Microsoft opens up Edge iOS beta to everyone

October 7, 2017

A day before, Microsoft announced Edge web browser for Android and iOS devices. Due to restrictions in Apple App Store for beta apps, Microsoft limited the Edge iOS beta only to Windows Insiders. Today, Microsoft is removing the restriction allowing anyone to sign-up for Edge iOS beta and give it a try. Sign-up for the beta program here.

Microsoft Edge for iOS comes with all the features that are available on its desktop counterpart like your Favorites, Reading List, New Tab Page and Reading View. If you use Microsoft Edge on your mobile device, you can even continue your mobile browsing session on your PC whenever you want.

Microsoft Edge features:

  • From PC to mobile, you can browse seamlessly across your devices, while your information syncs in the background. Go anywhere and pick up where you left off by easily moving content between your mobile device and your Windows 10 PC
  • Hub View makes it easy to find and manage your content like favorites, reading list, history and books all in one place.
  • Reading View allows you to reorganize the content on a webpage to make it easier to focus on what you’re reading.
  • Find, view, and share content effortlessly with a built-in QR Code Reader to pull up information at a touch of a button, Voice Search to use the web in more familiar ways, and InPrivate mode to keep your browsing data private.

Microsoft Edge for iOS will be initially available only in US-English language alone. Microsoft will expand to other languages in the future. Microsoft is also working on features like roaming passwords and support for iPads that will come in the future

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