"accept" attribute on file input doesn't work in MS Edge

External Issue #5185228


Oct 26, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Create a page with <input type="file" accept=".jpg, .png, .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .tif, .tiff|images/*"> for example:


Click the "select", “browse” or whatever appears on your browser/OS.
Only images should be shown in the file picker, MS Edge instead shows all the files.

Expected Results:

Show a file picker allowing only the images instead of all the files.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Bogdan B.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “External”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We have confirmed the problem, and we are working on a solution for a future build of Edge. We are presently tracking this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

    • So… still no support for this? feels like awkward to see this bug/missing func, going on for so many time

    • Hi All,

      Is there any solution on it.
      Am also facing this issue

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