You can now switch the browser profile for Edge PWA. Microsoft today updated its implementation of Progressive Web Apps in the Edge browser. This works for users who are on Windows 10 version 2004 or newer.
A small update has landed in Canary builds of Microsoft Edge. For Progressive Web Apps, the browser now provides closer system integration with the ability to use the system Share command from the PWA menu. Continue reading
How to Remove Puzzle Icon from Chrome PWA Title bar for Extension Button.
If you have installed some extensions in Google Chrome, for the sites installed as a PWA you will see a puzzle icon that allows opening the list of the installed extensions without leaving the PWA window. Google now allows disabling that icon.
How to Enable Uninstall Chrome PWA from Settings and Control Panel
The ability to remove an installed PWA app using traditional methods that we covered earlier has finally become available in Google Chrome. When enabled, it allows uninstalling Progressive Web Apps with tools like Control Panel and the Settings app. It also adds the appropriate Uninstall option to the Start menu shortcut context menu for installed PWAs.
Microsoft is testing a new feature in the Canary version of the Edge browser. If the user has both PWA and the Store version of the same web app, the browser can automatically launch the Store app instead of the installed PWA.
Microsoft has joined forces with Google to help developers get their Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) into the Play Store. Microsoft has its own PWABuilder tool, and Bubblewrap is a tool from Google. Both companies are working together to make their tools interoperate.
How to Make a Progressive Web App (PWA) Running on Startup in Edge or Chrome in Windows 10
Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge now allow registering Progressive Web Apps to have startup entries in Windows 10. The change had recently landed in Google Chrome, and has subsequently become available in Edge. Continue reading
How to Enable PWAs App Icon Shortcut Menu in Chrome and Edge
The two Chromium-based browsers, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, have received a new feature. When enabled, it allows progressive web apps (PWAs) to have a shortcut menu entry for their tasks. Right-clicking on such a PWA pinned to the taskbar would open a menu with actions defined by the app. Continue reading
During the development of Microsoft Edge, Microsoft is actively participating in the Chromium project. Their recent commit to the Chromium code base will allow Progressive Web Apps to add a record to the Windows Registry for easy uninstall of PWAs, simplifying the app management process. Continue reading