Microsoft has started rolling out new Chromium Edge updates in Dev and Canary channel. One new feature that it has highlighted on Twitter is scrolling improvements. It makes scrolling via scrollbar more responsive when the main thread is busy.

Build 82.0.453.2 has arrived to the Edge dev channel. It brings SmartScreen blockling improvements, adds a recently closed section, adds the ability to use network provider location as a fallback, adds support for the Roaming Profile and many more.

Check the full changelog below,

Added features:

  • Added a “Recently Closed” section to the History page.
  • Added the ability to use network provider location as a fallback for when a website requests location but the underlying OS has disabled access to its location API.
  • Added support for the Roaming Profile Location upstream Chromium management policy.
  • Added a page to Settings to manage Family Safety settings.
  • Added a management policy to hide the Family Safety Settings page.
  • Improved SmartScreen’s blocking of unsafe websites.
  • Improved SmartScreen’s blocking capabilities when pages have content from multiple sources.
  • Improved SmartScreen’s blocking capabilities for websites that redirect upon loading.
  • Improved messaging when syncing of certain data types is temporarily disabled.
  • Improved messaging on the Downloads management page for insecure downloads that have been blocked.

Improved reliability:

  • Fixed an issue where users of certain security software packages will see all tabs fail to load with the error STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION. Previously, the only supported way to prevent this behavior was to uninstall that software.
  • Fixed a crash when signing into the browser.
  • Fixed a crash on browser shutdown.
  • Fixed a crash when importing settings from another browser.
  • Fixed a crash when closing a PWA window.
  • Fixed a crash when playing video.
  • Fixed an issue where exporting a Collection sometimes causes a browser crash.
  • Fixed a crash when a default search engine management policy is applied.
  • Fixed an issue where signing in or out of the browser sometimes crashes the Settings page.
  • Fixed an issue where certain DRM content, such as Amazon Music, doesn’t play on ARM devices.

Changed behavior:

  • Fixed an issue where attempting to log into Google websites sometimes fails with a message that there’s a problem with cookie settings.
  • Fixed an issue where clicking a link in a PDF sometimes doesn’t trigger a navigation.
  • Fixed an issue where double-clicking on the title bar doesn’t maximize the window.
  • Fixed an issue where attempting to undo the deletion of a Collection either fails or undoes other actions.
  • Fixed an issue where items that are copied and pasted into a Collection can’t be deleted from it.
  • Fixed an issue where closing and re-opening the Collections panel doesn’t automatically open the previously opened Collection.
  • Improved support in Collections for international currencies.
  • Fixed an issue where updating a website’s permissions from Settings while the website is open in another tab doesn’t show the updated permissions in the address bar information popup.