Microsoft Edge for the iPhone now lets you read books from the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has updated the Microsoft Edge on the iPhone and iPad to add a pretty important feature if you use the Microsoft Store. With version 42.1.0 of Edge, you can now download the books you’ve purchased from the Microsoft Store on our Windows device and read them on the go. Ebooks still remain a US exclusive feature for now, however, and Microsoft has let to roll out the feature to Android smartphones as well.

You also won’t be able to make highlights, annotate books or add bookmarks in this release, but at least the basic feature set is there.

Find the full changelog below:

  • Favourites and password syncing coming soon
  • On iPad, press the Command key of your attached keyboard to see available shortcuts
  • Improved Hub design
  • Read books on the go
  • Books from the Microsoft Store
  • Bookmarks, annotation and highlights not supported
  • Performance improvements

You can download Microsoft Edge for the iPhone and iPad here. 

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