Microsoft Edge

Articles, tutorials, and reviews about the Microsoft Edge web browser from Microsoft. We cover both the old version that works only in Windows 10 and the new one that works on multiple platforms.

What version of Microsoft Edge do I have?

Are you asking yourself whether you are running the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge or the legacy version? The two browsers are very different, and official support for the legacy version of Microsoft Edge has ended in March 2021. Therefore, you may want to upgrade to the new...

How to set a proxy server in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Proxy servers are intermediaries between your PC and the internet. When your browser uses a proxy server, the websites you access see the proxy as the actual visitor instead of your computer. This can improve your online privacy and security while also helping you bypass content...

How to turn on and off Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge

Dark Mode is a cool feature that all operating systems and many apps have adopted. You might like it too and find it easier on the eyes than the default Light Mode. However, the Dark Mode doesn’t look great in all apps and all situations, and some people want to disable it. Whether...

Where are cookies stored in Windows 10 for all major browsers?

Where are cookies stored in Windows 10? In the past, web browsers used to keep cookies in separate text files in the user’s folder or the browser’s installation directory. But when it comes to today’s major browsers, the Windows 10 cookies location is significantly harder to...

How to clear cookies on Microsoft Edge

Cookies are not just tasty treats but also an essential part of your experience on the internet. Browser cookies are small pieces of text used by websites to store information about you. This data is then used to let you create online accounts, remember your details, or personalize...

How to mute a tab in Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera

Do you often come across websites that automatically play videos or sounds without your permission in one of your browser tabs? Do you find them as annoying as we do, so you want to mute them immediately and get back to what you were doing? Then you’re in the right place. Since...

How to make Chrome the default browser in Windows 10 (Firefox & Opera)

Are you wondering how to make Google Chrome the default browser in Windows 10? Do you want to make Firefox the default browser on your Windows 10 computer or device? How about another web browser? Whether you like Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, or any other browser...

How to change the Microsoft Edge home page and startup page

In the new Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge, you can change the home page and the startup page. However, the Microsoft Edge home page is only opened when you click or tap the Home button, which you first need to enable on your toolbar. As indicated by its name, the startup...

How to make Google my search engine in Microsoft Edge

The new Chromium-based Edge is, in my opinion, a fantastic browser. However, inserting search terms into its address bar revealed that the default search engine in Microsoft Edge is Bing, and it wasn’t exactly obvious how to make Google my search engine instead. If you also want to...

Top 10 Microsoft Edge add-ons in 2021

Most people like to personalize their devices and tools, and that applies to web browsers too. Just like other popular browsers (Chrome, Firefox, or Opera), Microsoft Edge offers a large variety of extensions, which you can download and install. Some of them are really good! If you...

12 ways to manage tabs in Microsoft Edge

While managing tabs in Microsoft Edge is not exactly exciting, it becomes necessary if you have too many open tabs. Luckily, Edge comes with a wide range of tools and features that help you organize and manage your tabs efficiently to avoid clutter and ensure you can easily find what...

How to use the Microsoft Edge Collections

The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge introduces the Collections feature, which is meant to replace setting tabs aside. It doesn’t matter if you’re planning a holiday, doing research, organizing an event, or looking for Easter gift ideas; you can easily save tabs and...

How to block third-party cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Cookies are pieces of data that are saved in your web browser by the websites you visit. Third-party cookies are created by a website other than the one that you wanted to visit. Most of the time, third-party cookies are used by ad services that want to offer you targeted ads based...

How to enable Do Not Track in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Do Not Track or DNT is a web browser feature that lets websites know you don’t want to be tracked. When you enable the DNT setting in your web browser, it sends a Do Not Track request with your browsing traffic to all the websites you visit and...

How to start Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 (12 ways)

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser in Windows 10. Its latest version is based on Chromium, the same rendering engine used by Chrome, but it comes with many features that you don’t get in Chrome by default. That’s why some people say that Edge is a new Chrome on...

How to change the Microsoft Edge download location

When you download files, the new Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge saves them in a default folder called Downloads. However, it’s easy to change the Microsoft Edge download location in Windows 10 to another folder of your choosing. Furthermore, you can also enable an option...