Microsoft Edge gets a feature that allows users to share tabs between Windows and Android versions of their web browser. This feature is currently under testing in Edge’s Canary build. The feature is not yet available for macOS or Linux.
Some users of Edge Canary build v92.0.873.0 for Windows can share tabs with Canary Android version 92.0.870.0 and vice versa, Newer Windows this week. For example, users can use the feature to easily view tabs from a phone on their desktop.
Users can try the feature by right-clicking on the tab to share. A list of devices synced to Edge will then appear in a popup menu, after which users can click “Send Link to” [apparaatnaam]To send the tab to their Android smartphone. Users receive a notification on their smartphone when they receive a tab. The process is the same as the built-in function of the Google Chrome browser; Microsoft Edge is based on Chromium.
The function also works in the opposite direction; Users can choose in Edge for Android to send their tabs to another device. This works via the “Send to Devices” button in the mobile web browser menu. The link should then appear in the Windows 10 Notification Center.
The feature is currently being tested in Edge’s Canary version 92. It is assumed that the feature will be available to all users with the stable version of Edge 92. According to Planning Microsoft will release this update in the week beginning July 22, although this is still subject to change.
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