Microsoft Edge Features and improvements on Fall Creators update

With Windows 10 fall Creators Update Microsoft Added Number of New Features, Security Improvements, Bug Fixes, Re designed the Existing Features and more. Genuine, compatible Devices Automatically Get upgraded To latest windows 10 Version 1709. If you Still not Upgraded Check How To Get Windows 10 Fall Creators update Right Now. Or you can Download Windows 10 ISO File For manual Upgrade or perform Clean installation. We Already covered a topic New Features on Windows Fall Creators update and Hidden Features on Windows 10 Fall Creators update. This Post We Discuss Microsoft Edge Features and improvements on Fall Creators update, Which make you love to use Edge Browser.

Microsoft Edge Features and improvements

With Fall Creators update version 1709 Edge’s underwhelming Favorites handling has been improved. You can Pin Web pages to Task bar, Edit URLs For Favorites, import bookmarks into Edge, Full Screen mode, Improved PDF and EPUB e-book capabilities, Better integration with your phone and more. If you didn’t use Edge before the Fall Creators Update, you’re unlikely to use it after.

Pin Webpages To Taskbar

Microsoft has added a feature to Edge Browser that Microsoft’s earlier browser Internet Explorer had in Windows 8 the ability to pin web pages to the taskbar. Means With windows 10 Fall Creators update Version 1709 You can put your favorite websites on your taskbar for fast access. You can Do this by click the triple-dot button along the Edge window’s right edge and choose Pin this page to the taskbar.

Pin Webpages To Taskbar on Edge Browser
Pin Webpages To Taskbar on Edge Browser

Browse in full screen

Another popular, And most Recommended Features From Windows Users, Full Screen Browsing Experience On Edge Browser Which Already have on popular browsers like chrome and Firefox. With Latest Fall Creators update you can Enjoy the Full Screen Browsing experience by press The F11 key form keyboard. or you can browse in full screen mode, select the More … menu and click the “Full screen” arrows icon (right of the zoom controls ), As shown bellow image.

edge Browser Full Screen View
edge Browser Full Screen View

The Full screen mode hides things like the address bar and other items from view so you can focus on your content. you can exit full screen mode, by  press “F11” key again or move your mouse near top of the screen or swipe down with your finger and select the “restore” icon in the top-right, or.

Improved Favorites Handling

With Fall creators update Edge’s underwhelming Favorites handling has been improved. Click the star button in Edge (or hit Control-D) and you’ll see Edge’s bookmark menu got a design refresh and better illustrates the folder hierarchy for your favorites, making it quicker and easier to find a folder to plop a new favorite.

While Saving a new favorite, you’ll also notice a new animation making it clear that your link got saved in your Favorites list.

Now Edge Browsers have ability to edit the address for individual favorites in the Favorites Hub or on the Favorites bar.  So You can now more easily work with Favorites in a directory tree and edit their URLs. To do this, simply right-click or press and hold a favorite and select “Edit URL.”

edit the address for individual favorites
edit the address for individual favorites

A option Added on Advanced option to show search history, and another one to show site you frequently visit on “Top sites.” Also the few people who may be enticed to switch to Edge from their existing browser can easily import their bookmarks into Edge.

Edge Fluent Design integration

With Fall Creators update Microsoft Edge receives some visual changes around the frame using Fluent Design System. the Edge browser uses Acrylic material across the tab bar and other controls adding transparency and a sense of depth. And improved button animations to feel more responsive and delightful the Edge Browser.

Microsoft Edge Fluent Design integration
Microsoft Edge Fluent Design integration

Improved PDF and EPUB eBook reader

With Windows 10 Version 1709 The Edge Browsers PDF-reading and EPUB e-books capabilities have been improved. Starting with the Fall Creators Update, Windows Ink is also expanding to PDF files with features like a ballpoint pen and touch writing, highlighter, and eraser. You can now annotate both PDFs and e-books, and use ink-based notes when you do so.

With PDFs, you can now click the Add Notes button to the right of the URL bar to ink on the PDF, from signing your name and highlighting lines to adding comments and copying text. It’s particularly useful for signing documents.

Improved PDF Reader on Edge Browser
Improved PDF Reader on Edge Browser

Along with previously available PDF reader features, it’s now possible to edit, print, and save PDF forms on the web, or files locally stored on your device.

Also Microsoft Edge Display Table Contents of long Documents for Easier Navigation. If Document file includes this Features you see a Table of content Button at the Top-left side of the PDF Toolbar, From here you can quickly jump To particular part of the file by click on it.

Edge Table content view
Edge Table content view

>New ‘about:flags’ settings

Like other modern web browsers google chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge includes an “about:flags” page with settings and experimental features meant for developers and advanced users, and this time around Edge is eliminating most of the options, instead of adding more.

With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Version 1709 when you access “about:flags,” you notice that the page divided into two sections: “Developer settings” and “Standards Preview.”

In the Developer settings section, the available options remain the same as before with the exception that you’ll now find the “Hide my local IP address over WebRTC connections” option.

And Under Standards Preview, you can control only a few experimental features, including touch events, VP9 video format, JavaScript features, service workers, standard fullscreen API, individual transforms, and CSS Masking.

New CSS features ( For Developers )

For Developer perspective view with latest build Microsoft Edge supports the unprefixed implementation of CSS Grid LayoutGrid Layout defines a two-dimensional grid-based layout system which enables more layout fluidity than possible with positioning using floats or scripts.

These Are The Some Massive Changes and improvements on Microsoft Edge Browser with Windows 10 Fall Creators update Version 1709. I hope you find this helpful, if you are not a great fan of Edge Browser, you can start using After knowing about this Features. Also Read From our Blog Fix Microsoft Edge Disappeared on Windows 10 fall Creators Update.