Using IE on the Start Screen

Learn how to use Internet Explorer 11 start screen functionality so you can always use your favorite browser.

The address bar

The Internet Explorer address bar allows you to navigate to websites and search the web. As you enter a search term or URL, the address bar will offer suggestions for webpages and search terms, which makes navigating faster and easier.

To use the address bar:

When you right-click anywhere on the screen, the address bar will open.

If you don't want the browser to suggest search terms as you type, click Turn off suggestions from Microsoft.

screenshot of Internet Explorer 11