Microsoft Edge now available for iOS and Android

Gwen Vasquez
December 1, 2017

This feature known as "Continue on PC" is one of the highlights of the iOS version of Microsoft Edge as well. Microsoft Edge for Android is available in the United States (English), Australia (English) Canada (English and French), China (Simplified-Chinese), France (French), India (English) and the UK (English).

In October, we introduced Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android in preview, in response to your request to make Microsoft Edge work well with your phones.

Edge isn't just about content synchronization though.

InPrivate: When you browse with InPrivate mode, your browsing data (like your history, temporary internet files, and cookies) isn't saved on your PC once you're done. Since then, it has added notable features to the app.

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Roaming Passwords - Save a new password on your phone, and it follows you to your PC. This basically allows users to have their login details and passwords shared on multiple devices.

As planned, its "continue on PC" feature is the centrepiece, allowing mobile users to switch seamlessly from using their browser on smartphone, picking up where they left off on PC. There's also dark theme. Both help in ensuring longer working hours for users. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices, but it requires iOS 9 or later iterations of Apple's mobile operating system.

According to Microsoft, the new Edge browser that gets rid of the preview tag after thousand of users beta-tested the application worldwide.

Via the listing on Android's Google Play Store, Edge on Android has been installed over 500,000 times, with a total rating of 4.6 stars.

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