Microsoft Edge for iOS updated, supports 3D touch for the first time

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Microsoft has rolled out a new update for its Edge browser on iPhone devices, bringing in some new features. The key announcement in the latest update is the addition of one of Apple iPhones distinguishable features- 3D touch support. This feature was awaited from a long time, especially since 3D touch was launched as an iPhone feature when Apple had unveiled the iPhone 6s plus three years ago.

In terms of change, the latest update brings support for 3D touch pop and peek, blazing fast app start time and more.

What’s New:

1) 3D touch pop and peek.

2) Find in Page.

3) Set Outlook app to open links in edge. (In Outlook setting)

4) Share links to edge from other apps via the share sheet.

5) Choose the content region for the news feed on the new tab page.

6) Open new tab in the background when you long press on a link.

7) Blazing fast app start time.

Edge picks peek and poop. 

Microsoft latest Edge update adds support for 3D Touch, allowing those with compatible devices to peek and pop. When you are using the web you can press on a link to preview it. Without actually leaving the Web page you are currently viewing.

Microsoft has also added the ability to search within a webpage to send links to edge from other apps via the share sheet, to specify the content region for the News feed on the new Tab page, and to open links in background tabs by long pressing on them.

The release note also hints at something a member of the Microsoft Edge team confirmed in january: iPad support is in the works.

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