How to manage Data Sync on the new Microsoft Edge browser

Four years after launching Edge browser, they Microsoft has rebuilt it on the Chromium engine. The browser seems to be smooth at working and does not show any sign on instability as of now. In fact, many have started to have replace Google Chrome on their computers with this browser. But the main power of the older Microsoft Edge browser can with its tight syncing capabilities with computers and mobile devices with the same account logged in – and Microsoft is determined to bring this integration to this new browser too. In this article, we will learn how to manage this Data Sync capability on the new Microsoft Edge browser.

Managing Data Sync on the new Edge browser

Managing Data Sync on the new Edge browser

First of all, start by selecting the 3 horizontal dots to access the drop-down menu on the top right corner and select Settings.

It will open a new page where you can manage your settings.

On the left side navigation panel, select Profile.

Or you can just enter the following in the address bar and hit Enter:

edge://settings/syncSetup

On the right side panel, under the section of Sync, you will find a list of items that you wish to sync.

You can either turn on or turn off the toggle for sync at once for every entry too.

As per what Microsoft has shown, you will be able to sync the following items from your browser-

  • Favorites.
  • Extensions.
  • History.
  • Settings.
  • Open tabs.
  • Addresses, phone numbers, and more.
  • Passwords.

You can individually select the toggle as per your choice of sync as per the screenshot above.

Just close the tab for the changes to take effect.

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.