Microsoft releases Edge Dev 93.0.957.0

Today, Microsoft released Edge Dev 93.0.957.0, which is a boring release for a causal user. It adds the only fancy option to change the icon for a website installed as an app, and/or PWAs. The rest are general fixes and improvemens. For system admins, there are a few more policies available.

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Here are the changes.

What's new in Edge Dev 93.0.957.0

Microsoft notes the following new features.

  • Added the ability to change the icon for PWAs or websites installed as apps when they’re installed.
  • Added management policies (administrative templates and documentation to come):
    • Added a management policy to control if OneAuth Authentication is Enforced.
    • Added a management policy to control Printing a Webpage Layout.
    • Added a management policy to set an Autoplay Allowlist.
    • Added a management policy to give or take away Feature Flag Overrides Control.
    • Added a management policy on Mac to control if MAU is Enabled, which controls if updates occur through Microsoft AutoUpdate.

The change log reads the following improvements

  • Fixed an issue where the browser doesn’t open.
  • Fixed an issue on Linux where the browser doesn’t open.
  • Fixed a crash when typing into the address bar.
  • Fixed a crash when closing a window.
  • Fixed a crash when spellcheck is enabled.
  • Fixed a crash on startup when certain extensions are installed.
  • Fixed a crash when closing certain popups.
  • Fixed a crash when playing certain videos.
  • Fixed an issue where PWAs can’t be installed or repaired.
  • Fixed a crash on Mac when syncing Collections.
  • Fixed an issue where pressing F6 sometimes crashes the browser.
  • Fixed a hang when closing the browser.
  • Fixed an issue where the browser sometimes can’t be uninstalled and gives an error saying to close all windows and try again.

The next list explains what has changed in the browser behavior.

  • Fixed an issue where certain videos don’t have any sound.
  • Fixed an issue where websites pinned to the Taskbar sometimes unexpectedly disappear.
  • Fixed an issue on Linux where the Password Settings page is blank.
  • Fixed an issue where certain AV1 or HEVC videos don’t play.
  • Fixed an issue on Linux where tabs sometimes disappear visually from the tab band.
  • Fixed an issue where the cookie exceptions list in the delete browsing data settings sometimes doesn’t remember changes.
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF viewer sometimes reports being on a different page than it actually is.
  • Fixed an issue where the button to set the Default browser in Settings doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where the management policy to import browsing data sometimes misses data.
  • Fixed an issue where dragging an image into a Collection sometimes fails.
  • Fixed an issue where the arrow keys sometimes can’t be used to move the cursor when editing a text note in a Collection.
  • Fixed an issue where empty text notes sometimes crash the Collections pane.
  • Fixed an issue where the Collections pane sometimes doesn’t fully load.
  • Fixed an issue where profiles sometimes say Not Syncing when it’s not expected that there should be any message.
  • Fixed an issue where the site information popup sometimes doesn’t open properly.
  • Fixed an issue where the option to open a downloaded PDF in the system viewer doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where password health and leak alerts sometimes don’t appear in Settings.
  • Fixed an issue where pages sometimes don’t get translated when it’s expected that they should be.
  • Fixed an issue where context menu options on certain popups don’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where deleting a profile sometimes unexpectedly opens a Kids Mode window.
  • Fixed an issue where autofill popups sometimes don’t appear if the text in the textbox has a misspelling that triggers the spellcheck popup.
  • Fixed an issue in WebView2 where files with certain names sometimes fail to download.
  • Fixed an issue in WebView2 where microphones sometimes can’t be used because permission requests are never shown.
  • Fixed an issue where PDFs that should have Information Protection applied to them don’t.
  • Fixed an issue where browser windows sometimes open unexpectedly if extensions are installed.

Finally, the list of know issues is the same from release to release. You can check it in the official announcement.

You can download the latest Microsoft Edge Dev version from the official Edge Insider website. If you have it installed, head over the Settings menu (Alt + F) > Help > About Microsoft Edge  to check for updates and get the most recent release.

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