Microsoft Edge Preview Comes to Android

Microsoft Launcher for Android is now rolling out to all users

It is different from other Microsoft browsers as it doesn't run on the regular Edge HTML engine, instead of that it runs on Android friendly Blink engine.

Last week, We told you that Microsoft is launching Microsoft Edge Browser on Android and iOS. Most of the people only use it to install another browser like Chrome or Firefox. Microsoft says Edge will also sync a user's favourites and reading lists across devices.

This style of sharing is all part of Microsoft's push to build an ecosystem around your Windows 10 devices that can easily include Android and iOS mobile devices for cross platform/device sharing.

And in our interview with the company's head of enterprise mobility Brad Anderson, he said that 90 percent of the devices managed by its enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform were non-Windows.

Edge is also included in Windows 10 Mobile but the mobile version of OS is also dead which again leaves Edge in the dark.

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While the browser war intensifies, Microsoft can only continue to push its Edge browser further across popular operating systems if it wants to remain relevant and not be pushed out of the market.

Recall that the iOS version of the browser was released only a couple of days ago with a promise to launch the Android browser.

The great thing about the Android version of Microsoft Edge is that there is no limit to the number of testers that can download the app for their devices. Since this is an unreleased app, you'll have to follow that link, as it's been hidden from search results within the Play Store. You can also send a page you're viewing on mobile to your PC by tapping a persistent Continue on PC button that appears within the app's navigation bar.

Download the browser from Play Store now.

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