Microsoft released and announced Microsoft Edge with and for Windows 10. They have actively been working on since the initial announcement. They have made drastic improvements in the background task handling and the overall performance of the browser. Recently, they have also released Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS devices which make it available for the devices that a user might tend to use. This reflects the vision that Microsoft has in order to connect each customer of theirs to their PCs anytime.
Now, the Microsoft Edge Android app is not just another basic browser available for Android phones and tablets. It has some Microsoft specific features too that helps the users be more productive and makes Edge far more useful by differentiating it from others.
What Google did for Google Chrome on Android devices is that it fetches your details which filling a specific type of form. Similarly, Microsoft is working on enabling Microsoft Edge to compete yet again with Google with a similar service.
There are two main features of automated form filling that Microsoft Edge for Android phones supports. They are as follows:
- Credit Card Autofill.
- Address Autofill.
Credit Cards auto-fill in Edge for Android
Well, this feature will fasten the process that happens in the given course of time when you make a transaction from your Credit Card using Microsoft Edge on Android phones and tablets.
Here is how you can configure to make this feature usable on your Android phone or tablet device.
First, you will have to open Microsoft Edge web browser app on your Android device.
Then tap on the more button, i.e. […]
In a pop-up menu, you will find the field labeled Settings that will take you to the settings menu inside Microsoft Edge.
Now, find a menu that says Autofill and Payments.
Inside that menu, tap on the credit cards menu.
After that, you will have to enter all your credit card details as requested by Microsoft Edge.
Voila! Now, your Credit Cards’ details will be auto-filled everytime you are making a transaction using Microsoft Edge web browser app on your Android devices that are signed in with same Microsoft Account.
Although this feature is available on Microsoft Edge for Android devices only currently, we expect it to arrive on Microsoft Edge for other platforms (including Windows) very soon.