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    Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge

    Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge

    How to Turn On or Off Microsoft Edge Extensions in Windows 10
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    15 Jan 2018
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    Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that is available across the Windows 10 device family. It is designed for Windows 10 to be faster, safer, and compatible with the modern Web.

    Personalize and add new features to Microsoft Edge with extensions. Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14291, a selection of extensions is now available for Microsoft Edge on the PC.

    Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14342, you can turn on or off installed extensions in Microsoft Edge.

    Starting with Windows 10 build 17074, you can now grant individual extensions permission to run in InPrivate from the options menu for the extension. Microsoft is working with extension developers to enable more features when InPrivate.

    For more details about Microsoft Edge extensions, see:


    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off extensions installed in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Two: Allow or Deny Extensions for Microsoft Edge InPrivate Browsing





    Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge
    Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge


    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app.
    2. Click/tap on the More Name:  More.png
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    3. Turn On or Off the extension(s) (ex: Translator for Microsoft Edge) you want. (see screenshots below)

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    Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Extensions in Microsoft Edge
    Allow or Deny Extensions for Microsoft Edge InPrivate Browsing

    Note   Note
    This option is only available starting with Windows 10 build 17074.


    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app.
    2. Click/tap on the More Name:  More.png
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    3. Click/tap on the extension (or gear icon) you want to turn on or off for Inprivate browsing. (see screenshot below)
    Note   Note
    If you see Allowed for InPrivate browsing under the extension name, then the extension is already allowed.
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    4. Check (allow) or uncheck (deny) Allow for InPrivate browsing for what you want for this extension. (see screenshots below)
    Note   Note
    The extension will need to be turned on to be able to check or uncheck Allow for InPrivate browsing.

    If the Allow for InPrivate browsing is still grayed out with the extension turned on, close and reopen Microsoft Edge, and try again.

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    05 Sep 2016 #1

    I have no extensions tab to click on
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  2. Posts : 29,282
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
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       05 Sep 2016 #2

    Hello wonderover,

    What build of Windows 10 do you have installed? This feature is only available starting with build 14342.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...mber-find.html
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  3.    05 Sep 2016 #3

    thnks build 10586
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  4. Posts : 29,282
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
    Thread Starter
       05 Sep 2016 #4

    In that case, you could check for updates in Windows 10 to install and update to the latest build if you like.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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