Microsoft new Chromium based mostly Edge Browser is being rolled out to all customers with the most recent Home windows replace. The brand new Edge browser was first launched in January for Home windows 10 customers however customers needed to obtain it manually. Now, Microsoft is making it part of Home windows replace and as per the corporate’s assist web page, the brand new Edge browser is obtainable for Home windows 10 model 1903 and 1909. Initially, the browser was solely obtainable to Home windows Insiders by Home windows 10 replace however now, it has been made obtainable to all customers.
As per the Microsoft assist web page, this new Chromium-based model of Microsoft Edge comes with assist for the “newest rendering capabilities, trendy net functions, and highly effective developer instruments throughout all supported OS platforms.”
Home windows 10 already comes with Microsoft Edge browser, however with this new replace, Microsoft goals to make the transition from the present browser to the brand new Chromium-based model of Edge absolutely seamless. The assist web page states:
- Begin menu and taskbar pins, tiles, and shortcuts will migrate to the brand new Edge browser from the present browser.
- The brand new Edge browser will exchange the present browser within the taskbar if the present one has been pinned.
- Most protocols that Microsoft Edge handles will migrate to new Microsoft Edge.
- After the replace, First Run Expertise (FRE) will auto-launch after the system restarts.
- Knowledge from earlier variations of Microsoft Edge together with passwords, favorites, open tabs, and many others. shall be obtainable within the new Microsoft Edge.
The conditions for the brand new Chromium-based model of Microsoft Edge for customers updating from Home windows 10 model 1903 is the October 8, 2019 – KB4517389 (OS Construct 18362.418) replace. Notably, like all different updates, this replace with the brand new Edge browser can even be rolled out in batches and can attain all customers step by step.
Customers who wish to obtain the brand new Microsoft Edge proper now can achieve this by clicking right here.
Microsoft has been engaged on the Chromium based mostly model of Edge for fairly some time now. The beta was first made obtainable for Home windows and macOS customers in August final 12 months. Then, in January this 12 months, the corporate launched the brand new browser for the general public to manually obtain. A month later, it began bundling the Chromium model of Edge with Home windows 10 replace to Home windows Insiders.
In March, the corporate added vertical tabs, Monitoring Prevention, InPrivate Searching, and some different options to the Chromium model of Edge.