Microsoft Chromium Edge has added some new and interesting features in the Canary channel with new builds.The Build 82.0.443.0 brings new custom splash screen for PWA apps.

As per an article on Microsoft Edge community Splash screens have been seen for YouTube, Bing and Twitch.

Websites installed as an app, PWA, have now custom Splash Screens!

This is for YouTube


This is for Bing


This is for Twitch


The Build 82.0.442.0 has brought important PIP aka Picture-In-Picture mode and two new Ambient Authentication  flags.



The flags you need to enable: edge://flags/

1.Global Media Controls Picture-in-Picture

Enables Picture-in-Picture controls in the Global Media Controls UI. Requires #global-media-controls to also be enabled. – Mac, Windows


2.Global Media Controls

Enables the Global Media Controls UI in the toolbar. – Mac, Windows


Microsoft Edge browser now has support for Picture in Picture mode built in.

it works in all websites playing video.

this is another example for Twitch


the PIP pop up video can be dragged to anywhere on the screen and it will stay on top of other applications


There are two new flags.

2 new flags edge://flags/

Enable Ambient Authentication in InPrivate mode

Enables ambient authentication in InPrivate mode. This flag may be overriden by policies. – Mac, Windows


Enable Ambient Authentication in Guest session

Enables ambient authentication in Guest session. This flag may be overriden by policies. – Mac, Windows