Release notes for Microsoft Edge Stable Channel in 2020

These release notes provide information about new features and non-security updates that are included in the Microsoft Edge Stable Channel in 2020.

Version 80.0.361.48: February 7

Feature updates

  • Added SmartScreen protection from downloading potentially unwanted apps. Learn more
  • Added support for Dolby Vision playback.
  • Enabled users of Windows Mixed Reality to view 360° videos on VR headsets.
  • Added an option to Reading View to increase text spacing.
  • Added support for erasing link using the Surface Pen eraser.
  • Added support for using the arrow keys and spacebar to draw on feedback screenshots in editor mode.
  • Improved the reliability of screenshots so they stop appearing all black when submitting feedback.
  • Added dark theme support to the local new tab page that is shown when the device isn’t connected to the internet.
  • Added the ability for websites installed as apps to be restored when a browser session is restored after update, crash, etc.
  • Added dark theme support to PDF UI when the browser is managed by Group Policy.
  • Updated Adobe Flash to version Learn more

Group Policy updates

New policies

16 new policies were added. Download the updated Administrative Templates from the Microsoft Edge Enterprise landing page. The following new policies were added.

Deprecated policies

The following policy was deprecated.

Resolved issues

  • Fixed an issue where audio is not working in Citrix environment.
  • Fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge and legacy Microsoft Edge side by side experience results in broken legacy links and crashes.

See also