Customizing the Browser in Edge

Edge    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 26m 9s
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Everybody has their own preferences for web surfing, and Microsoft Edge makes it easy to tailor your experience. Discover how to customize Edge.


  • Customize your start page in microsoft edge
    Display microsoft edge toolbars in different panes
    Personalize the appearance of your microsoft edge browser
    Install and manage extensions
    Use and manage the types of desktop notifications you receive
  • Manage your microsoft edge passwords
    Block pop-ups while using microsoft edge
    Protect your privacy online
    Modify your browser's internet security settings


  • 4m 47s
    When you open Microsoft Edge, your start-up page will show up automatically. This page can be customized in a number of different ways. You will also see how to activate the Home button in your browser, and how to change the saved home page, which you can return to at any moment with just one click. FREE ACCESS
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    Microsoft Edge's toolbars can be displayed in different panes around your main browsing window. Learn how to make them appear and what tools they contain. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing the appearance of your browser in Edge
    2m 18s
    Learn how to personalize the appearance of your Microsoft Edge browser. Find the zoom, full screen and color options to modify the layout of the web pages you view. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Installing & managing extensions in Edge
    3m 11s
    A browser extension is a plug-in that increases the functionality of a web browser in some way. You can install extensions in your Microsoft Edge browser to improve your navigating experience on the internet. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using & managing desktop notifications in Edge
    3m 17s
    In Microsoft Edge, you can manage what types of desktop notifications you receive from your browser. You can, for example, get notifications when you receive a new email in your Gmail inbox. You can choose to turn off these notifications at any time. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing your passwords in Edge
    3m 4s
    Using your Microsoft Edge browser, you will be able to save your passwords in order to avoid having to enter them each time you want to log in. Learn how to save your passwords and modify this function's settings. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Blocking pop-ups in Edge
    1m 57s
    While you are surfing the web, you will most likely encounter pop-ups, that is new windows which appear automatically when you access a web page. Often these pop-ups contain adverts, although they may also be part of a particular website. Learn how to test your browser's pop-up settings and to block unwanted pop-ups using your Microsoft Edge control panel. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Protecting your privacy in Edge
    2m 22s
    Certain websites save data about your visit in small files known as Cookies. Learn how to find these files and modify your browser settings to prevent Cookies from being saved, as well as using the Do Not Track option to let sites you visit know that you do not want your browsing to be monitored. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Safely browsing the web in Edge
    2m 43s
    In order to ensure maximum security while browsing using Microsoft Edge, learn how to modify the internet security settings in your browser to prevent monitoring and define which sites you trust and which you don't. FREE ACCESS


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