Drag And Drop No Longer Working In Edge 44

Issue #19571109 • Assigned to Veerabhadra r.


Zachary W.
Nov 8, 2018
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

Dragging and dropping files into a webpage from File Explorer utilizing HTML5 drag and drop API events no longer works.

The version of Edge & W10 I’m using is:
Microsoft Edge 44.17763.1.0
Microsoft EdgeHTML 18.17763
W10 10.0.17763 Build 17763

Example site where drag and drop no longer works:

I have access to an older version of W10 with Edge 42 and dragging and dropping files works with the above links.


Comments and activity

  • Reference the video ice_video_20181108-160639.mp4

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Veerabhadra r.”

  • Hi Zachary, Thanks for reporting your feedback. We tested it on given URL’s. So I can able to upload files/images by drag and drop option. Could you please recheck the videos that you attached. we are not able to get those videos. We are happy to assist you.

    The MS Edge Team 

  • I uploaded another video: Screen Recording 2018-08-11 at 19-13-22.mp4. Edge is the browser to the right. Chrome is the browser to the left. The video shows attempts to drag and drop .txt, .pdf, .docx, and .xlsx files. Edge shows a “not allowed” icon (circle with a diagonal line). Chrome works as expected.

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