Microsoft starts testing an Office side panel on Edge

A new Microsoft feature, creating a more integrated Edge and Office experience is here! This latest Edge Canary version coming with an Office side panel, will include all the renowned apps such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word, with options for OneDrive, OneNote, Teams and Outlook.

The top of the panel is employed for those using Office apps on Edge for free. The side panel would help those who aren’t aware of the fact that the Office web apps can be used for free on any browser.

The Office side lane, will reportedly be a “controlled rollout” implying that you won’t get the feature at once, even if you are on the latest version of Edge. Microsoft is running tests with these, and will soon release it for a wider range of users again.