Microsoft Launcher beta for Surface Duo now lets you group two instances of Edge

Surface Duo Screentime
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What you need to know

  • Microsoft Launcher beta for the Surface Duo has a new update.
  • The update brings the option to create a group with two instances of Microsoft Edge.
  • The same update also brings support for group creation with weblinks.

A new update is rolling out for Microsoft Launcher beta on the Surface Duo. The update brings several new features for grouping Microsoft Edge to your home screen. The update brings the app to version 6.2.201104.93013 and is available now to testers through the Google Play Store.

Microsoft Launcher beta now lets people create groups with two instances of Microsoft Edge on the Surface Duo. People can also create groups with weblinks on the Surface Duo. With browsers becoming increasingly useful, both of these new features are welcome additions.

Here is the full list of changes in the most recent update:

  • Support app group creation with two Edge apps on Surface Duo
  • Support app group creation with weblinks on Surface Duo
  • Design improvements on error widget view to launch associated app
  • Fixed known bugs

Microsoft Launcher Beta Update

Source: Windows Central (Image credit: Source: Windows Central)

We spotted the change update and changelog on one our Surface Duo devices. The same update doesn't seem to be available to non-Surface Duo devices, which makes sense as the changes are related to the Surface Duo.

Microsoft Surface Duo


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