Reset Settings in Microsoft Edge Chromium

How to Reset Settings to Defaults in Microsoft Edge Chromium

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Microsoft Edge is now a Chromium-based browser with a number of exclusive features like Read Aloud and services tied to Microsoft instead of Google.


The stable version of Microsoft Edge Chromium is available to the public for a while. The browser has already received a few updates, with support for ARM64 devices in Edge Stable 80. Also, Microsoft Edge is still supporting a number of aging Windows versions, including Windows 7, which has recently reached its end of support. Check out Windows Versions Supported by Microsoft Edge Chromium and Edge Chromium latest roadmap. Finally, interested users can download MSI installers for deployment and customization.

To Reset Settings in Microsoft Edge Chromium,

  1. Run Microsoft Edge Chromium.
  2. If required, switch to the profile you want to reset settings for.
  3. Click on the menu button with three dots, or press Alt+F.
  4. Click on the Settings item.Microsoft Edge Chromium Settings Menu Item
  5. Go to in Settings > Reset (or type edge://settings/reset
    in the address bar).
  6. On the right, click on the Restore settings to their default values link.Microsoft Edge Reset Settings
  7. Click on Reset to confirm the operation in the next dialog.Microsoft Edge Reset Settings Dialog

You are done!

Actual Edge versions

The actual versions of Edge Chromium at the moment of this writing are as follows:

For pre-release versions, Microsoft is currently using three channels to deliver updates to Edge Insiders. The Canary channel receives updates daily (except Saturday and Sunday), the Dev channel is getting updates weekly, and the Beta channel is updated every 6 weeks. Microsoft is going to support Edge Chromium on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, alongside macOS, Linux (coming in the future) and mobile apps on iOS and Android.

You will find many Edge tricks and features covered in the following post:

Hands-on with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

Also, see the following updates.


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