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Offline Jana Ernekerová

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New browser version 88.1
« on: February 16, 2021, 03:52:58 PM »
Hello everyone,

We’re pleased to announce that we have released a new version of Avast Secure Browser (ASB) for Windows - version 88.1. This version will be rolled out to all our customers over the next few days/weeks.

Changes
  • NEW you can now customize your experience in Private Mode by turning on or off Anti-Tracking, Anti-Fishing, and Adblock extensions
  • NEW Theme settings for the Browser is enabled for you
  • Visual improvements in dark mode for better contrast
  • Installation of Progressive Web Applications from the Browser enabled

Fixes
  • Improved the overall stability of the Browser
  • Improved speed and stability of Avast Sync
  • Minor fixes to bookmark synchronization
  • Fix of displaying the extensions after installation

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If you have ASB already installed, it should be updated automatically (feel free to visit ‘secure://settings/help’ to trigger an update faster)

We hope you enjoy the changes we have made, and as always we would love to hear your feedback. Please try our Browser also on your other devices. Next to Windows version, it is available on iOS, Android and MacOS platform and with new Avast sync, you can synchronize the settings on all of them. You can download the MacOS version here, more information for iOS see here (English locales only), and for Android here or go straight to the App Store or Google Play Store

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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2021, 10:18:33 PM »
Hello everyone,

We’re pleased to announce that we have released a new version of Avast Secure Browser (ASB) for Windows - version 88.1. This version will be rolled out to all our customers over the next few days/weeks.

Changes
  • NEW you can now customize your experience in Private Mode by turning on or off Anti-Tracking, Anti-Fishing, and Adblock extensions
  • NEW Theme settings for the Browser is enabled for you
  • Visual improvements in dark mode for better contrast
  • Installation of Progressive Web Applications from the Browser enabled
Fixes
  • Improved the overall stability of the Browser
  • Improved speed and stability of Avast Sync
  • Minor fixes to bookmark synchronization
  • Fix of displaying the extensions after installation
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If you have ASB already installed, it should be updated automatically (feel free to visit ‘secure://settings/help’ to trigger an update faster)

We hope you enjoy the changes we have made, and as always we would love to hear your feedback. Please try our Browser also on your other devices. Next to Windows version, it is available on iOS, Android and MacOS platform and with new Avast sync, you can synchronize the settings on all of them. You can download the MacOS version here, more information for iOS see here (English locales only), and for Android here or go straight to the App Store or Google Play Store.
The update function said the browser is already up to date
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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2021, 08:59:06 AM »
The update function said the browser is already up to date

Same here (also on beta channel). Jana is checking it.
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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2021, 02:50:45 PM »
The update function said the browser is already up to date

Same here (also on beta channel). Jana is checking it.
Hi Bob, try again, it should work now. :)
W8.1 [x64] - Avast Free AV 23.3.8047.BC [UI.757] - Firefox ESR 102.9 [NS/uBO/PB] - Thunderbird 102.9.1
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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2021, 03:20:08 PM »
The update function said the browser is already up to date

Same here (also on beta channel). Jana is checking it.
Hi Bob, try again, it should work now. :)
Thanks it's now up to date.
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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2021, 03:30:52 PM »
Thank you both, it should be okay now on Beta. We have rolled out 88.1 to some users on Production (not all yet), we will be rolling it out gradually in next couple of days/weeks.

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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2021, 06:08:07 PM »
Thank you both, it should be okay now on Beta. We have rolled out 88.1 to some users on Production (not all yet), we will be rolling it out gradually in next couple of days/weeks.
Thanks for the update, Jana
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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2021, 01:12:54 AM »
The "secure://settings/help' trick doesn't work with the stable version :'(

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Re: New browser version 88.1
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2021, 01:05:53 PM »
Is Avast working on a version of this browser for those using a Chromebook?
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