Check out Edge Dev 104.0.1287.1 and all the features it comes with

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Alexandru Poloboc
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  • Edge Build 104.0.1287.1 brings quite a few changes to Insiders on the Dev Channel.
  • Microsoft added a cool display notification when Microsoft Rewards points increase.
  • Also, it has improved the displayed icon on the InPrivate browsing page on mobile. 
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Edge users will rejoice knowing that Microsoft hasn’t forgotten about them and just released a brand new Dev build for the popular browser.

Build 104.0.1287.1 actually comes with quite a few interesting changes that we are going to explore together right now.

We’re talking about improvements for older features, reliability improvements, and bug fixes, with the most notable change in this week’s release being notifications for Microsoft Rewards.

What’s new in Edge Dev Build 104.0.1287.1?

Under added features, Microsoft let its Insiders know that it decided to go with a display notification when Microsoft Rewards points increase.  

Also, the company added an option to provide translation information with feedback for Android, as well as a new policy to manage mini menu settings. 

Furthermore, we’re also looking at improvements brought to various UX issues seen while searching on the Edge Bar, as well as improved reliability for importing favorites from an HTML file. 

As for the rest of the features and tweaks made by Microsoft, we’re going to show you the full changelog, so you can get the big picture.

Added features:  

  • Added a display notification when Microsoft Rewards points increase.  
  • Added an option to provide translation information with feedback for Android. 
  • Added a new policy to manage mini menu settings. 

Improved reliability:  

  • Improved various UX issues seen while searching on the Edge Bar. 
  • Improved reliability for importing favorites from an html file. 
  • Improved the displayed icon on InPrivate browsing page on mobile. 
  • Improved grammar suggestions by adding a header in the submenu. 
  • Enabled the ability to return to the new tab page news feed after opening an article by pressing the back button. 

Changed behavior:  

  • Improved accessibility for screen readers by changing the narrator announcement from “item, selected” to “item, checked/unchecked” after invoking a checkbox menu item.  
  • Enabled the ability to return to the new tab page news feed after opening an article by pressing the back button. 
  • Fixed a crash when selecting an option on the permissions notification on mobile.  
  • Improved discoverability of restored bookmarks, instead of putting them into the Other Favorites they now go into a folder called Restored Favorites 

Have you noticed any bugs after installing Edge Dev Build 104.0.1287.1? Share your experience with us in the comments section below.

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