Customizing Edge

Learn all about Microsoft Edge customizing features so your browser functions the way you want it to function.

    To choose a theme:

    Some browsers offer a variety of themes to change the appearance of the browser. Edge has two themes.

    1. Click the More button, then select Settings.
    2. Under Choose a theme, select either Light or Dark from the drop-down menu.
    3. Edge will now use that theme.

    To install an extension:

    Edge offers a variety of extensions, which allow you to add additional features to your browser. For example, extensions can block advertisements and store passwords.

    1. Click the More button, then select Extensions.
    2. Select Get extensions from the Store.
    3. The Store will appear with a variety of extensions to choose from. Click an extension to learn more about it. In our example, we'll use AdBlock.

    4. A page will appear with information on how the extension works, user reviews, screenshots, and more. If you want to use the extension, click the blue Free button.
    5. Once the extension is finished downloading, click the Launch button.
    6. The extension will open in Edge. Select Turn it on to activate the extension. The extension will be installed.

    To remove an extension:

    1. Click the More button, then select Extensions.
    2. Right-click the extension you want to remove, then select Uninstall.
    3. A dialog box will appear. Click Ok to confirm.
    4. The extension will be removed from Edge.