How to Quickly Share a Site Link from Edge Windows Browser?

Learn how to quickly share a website link on connected devices and social media apps using the Microsoft Edge browser on Windows. It helps in link forwarding.

If you’re reading an article or a page in your Edge browser and want to quickly forward the link to other devices, you can do it without any worry. The Microsoft Edge allows sending the link within connected devices. You can send the links between Edge browser installed on Windows PC, Mac, Android Phones, etc. that are signed-in with the same Microsoft account.

A while back, I was reading a book upstairs when my mother called me to help her fix a problem. Upon discovery about the same, I learned that she was having problems in sharing the link of a particular website to the family group on WhatsApp. She was in such a hurry to share it that she asked me to fix the problem for her immediately. I had no option but to help her! I discovered the quick share for windows then.

You are also allowed to share the link using social and communication media apps like Twitter, Email, etc. However, you would need these apps to be installed on your Windows device. If you use an Android phone, you can use the YourPhone app to send the link and files between the phone and PC.

Related: How to Share Website Page Link on Edge Android?

Perhaps, Microsoft should consider adding a feature as Chrome and Firefox send to devices. This could help in the easy switch between the Edge browser on different devices.

How to Quick Share and Send Edge Windows?

The Microsoft Edge Chromium browser supports quick sharing and sends links between your Android and Windows PC. You can choose different windows apps like Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook to share links on social media.

Here are the steps that will help you to use the quick share for windows:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on the computer.
  2. Open the Website URL that you need to print and save as a PDF file.
  3. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  4. Choose the Share option command within the menu.
  5. Select the medium from the available apps — Email, YourPhone, Twitter, etc.

Microsoft Edge Share Option Button for WindowsOS

This will automatically forward the link to the selected app and allow it to share with the chosen recipient. The link will automatically open or will be available when your recipient device is online.

Microsoft Edge Quick Share in Windows PC

As mentioned, the sharing between Android and Windows will work only if the YourPhone app is present.

The quick share option is currently available only in Microsoft Edge for Windows but, not on Edge for Mac.

Bottom Line: Edge Quick Link Sharing

The Microsoft Edge allows sharing the web pages and URL using the social media apps that are available on the Windows PC. You can also send the links from the Windows computer to your Android Phone using the YourPhone App.

I do use the option to send the link from one device to another device for a seamless transition. However, the feature is missing in the Edge browser and I think Microsoft should soon add this feature. Anyway, I could help my mother in a time of need after I set up the YourPhone App on her mobile phone. She was able to share the link on our family WhatsApp group easily now. The quick share windows feature made her ecstatic.

Similarly, you can also share the links from your Edge Android browser. But, you need to have all the apps for sharing on your mobile phone.

What do you think about sharing the link on Edge computer? Do you use this feature to share the link?

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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