IndexedDb has an arbitrary storage limit and no way to override that

By design Issue #8728820


Jens A.
Sep 1, 2016
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Steps to reproduce describes that storage limits are based on disk size. There should be some way to override this and allow for greater storage.

I.e. an app that works well in IE Windows 7 by storing approx 65MB data in indexedDb does not work on a Lumia 950 because the allowed amount of storage seems limited.

On Windows 7 a group policy is applied to set a greater limit for our internal applications. Found no way to do this in Windows 10.

A behavior like on iOS would be great where a Webpage that is limited in Safari becomes unlimited when started from a homescreen icon as “App”


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

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