As shown in the Microsoft Edge Release Schedule published by Microsoft, Microsoft Edge undergoes a major update approximately every four weeks, with security updates and new features added each time.
Unless there is a special reason to do otherwise, it is advisable to keep all software, not just Microsoft Edge, up-to-date as recommended by the manufacturer.
This article will detail how to check the version of Microsoft Edge you are currently using.
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How to check the version from the Microsoft Edge settings screen.
The first one is the most common way to check version information from the Microsoft Edge settings screen.
Launch Microsoft Edge, which you want to check the version of, and click on the […] (three-pointed leader) in the upper right corner.
Click on the […] (three-pointed reader) and a menu will expand downwards.
Click on the gear icon [Settings] in it.
After clicking on "Settings," you will be taken to the Microsoft Edge Settings page.
Click on "About Microsoft Edge" in the menu on the left side.
After you click on "About Microsoft Edge," you will see Microsoft Edge version information in the upper right corner.
You will see that the version of Microsoft Edge is 104.0.1293.47.
Your Microsoft Edge will be automatically updated if updates are available from Microsoft when you open this page.
How to check the version using a Microsoft Edge-specific URL.
Next I will show you how to check the version using a special URL in Microsoft Edge.
Once you learn it, it is the easiest way to check your version.
This method is useful if you do not want Microsoft Edge to update automatically.
Start Microsoft Edge, which you want to check the version, type the following URL in the address bar and press the Enter key.
Press the Enter key, and you will see the version information at the top, to the right of where it says Microsoft Edge.
You will see that the version of Microsoft Edge is 104.0.1293.47 (Official build) (64-bit).
How to check Microsoft Edge version using PowerShell in Windows.
Here is how to check your Microsoft Edge version using PowerShell without launching Microsoft Edge.
If you do not usually use PowerShell or the command prompt screen very often, you may not be familiar with it.
This is useful for batch checking multiple devices because it allows you to check the version without launching Microsoft Edge.
Press the "Windows key" and the "R" key on your keyboard to launch the "Run" window.
Type "powershell" in the "Run" window and click "OK".
When you click "OK," a blue (or black, depending on your configuration) window labeled "Windows PowerShell" will appear.
Paste the following command there and press the Enter key.
(get-item ($env:SystemDrive + "\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe")).VersionInfo.FileVersion
After pressing the Enter key, Microsoft Edge version information will be displayed.