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Microsoft Edge on iOS and Android gain secure sign-on features

Microsoft's Edge development team is running on all cylinders as of late as it brings forth the latest Chromium-based web browser while also maintaining a healthy update cycle for its iOS and Android counterparts.

As part of that healthy release window for Edge on iOS and Android, mobile users of Edge, specifically the niche market of enterprise, will soon be greeted with support for Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS).

As of today, April 22, 2019, Microsoft's Edge team began rolling out an update to browsing app on both Android an iOS that include the same level of security and management support that used to be required by Intune Managed Browser.

We are excited to share the following capabilities are now in public preview for Microsoft Edge on iOS and Android:

  • Microsoft Edge single sign-on (SSO): Your employees can enjoy single sign-on across native clients (such as Microsoft Outlook) and Microsoft Edge for all Azure Active Directory connected apps.
  • Microsoft Edge conditional access: You can now require employees to use Microsoft Intune protected browsers such as Microsoft Edge using application-based conditional access policies.
  • Dual-Identity: Microsoft Edge now supports corporate and personal work identities. There is complete separation between the two identities, like the architecture and experience of Outlook and Office 365. Users can seamlessly transition between work and personal identities while corporate content is kept secure.
  • Configuration settings: Admins can configure a homepage shortcut, bookmarks, MyApps integration, Azure app proxy, allow and block URL lists, and more for Microsoft Edge.
  • Fast page-rendering: Consumers already love Microsoft Edge, and one thing we hear over and over is that they love how fast it is.
  • Rich set of personalization and productivity features: Microsoft Edge comes with modern features such as seamless browsing across mobile and desktop, Voice Search, a built-in QR code reader, syncing capabilities to keep users’ eBooks, passwords, and favorites shared across devices.

For a detailed walkthrough of Single-Sign-On (SSO) or Conditional Access, visit Microsoft EMS blog here.

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