The millions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 users’ wait is finally over. The much-awaited Windows 10 is available from today onwards. As we are known, Microsoft Edge browser and Cortana are the key features that are available with the Windows 1o initial shipment.
Since Windows 10 Edge browser has the entirely different interface from Internet Explorer, some features are unfamiliar to the new users. If you are new to Windows 10, this guide helps you to get answers to all your unanswered queries.
Show favorites bar and import your favorites from Chrome, IE, Mozilla Firefox to Microsoft Edge browser:
By default, Microsoft Edge browser comes with the invisible favorites bar. If you want to show the favorites bar under the address bar of this new Windows 10 browser, click on the three dotted more action button. (Located on top right corner).
Select settings and just enable the show the favorites bar under the choose a theme option. This helps you to display the favorites under the address bar. Moreover, you can also import all your favorites from Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or any other browser.
If you have done Windows 10 clean installation on your device, just install your previous browser. Log on into your old browser and synchronize all your favorites & bookmarks.
Go to settings and click on the import favorites from another browser option. Now select the browser and click on the Import button to import favorites from your previous browser. That’s it; now you can use all your old browser’s favorites and bookmarks on this new Spartan.
Show home button on Microsoft Edge and change home web address: Do you want to set visible home button near address bar? Go to settings->view advanced settings and enable the show the home button option. You can also change the homepage address once you enable the ‘show the home’ button.
Change Google as search engine provider in Microsoft Edge: This Windows 10 browser supports Bing as the search engine by default. If you want to set Google as address bar search provider in Edge browser, please follow the guide provide in this article link.
Change Theme: This Windows 10 browser comes with the two handy themes and light theme as default one. You can also alter the theme to dark by settings->choose a theme->Dark.
Guide to open Google, Bing or any other sites on launching Microsoft Edge: Do not you want to see the MSN news feed on launching this browser? You can also set the browser to open Google, Bing or any other sites on opening Edge browser.
- Click on the three dotted more actions menu and select settings. Now navigate to the “Open with” section and select “A specific page or pages“.
- Select custom from the list and enter www.google.com in “Enter a web address box”.
- Finally, click on the plus (+) symbol that near to the web address box. Likewise, you can also add Bing or any other search engines by this method.
Manage saved passwords: Do you want to force Microsoft Edge to do not keep any passwords? Go to settings->advanced settings; navigate to the privacy and services section. Just below the header, you can able to find “Offer to save passwords” radio button. Disabling that will helps you to force the browser to do not save our credentials.
You can also manage your saved passwords or view the saved credentials through manage my saved password section.
Do you have any other queries regarding Microsoft Edge browser? Drop your comments below and we will assist you as soon as possible.