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Edge Dev 103.0.1264.2 is the last release from the 103 branch, comes with new features

Microsoft is about to switch to Edge 104 in the Dev channel, so they released the last binaries from the Edge Dev 103 branch. Developers are teasing "many new and exciting things" coming to the browser. As of now, the Dev channel hosts Edge Dev 103.0.1264.2, which comes with the following list of changes.

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What's new in Edge Dev 103.0.1264.2

Traditionally for weekly preliminary updates, this one includes a few new features, and several fixes. Let's start with its novelties.

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New features

  • Added features to drag the create tab group feature by default.
  • Added features to Polices for Mobile.
  • Added features so that a new language is added to preferred language list, Expanded the spellcheck language so that the state and level of support is advertised.
  • Added features to Make Editor languages be enabled by default when adding new language to accept languages list.
    • Made enhanced spellcheck state coordinated with basic spellcheck state and vice versa. User toggle on/off spellcheck in one should also cause the other to be toggled on/off. 
    • Fixed existing broken state where a language can have its basic spellcheck. Turned on but its enhanced spellcheck turned off. 

Besides, there are fixes, most important of which are listed below.

Changes and fixes

  • Improved reliability by refreshing token for MS Rewards POST.
  • Improved reliability that manages null properly.
  • Improved reliability with new illustrations for defaults screen in Browser. 
  • Improved reliability by formatting Edge contributions in the Browser folder.
  • Improved reliability of Microsoft browser process on launch.
  • Improved reliability by enabling feedback prompt.
  • Improved reliability of translator in one Go on Mobile.
  • Improved performance of battery saver icon.
  • Improved reliability by removing redundant resources for pdf viewer and print viewer.
  • Improved reliability to update the style and layout to get a good layout state.
  • Improved reliability on Accessibility features.
  • Improved reliability of Mobile smart screens.
  • Improved reliability by fixing interface and updating Mobile.
  • Improved reliability for this MSB flighting feature being turned on by default so that we can rely on service driven experimentation to power our enterprise Edge features through all the channels.
  • Improved policy by only allowing required trusted types in Browser.
  • Improved reliability due to Narrator announcing an intentional white space. The white space was unnecessary, so it has been removed and narrator has stopped announcing it. 
  • Improved reliability to Keep spellcheck languages expanded by default when adding new ones so that the state and level of support is advertised. 
  • hanged behavior fixing multilanguage in Browser by not showing misspelled words for Editor-supported languages.
  • Changed behavior due to multiple things being duplicated by incorrect merge resolutions.
  • Changed Browser tasks shutdown behavior.
  • Changed behavior by sending images info in JPG format to Web Bing.

And more. You'll find the official announcement on this website.

To get Edge Dev 103.0.1264.2 installed, open the browser settings and click the About Microsoft Edge section. Alternatively, you can grab its installer from the Edge Insider hub here.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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