Edge Dev 99.0.1131.3 Online
Edge Dev 99.0.1131.3 Online

It’s been a while, but finally, it’s there, the new Edge Dev update, this time with a new version number starting 99.

The new Edge Dev 99.0.1131.3 is released to the Dev Channel with a long list of fixes, new feature additions, and improvements.

It’s mostly under the hood stuff, so nothing really exciting for the average user. But take a look for yourself in the extensive changelog down below.

New Added Features in Edge Dev 99.0.1131.3

  • Added the ability to manually set which profile certain websites open in via edge://settings/profiles/multiProfileSettings.
  • Added the ability to edit saved passwords from the initial dialog to save them.
  • Added an option to the right-click menu to open links in new Application Guard windows when Application Guard is available.
  • Added info to the Edge Bar settings page informing users which extensions they have installed that are preventing the use of the Edge Bar.
  • Management policies (note that updates to documentation and administrative templates may not have happened yet):
    • Added a management policy to control if Address Bar Editing is Enabled.
    • Added support on mobile for disabling autofill via management policy.
  • Developer:
    • Added support for custom formats on the clipboard (Chromium Issue 106449).
    • Added support for the WebView2 API BasicAuthenticationRequested, which was previously in the experimental state (Issue 120).
    • Added support for the dual screen web developer APIs CSS Foldables and Viewport Segments that were previously in the Experimental stage.

Improved Reliability in Edge Dev 99.0.1131.3

  • Fixed a crash when navigating to certain websites.
  • Fixed a crash when navigating via interaction with the address bar.
  • Fixed a crash when interacting with the address bar dropdown.
  • Fixed a crash when choosing where to download files to.
  • Fixed a crash when sending feedback from InPrivate or Guest windows.
  • Fixed a crash when showing autofill popups.
  • Fixed a crash when interacting with misspelled words that have been identified by the spellchecker.
  • Fixed a crash when using Web Select (formerly Smart Copy).
  • Fixed a crash when installing a website as an app.
  • Fixed a crash when importing data from another browser.
  • Fixed an issue where certain webpages crash after a few seconds.
  • Fixed an issue where tabs sometimes crash when certain accessibility features are enabled.
  • Mobile:
    • Fixed a crash when interacting with downloads.
    • Fixed a crash when viewing the new tab page.
    • Fixed a crash when viewing weather from the new tab page.
    • Fixed a crash when using Shopping.
    • Fixed a crash when using Read Aloud on a different tab than the currently visible one.
    • Fixed a hang on iOS.
  • Fixed a crash in WebView2 apps (Issue 1882).

Improved Behavior in Edge Dev 99.0.1131.3

  • Reduced the amount of blank, unloaded pages when scrolling through PDFs.
  • Improved the blocking of malicious URLs that are manually sent to the browser during startup.
  • Improved the performance of the startup page by pre-rendering it when possible.
  • Fixed an issue where the System And Performance settings page is sometimes blank.
  • Fixed an issue where the Customize Toolbar settings were missing from edge://settings/appearance.
  • Fixed an issue where Spellcheck sometimes doesn’t work in InPrivate windows.
  • Fixed an issue where certain UI no longer uses the Windows theme color when the Windows setting to do so is enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where the Picture in Picture button doesn’t appear on certain videos.
  • Fixed an issue where Web Select doesn’t work in PWAs or websites installed as apps.
  • Fixed an issue where PDFs sometimes prompt to restore their data when they shouldn’t.
  • Fixed an issue where certain websites don’t save the password correctly for later use with autofill.
  • Fixed an issue where attempting to manage shopping settings in InPrivate or Guest windows fail because those settings aren’t available in those types of windows.
  • Fixed an issue where the Mini Menu appears on websites it shouldn’t.
  • Fixed an issue on Windows 11 where pinning a web app to the Start menu fails.
  • Fixed an issue where the Buy Now Pay Later dialog unexpectedly closes instead of continuing with the flow.
  • Fixed an issue where browser components sometimes fail to update themselves.
  • Fixed an issue where certain settings imported from Internet Explorer aren’t imported properly.
  • Fixed an issue where the “Added Security” message in the Site Information button sometimes appears when it shouldn’t.
  • Fixed an issue where certain popups keep reappearing unexpectedly after they’ve been dismissed.
  • Fixed an issue where certain UI in the Feedback flyout is missing or doesn’t have any text.
  • Fixed an issue where the Performance button sometimes stays in the toolbar when it shouldn’t.
  • Mobile:
    • Improved the effectiveness of the ad blocker on iOS.
    • Fixed an issue where downloads sometimes fail.
    • Fixed an issue where downloaded files sometimes can’t be accessed.
    • Fixed an issue where local HTML files sometimes can’t be opened.
    • Fixed an issue where Read Aloud voices sometimes can’t be changed.
    • Fixed an issue where signing out of the browser sometimes fails.
    • Fixed an issue where switching tabs sometimes causes the active tab to be blank.
    • Fixed an issue where the new tab page sometimes doesn’t load properly.
    • Fixed an issue where certain dialogs can’t be closed.
    • Fixed an issue where the browser doesn’t get automatically signed in when it should.
    • Fixed an issue where sync sometimes isn’t enabled when it should be.
    • Fixed an issue on iOS where auto-filling certain info like for payment cards sometimes doesn’t work.
    • Fixed an issue on Android where management policies to control image download and screenshots don’t work.
    • Fixed an issue when using a personal account where the work account is sometimes unexpectedly switched to automatically.
  • Developer:
    • Fixed an issue in WebView2 apps where windows opened via window.open() sometimes aren’t in the correct size or position (Issue 1343).
    • Fixed an issue in WebView2 apps where mouse input sometimes doesn’t work (Issue 1955).
  • Removed support for Pinned Sites on Mac.
  • Removed the ability to add a printer from within Application Guard windows since it doesn’t work.

Of course, there are some remaining issues to be fixed in the next release.

    • Source: techcommunity.microsoft
    • Download: Edge-Dev