Microsoft Edge Now Available for the iPhone


Windows users that prefer the Microsoft Edge Web browser on their desktop or laptop computer can now continue using the app on their iPhones. Microsoft has made the Edge browser available in Apple’s App Store, alongside other popular iPhone browser choices such as Safari, Firefox, and Chrome.

If you are excited to start using Edge on your phone, then the steps below will show you how you can get the app onto your iPhone for free. Simply follow our tutorial below and you will be using the Edge browser in no time.

 

How to Get Microsoft Edge on Your iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. Note that this will not configure Microsoft Edge as the default browser on your iPhone. Safari will remain the default browser, and this cannot be changed.

Step 1: Open the App Store.

open the app store

 

 

Step 2: Select the Search tab at the bottom of the screen.

select the search tab

Step 3: Type “microsoft edge” into the field at the top of the screen, then choose the “microsoft edge” search result.

search for and select the edge app

 

 

Step 4: Touch the Get button to the right of the Microsoft Edge app.

get the iphone edge app

 

 

Step 5: Tap the Install button to download and install the app. You may need to enter your fingerprint or password, depending on your security settings.

install iphone edge app

 

 

Step 6: Select the Open button to launch the Edge app and begin using the browser.

open iphone edge app

 

You can then elect to sign in with an existing Microsoft account, create a new account, or skip this step.

how to get microsoft edge on the iphone

 

 

If you are running low on room, then it might be time to start deleting some old apps and files that you no longer need. Our complete guide to iPhone storage optimization can give you some ideas and tips about things that you may not need anymore on your device.

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