Microsoft Edge ‘s native VPN is now available to some accounts enrolled in the browser ‘s Insider program. Users of the Canary version, less stable but with frequent and exclusive updates, can already test the tool with some limitations.
Seeking to make browsing and user data increasingly secure, Microsoft continues to invest in Edge and the latest addition is an integrated VPN. The tool is nothing new and already appears in other popular browsers such as Opera and Brave .
Extra security, but very limited
The functionality had already been discussed, and confirmation came last Thursday (12) on the official website of the Microsoft Edge Insider program. The VPN in partnership with Cloudflare has a 1 GB traffic limit and MS itself suggests using it only on sites where an extra layer of security is recommended.
Preview of MS Edge built-in VPN has only a 1GB traffic limit. Source: Neowin
The limitation, as far as we know, is to test how the new Edge feature will behave and give users a taste of what safer browsing can be like. However, it’s unclear if Microsoft will monetize the tool in the future, either on its own or as part of a subscription to Microsoft 365 services.
Secure Network option can be accessed in the settings menu of the Canary version of MS Edge. Source: Neowin
Anyone interested in participating in this testing phase can download the Canary version of the browser and sync it with their Microsoft account. When the user receives the VPN deployment, which is being done gradually, the Secure Network option will appear in the ” … ” settings menu, in the upper right corner of Edge.TecMundo discount coupons: