Think of the Hub as the place where Microsoft Edge keeps the things you collect on the web. My select Hub to view your favorites, reading list, browsing history, and current downloads. To import your favorites from another browser, select Hub > Favorites > Import favorites. Press and hold (or right-click) any item in the list and select Sort by name to arrange them alphabetically.
To get more info about something you see on a webpage in Microsoft Edge, select a word, phrase, or image; right-click it (or press and hold); and then select Ask Cortana.
Cortana may also spontaneously offer to help as you browse with coupons or contact info for businesses, song lyrics, or useful app links on related websites. Note: Cortana and some Cortana features are only available in select regions.
Web Note in Microsoft Edge can lets you write, doodle, draw, or highlight on webpages. If your wont:
– Select Microsoft Edge on your taskbar, and go to the page you want to write on.
– Select Make a Web Note Web Note and then select Pen (2), Highlight (3), or Add a note (5) to mark up the page. Select Pan (1) to move around the page, and Erase (4) to delete marks or notes.
Save or share your Web Note, or select Clip (6) to copy part of the marked up page to your clipboard.
Move items from the Reading List app to Microsoft Edge
There’s a built-in reading list in Microsoft Edge, the new browser in Windows 10. If you used the Reading List app in Windows 8.1 and you’ve now upgraded to Windows 10, move items from the old app over to Microsoft Edge.
Change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft recommends Bing for an enhanced search experience in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Keeping Bing as your default search engine gives you:
Direct links to Windows 10 apps, taking you straight to your apps faster.
More relevant suggestions from Cortana, your personal digital assistant.
Instant help to help you get the most out of Microsoft Edge and Windows 10.
viewing or deleting browsing history in microsoft edge
Your browsing history is the information that Microsoft Edge remembers – including passwords, info you’ve entered into forms, and sites you’ve visited – and stores on a PC as you browse the web.
To view your browsing history, select Hub > History. To delete it, select Clear all history, choose the types of data or files you want to remove from your PC, then select Clear.
When you visit a website that requires you to sign in, Microsoft Edge will ask if you want your username and password remembered. The next time you visit the site, Microsoft Edge will finish filling in your account info. Password saving is on by default, but here’s how to turn it on or off:
How do I know whether to trust a website in Microsoft Edge?
If you see a lock button next to a website’s address in Microsoft Edge, it means:
What you send and receive from the website is encrypted, which makes it difficult for anyone else to get this information.