Microsoft releases Edge browser for iPad and Android tablets

Posted 27 March 2018 17:01 CET by Jan Willem Aldershoff

Microsoft has released its Edge browser for iPads and Android tablets. This allows users to start a browsing session on their tablet and to continue on their PC, or vice versa. Also favorites, passwords and readings lists are synchronized between the tablet and PC version of the browser.

Earlier this month, Microsoft released a preview version of Edge for iPad. Today marks the release of the final version. In this version the most important features work, such as synchronizing of data between the different Edge versions, and Continue on PC. However, Edge for iPad doesn’t support the split screen feature of iOS 11 (yet). It’s unknown whether the software giant will add support for split screen mode in an upcoming release.

The release follows the iPhone version of Edge that was previously released in the App store. This means Edge is currently available on all major operating systems for PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Users can download the iPad version of Edge from the App Store, Android users can download Edge for Android tablets from the Google Play Store.

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