Microsoft Edge 126 is now available to the Stable Channel

Edge 126 is now available to all users!

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Microsoft Edge 126

Have you ever felt the need to keep up with all the latest updates on Microsoft Edge but sometimes feel that too much technical talk is being used? Well, let’s review recent changes and features in Microsoft Edge 126. However, we will discuss it like a conversation over coffee rather than reading from a tech manual.

Lastly, Microsoft Edge is always changing. The most recent updates in the Stable Channel are part of this ongoing process. They include many different things, like fixing bugs and adding new features. It’s worth noting that these updates are not instantaneously available to everyone at once but rather roll out gradually over a span of a few days. So, if you don’t observe them right away, be patient, as they will appear soon on your device.

The AI theme generator is an especially interesting new feature in Microsoft Edge 126. Imagine typing a prompt and then receiving several theme images for your browser. Very cool, isn’t it? Remember that this feature is being introduced gradually, so it might not be accessible immediately to everyone.

There is some good news for corporate Edge managers. The Edge management service will have its own room for enhancing security settings. It remains in preview, but it’s coming soon.

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a long article? The fresh Copilot summarization notification might change the game for you. It appears when you are on a page that can be read in mode and offers to summarize the content in the sidebar. Again, this is rolling out gradually.

A few new policies exist in Microsoft Edge 126, such as allowing proactive authentication and ensuring the Edge window stays in front when using Internet Explorer mode. However, just as it happens with all things tech-related – some policies are being retired, such as those related to Math Solver and Immersive Reader Grammar Tools.

Security is also an important focus, with numerous updates to fix vulnerabilities. It’s good to know they are working on making our browsing secure.

A prominent announcement is the withdrawal of the Microsoft Defender Application Guard extension. If you use this, you must look for other options, as it will not migrate to Edge Manifest V3 and will become inaccessible after May 2024.

For the neat types, updates have been made to fix browser crashes and improve reliability. One repair deals with an issue with the “View in File Explorer” option in SharePoint Online.

Finally, we talk about the future. Features such as the insecure downloads warning over HTTP are getting better, a sign that safer browsing practices are coming soon.

So, how about these latest features for Microsoft Edge? Do they sound thrilling to you, or is there something else that you hope to find in it? Keep in mind that technology keeps advancing, and being knowledgeable about it helps one fully utilize its potential.

You can read the full Microsoft Edge 126 changelog here.

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