Microsoft Launcher arrives for Android [Download Here]

07 October, 2017, 00:16 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • Microsoft Edge is online for Android phones

Another perk of the Edge web browser for iOS and Android users is that they can effortlessly switch to the Google search engine instead of Bing that not many users are fond of.

Microsoft Edge, a staple of Windows 10 desktops worldwide is soon launching on Android and iOS. You can also save web pages on Edge for mobile to open them anywhere later, including a PC. The update is now live for iOS, Android, Linux, Mac, and Windows PC.

Have you tried the Microsoft Edge on your iOS or Android device? However, knowing that those users are not many, Microsoft made a decision to spread its new web browser on other systems, such as the new iOS and Android version. As per Microsoft, the two apps are created to make it easy to move what you're working on between your phone and PC.

You can sign up to test the Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android preview apps here. While Edge makes sure that all your browsing data and preferences are synced across devices, it has a unique new feature added to it. Now, you're either showing up as "Active" when you're using the app, and your contacts will see you as "Last seen x hours/days ago" when you're no longer active.

It comes with a Hub View that allows you to easily find and manage content such as reading list, history, and favourites, among others. Rather than show who was online or active, Skype acted like a text message app in that it wouldn't show the activity dot (green dot), and assumed everyone was always active.

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The new Microsoft Launcher app for Android brings a range of new features to your Android device, the app is available as a preview on the Google Play Store.

You can download the Microsoft Launcher (Arrow launcher) from here; it's in beta stage thou.

In the same post, Microsoft also unveiled that its "Arrow Launcher" project for Android is being updated and renamed to Microsoft Launcher.

Android tablets and iPad support is also going to be left out in the beginning. The launcher is a far more useful application of the feature than the browser so to say, and we hope Microsoft takes the features go places. With Microsoft Launcher, your recent photos, documents and more can all Continue on PC as well, ' continued Belfiore. Swipe right for a tailored feed of important events, top news, favourite people and frequently used apps.


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