Starting with Windows 10 Creators Update, it is easy to share a page opened in Microsoft Edge. Thanks to the updated browser, you can do it quickly with one click. Let's see how it can be done.
Windows 10 Creators Update adds a lot of changes to Microsoft Edge. The browser now has extension support, EPUB support, the ability to export passwords and favorites and a number of other useful functions. The ability to share the URL of a page is now a de facto feature for mobile operating systems. Windows 10, which Microsoft considers as a universal operating system for all platforms, got the same functionality in its new default web browser.
To share a page in Edge in Windows 10, do the following.
- Open Microsoft Edge.
- Go to the desired web site.
- Click the Share button which is located on the right of the address bar.Note: The Share button is available in Windows 10 Creators Update starting with Windows 10 build 15042.
- The Share pane will be opened. There, click on the app's icon that you want to transfer the link to.
- You might be prompted to fill out some additional information before you share the URL of the opened web page.
Tip: If you are not happy to see app suggestions in the Share pane, here is how you can disable them:
Note: Some apps require a Microsoft Account to proceed and provide the sharing ability.
Edge has been slowly gaining features ever since it debuted in Windows 10 RTM Build 10240. It's a Universal app which has extension support, a fast rendering engine and a simplified user interface. Microsoft released Edge as the successor to Internet Explorer to provide a smoother experience and modern web standards support. While it started as a barebones app, it already got a lot of useful features like extensions, EPUB support, Set Tabs Aside (Tab Groups), Tab Previews, and a dark theme.