Microsoft Edge Dev is updated to version 109.0.1481.0

After a season of almost no Microsoft Edge news on the Dev Channel, we’re back with the weekly news about this release. The Edge team is back to deliver many improvements in version 109.0.1481.0, and we’re sharing all these new things with you.

Microsoft Edge Dev is updated to version 109.0.1481.0

Features added in Edge

  • Added the ability to open this page in compatibility view in the Add Page prompt for pages in Internet Explorer mode.
  • Added Open in new tab button to sidebar games.
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  • Added support for file upload in UWP (#1639)
  • Added IDL validation tool.

Performance improvement

  • Fixed AutoFill account selection menu not capturing credentials.
  • Fixed browser crashes with autofill dialog when you navigated to the cross button using an arrow key or by pressing Tab or Shift+Del while focus is on the cross button.
  • Fixed a browser crash when using page search in the PDF viewer.
  • Fixed a sidebar issue that caused a browser crash.
  • Reduced browser crash when closing profile in workspace.
  • Fixed bug related to the sidebar.
  • Fixed a browser crash related to HDR video.
  • Removed browser crash while browsing certain websites.
  • Fixed a browser crash issue when clicking the performance button after closing the Child Mode window.
  • Completed browser crash when entering or exiting full screen.
  • Fixed a bug related to the recommended update.
  • Fixed a browser crash related to the Support Home button.
  • Fixed a crash when interacting with visual search results.
  • iOS
    • Fixed browser crash on startup.
    • Mitigated browser error related to notifications.
  • android
    • Fixed browser crashes when enabling bold text in Android settings.
  • macOS
    • Fixed a browser bug related to account sync.
      Web view 2
    • Fixed crash when clicking the taskbar thumbnail and moving focus to the WebView2 window.
    • Fixed visual hosting crash with Windows 10 Anniversary Update and earlier.

Behavioral improvements

  • Fixed STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION error message on some sites.
  • Fixed profile picture on Microsoft Edge taskbar icon.
  • Fixed permission extensions from other stores changing, not reflecting the change on the extension page.
  • Fixed incorrect colors on images when image enhancement is disabled.
  • Fixed sorts by name double button after summoning it in the collection.
  • Fixed HEVC video playback issue.
  • Fixed an issue with page search not scrolling to the first highlighted matching term.
  • Fixed the issue where the borderline search bar would scale incorrectly when in search layout only.
  • Fixed an issue where the pin helper was not loading content.
  • Fixed an issue with bookmarks opening in a new tab on a new tab page.
  • When you click a link to join a workspace, the first new tab will no longer remain open.
  • Fixed an issue when installing and uninstalling the PWA.
  • iOS
    • Fixed missing icons on main sites.
    • The landline connection was not working properly.
    • Fixed the issue where the “Open External Application” dialog did not appear.
    • Fixed black screen when launching the app.
    • Fixed display of invalid sync token when sync is disabled by policy.
    • Fixed missing history display when clicking on the address bar.
    • Fixed data loss when upgrading from a previous version of Microsoft Edge.
  • android
  • Fixed issue with NTP search field not responding.
  • Fixed issue with empty comment submission.
  • Fixed a browser bug related to tracking prevention.
    Web view 2
  • Fixed an issue with the PDF toolbar being empty when three of the buttons are hidden. (#2866)
  • Xbox
    • Fixed HEVC MP4 video playback in WebView2.
  • Holo lens
    • Fixed DRM media playback.

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