Microsoft unveiled a beta version of its Edge browser for iOS and Android last month, but now, it is officially launching the app for anyone to try.
Microsoft's mobile strategy over the past couple years has been all about developing quirky-yet-useful apps for competing platforms, such as this handy iOS app for the blind, but it's also actively bringing many of its own services over, too, like Microsoft Office and Cortana. Now, Microsoft has launched yet another one of its services for iOS and Android: Edge. And you don't need to be a beta tester or sign-up to get special access.
The app, which was previously only available to Windows Insiders, will sync with the Edge browser on your desktop, so you can easily move from a Windows 10 machine to your iOS or Android phone (no tablets). You can not only pick up where you left off, but also use your bookmarks, reading list, and passwords. The app even has a built-in QR code reader. But, oddly, it doesn't yet offer tab syncing for Edge on mobile.
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That means you can’t share tabs or history between your PC and phone. Other than that, however, Edge on your phone is the same as it is on desktop. Microsoft said it is planning to support tab syncing and Apple's iPad at some point down the road (maybe next year).