Issue Summary 📄
In some cases, Shift will open a link in a separate Shift window rather than according to your Open links in Shift preference (i.e. either in a new web tab within Shift or in your default browser).
These secondary windows will also often have limited functionality. For instance, they may not contain a search bar, nor offer the ability to perform commands such as "Print" or "Copy" or open a context menu when you right-click on the page. Below are a few known cases where Shift will open a native window:
Opening links from Google Calendar
Meeting links such as from Google Meet, Zoom, etc.
Clicking 'Preview" in a Google Form/Doc in email
Opening all website data in the Google Analytics app in Shift
Clicking on "Edit with Google Docs"
LinkedIn post links
Status: Fix request submitted with Development ⏳
A fix request has been submitted with our development team and is in the queue awaiting a solution. A timeline for when this issue might be fixed is unknown.
Temporary Workaround 💡
If you find a specific link that is opening in a native Shift window we suggest copying the page URL and pasting it into your Shift browser, or right-clicking on the link and selecting where you'd like the link to open.
Check out the latest Stable release notes here.
Read about more known issues here.
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