Windows Insiders get access to mobile Microsoft Edge and Launcher app

Saturday, 07 Oct, 2017

The iOS and Android Microsoft Edge apps will be in English-only to start off. Microsoft did say that there will be more countries and languages added as the preview expands.

Talking about Microsoft Launcher it represents the "graduation" of the 4.6-star rated "Arrow Launcher" project that was developed earlier.

"And some features - like roaming passwords and support for iPads/Android tablets - aren't available at preview launch but will come in the future". Now, you're either showing up as "Active" when you're using the app, and your contacts will see you as "Last seen x hours/days ago" when you're no longer active.

Starting today, iOS users can enrol for Microsoft Edge through Apple TestFlight, but Android testers have to wait a few more days to get access to the beta app.

This allows users of the app to interact with their PC via their smartphone, launching applications and files from the home screen of the desktop. Finally, the Continue on PC function will only be enabled in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, so only those on Microsoft's Windows Insiders programme can take advantage for now. Testing is limited to 10,000 users, though, per Apple's description. You spoke, we listened, ' wrote Belfiore in the blog. "We verify this by opening Edge (PC) and checking UA". We have told you for a while that Microsoft is really upping the ante by bringing a lot of new apps to both iOS and Android.

Microsoft Edge is a web browser from Microsoft that has replaced the older Internet Explorer.

Microsoft has revealed that it will be bringing its Edge browser to both iOS and Android. We want Microsoft Edge to be your favorite browser, with the fundamentals you expect - speed, power efficiency, reliability, security. Microsoft will also sync favourites reading list between devices. The Edge browser for these operating systems simply feature Edge skin over their respective default web browser. The user agent string identifiers of the Edge apps match the respective identifiers of the Safari and Chrome browsers, but Microsoft is planning to issue new tokens for its apps "very soon", he indicated.