Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

    Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Reading View in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
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    How to Turn On or Off Reading View in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    information   Information
    Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web.

    Microsoft Edge provides a reading view for a more streamlined clean and simple layout, book-like reading experience of webpages, without the distraction of unrelated or other secondary content on the page. This will bring whatever you're reading front-and-center. You can even change the reading view style and font size to suit your mood.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off reading view and change the reading view style and font size in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10.

    Note   Note
    If the Reading view Name:  Reading_view.png
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    If the Reading view icon is black, then reading view is currently turned off.

    If the Reading view icon is blue, then reading view is currently turned on.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Turn On Reading View in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Two: To Turn Off Reading View in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Three: To Change Reading View Style and Font Size in Microsoft Edge


    EXAMPLE: Reading View in Microsoft Edge
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    Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
    To Turn On Reading View in Microsoft Edge

    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app.

    2. While on a webpage you want to turn on reading view for, do step 3 or step 4 below for how you would like to toggle on reading view.

    3. Press the Ctrl + Shift +R keys.

    OR
    4. Click/tap on the Reading view Name:  Reading_view.png
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    Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
    To Turn Off Reading View in Microsoft Edge

    1. While on a webpage you want to turn off reading view for, do step 2, step 3, or step 4 below for how you would like to toggle off reading view.

    2. Go to another website or webpage.

    OR

    3. Press the Ctrl + Shift +R keys.

    OR
    4. Click/tap on the Reading view Name:  Reading_view.png
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    Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Microsoft Edge Reading View - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
    To Change Reading View Style and Font Size in Microsoft Edge

    Note   Note
    The reading view style and font size you select are only used when you have reading view turned on.


    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app.

    2. Click/tap on the More actions icon on the toolbar, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Select a Reading view style and Reading view font size you want to be used whenever you have reading view turned on. Try each setting to see which one you like best. (see screenshot below)
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    That's it,
    Shawn



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       2015-08-06 #1

    This must be one of Microsofts best browser additions, for the user and website owners. The ads, will be loaded and shown, in normal view, bringing in the needed income, and if the user finds the adds distracting when reading, they can switch to reading view, and just see the content they are interested in. Both are happy and served in the end. For the security conscious about compromised sites and zero-day exploits just install Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit.
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