What you need to know
- A new Microsoft Edge Dev channel build is now available to download.
- This update mostly focuses on interface tweaks and a new option for translating pages.
- This release is available now as build number 18.104.22.168.
Microsoft Edge testers can get their hands on a new Dev channel release today. The update pushes the version number to 22.214.171.124 and includes a handful of tweaks to the interface, along with a large number of bug fixes and general improvements.
The new features include the option to never translate pages in particular languages, size adjustment options for the screenshot editor and diagnostic data feedback windows, and group policies for SmartScreen. There are also several crash fixes and more.
Here's a full look at what's new, fixed, and improved for the Microsoft Edge Dev channel.
- Added the ability to never translate pages that are in a particular language.
- Added a keyboard shortcut for the … menu on Mac.
- Added a button to maximize the feedback screenshot editor window.
- Added the ability to resize the feedback diagnostic data window.
- Added group policies to allow SmartScreen to be managed by organizations.
- Fixed a crash during the first run experience.
- Fixed a crash when typing in the address bar.
- Fixed an issue where the browser crashes on startup.
- Fixed a crash when using the built-in translator.
- Fixed an issue where opening the feedback submission form crashes the browser.
- Fixed an issue where opening the Settings page sometimes crashes the browser.
- Fixed an issue where sites that use single sign-on sometimes hang the browser.
- Changed where app/website shortcuts are pinned depending on how the app/website is installed.
- Fixed some issues around the shortcut pinned to the Task Bar not showing the proper icon or launching the proper profile.
- Fixed an issue where typing in the address bar sometimes causes whatever address is autocompleted to start loading on its own.
- Fixed an issue where videos on certain sites like Netflix sometimes become hidden.
- Fixed an issue where print preview sometimes doesn't render all pages.
- Fixed an issue where search engines that have been deleted reappear the next time the browser is opened.
- Fixed an issue where invalid data was being shown in certain form autofill popups (for example, email fields had popups containing generic data that did not contain valid email addresses).
- Fixed an issue where light or dark theme isn't properly applied to system pages (Favorites, Settings, etc.) on Mac.
- Fixed an issue on Mac where the X to close a tab sometimes isn't visible in dark theme.
- Fixed an issue where sign-in popups sometimes didn't show the correct window icon and title.
- Fixed an issue where the browser sign-in dialog isn't big enough to fit its contents.
If you're using the Dev channel now, these tweaks and features are available now via an update. If you haven't given the Chromium-based version of Edge a try yet, you can download the browser and start testing it in the Dev or Canary channels from the Edge Insider website.
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