How to Enable Privacy and Security Settings in Edge Computer?

Learn how to improve data privacy and enhance security with advanced settings in the Microsoft Edge computer. Edge has the security layer with data protection.

Data privacy is officially a myth nowadays. It tonnes of a data breach and privacy invasion, we have to take some precautionary steps to avoid this further. If you know that you’re not in need of any feature or tool or website, just purge it.

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The Microsoft browser is built with a number of privacy and security options. While most of the settings are enabled or blocked by default. You can always customize per need and nature of your work.

How to Enable Privacy and Security in Edge Computer?

Here are the steps to enable the privacy and security settings in edge browser on computer device:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to Privacy and Services tab in sidebar pane.
  5. Now visit every menu within this section and customize based on your needs.

Microsoft Edge Privacy Settings for Windows

The important settings are under the Site Settings menu and under the More option. Just toggle the buttons to turn OFF where you think it’s not relevant for you or does not need those permissions.

Microsoft Edge Privacy and Data Tracking Settings

And it’s recommended that you clear the data stored in browsing history, cookies and cache storage of Microsoft Edge on the computer occasionally (at least once in a month).

This will improve the privacy and also enhanced the security of your Edge browser from any data misuse or theft. You can also control how to share the data and behavior with third-party trackers.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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