It was the 15 of January when Microsoft launched the all-new Edge based on Chromium. Came to replace the Edge that until now we have used, based on Edge HMTL and improvements, since its release, they have been consistent, in large part thanks to the presence of three channels of development: Canary, Dev and Beta.
Upgrade to the new Edge it was and is very easy, although there are aspects to be taken into account. One of them is that we’re going to replace the previous version by the new one, and therefore, we will lose those data that we had stored. Something that have been fixed with the last version that can be download on the Canal Canary.
In order not to lose information
The new Edge in their version of development more advanced includes an option that allows us to import data from Legacy Edge (Edge classic) to the new browser Edge based on Chromium. An improvement that comes with Edge Canary version 83.0.473.0 and that requires the use of the classical function “flags”.
To enable this option, you have to write “Edge://flags” (without the quotation marks) in the address bar and look for the option “Import data from Microsoft Edge Legacy” in the list that is displayed. What is better, to save us work, is to use the search engine in the upper zone.
We “Import data from Microsoft Edge Legacy” by placing the marker in “Enabled” and restart the browser.
Once we have taken these steps, we came again to the Edge of the path “Settings” and within the same to “Profiles”, where we will have that mark “Import data from browser”.
In this section we select “Microsoft Edge Legacy” and we chose the items that you want to import by clicking on “Import” to bring them to the Edge based on Chromium.
We can choose between bookmarks, saved passwords, search engine, addresses, payment information, browsing history, cookies, homepage, settings, open tabs and extensions. A function that is expected to not take too long to get to other versions of Edge.
Via | Techdows
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