 
    • Added a policy to say Do Not Silently Block Protocols From specific Origins to the external application launcher, which lets certain protocols coming from a defined list of origins bypass protections designed to prevent a flood of application launches. 
    • Enabled support for a policy from Chromium to control User Agent Reduction, which controls whether the full or the reduced version of the User Agent header is sent with web requests and whether or not experimentation is allowed to control it. 

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Dev channel update to 100.0.1156.1 is live

The long-awaited capability to sign into the browser with a work or school account on Linux is now enabled by default and will be available in Beta and Stable once version 100 is released there. 

Added features: 

  • Added info to the Performance Hub about how much savings Sleeping Tabs are providing. 
  • Enabled by default the Rewards hub. 


Improved reliability: 

  • Fixed a crash when searching for words in a PDF.
  • Fixed a crash when signing into the browser.
  • Fixed a crash when using Guest mode windows.
  • Fixed a crash when sending feedback.
  • Fixed an issue where the Rewards Hub crashes.
  • Fixed a crash on Mac when using Read Aloud.
  • Fixed a hang when viewing tooltips or other popups that appear when hovering over IE mode tabs.


Changed behavior: 

  • Changed the JavaScript Share API to call the new Share flyout when available.
  • Changed Startup Boost to be enablable even when conflicting extensions are present.
  • Fixed an issue where Find on Page sometimes gets stuck and can’t advance to the next match when iterating through all the matches.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking a misspelled word sometimes doesn’t bring up the spellcheck suggestions card to fix it.
  • Fixed an issue where the setting to Open System Preferences For Captions doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue with WebView2 apps where the IsMuted attribute can’t be set if media isn’t playing (Issue 2120).

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Dev channel update to 100.0.1163.1 is live

 

Added features: 

  • Enabled by default the ability to search through open tabs. 
  • Enabled by default Image Auto Captioning in Accessibility Settings. 
  • Enabled by default the availability of the Discover pane.  Note that certain entry points into the Discover pane are not yet enabled. 
  • Mobile:  Enabled by default Scrolling Screenshot functionality on Android. 
  • Developer:  Added an API to WebView2 to listen for PermissionRequested events from any iframe in a page.  Note that updates to documentation and SDKs may not have occurred yet. 


Improved reliability: 

  • Fixed a crash when using text prediction. 
  • Fixed a crash when showing Spellcheck correction popups. 
  • Fixed a crash when logging into certain websites. 
  • Fixed a crash after using the Edge Bar. 
  • Fixed a crash when closing the browser. 
  • Fixed an issue where tabs sometimes crash on versions of Windows prior to 10. 
  • Mobile: 
    • Fixed a crash when using Read Aloud. 
    • Fixed a crash on Android 12. 
    • Fixed a crash when navigating to certain websites. 
    • Fixed a crash when viewing Cookie information. 
  • Developer: 
    • Fixed a crash in WebView2 applications (Issue 2130). 
    • Fixed a crash with WebView2 applications when certain programs are installed on the device (Issue 1882). 


Changed behavior: 
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Dev channel update to 100.0.1169.1 is live

 

Added features:

  • Added support for a textprediction attribute on forms in webpages that allows web developers to enable or disable text prediction similar to the way they can control spellcheck and autocomplete.
  • Enabled support for custom text cursors on Windows.
  • Added a Setting on Mac to allow the browser to be automatically updated for all device users.
  • Added the ability on Android to have Read Aloud work when the tab or app is in the background.
  • Enabled a management policy from Chromium to Force the Major Version number To the Minor Position In the User Agent string, which is a temporary policy to freeze the major version number at 99 and place the actual version number in the minor position, for example turning version 101.0.0.0 into 99.101.0.0.
  • Developer (Note that these APIs were previously in the “Experimental” status):
    • Added an API to WebView2 to hide buttons from the PDF toolbar.
    • Added an API to WebView2 to Call Dev Tools Protocol Method For Session, which runs an asynchronous method on a specific WebView session.
    • Added an API to WebView2 to control the Exclusive User Data Folder Access property, which prevents other WebViews and browser processes from accessing the user data folder.
    • Added an API to WebView2 to Allow External Drop, which controls if objects from outside a WebView application are allowed to be dragged and dropped into it.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash on the new tab page.
  • Fixed a crash when certain popups appear.
  • Fixed a crash when interacting with the Shopping button.
  • Fixed a crash on Mac.
  • Fixed a crash on Mac when interacting with the address bar.
  • Fixed an issue where certain websites crash.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash on launch on Android.
    • Fixed a crash when using Read Aloud.
    • Fixed a crash when checking for leaked passwords.
    • Fixed a crash when signing into the browser.
    • Fixed a hang when signing into the browser.  

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where certain sites like Spotify that play protected media don’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where passwords saved in Settings sometimes can’t be removed.
  • Fixed an issue where Spellcheck isn’t available for certain languages that it should be.
  • Fixed an issue where printing sometimes fails.
  • Fixed an issue where a prompt to save info like addresses into Autofill unexpectedly appears after filling unrelated data into forms.
  • Fixed an issue where payment cards don’t sync when they should.
  • Fixed an issue where certain buttons appear that shouldn’t when hovering over tabs.
  • Fixed an issue where certain popups don’t have an X button to close them.
  • Fixed an issue where Web Select sometimes doesn’t copy certain selected items properly.
  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts on the Taskbar are sometimes duplicated.
  • Fixed an issue where the navigation buttons in the Edge Bar sometimes don’t work.
  • Fixed an issue in the Edge Bar where tabs sometimes can’t be reordered.
  • Improved support for scrolling PDFs using a touchscreen.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where credit card autofill sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where Microsoft Rewards info is missing.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Enterprise (removed management policies):
    • Removed the policy to control if Cloud Profile Reporting functionality is Enabled.
    • Removed the policy to control if Cloud Extension Request functionality is Enabled.
  • Developer:
    • Fixed an issue in WebView2 apps where the Document Title property sometimes isn’t updated on navigation (Issue 2055).
    • Fixed an issue where WebView2 apps sometimes hang when first opening or restoring from minimization (Issue 2079).

 

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Dev channel update to 100.0.1181.0 is live

Added features:

  • Enabled by default the ability to create a custom Primary Password for use with autofill. Note that this feature also completed its gradual rollout last week.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a policy to Control if the Default State Of the Allow Extension From Other Stores Setting is Enabled.
    • Added a policy to control if the ability to Hide the Restore Dialog is Enabled, which hides the “Restore pages” dialog that appears after the browser crashes or closes unexpectedly.
    • Enabled support for a policy from Chromium to Prompt On Multiple Matching Certificates, which is functionally identical to the existing Edge policy to Force Certificate Prompts On Multiple Matches.
    • Enabled support for policies from Chromium to control input devices like keyboards and game controllers:  Default Web Hid Guard Setting, which controls if websites are allowed to ask for access to devices; Web Hid Ask For Urls, which is the list of sites allowed to ask for access to devices; and Web Hid Blocked For Urls, which is the list of sites not allowed to ask for access to devices.
  • Added the ability to hide trending searches on mobile.
  • Added an API to WebView2 to customize context menus by listening to the Context Menu Requested event and inserting items via the Create Context Menu Item method, as well as obtaining information about the type of item that was right-clicked.  Note that this API was previously in the “Experimental” status.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash on launch on Mac.
  • Fixed a crash when downloading certain types of files.
  • Fixed a crash on versions of Windows older than 10 when downloading files.
  • Fixed a crash when closing the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting text while a Text Prediction is showing sometimes crashes the tab.   
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash when visiting certain websites.
    • Fixed a crash when changing new tab page settings.
    • Fixed a crash when using Shopping features.
  • Fixed a crash in WebView2 applications when viewing them in fullscreen (Issue 2082).

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where clicking on the volume icon to mute tabs that are playing media doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where the Tracking Prevention switch on the InPrivate new tab page doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where the Find on Page index resets if another tab is switched to and back.
  • Fixed an issue where Find on Page says it returns 0 matches, but it actually does find matches and highlights them on the page.
  • Fixed an issue where Application Guard windows sometimes can’t navigate and show a “Can’t reach this page” error.
  • Fixed an issue where Spellcheck sometimes suggests synonyms for the wrong words in its suggestion list.
  • Fixed an issue where Sharing sometimes fails or misses content when sharing from a PWA.
  • Fixed an issue where certain parts of the History menu crash or appear blank.
  • Fixed an issue where the keyboard shortcut to open the F12 Dev Tools console doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking on a desktop notification sometimes opens a blank new tab instead of a tab to the website the notification was sent from.
  • Fixed an issue where text labels on extension buttons are cut off or unreadable in PWA windows.
  • Improved messaging when tabs fail to load due to management policy.
  • Management policies:
    • Fixed an issue where the policies to control what sites are able to access file:// URLs don’t work when the file names contain spaces.
    • Fixed an issue where the policies to control what sites are able to access file:// URLs sometimes open the wrong folder then the link is to a folder. 
    • Fixed an issue where the management policy to control if Microsoft Edge Insider Promotion is Enabled doesn’t work.
    • Renamed the policy to control if Transparent Ad Providers are Enabled into “Ads Transparency Enabled”.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where viewing a page in desktop mode sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where Guided Switch sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud sometimes plays in multiple tabs simultaneously.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud stops unexpectedly while the app is in the background and is then brought back into the foreground.
    • Fixed an issue where certain new tab page settings buttons don’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where a dialog showing that ads are blocked appears too frequently.
    • Fixed an issue where certain dialogs don’t get closed when they should be.
    • Fixed an issue where the list of accounts available when signing into the browser sometimes is missing some of them.
    • Fixed an issue where the management policy to disable saving passwords sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Developer:
    • Fixed an issue with WebView2 apps where certain keyboard shortcuts break window focus (Issue 1225).
    • Fixed an issue in WebView2 apps where the touch keyboard sometimes doesn’t appear when it should (Issue 1887).
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Dev channel update to 100.0.1185.7 is live


Added features:

  • Enabled by default support for Clarity Boost in Xbox Cloud Gaming.
  • Added a prompt to automatically sign into sites (with the same account that’s used for signing into the browser) that are preventing it because they’ve previously been signed out of.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a management policy to control if the Edge Asset Delivery Service is Enabled, which is a service that the browser uses to download various configuration files and machine learning models that power certain features.
    • Added support for the PDF Secure Mode management policy, which controls Digital Signature validation of PDFs.
  • Developer:
    • Added an API to WebView2 to update Status Bar text.  Note that this API was previously in “Experimental” status and updates to documentation and SDKs may not have occurred yet.
    • Added support for non-value badges on PWA shortcuts to show when a website wants to set an alert but doesn’t want to specify any text on the badge.   

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash when using Find on Page.
  • Fixed a crash when opening certain PDFs.
  • Fixed a crash when interacting with IE mode tabs.
  • Fixed a crash when refreshing IE mode tabs.
  • Fixed an issue where the browser sometimes can’t navigate to any websites and load endlessly.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash when viewing tabs.
    • Fixed a crash when using certain Shopping features.
    • Fixed a crash when using Read Aloud.

Changed behavior:

  • Reduced the number of extensions that block Startup Boost.   
  • Fixed an issue where the browser re-opens as soon as it’s closed.
  • Fixed an issue where Family Safety sometimes doesn’t work, and instead launches a regular window.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking websites pinned to the taskbar sometimes activates existing tabs of the same site instead of opening a new tab to the site.
  • Fixed an issue where websites are sometimes attached to the incorrect pinned website icon on the taskbar when there are multiple pages from the same website pinned. 
  • Fixed an issue where certain buttons can’t be hidden from the toolbar.
  • Fixed an issue where Tab Groups don’t have the correct colors in certain menus.
  • Management policies:
    • Fixed an issue where certain versions of Windows report that they don’t support enterprise management when they should.
    • Fixed an issue where the management policy to control if Kiosk Address Bar Editing is Enabled sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Removed support for the management policy from Chromium to control if the Lock Icon In the Address Bar is Enabled, which controls which kinds of sites show the lock icon.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where downloaded files sometimes can’t be opened.   
    • Fixed an issue where files sometimes can’t be downloaded and then shared to OneDrive.
    • Fixed an issue where profiles sometimes can’t be switched after using Guided Switch.
    • Fixed an issue where cookie consent dialogs from certain websites can’t be dismissed.
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Dev channel update to 101.0.1198.0 is live

Added features:

  • Enabled by default the ability to view PDF properties and metadata.
  • Added info to the Edge Bar about the current URL.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet):
    • Added a policy to control if Kiosk Swipe Gestures are Enabled, which controls if swipe gestures to navigate forward and back are functional in Kiosk mode.
    • Added a policy to Configure Keyboard Shortcuts, which configures which keyboard shortcuts are disabled.
    • Added a policy to control if the Microsoft Office Menu is Enabled.
    • Added a policy in Internet Explorer Mode to Enable Save page As, which has previously been disabled in IE mode tabs.
    • Added support on Mac for the policy to set the Auto Update Check Period in Minutes.
  • Developer (note that updates to documentation and SDKs may not have occurred yet):
    • Added an API to WebView2 for initial support for multiple profiles.  Note that this API was previously in the “Experimental” status.
    • Added an API to WebView2 to set the default download location.  Note that this API was previously in the “Experimental” status.
    • Added an experimental API to WebView2 to verify or block a certificate from the server when an error is detected.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash on launch.
  • Fixed an issue where closing a tab group sometimes crashes the browser.
  • Fixed a crash when typing into a webpage.
  • Fixed a crash when changing certain Settings.
  • Fixed a crash when signing out of the browser.
  • Fixed a crash when using Picture in Picture.
  • Fixed an issue where the Spotify PWA sometimes crashes.   
  • Fixed a hang.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with the address bar.
    • Fixed a crash when navigating using Top Sites.
    • Fixed a crash when performing a search.
    • Fixed a crash when editing autofill data.
    • Fixed a crash when changing accessibility settings.
    • Fixed a crash on Surface Duo when dragging and dropping text.
    • Fixed a crash when accessing edge://policy.
    • Fixed a hang when using Read Aloud.

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where Spellcheck sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue on Mac where the window control buttons aren’t available after exiting fullscreen.
  • Fixed an issue where the Pin To Taskbar option for websites installed as apps and PWAs sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where uninstalling websites installed as apps sometimes doesn’t properly uninstall them on other machines when App syncing is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the dialog to add a new profile sometimes doesn’t open when clicking the button to open it.
  • Fixed an issue where the Travel recommendation popup sometimes appears blank.
  • Fixed an issue where certain browsing data is sometimes unintentionally deleted when other browsing data is intentionally deleted.
  • Fixed an issue where tabs sometimes enter IE mode unexpectedly.
  • Fixed an issue where the IME popup is sometimes placed incorrectly.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where tabs sometimes can’t be selected in the Tab Center.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud sometimes fails when online voices can’t be used instead of falling back to offline voices.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud doesn’t start if there’s no network connection.
    • Fixed an issue where certain Collection items sometimes are unintentionally deleted when other items are intentionally deleted.
    • Fixed an issue on Android where the Search widget doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where feedback can’t be sent.
    • Fixed an issue where Top Sites sometimes can’t be manually added.
    • Fixed an issue where the option to share a tab sometimes isn’t available. 
    • Fixed an issue where updating a password sometimes changes the wrong password.
  • Developer:
    • Fixed a WebView2 issue where apps created using certain SDKs report 0 for both MouseEvent movement properties (Issue 2220).
    • Fixed an issue in WebView2 apps where popups like permission prompts and context menus sometimes don’t appear.
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Dev channel update to 101.0.1210.1 is live

Added features:

  • Added support for viewing PDFs in fullscreen.
  • Enabled by default the Performance hub and its Efficiency Mode.
  • Enabled by default the in-browser assistance search box.
  • Enterprise:
    • Added functionality to Application Guard to make network isolation policies optional.
    • Added a management policy to control if Edge Spaces are Enabled (formerly known as Workspaces).  Note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet.
  • Developer (note that updates to documentation and SDKs may not have occurred yet):
    • Added an API to WebView2 to allow apps to automatically change their color scheme to light or dark mode depending on the current OS settings.  Note that this API was previously in the “Experimental” status.
    • Added an experimental API to WebView2 to listen to HTTP Status Codes from navigations.
    • Added an Experimental API to WebView2 get favicons and listen for changes to them.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed an issue where the browser won’t open.
  • Fixed a crash on launch.
  • Fixed a crash on launch when certain sidebars are enabled.
  • Fixed a crash when restarting the browser.
  • Fixed a crash when closing a tab.
  • Fixed a crash when closing a window.
  • Fixed a crash when closing a tab while certain popups are open.
  • Fixed a crash when interacting with misspelled words in text boxes.
  • Fixed a crash when viewing edge://crashes.
  • Fixed a crash when searching from the Edge Bar.
  • Fixed a crash when zooming a webpage.
  • Fixed a crash when adding a profile to the browser.
  • Fixed a crash when closing the browser.
  • Fixed a crash when pinning a website to the Taskbar.
  • Fixed a crash on Linux when signing into the browser with a work or school account.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with the address bar.
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with the password saving dialog.
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with password popups.
    • Fixed a crash on the new tab page.

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where Netflix is slow or hangs.
  • Fixed an issue where opening multiple Collection items at a time opens them in the wrong order.
  • Fixed an issue where title bar text and icons are pink.
  • Fixed an issue where websites sometimes show up as being blocked even though they’re not.
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF toolbar sometimes doesn’t appear.
  • Fixed an issue where websites sometimes can’t be pinned to the Taskbar.
  • Fixed an issue where a Sidebar button on the toolbar couldn’t be disabled.
  • Fixed an issue where certain Settings pages take a long time to load.
  • Fixed an issue where IE mode tabs sometimes fail to open.
  • Fixed an issue with IE mode cookie syncing where cookies sometimes get out of sync.
  • Fixed an issue where downloading files from IE mode tabs sometimes leaves extra tabs open.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue on iOS where credit card autofill doesn’t work on some websites.
    • Fixed an issue where the new tab page feed is blank.
    • Fixed an issue on mobile where the setting to make the browser the default browser sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud sometimes skips or stutters when starting.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud unexpectedly stops.
    • Fixed an issue where downloads sometimes can’t be opened from completion notifications.
    • Fixed an issue on mobile where certain Shopping popups can’t be closed.
    • Disabled screenshots on the New Tab Page on mobile because they aren’t functional.
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Dev channel update to 102.0.1217.0 is live  Also see Sleeping tabs in Microsoft Edge: Save even more resources with recent updates.

Added features:

  • Added a button to the toolbar for Web Select.
  • Added a management policy to control if All Http Auth Schemes are Allowed For Origins, which controls the list of origins that allow all HTTP Authentication schemes.  Updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash on launch.
  • Fixed a crash when navigating to certain websites.
  • Fixed a crash when downloading certain items.
  • Fixed a crash when opening popups like the Downloads menu in Guest windows.
  • Fixed a crash on Mac when interacting with Tab Groups.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where using InPrivate tabs sometimes crashes the browser.
    • Fixed a crash when navigating to certain websites.
  • Fixed a crash in WebView2 applications when viewing Office documents.

Changed behavior:

  • Improved autofill when performing travel-related tasks.
  • Fixed an issue where Sleeping Tabs settings are missing on some devices.
  • Fixed an issue where the IE mode site list is erased after updating the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where payment cards can’t be manually added in Settings.
  • Fixed an issue where Spellcheck sometimes can’t be enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where pages sometimes flash red when loading.
  • Fixed an issue where certain borders are pink.
  • Fixed a blank popup.
  • Fixed an issue where autofill popups sometimes suggest the same entry multiple times.
  • Fixed an issue where the option to hide the Smart Explore buttons sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Mobile:   
    • Fixed an issue where PDFs can’t be opened.
    • Fixed an issue where editing a Collection sometimes causes images in it to disappear.
    • Fixed an issue where the button to add the current page to favorites is missing.
    • Fixed an issue where passwords sometimes aren’t autofilled.
    • Fixed an issue where the new tab page feed doesn’t work in landscape mode.
  • Fixed an issue with WebView2 apps where zoom levels are sometimes inadvertently reset.
  • Disabled Web Capture in IE mode tabs because it’s not functional.
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Dev channel update to 102.0.1220.1 is live

Added features:

  • Added a prompt to pin PWAs after they’ve been installed from the Microsoft Store.
  • Redesigned the Apps management page.
  • Added the ability to import passwords on mobile.
  • Added a management policy to control if the Outlook Hub Menu is Enabled.  Note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash when using 2-factor authentication to sign into the browser.
  • Fixed a crash on Android.
  • Fixed a crash on Android when using the search widget.

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where the tab bar sometimes disappears.
  • Fixed an issue where the Setting to use a custom Secure DNS provider doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where the Find bar shows 0 matches even though there are related matches shown on the page.
  • Fixed an issue where the window control buttons are sometimes invisible when certain themes are applied.
  • Fixed an issue where background tabs are sometimes invisible when certain themes are applied.
  • Fixed an issue on mobile where signing into the browser fails.
  • Fixed an issue in WebView2 apps where URL fragments are sometimes inadvertently removed during a navigation redirection.
  • Disabled Kids Mode in Application Guard windows. 
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Dev channel update to 102.0.1227.0 is live

Added features:

  • Added a management policy to control if the Network Service Sandbox is Enabled.  Note that disabling the Network process sandbox is an increased security risk, and updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash on startup.
  • Fixed a crash on launch on Mac when certain pages are restored during startup.
  • Fixed a crash when enabling Rewards.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with the address bar.
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with popups.
    • Fixed a crash when using Read Aloud.
  • Fixed a crash in WebView2 apps when their window position changes (Issue 1531).

Changed behavior:

  • Reduced the amount of duplicate autofill entries that are saved in Settings.
  • Improved the number of forms that get autofilled accurately.
  • Fixed an issue where autofilling travel data sometimes results in dates being filled incorrectly.
  • Fixed an issue where dropdowns in PDF forms sometimes can’t be interacted with.
  • Fixed an issue where the Setting to control the Picture in Picture button isn’t available.
  • Fixed an issue where searching for a setting makes the Settings page go blank.
  • Fixed an issue where certain Settings pages like the Profile Preferences page are blank.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where the webpage sometimes goes blank.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud is unexpectedly disabled.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud sometimes unexpectedly stops and can’t be restarted.
    • Fixed an issue where copy/paste sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where copy/paste sometimes works when it shouldn’t because it’s restricted via management policy.
  • Fixed an issue where certain management policies like for setting the Homepage don’t work.
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Dev channel update to 102.0.1235.1 is live

Added features:

  • Added a link to Tabs From Other Devices in the Tab Actions menu.
  • Enabled support for a management policy from Chromium to control if the javascript engine behavior to Set Timeout Without 1 Ms Clamp is Enabled, which controls if calls to setTimeout() with a 0ms timeout are changed to have a 1ms timeout.  Note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have occurred yet.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed an issue where all tabs crash with an error code:  FACILITY_VISUALCPP/ERROR_PROC_NOT_FOUND.
  • Fixed a crash on mobile when sending feedback.
  • Fixed an issue where WebView2 apps crash when setting User Data Folder Access options (Issue 2363).
  • Fixed a crash on Xbox when using Tab Search.

Changed behavior:

  • Improved how many types of tabs can be put to sleep.
  • Reduced the number of tabs that are discarded due to memory pressure in certain situations.   
  • Fixed an issue where Tab Search doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where printing and print preview sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where certain search engines can’t be removed from Settings.
  • Fixed an issue where certain languages aren’t available in Spell Check.
  • Fixed an issue where IE mode sometimes can’t be enabled or configured.
  • Fixed an issue in Application Guard windows where downloads are sometimes blocked when they shouldn’t.
  • Fixed an issue where work/school results don’t appear in the search engine when searching from the address bar.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where Top Sites can’t be edited because the edit button is too hard to hit.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud sometimes doesn’t highlight words that it should, or says words that it shouldn’t.
    • Fixed an issue where the Read Aloud controls sometimes don’t appear in the notification shade.
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Microsoft Edge Dev Build 102.0.1245.3 has been released.  There is no blog post about the update.  Via Missy Q (Community Manager for Microsoft Edge Insiders) in Twitter: "We opted to not do anything this go. We're working on getting 102 into Beta." 

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Dev channel update to 102.0.1245.3 is live has been posted for the update released on Saturday.

Added features:

  • Added support for a custom IE mode list in Settings.
  • Added the ability to add a password directly in Settings.
  • Enabled support for XCloud Clarity Boost by default.
  • Enabled support for a management policy from Chromium to control if the User Agent Client Hints GREASE Update is Enabled, which controls if the updated GREASE specification is used (which could lead to broken websites) or an older version.   Note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not be available yet.
  • Developer (note that updates to documentation and SDKs may not be available yet, and all of the below APIs were previously in the “Experimental” status):
    • Added an API to WebView2 to Clear Browsing Data.
    • Added an API to WebView2 apps to handle Server Certificate Errors.
    • Added an API to WebView2 to monitor HTTP navigation Status Codes.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed a crash when closing a tab.   
  • Fixed a crash when sending feedback.
  • Fixed a crash on Mac when syncing.
  • Fixed a crash when viewing certain Settings pages.
  • Developer:
  • Fixed a crash on mobile when interacting with content on the new tab page.

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where a Sidebar button on the toolbar couldn’t be disabled.
  • Fixed an issue where search engines disappear from Settings.
  • Fixed an issue where exported enterprise site lists don’t contain a version number.
  • Fixed an issue where the browser sometimes can’t be closed while downloading something.
  • Fixed an issue where the Downloads popup sometimes appears in the wrong window when multiple windows are open.
  • Fixed an issue where Enhanced Security mode settings sometimes aren’t visible.
  • Fixed an issue on Mac where the Performance Hub is missing some information.
  • Fixed an issue where searching using Alt+Enter on Windows results in the address bar showing the wrong text on other tabs.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking on notifications in the Windows Action Center sometimes fails.   
  • Fixed an issue where Print Preview is blank.
  • Fixed an issue where printing a PDF sometimes doesn’t work correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where text on Extension badges is red.
  • Fixed an issue where the Find on Page popup is red.
  • Fixed an issue where the Picture in Picture controls are red.
  • Fixed an issue where parts of the browser don’t use dark theme in InPrivate windows.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed an issue where the new tab page sometimes doesn’t scroll properly.
    • Fixed an issue where links opened from Outlook sometimes don’t work.
    • Fixed an issue where adding or editing a Collection sometimes fails.
    • Fixed an issue where certain Read Aloud voices are missing.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud doesn’t work.
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