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How to Reset Microsoft Edge (Chromium Based Browser)

Posted on the 26 March 2019 by Viney Dhiman @vineydhiman

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser is still in its early days, but unlike the old Edge browser, it already has the option to reset the browser.

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The leaked version of Chromium Edge browser is available to download. While using the browser, if you observe that it is not working correctly or its performance dropped mysteriously, then in this situation the only solution is to reset the Edge browser.

Reset Edge browser (Chromium)

Fortunately, you can reset Microsoft Edge browser right from the settings. Here’s how you can do that:

1 . Launch the new Edge browser version 75.

2. Click on the Settings and more icon (Three dots) available on the upper right corner, from the menu select Settings.

Chromium edge browser settings

3. Next, on the left pane, switch to Reset Settings section. On the right pane, click on “Restore settings to their default value.”

Edge browser - Restore settings to default value

A quick Reset settings dialog box will open up, here press “Reset Settings” button. This will instantly reset the following things:

Chromium edge reset settings
  • Startup page
  • Search engine (how to change default search engine)
  • New tab page
  • Pinned tabs
  • Disable Extensions
  • Clear temporary data including cookies

Note: This will not clear your favorites, saved passwords and the browser history.

That’s it!

The process will take few seconds to reset Edge browser. Find this blog post on how to reset Chromium Edge browser handy? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.


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