Customizing your web browser will make it easier to use, which can make you more productive. Here are four ways you can customize Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft Edge provides many ways you can customize it. Having a browser tuned to your likes and dislikes will make it easier to use, which can make you more productive. Here are four ways you can customize Edge.
By default, Edge automatically opens to its start page, which includes a search bar, news stories, and ads. However, you can configure Edge so that it instead opens a web page you specify, a new tab page, or the pages you had open when you last closed the browser.
To customize the opening page, perform these steps:
Bing is the default search engine in Edge. If you typically use a different search engine (e.g., Google), you can configure Edge to automatically use it instead, assuming the engine uses the OpenSearch technology.
To set a different default search engine, do the following:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and other web browsers have a home button that lets users quickly open a favorite site they have specified as the home page. Many people do not realize that Edge also has a home button because it is disabled by default.
Here is how to enable the “Home” button and set the home page to one of your favorite sites:
Like the “Home” button, the Favorites Bar is disabled by default in Edge. This bar displays icons for any web page you have marked as a favorite site and saved in the “Favorites Bar” folder.
Displaying the Favorites Bar is simple: