Category: Microsoft Edge

If you have a lot of tabs open in your web browser, you might find that you have one website or web app which misbehaves, consumes too much memory or processor time, or that crashes completely.  You can view what’s going on with your browser…

Microsoft’s Edge browser gives you full control over the languages used and installed in the browser, and that are also used for automatic spell-checking when you type into web forms.  To access the language settings, open the main menu in Edge by clicking the menu…

Adverts online can be annoying, especially auto-play videos, and so adblockers such as the hugely popular Adblock Plus have grown in popularity significantly in recent years.  Unfortunately this also means that an ever increasing number of websites are blocking your access if you have an…

Websites can be messy with different menus, options, panels and adverts scattered across your screen, and even moving in the background, causing distraction.  Fortunately Microsoft’s Edge web browser includes an Immersive Reader feature that can make them much easier to see and read.  You can access…

If you use the default search home page in Microsoft’s Edge web browser you can easily change its look and feel.  Click the (cog) Settings icon near the top right corner of the page to display different options.  The first, Focused presents a clean page with quick…

Microsoft’s Edge browser comes with a password manager that can remember your usernames and passwords for websites, and network locations, and auto-fill these into sign in fields for you.  Some websites, such as banking sites, don’t always co-operate however.  Edge makes it easy for you…

If you find websites difficult to see or read, you can easily get Microsoft’s Edge browser to read websites to you instead.  To access this, click the Menu icon (⋯) in the top right corner of the browser window (there’s no keyboard shortcut for this…

Microsoft’s Edge web browser is highly configurable and customisable.  You can do this by clicking the Menu icon (⋯) in the top right corner of the browser window, and from the menu that appears click Settings. The available settings in Edge are separated into categories which…

If you’re watching video or listening to music in Microsoft’s Edge web browser on your PC, it’s possible to stream it to compatible devices in your home or workplace, such as smart televisions. You will need to have a Bluetooth enabled PC, and have Bluetooth…