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How to Navigate Backward and Forward in Edge Android?

Blog posts and articles generally have lots of hyperlinks to make people understand every part properly. But sometimes, opening this many hyperlinks takes us away from the page which we were reading. Here, Edge Browser can help you, since you can simply navigate to the forward or backward pages by tapping the forward-facing and backward-facing arrows at the bottom of the screen.

This might occur to anyone when they are reading through an article or blog and we click on the link and start reading it. However, we often forget the original topic or page that we came from. Hence, backward navigation helps in moving back to previous pages.

This always happens to me and I understand it after a while. Hence, I hit on the backward navigation button to navigate back to previous pages which I missed reading. Once I am done reading the previous pages, I navigate again to the latest page and continue reading. Here the navigation helps me to move to and fro within the browsing session.

The Microsoft Edge browser does have a forward and backward navigation button that helps in browsing between the pages. It’s quite easy and requires no setup.

Related: How to Navigate Forward and Backward in Edge Computer?

You can also utilize the new tabs feature that can help in breaking the sessions and continue browsing in different tabs without mixing the topics.

How to Navigate Backward in Edge Android?

If you are already reading blogs or news articles and browsing through a few pages by hitting on the hyperlinks, then hitting on the previous or back button will take you to the older page.

Here are the steps to move backward or visit previous pages in Microsoft Edge for Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on Android App.
  2. Navigate through a few pages.
  3. Tap on the Backward Arrow (←) to access the previous page.

If you keep on hitting the backward navigation button, the navigation will take you until you reach the first page that you had started with.

Navigation button on Microsoft Edge for Android

How to Navigate Forward in Edge Android?

Once you are done with previous pages, then you can continue reading or browsing from the last page using the forward navigation. This will take you to the last page of the session.

Here are the steps to move forward or visit the latest pages in Microsoft Edge for Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge Android App.
  2. Navigate through a few pages in the backward direction.
  3. Tap on the Forward Arrow (→) to access the latest page.

This will take you to the last page of the navigation from where you have moved backward. The forward navigation is quite useful.

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Bottom Line: Edge Android Browser Navigation

The Edge (chromium) for Android has integrated navigation that can help in moving forward and backward within the web pages. The forward navigation arrow is disabled on the latest page, while the backward arrow is disabled on the first page.

I use the forward and backward navigation buttons to move swiftly between the pages. Especially when I am reading an article online. It helps me skip back to the previous pages if I want to re-read something that irked my curiosity back then.

Also, we often open many hyperlinks in curiosity to know or learn things. In this way we end up opening multiple pages and to return to the page that you were reading, you need to continue tapping the backward-facing arrow until you discover the same page.

Similarly, you can also utilize the browser navigation to move forward and backward in Edge (chromium) on the computer. Navigation is an integral part of web browsing which is similar across all web browsers.

Can you imagine how it will be without browser navigation in edge android?


How can you navigate Forward in the Microsoft Edge Android?

Once you have launched the edge browser in Android and navigated a lot of pages then simply tap on the forward-facing arrow to navigate forward.

How can you navigate Backward in the Microsoft Edge Android?

After you have navigated through several pages within a site in Edge Android then you can tap on the backward-facing arrow to navigate backward.

How to get to the very first page that you surfed in the Microsoft Edge Android?

If you want to reach the very first page of the site in Edge Android then keep on tapping the backward-facing arrow until you reach the first page of the site.

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

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

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