Microsoft is bringing the Edge browser to Android and iOS for beta testing.

Microsoft is doing it’s best in playing its game on foreign podiums. In what was a typical replacement of a dying Internet Explorer for Windows PCs, Microsoft Edge is slowly sneaking into Android and iOS devices.

Beginning today, iOS and Android users will be in position to test the preview apps of the browser. For now, the inaugural version of the mobile browser is only available to Windows Insiders, which requires a Windows 10 PC to sign up; iOS users accessing it through Testflight, while Android users through Google Play’s app testing service, you should click here to learn more about load testing.

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Originally, Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android will be available in US-English only, with other languages and countries coming in as the preview is expanding.

Expect features like the Hub, which allows you to organize the web making it easier and instant when finding, viewing and managing content. In otherwords, Hub View makes it easy for you to find and manage your content like favorites, reading list, history and books all in one place.

The Reading View allows you to reorganize the content on a webpage to make it easier to focus on what you’re reading.

You can as well be able to find, view, and share content without much effort using a built-in QR Code Reader to pull up information at a touch of a button, Voice Search for visiting the web in more familiar ways, plus the InPrivate mode that keeps all your data browsing experience private.

Connectivity between your smartphone and PC enables you to browse consistently across both devices as your information automatically syncs in the background.


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You can switch from the phone to Windows 10 PC, back to phone, depending on the availability and accessibility. Microsoft is making it easy to move content between your mobile device and your Windows 10 PC.

The browser is definitely personalized to you with your passwords synced across all your devices.

You can go here to sign up to test the Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android beta apps.

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