How To Copy Link in Edge in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it is easy to copy the URL of a page opened in Microsoft Edge. Thanks to the updated browser, the touch screen users can also do this quickly with one click. Let's see how it can be done.


Windows 10 Fall 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 copy the URL of an opened page in Edge was one of the most wanted features for those who use Windows 10 on a device with a touch screen. Windows 10 build 16215 comes with a new Sharing pane feature called Copy Link.

To copy a link in Edge in Windows 10, do the following.

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Go to the desired web site.Open Microsoft Edge Winaero
  3. Click the Share button which is located on the right of the address bar.Microsoft Edge Share ButtonNote: The Share button is available in Windows 10 Creators Update starting with Windows 10 build 15042.
  4. The Share pane will be opened. There, click on the Copy Link icon to copy the URL of the opened page to your clipboard, so you easily can paste it into your app of choice.Edge Copy Link Windows 10
    This is very useful when you are using Windows 10 on a tablet PC and no physical keyboard is attached.

Tip: If you are not happy to see app suggestions in the Share pane, here is how you can disable them:

Disable Suggested Apps in the Share Pane in Windows 10

Note: Some apps require a Microsoft Account to 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.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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