Provide the ability to swipe to navigate in Classic IE

By design Issue #982393


Oct 23, 2014
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Repro Steps:

Swipe back to the previous page in MUI IE. Compare this to clicking the back arrow, and the time taken to load the page is significantly faster when clicking the back arrow instead of swiping.

Expected Results:

I would like for swiping back in MUI IE to be instant, as it is when using the back arrow. Currently, when swiping back, there is a significant delay not present when clicking the back arrow.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bruce M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Scott B.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Scott B.” to “Jay H.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Title from “Swiping back and forth in IE both in MUI and Desktop” to “Provide the ability to swipe to navigate in Classic IE”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jay H.” to “Swathi G.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Swathi G.” to “Brad E.”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing your feedback on IE11.

      We are not accepting feedback on Internet Explorer through this portal any longer (unless security related). We welcome any feedback you have on Microsoft Edge using this website. This item will be closed as By Design since IE feature bugs are not being worked unless security related.

      Additionally, you may provide feature requests via the Feedback Hub / Windows Feedback app in Win 10 by opening the start menu and searching for the term 'feedback’. Hope this helps regarding your suggestion for IE.

      All the best,
      The MS Edge Team

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “By design”

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