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.
Restore Microsoft Edge “Close All Tabs” Prompt
For Edge Chromium
Open Edge Chromium and visit the page
Alternately, you can open the
edge://flags/ page and search for the option “Ask Before Closing Multiple Tabs”
Set the flag to “Enabled” and restart Edge Chromium.
Note: This flag/option is available in Edge Chromium version 89.0.774.75 and higher.
After you restart the browser, you can turn this setting on or off in Settings and more (…) → Settings → Appearance → Customize browser.
Enable the Ask before closing multiple tabs radio button. This option is to prevent accidentally closing multiple tabs. The browser prompts when you attempt to close the browser with tabs open.
For Microsoft Edge (legacy)
In the Microsoft Edge legacy version, to get back the multiple tabs closure warning when exiting Edge, you’ll need to edit the registry. Follow these steps:
- Start the Registry Editor (regedit.exe)
- Go to the following branch:
- Double-click the DWORD value named
- Set the value data for
- Exit the Registry Editor.
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