Microsoft is working to refresh the Edge UI to bring it in line with Windows 11's design. Some of those visual updates can be tried out by enabling a hidden flag in Canary builds, even on Windows 10.
Microsoft is rolling out a new Share menu design for Edge Dev and Canary users that lets users directly share through Outlook, Gmail, and more. There is also a new 'Email to myself' feature.
Some new configurations and a Desktop Sharing Hub have been spotted in Edge Canary's latest build. It allows saving a webpage, copying its URL, generating a QR code, and casting it to another device.
Microsoft Edge is adding Math Solver in the Canary, Dev, and Beta channels. The feature allows students to solve a math problem by taking a photo of an equation and importing it to the browser.
Microsoft is testing the option to hide the title bar in its Edge browser when using vertical tabs. The option is currently hidden behind a flag in the Canary channel, and it's been a common request.
Support for shopping features such as Coupons is being tested in Microsoft Edge Canary on Android. The capability was enabled by default for PC users with Edge 87 back in November 2020.
Microsoft is working on the ability to send Edge browser tabs and links to other devices, be it a phone or PC. The feature is now available on Edge Canary for desktop and Android devices.
Microsoft has added a new performance mode to Edge Canary on desktop, which can help you optimize the overall speed and resource usage of the browser. It's currently hidden, however.
Today, a Canary version of Microsoft's Edge browser appeared on the Play Store, bringing the browser up to par with the desktop version. Here are some of the changes from the stable release.
Microsoft's plan to unify the Edge codebase across the desktop, Android, and iOS versions this year has begun to take form with the release of Edge Canary on Android. It runs version 91 with a new UI.
Microsoft has begun testing a built-in "Math Solver" in Edge Canary. It allows users to enter equations or just crop them from the screen, with the output showing detailed working for solving them.
Microsoft today announced that it is adding a new Extensions menu, similar to the one present in Chrome. It helps manage extensions easily from a flyout and is rolling out to Dev and Canary users.
Microsoft has added an option to the Edge browser settings that lets users open Office files directly in the browser instead of downloading them. The option is only available to some users.
Today, Microsoft is introducing Kids Mode for its Edge browser, including things like Bing SafeSearch and tracking prevention to keep kids safe on the internet. It's coming to Canary today.
Microsoft announced improvements coming to Collections and Downloads to its Chromium-based Edge browser. These include a new pop-out UI akin to the History section, new features, and more.
Microsoft is adding a new download UI to the Chromium-based Edge browser, and it's showing up for Canary users right now. Downloads have been moved to the toolbar and are more accessible.
Microsoft is bringing a couple of inking improvements to the Canary and Dev channel builds of the Edge browser. These changes improve the inking experience in PDFs and web captures.
Microsoft released a new Edge Canary build yesterday afternoon, finally natively supporting Apple's new ARM-based Macs. No other Insider branches will see native support until next year.
The latest Edge Canary build adds a new accent color picker option that lets users select from a range of accent colors for the title bar and toolbar section. It can be enabled through a hidden flag.
Microsoft has announced improvements to the history experience in the Chromium-based Edge browser, bringing a new pop-up menu and the ability to pin the history icon to the address bar.
Microsoft has brought support for adding text comments for highlighted text in PDFs in the Canary and Dev builds of the Edge browser, bringing yet another feature from legacy Edge.
Microsoft is finally beginning to test the ability to sync history and open tabs in the Canary version of Edge. The feature is starting to show up for a few users on both macOS and Windows 10.
Microsoft has added a hidden flag to the Canary version of the Edge browser, which allows web apps to open as tabbed windows, thus keeping links for the same website in the same window.
Microsoft has added a new option to Edge Canary and Edge Dev that will allow users to delete sync data including browser history, favourites, auto-fill data and more from Microsoft servers.
Microsoft is making some improvements to the way favorites work in its Edge browser, bringing the full suite of management features into the dropdown menu. The new look is live for Insiders.
Microsoft is adding a Web Capture tool to Edge that allows users to not just capture parts of a webpage, but also scroll below to take long screenshots. It is now live in Canary and Dev builds.
To kick off its Ignite 2020 conference, Microsoft has some Edge news. It's Chromium-based browser is coming to Linux next month in preview, and it's getting new features for editing PDFs.
Microsoft has introduced the support for password suggestions for Canary and Dev Insider channels. The feature suggests users strong and unique passwords when creating a new account online.
Microsoft has announced that the Chromium-based version of Edge is getting download options such as Open and Save As, working similarly to Edge Legacy. The change is live for Edge Insiders.
Microsoft is testing a new 'Web Capture' feature in Edge Canary that lets users snip a part of a webpage and either save it or share it. The tool is currently in very limited A/B testing.
Edge Canary now lets users sort Collections items by date or alphabetically. The vertical tabs feature is also being enabled for some users, which happens without enabling certain hidden flags.
Microsoft Edge Canary has added DNS over HTTPS (DoH) as the default DNS option and gives four custom providers to choose from. The firm also added a flag to enable smooth scrolling for PDFs.
Microsoft is testing new features in Edge's new tab page that let some users host a video meeting via Skype and see recommended searches. These features seem to be live on Edge Canary builds for now.
Edge Canary now lets users enable tab previews with images that replace the tooltip in the browser tab. Google has been working on this for a year and the flags are already present in Chrome stable.
The Canary version of Edge is bringing back the ability to navigate between previous and next pages using the backspace key via a hidden flag. The feature was removed from Chrome in 2016.
As announced back during Build, the ability to send items in a Collections list to OneNote is rolling out to Edge Canary and Dev branch users. The feature is currently not yet live for Beta users.
Microsoft is rolling out the promised Password Monitor tool for Edge to users running Insider versions of the browser. The tool notifies users if their saved credentials are compromised in a breach.
Microsoft has acknowledged a bug on all versions of Edge on all platforms that causes YouTube playback errors. The issue happens when AdBlock or AdBlock Plus are enabled, and a fix is in the works.
Today's Edge Canary update brings the sidebar search feature to the browser. The feature lets users search for context about any text in a webpage from right within a tab, similar to legacy Edge.