Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge

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Developer
Version
124.0.2478.71
Downloads
91354211
Category
Browsers
Android OS
Varies by device
Price
Free

Our cell phones give us access to all the information we need, from recipes to breaking news. And all that thanks to powerful search engines.

Today, let's take a closer look at one of them: the Microsoft Edge mobile app, a browser that is not as popular, but just as efficient as the market leaders.

Start your search! Below you'll find everything you need to know... At least about the Microsoft Edge app.

From an exclusive browser to an app for everyone

Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft in 2015.

It was launched as a replacement for the classic Internet Explorer on Windows 10 computers, offering a fast, secure and efficient browsing experience.

Since its launch, Windows Edge has evolved significantly, incorporating new features and improvements to compete in the browser market.

On top with the greatest

In 2019, Microsoft launched a version of Edge for mobile devices based on Chromium, the same rendering engine used by Google Chrome, with the idea of competing with the giants: Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

The Chromium-based Edge app offers improved performance, support for modern web standards, and advanced security and privacy features, making it a competitive option in the mobile browser market.

The evolution of Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is an ideal browser for students, professionals, and home users who value speed, security and integration with the Microsoft ecosystem.

Since its creation, the Edge app has not stopped evolving, offering improvements that make it a highly recommended option for those looking for a reliable alternative to more popular browsers.

These are some features preferred by users:

  • Adapted Interface for Mobile:

The Microsoft Edge mobile app offers an interface optimized for touch screens, making it easy to navigate on smartphones and tablets.

  • Data synchronization:

You'll be able to sync your bookmarks, browsing history and passwords across devices, providing a seamless browsing experience across platforms.

  • Security and privacy:

It offers you advanced security features, such as tracking prevention and protection against malicious websites, to keep your data safe.

  • Integration with Microsoft Services:

Offers you integration with Microsoft services such as Outlook, OneDrive and Microsoft 365, allowing you to easily access emails, files and documents from within the app.

  • Customization and advanced functionalities:

Allows you to customize the browsing experience with themes, extensions and advanced configuration options, similar to the desktop version.

Made by Windows for all devices

While at launch Microsoft Edge was available only as the default browser for Windows computers, thanks to its updates and the launch of the app, EDGE is now accessible to users of all operating systems.

This ensures a consistent and optimized experience across all devices, from desktops to mobile devices.

You can download the app from:

  • Apple Store for iOS phones and tablets
  • Google Play Store for Android phones and tablets

Is it worth installing it on my device?

Every user has their own preferences and features.

Let's compare Edge with its main competitor so you can make your choice.

 

Microsoft EDGE

Google Chrome

Low availability of extensions.

Wide variety of extensions.

It offers a modern and clean design with limited but effective customization options.

A large number of features and options can result in a very complex interface.

Integration with the Microsoft ecosystem, with services such as Microsoft 365 and OneDrive.

Integration with the Google ecosystem, including services such as Gmail, Google Drive and Google Search.

As you can see, the Edge app has its limitations as well as its advantages.

Its combination of high performance, advanced security, features, and integration with the Microsoft ecosystem make Edge an excellent app if you are looking for a solid and secure alternative to other mobile browsers.

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Rating

4.7
Pros
  • Compatible with all operating systems and fully integrated with other Microsoft services.
  • Edge prioritizes your security and privacy, offering features such as tracking prevention, pop-up blocking, and built-in security scanning.
  • Edge Loads sites quickly and uses resources effectively, resulting in a smooth browsing experience.
Cons
  • Although compatible with Chrome extensions, some popular extensions may not be available in the Edge store.
  • Occasionally, it may not support websites specifically optimized for other browsers, such as Chrome or Firefox.
  • The Microsoft Edge app may have limited customization options in terms of themes and advanced settings.
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Microsoft Edge

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Frequently asked questions

Is Microsoft Edge free?

Yes, Microsoft Edge is a free app and is available for download and installation on iOS and Android devices.

Can I sync my data between the app and the desktop version of Microsoft Edge?

Yes, you can sync your data, such as bookmarks, history and passwords, by signing in with your Microsoft account on both devices.

What security features does the Microsoft Edge app offer?

The Microsoft Edge app offers advanced security features, such as tracking prevention, unwanted pop-up blocking, and built-in security scanning to protect your privacy and security while browsing the Internet.

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