Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 (RS5) Brings New Edge Beta Experience
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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 (RS5) Brings New Edge Beta Experience

Microsoft has announced a new Insider Preview Build 17704 for RS5 Branch of Insider’s Preview. This brings New Edge Beta Logo as well as Experience for windows insiders in fast ring & Skid Ahead.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 – Microsoft Edge Improvements

The New Edge Beta Experience comes with a New Beta Logo for Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft has bring in a new logo for Microsoft Edge “BETA” icon, which will help users to identify between the official and early release of Edge to Insider’s. This logo only will be seen on Insider preview builds.

This logo only will be seen on Insider preview builds.

New design improvements: As Edge is evolving on leverage the Fluent Design System for a more natural and usable experience, there comes some subtle tweaks to the look of the tab bar in Microsoft Edge.

In this build, Microsoft has added a new depth effect to the tab bar to help emphasize the active tab.

Settings see a Overhaul with this release after feedback’s from Insiders. Microsoft Edge settings are made easier to navigate, put commonly-used actions front & center.

It also allows more customization options than ever.

Settings see a Overhaul with this release after feedback's from Insiders.

Microsoft Edge toolbar 

You’ll find a refined menu that puts common commands like “New tab” and “New window” front and center.

Microsoft has also added the much-requested ability to customize which icons appear in the Microsoft Edge toolbar. You can also remove them all for a tidier look or add as many as you like to bring your favorite functionality to your fingertips!

Last (but not least), this build breaks Settings out into sub pages by category, with better-organized options.

The new Settings experience is designed to match experience in the Edge hub, for a quicker & more familiar experience.

PDFs in File Explorer when Microsoft Edge is your default PDF handler.

PDF File’s icon change –

With new build comes another change & that is PDFs in File Explorer when Microsoft Edge is your default PDF handler.

Control Auto Play – Yes! Auto Play controls are here in Microsoft Edge settings and it can control whether sites can Auto Play media. You can find this setting under “Advanced Settings” > “Media Autoplay,” with options to customize the behavior according to your preferences.

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