Microsoft wants to shove Copilot on everyone by working on this feature on Edge for mobile

These new flags on Edge Canary let you enable multiple "pedals"

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Key notes

  • Microsoft wants everyone to use Copilot. There’s no secret in that.
  • Newly-spotted flags in Edge Canary for Android allow users to enable multiple “pedals” for immediate actions.
  • The actions include opening Copilot when typing commands in the address bar.

Microsoft wants everyone to use Copilot. There’s no secret in that, even with a horrible, monotonous ad. Now, it seems like the Redmond company is working on a feature that could push Copilot even further in Microsoft Edge for Mobile. 

Folks in the insider community of the browser have spotted new flags in Edge Canary for Android. As shared by @Leopeva64 on X (formerly known as Twitter), these flags let you enable multiple “pedals”. 

So, when you type a command (like “write” or “create an image,” for example), you get immediate action in the address bar—which then will be, you guessed it, opening Copilot.

As you can see, at least pedals for Image Creator, Copilot Chat, Weather, and Translator have now been introduced in Edge for mobile. This feature has been around in Edge for Windows, and it’s called “Actions” on Chrome for Windows.

And it’s not the only attempt that Microsoft has been making in recent weeks. 

Earlier this month, Microsoft (once again) tested launching Copilot in Windows 11 at start-up. The change was spotted in a beta version of Windows 11 (Build 26100), although it wasn’t entirely new. Microsoft had previously tested it in Build 23615 several weeks ago, removed it, and then reactivated it.