How to remove Send feedback button in the new Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is always keen to work according to user feedback. Since the introduction of Windows 10, every Microsoft product and service has been getting a feature where a user can send feedback using a dedicated button. It comes in applications like in the Office suite, Microsoft Edge and other online Microsoft services like Outlook and Skype. But for those who need faster access to a ton of extensions, the Send feedback button stands in the way. There is however a way to remove it the new Microsoft Edge browser based on Chromium.

How to remove Send feedback button in the new Microsoft Edge

Remove Send feedback button in Microsoft Edge

To remove the Send feedback (Smiley face) button in Edge, open the Windows 10 Registry Editor and navigate to the following path:

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Edge

If the path does not exist, create it.

Next, create a DWORD (32 – bit) and name it as UserFeedbackAllowed.

Set it Value data to while the base is set to be Hexadecimal. Once you are done, save the configuration.

Reboot your computer to find the Send feedback button gone from the new Microsoft Edge browser.

This means that you will not be able to send any feedback related to the browser to Microsoft.

However, if you wish to get it back, set the Value data to be 1.

Reboot your computer again to get the Send feedback button back.

If you wish, you can download and use our .REG files that allow you to:

  • Remove the Send feedback icon
  • Add the Send feedback icon

I hope you find this tip useful.

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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.

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