Here's how you can add or remove Assistance Hub Button in Microsoft Edge. In the recently released Microsoft Edge Canary Build 91.0.848.0, the Redmond software giant introduced a new Assistance Hub feature. Microsoft wants to improve the new features' discoverability, help users learn more about the browser's capabilities, and create a single place to find changelogs for updates. Of course, Assistance Hub is also another gateway to promote some features, e.g. to make you set Edge as the default browser, sign in with a Microsoft Account, sync your data, etc.
Analyst firm StatCounter released data on the popularity of desktop web browsers as of March 2021, according to which Microsoft Edge had a market share of 8.04%. By comparison, in March 2020, the browser only had 0.57% of the market, so the growth rate is really impressive.
Microsoft has updated the News Widget in the Edge browser with a new option. Now it supports an extra layout "Search only" that turns the widget into a floating search box.
Here's how to enable Page Scrolling with Multiple Scrollbars in Web Capture Tool in Edge. After that it will allow you to scroll while taking a screenshot when there are multiple scrollable sections. For the long time the Web Capture tool didn't scroll the page down when you tried to capture something that is has more than one scrollable section, but this has finally changed.
Soon the Redmond software giant will limit media autoplay by default in Edge. Many months ago, Microsoft Edge received the ability to manage media autoplay on different websites. Those who annoyed by the flood of automatically playing videos can disable media autoplay in Edge's settings. This feature is off by default, so users need to enable it manually. Moreover, a complete autoplay block is possible only after turning on one of the experimental flags.
Microsoft today released Edge Dev 91.0.838.3, a new build for Insiders. It is a significant release for Edge for Linux users, as it the first version of the browser with the sync and Microsoft Account features enabled by default on Linux.
You can make the browser clear Browsing History when you close Microsoft Edge. This is pretty a convenient option for those who have to share their computer with other users. The procedure reviewed below will help you automatically clear your browsing history every time you exit the Edge app.
Microsoft has updated the tab preview rendering options fin Dev and Canary builds of the browser. Now, instead of simple enable/disable option, it allows you to choose between Enable capture speed and Enable resource usage.
Microsoft is going to eliminate the visual difference between the Edge PWA title bars and other applications running on Windows. Currently, such PWA have a title bar that replicated the Edge window frame. This will change in the near future. The browser will allow PWA developers to fully customize the look of the window frame.
As you may already know, Edge now includes flyouts for Favorites, Downloads, History, and Collections. They also known as "Hubs". In the latest Canary build Edge allows opening the full pages from "hubs" by clicking on the Hub title.