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    Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge

    Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge

    How to Reset and Change Microsoft Edge about:flags Settings and Features in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    08 Jan 2018
    Designer Media Ltd



    How to Reset and Change Microsoft Edge about:flags Settings and Features 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.

    The about:flags page is used to change developer settings and enable experimental features in Microsoft Edge. These experimental features may change, experience bugs, or be removed at any time.

    This tutorial will show you how to reset and change developer settings and enable experimental features on the about:flags page in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10.
    Note   Note
    Starting in Windows 10 build 16299.15, the about:flags settings in Microsoft Edge have been updated to be more modern looking.

    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Change Settings and Features on about:flags page in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Two: To Reset All Settings and Features on about:flags page to Default in Microsoft Edge





    OPTION ONE

    To Change Settings and Features on about:flags page in Microsoft Edge


    1. Open Microsoft Edge.

    2. Type about:flags into the address bar in Microsoft Edge, and press Enter.

    3. Check (on) or uncheck (off) the settings and features you want. You may be prompted to restart (close and reopen) Microsoft Edge afterwards to apply. (see screenshots below)
    Tip   Tip
    When you open about:flags in Microsoft Edge, it will only show the 2 sections below by default.
    • Developer Settings
    • Standards Preview

    You can press the Ctrl+Shift+D keys to see the hidden Diagnostics section with more options.
    Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-microsoft_edge_aboutflags-1.png Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-microsoft_edge_aboutflags-2.png
    Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-microsoft_edge_aboutflags_diagnostics-1.jpg Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-microsoft_edge_aboutflags_diagnostics-2.jpg






    OPTION TWO

    To Reset All Settings and Features on about:flags page to Default in Microsoft Edge


    1. Open Microsoft Edge.

    2. Type about:flags into the address bar in Microsoft Edge, and press Enter.

    3. Click/tap on the Reset all flags to default button. (see screenshots below)

    4. Restart (close and reopen) Microsoft Edge to apply.

    Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-microsoft_edge_reset_flags.png Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-build_16299.15_edge_reset.jpg


    That's it,
    Shawn






  1. Posts : 3,761
    Windows 11 Pro 22H2
       #1

    Change about:flags Settings and Features in Microsoft Edge-screenshot-3-.png

    FYI this has changed in build 16299.15
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  2. Posts : 64,502
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Thread Starter
       #2

    Thank you @Hemimax. The tutorial has been updated now. :)
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  3. Posts : 3,761
    Windows 11 Pro 22H2
       #3

    You are very welcome.
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