How to set Start Page and New Tab to Blank in Microsoft Edge

Web browsers have become an essential tool when it comes to the Internet. We use them for work, checking e-mail, communications, and many other things. It is therefore important that we want them to start up as quickly as possible and not distract us with unnecessary things. Browser vendors go the other way - they add different, less useful information as soon as we open a new browser window or a new tab.
Browser vendors go the other way - they add different, less useful information as soon as we open a new browser window or a new tab.

Following the steps below you will configure the Microsoft Edge so that when you open it or open a new tab, you will see a blank page..

As a result, the window will open much faster, and you will not be distracted with unnecessary information.

  1. Open Microsoft Edge

  2. Click three dots button in top-right corner

    set-blank-page-new-tab-edge-main-window
  3. Click Settings

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  4. Select A specific page or pages in Open Microsoft Edge with section and type in

    about:blank

  5. Click Save icon on the right.

  6. If you also want to have empty new tabs, in Open new tabs with choose A blank page

4 thoughts on “How to set Start Page and New Tab to Blank in Microsoft Edge”

  1. Chrome Is lying to you – when “blank page” is set for the new tab,
    it actually opens Bing search bar in new tab…
    Microsoft is and awful company.

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