Chromium

How to Enable or Disable Collections in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

Collections is now enabled by default for Microsoft Edge build 80.0.338.0 or later.

Microsoft designed Collections based on what you do on the web. If you’re a shopper, it will help you collect and compare items. If you’re an event or trip organizer, Collections will help pull together all your trip or event information as well as ideas to make your event or trip a success. If you’re a teacher or student, it will help you organize your web research and create your lesson plans or reports. Whatever you are doing on the web, Collections can help.

When Collections is enabled, a Collections button is added to the toolbar in Microsoft Edge that will open the Collections pane. When you open the Collections pane, you can select Start new collection and give it a name. As you browse, you can start to add content related to your collection.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the Collections feature in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Add or Remove Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

You can keep track of the websites you visit frequently by adding them as favorites in Microsoft Edge.

The favorites bar is a toolbar in Microsoft Edge that you can add your favorite websites you visit frequently on to make opening them faster and more convenient.

You can set to always, never, or only on new tabs show the favorites bar for each individual profile in Microsoft Edge.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the favorites bar in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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Turn On or Off Always Use Strict Tracking Prevention when Browsing InPrivate in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

When you browse InPrivate, Microsoft Edge will delete your browsing history, cookies, and site data, as well as passwords, addresses, and form data when you close all InPrivate windows.

Trackers are used on websites to collect data about your browsing behavior. Trackers collect data about how you interact with a site, content you click on and other interesting info about your browsing. They also provide functionality to websites like enabling comments sections, sharing articles to social media, and personalizing ads.

Some of these trackers collect data about you across multiple sites. For example, ExampleTracker could track you while you navigate to your favorite shopping site and news site. This why sometimes it feels like an ad is following you around the web.

Microsoft Edge is designed to detect and block trackers. Microsoft puts you in control to decide what trackers to block. You can choose from three levels of tracking prevention – Basic, Balanced, and Strict. Balanced is selected as the default. Each option blocks potentially harmful trackers – trackers detected as cryptomining or fingerprinting.

Starting with at least Microsoft Edge version 80.0.334.3 at higher, you can turn on to always use Strict tracking prevention when browsing InPrivate no matter your current tracking prevention level.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off always use Strict tracking prevention when browsing InPrivate in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Turn On or Off Sync for Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

You can sign in to a profile in Microsoft Edge with your Microsoft account or your work/school account.

When you sign in to a profile, you can turn on sync for the profile to have Microsoft Edge can sync your history, favorites, passwords, and other browser data across all your signed-in devices.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off sync and change sync settings for a profile in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Change Profile Picture in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

The Chromium based Microsoft Edge supports having multiple profiles each having their own individual identities, favorites, settings, and extensions. Profiles in Microsoft Edge are like the profiles for accounts in Windows, but on a browser level instead.

You can sign in to a profile with your Microsoft account, your work/school account, or stay signed out of the profile for it to just be a local profile. When you sign in to a profile with a Microsoft account, you can turn on to have Microsoft Edge sync your history, favorites, passwords, and other browser data across all devices you are signed in to a profile in Microsoft Edge with the same account.

This tutorial will show you how to change a profile picture in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Change Name of Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

The Chromium based Microsoft Edge supports having multiple profiles each having their own individual identities, favorites, settings, and extensions. Profiles in Microsoft Edge are like the profiles for accounts in Windows, but on a browser level instead.

You can sign in to a profile with your Microsoft account, your work/school account, or stay signed out of the profile for it to just be a local profile. When you sign in to a profile with a Microsoft account, you can turn on to have Microsoft Edge sync your history, favorites, passwords, and other browser data across all devices you are signed in to a profile in Microsoft Edge with the same account.

When you add a profile to Microsoft Edge and do not sign in to the profile with a Microsoft account or work/school account, Profile # will be its name by default.

If you add a profile to Microsoft Edge and do sign in to the profile with a Microsoft account or work/school account, Personal # will be its name by default.

This tutorial will show you how to change the name of a profile in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Add a Profile in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

The Chromium based Microsoft Edge supports having multiple profiles each having their own individual identities, favorites, settings, and extensions. Profiles in Microsoft Edge are like the profiles for accounts in Windows, but on a browser level instead.

You can sign in to a profile with your Microsoft account, your work/school account, or stay signed out of the profile for it to just be a local profile. When you sign in to a profile with a Microsoft account, you can turn on to have Microsoft Edge sync your history, favorites, passwords, and other browser data across all devices you are signed in to a profile in Microsoft Edge with the same account.

Profiles can be useful if you wanted to share access to your Microsoft Edge browser with another user (ex: family member), or to keep your work and personal browsing separate.

Microsoft Edge will start you off with a single profile by default.

If you have more than one profile added in Microsoft Edge, you will be able to quickly switch between existing profiles.

If you have more than one profile added in Microsoft Edge, the Microsoft Edge icon on the taskbar will have the current profile’s picture icon overlaid on it. This allows you to easily know which profile is used for that Microsoft Edge when opened if you would like to pin to taskbar multiple Microsoft Edge icons for different profiles.

This tutorial will show you how to add one or more profiles to your Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Add or Remove Home Button in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

Microsoft Edge includes a Home button that you can add or remove from the toolbar.

When you click/tap on the Home button or press the Alt + Home keys, it will open the New tab page or a site you specified in the current tab depending on what you set below.

This tutorial will show you how to add and change or remove the Home button on the toolbar of the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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Enable Microsoft Edge (Edge HTML) and Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) side-by-side in Windows 10

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

Microsoft has also introduced a new Microsoft Edge logo that is designed to capture the waves of innovation that they plan to bring to you.

Currently, the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge web browser is only available to download and install as a Microsoft Edge Insider. General availability to the public is expected to be on January 15, 2020 in more than 90 languages.

If you download and install the Microsoft Edge Stable (Chromium-based) in Windows 10, it will replace the old Microsoft Edge (Edge HTML) version by default.

If you would like to be able to run both the old Microsoft Edge (Edge HTML) and new Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) side-by-side, you can enable the Allow Microsoft Edge Side by Side browser experience group policy to do so.

When this policy is “Enabled”, Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) and Microsoft Edge (Edge HTML) can run side-by-side after Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) is installed.

This tutorial will show you how to enable allowing the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) and old Microsoft Edge (Edge HTML) to run side-by-side for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Import Favorites and Browser Data into Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

Microsoft has also introduced a new Microsoft Edge logo that is designed to capture the waves of innovation that they plan to bring to you.

Currently, the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge web browser is only available to download and install as a Microsoft Edge Insider. General availability to the public is expected to be on January 15, 2020 in more than 90 languages.

The new Microsoft Edge will be supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

Microsoft Edge allows you to easily import your favorites or bookmarks, saved passwords, addresses and more, payment info, and browsing history directly from other installed web browsers or from a HTML file.

This tutorial will show you how to import favorites and browser data from HTML file, Google Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer to the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Check for Updates in Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

Microsoft has also introduced a new Microsoft Edge logo that is designed to capture the waves of innovation that they plan to bring to you.

Currently, the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge web browser is only available to download and install as a Microsoft Edge Insider. General availability to the public is expected to be on January 15, 2020 in more than 90 languages.

The new Microsoft Edge will be supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

Microsoft Edge will automatically check for and install updates to the latest version by default, but you can manually check for updates to see if you have the latest version of Microsoft Edge install.

This tutorial will show you how to manually check for updates to install the latest version of the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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