Chances are, if given the choice, you would choose Google Chrome over Microsoft Edge for your web browsing needs. Knowing this, Microsoft has enabled users to customize their Edge browsers to suit their needs a little more. For today’s tip, we’ll go over how to set up these features and settings.
Choosing a Search Engine
It only makes sense that the default search engine on Microsoft’s Edge browser would be Bing, Microsoft’s search engine. However, you can adjust the settings to make Google, or any other OpenSearch search engine, the one that Edge will default to. To make this change, follow these steps:
Restoring the Home Button
By default, the Home button is hidden on the Edge browser. You can change this and have an option to return to your browser’s home page restored.
Speaking of tabs, Edge has plenty of ways for you to utilize them better as well.
Customizing the New Tab Page
Edge now allows you to choose what is displayed when you open a new tab.
Previewing your Current Tabs
We’ve all been there, having so many tabs open that we can’t remember what’s on which. Edge enables a user to glimpse a preview thumbnail of what each tab is displaying.
Saving Tabs for Later
We’ve also all been in a position where we need space to work on a new task, but we don’t want to sacrifice the tabs currently in use. After all, once you get rid of them, you’ll immediately need them again, right? Edge considers that as well.
So, now that you know about these changes, are you going to give Edge a try? Why or why not? What is your most-used browser currently? Let us know in the comments section!
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