Bing Chat will come to Chrome and Safari browsers, eliminating the need to install Microsoft’s Edge browser to use Bing Chat. Bing has been testing Bing Chat for a few weeks now, and Bing is still testing it.
What we know. In the coming days, we expect Bing Chat to soon work in Chrome, Safari, and other non-Edge browsers. Now, when most people go to Bing and click the “Chat” button, they see this dialog to download Edge to use Bing.
Testing Bing Chat in other browsers. Bing Chat is being tested in Chrome, Safari, and other browsers Earlier this month. Bing later expanded the tests to a larger percentage of users Late last week. some News organizations It was falsely reported that it was now live, which it wasn’t, and they have since updated their stories.
Search engines often test new features and changes for a subset of users. Bing does this all the time, and so does Google. So it’s not unusual to see tests from these search engines all the time, some made live for all users, some never see the light of day. But that will happen very soon as Bing Chat comes to more browsers.
Microsoft said. Here are Bing’s CEO Mikhail Parakhin’s tweets on the matter, and you can see that Bing has been testing this for a while, but it’s coming out soon.
First, here’s what he said yesterday: Bing is still testing Bing Chat in other browsers, but it will be live for all users soon:
Last week he said the feature would be live in a week or two, so it should be live for everyone pretty soon:
He confirmed that Bing was testing it for the first time in late May:
Why do we care? Bing Chat and these AI search solutions are changing rapidly. Both companies regularly test new features and expand access to those features. What goes live and remains an experiment is one of those waiting games.