Microsoft has begun launching the latest public version of Edge, and includes a handy feature for those who use the browser on multiple devices. With tab sharing, you can start reading a web page on your computer and then send it to your laptop or smartphone. After an initial test of the feature in April, it is now available on some Windows and macOS devices, he said. Windows Latest.
Once you have access to the feature, you will see a new laptop and smartphone icon in the address bar. Tap on it to show a list of devices where you installed Edge, and you’ll be logged into the same Microsoft account. On Android and iOS, any links you send will be displayed in a prompt that you can access via the notification flag. Meanwhile in Windows, they will be presented in the Action Center. As things stand, it seems that the function is still a work in progress. To take advantage of it on a mobile device, you’ll need to install the Canary version of Edge on your phone, and it looks like Microsoft is slowly launching it on Windows and MacOS users.
Microsoft is late in adding tab sharing to Edge. Tramindui Chrome and Firefox include a way to send tabs between devices by 2019. Safari has included Apple ICloud tabs function for several years also. Late or not, it’s still a valuable tool for a browser to include. If you upgrade to the latest version of Edge and don’t see the tab sharing right away, be patient because it may take a few days for Microsoft to deploy it more widely.
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