Microsoft pushed a new update to the Microsoft Edge browser back on 7th February. The update had build version 80.0.361.48 in it.

Now the company has officially released detailed changelog and features in the build 80.0.361.48. Speaking of the changes and new features, the build brings support for SmartScreen protection from downloading potentially unwanted apps. It also adds support for Dolby Vision Playback. Another new improvement is added support for Windows Mixed Reality VR, text spacing increase, erasing using Surface pen, dark theme for local new tab and much more.

Detailed changelog is given below,


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