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 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 signed-in with the same Microsoft account.

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 machine.

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 support quick sharing and send 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 to share a link from Edge browser on a Windows OS machine:

  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 be 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 setup.

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 Windows computer to Android Phone using 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.

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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