Microsoft Edge shows the confirmation dialog below when you close the app with multiple tabs currently open. If you have dismissed the dialog after accidentally enabling the “Always close all tabs” option and clicking “Close all”, Edge will no longer show you the prompt from the next time, and the setting is saved to the registry.Read more
The SmartScreen Filter warns the user when running unrecognized programs or files downloaded from the internet. When you download files using Microsoft Edge, the file download is blocked if the source URL is blacklisted or the downloaded program fails the application reputation check by Microsoft SmartScreen filter. However, Edge allows users to download the unsafe file regardless of the warning.Read more
When you start Microsoft Edge, the Start page shows the “Where to next?” text box where you can type a web address or use it to search the web using Edge’s default search engine. To see the address bar instead of the “Where to next?” search box on new tabs and in the Start page, you need to click on the gray area where the address bar is supposed to appear.
To make things easier, here is a registry edit to make Microsoft Edge always show the address bar (by default).Read more
Microsoft Edge gets the tab grouping feature in Windows 10 Creators Update. This new feature lets you set aside a group of tabs, which you can restore later or quickly add the tab group to favorites.Read more
Microsoft Edge, like any other major web browser on the market, has the capability to save your tab sessions when you close the browser. You can have Edge open all the tabs from your last browsing session whenever you start it.Read more
There is a new third-party extension for Microsoft Edge that allows you search for a text or phrase using Google search engine, via the right-click menu. This extension is not available from the Windows Store, which means you need to side-load it into Edge if you plan to use it.Read more
If you’ve been using desktop shortcuts to open your favorite websites, you can instead pin those websites to the Windows 10 Start menu to make your desktop clutter-free.
Moreover, pinning websites to the Start screen helps you get to those sites quickly especially when your Windows 10 device is in Tablet mode, where the Start screen occupies the full screen, covering your desktop. You can pin website shortcuts to the Windows 10 Start screen using four different ways.Read more
The native EPUB viewing capability is the newest feather in Microsoft Edge’s cap as of Windows 10 Redstone 2 Preview Build 14971 — which we saw in post Edge gets EPUB (eBooks) Support in Creator’s Update. You can view EPUB files, bookmark its pages, change the font style and do more using Edge.Read more
With the Windows 10 Creator’s Update Insider Preview Build 14971, Microsoft Edge gets EPUB viewing capability. EPUB files are e-books with a .epub extension, and can be used in various types of devices. EPUBs are zip containers which enclose document (content), stylesheet and other metadata.Read more