Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge provides a fantastic gateway to the web, with tools matching the top brands. Available on several platforms, we’ll discuss which features you should use, the top news related to the browser, and any tips to improve your experience.

The Command Palette is now available in the stable version of Microsoft Edge

The Command Palette is now available in the stable version of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge 106 has been released to the stable channel. The update, which is based on Chromium 106 brings various security fixes, an improved SmartScreen, and a new feature called the Command […]

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Microsoft Edge 106 is out with security fixes

Microsoft released Edge 106 to the browser's stable channel on October 3, 2022. The new Microsoft Edge version is a security and content update for the browser. As always, Edge users may […]

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Don't use Chrome's and Edge's Enhanced Spellcheck features

Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge include options to improve the basic spellchecking functionality of the web browser. Chrome's Enhanced Spellcheck and Microsoft Edge's Microsoft Editor are designed to improve spellchecking further, but […]

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Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42 Stable fixes 8 security issues

Microsoft released a security update for the stable version of the company's Edge web browser. Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42 fixes eight security issues in the web browser. The security update is already available. […]

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Microsoft is testing an video ad-blocker in Edge for Android

Microsoft implemented a new feature in the company's Edge Canary browser for Android. Called Edge Block Video Ads, its purpose is to block video advertisement on sites such as YouTube. The experimental […]

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Workaround for Microsoft Edge 105 startup problems

Microsoft published a new version of its Edge web browser to the Stable channel today. The new Edge browser fixes 15 different security issues, including one rated critical. Most of the security […]

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Microsoft Edge: Super Resolution now with HD icon

Microsoft Edge Canary users may see a new HD icon in the browser's address bar. The icon indicates that Edge tried to improve the quality of images displayed on the active webpage. […]

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Microsoft rolls out sidebar in Edge Stable

Microsoft released a new version of the company's Edge web browser on August 19, 2022. Edge 104 is a new stable update that introduces the sidebar to the stable population. Microsoft Edge […]

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Microsoft Edge's Enhanced Security Mode explained

Microsoft Edge's Enhanced Security Mode is an optional security feature of Microsoft's web browser that is designed to improve protection against attacks on the Internet. Called Super Super Secure Mode during its […]

Microsoft Edge gains support for Disk Caching to save storage space

Microsoft Edge gains support for Disk Caching to save storage space

Microsoft has revealed a new feature in Edge, called Disk Caching. The technology helps save the storage space used by the browser, without impacting the performance. The company has outlined how the […]

Microsoft says it is investigating Edge Collections Sync issues; to be fixed in version 104

Microsoft says it is investigating Edge Collections Sync issues; to be fixed in version 104

Are you facing issues with Microsoft Edge Collections being stuck on Sync? It is not an isolated problem, other users at the Edge community on reddit, have reported a similar problem. This […]

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How to remove the Edge Bar search field on Windows desktops

If you have Microsoft Edge installed on a Windows device, you may have noticed that Microsoft placed a new search field on the Windows desktop. Edge Bar is an experimental feature that […]

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Microsoft is testing a Command Bar in the Edge web browser

Microsoft Edge Canary users may test the new command palette of the web browser now. Starting with Microsoft Edge Canary 105, Edge users may enable the command bar to run commands from […]

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Microsoft Edge: add and display sites in the sidebar

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the company's Edge browser that enables users to add sites to the browser's sidebar. The sidebar, which in itself is an experimental feature at this […]

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Microsoft is testing an image editor in Edge

Microsoft is testing a new feature in its Edge web browser currently that allows users to edit images before they are saved to the local system. Spotted by Reddit user Leopeva64-2, the […]

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How to deal with Microsoft Edge's "isn't commonly downloaded" warning

All downloads in the Microsoft Edge web browser are scanned using Microsoft Defender's SmartScreen feature. Designed to weed out malicious files before they land on the user system, SmartScreen is the first […]

Microsoft Edge Dev adds a share button to the PDF toolbar

Microsoft Edge Dev adds a share button to the PDF toolbar

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel version has been updated to version 105.0.1300.0. It doesn't introduce any major features, but ships with a couple of interesting changes, and various fixes. New share button […]

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Is Anyone using Microsoft Edge's Collections feature?

Collections, a way to save content in Edge, is one of the features that distinguishes Microsoft Edge from Google Chrome, its main competitor. Collections work similarly to bookmarks, as the feature's main […]

Microsoft Edge gets a new gaming homepage and enhancements for Xbox Cloud games

Microsoft Edge gets a new gaming homepage and enhancements for Xbox Cloud games

Microsoft Edge 103 was released today with various security fixes. The latest version of the browser also adds some new gaming features. The company is touting Edge as the best browser for […]

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Microsoft Edge 103 fixes 12 security issues

Microsoft released new stable and extended versions of its Microsoft Edge web browser on June 23, 2022. Microsoft Edge fixes 12 different security issues, 10 of which are shared among all Chromium-based […]

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Microsoft Edge: live captions for online videos

Microsoft added live captions support for all online videos to Microsoft Edge Stable quietly. The new feature is available as a preview at the time of writing. Available in Microsoft Edge 102 […]

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Microsoft Edge 102.0.1245.41 fixes security and PDF printing issues

Microsoft released a security update on Friday and another today. The Friday update addressed an Edge-specific security issue, while today's update security issues that affect all Chromium-based browsers. The new version of […]

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Microsoft: Edge's Sleeping Tabs feature saves an average of 39.1 MB of RAM per tab

Microsoft Edge's Sleeping Tabs feature saves an average of 39.1 Megabytes of RAM for each tab that it puts to sleep according to Microsoft. Sleeping Tabs was introduced in late 2020 by […]

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Microsoft Edge Drop: transfer files between all Edge instances on all devices

Microsoft is testing a new feature called Drop in the Canary version of the company's Edge web browser. Drop allows Edge users to transfer files and notes between all Edge instances on […]

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How to disable the Visual Search icon in Microsoft Edge

If you are using Microsoft's Edge web browser, you may have noticed that the browser displays a small icon over any image that you hover the mouse over. The feature, called Visual […]

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Some users are reporting printing issues in Microsoft Edge 102

Microsoft released a new stable version of the company's Edge web browser a few days ago. Microsoft Edge 102 fixed several security issues in the browser, including three that were specified to […]

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Microsoft Edge 102 fixes 31 security issues

Microsoft released a new stable version of the company's Edge web browser on May 31, 2022. Microsoft Edge 102 is a security update first and foremost, that addresses 31 different security issues […]

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Microsoft hopes to improve Edge with permanent imports from Chrome

Microsoft is testing a new function in the Canary and Developer versions of its Edge web browser, that is designed to import data from Google Chrome on every launch of the browser. […]

Microsoft Secure Network is now available as a limited preview in Edge Canary

Microsoft Secure Network is now available as a limited preview in Edge Canary

We reported about Microsoft Secure Network a few weeks ago, when it was spotted on the company's support website. The free VPN has officially entered a limited access preview in Edge Canary. […]

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Microsoft Edge beats Safari and Firefox to become second after Chrome on desktop systems

Microsoft's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser surpassed the 10% usage share market on desktop systems in April 2022 according to Statcounter; this means that it is second only to Google Chrome, which […]

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Microsoft Edge 101 patches 25 security issues

Microsoft Edge 101 stable is now available. The new version of Microsoft's cross-platform web browser patches 25 security issues and includes several non-security related improvements. Desktop users may select Menu > Help […]

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Microsoft Edge Secure Network: browser VPN with 1GB free data

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the Microsoft Edge web browser, that is bringing a browser VPN free of charge to all users who are signed-in with a Microsoft Account. Microsoft […]

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Vivaldi and Microsoft patch 0-day vulnerability in their browsers

Vivaldi and Microsoft have released updates for their web browsers that address security issues, including one that is exploited actively in the wild. Vivaldi Technologies announced the release of a minor update […]

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Microsoft Edge is getting an option to pause extensions on sites

Microsoft is testing a new feature in its Edge web browser currently that enables users to pause extensions on specific sites. The description of the feature may remind some users of Google […]

Microsoft Edge 100 improves the resources saved by Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft Edge 100 improves Sleeping Tabs ability to save more resources, and allows you to monitor its performance

Microsoft Edge 100 was released a few days ago, and is essentially a security update. The Redmond company has highlighted that the latest version improves the browser's performance with a more optimized […]

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Microsoft Edge 100 released: here is what is new

Microsoft released the first three-digit version of its Microsoft Edge web browser on April 1, 2022. Microsoft Edge 100 is available for all supported systems. Like Google Chrome 100, released last week, […]

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Microsoft releases emergency security update for Edge

A day after Google released an emergency update for its Chrome web browser, Microsoft fixed the security issue in its Microsoft Edge web browser. Google released an emergency security update to patch […]

Microsoft Edge can now auto-generate image labels for Narrator and other screen readers

Microsoft Edge can now auto-generate image labels for Narrator and other screen readers

A picture is worth a thousand words. Microsoft is taking the old adage quite seriously, it has introduced a new feature in Edge, called Automatic Image Descriptions, to assist people with visual […]

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LibRedirect loads privacy-friendly sites automatically when you load YouTube, Search, TikTok and other sites

LibRedirect is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. It is designed to redirect the loading of popular destinations on the Internet automatically to privacy friendly websites. The […]

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Improve Microsoft Edge power usage and performance by turning on Efficiency Mode

Microsoft Edge users who use the browser on mobile or low-performance devices may enable efficiency mode to improve the browser's performance. Previously called Performance Mode, efficiency mode is available as an option […]


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