SAP GUI default change to Edge

After upgrading to SAP GUI 7.70 you can change the default browser from Internet Explorer to Edge.

Prerequisite: install WebView2

First read OSS note 2913405 – SAP GUI for Windows: Dependencies to browsers / browser controls. This note describes the need for you to download and install the Microsoft WebView2 framework:

Impact of WebView2: 2901278 – SAP GUI HTML Control based on Chromium Edge: Legacy HTML does not work (correctly) / present limitations.

Switch browser setting

Now you can go to the settings of you SAP 7.70 GUI and change the default browser in the Interaction Design/ Control Settings:

If fallback to Internet Explorer is still required, read this note: 2957665 – SAP GUI HTML Control: Browser Control Fallback Configuration.

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