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Microsoft Edge browser. Use of this browser is made possible by the Chromium open source project and other open source software.

Send Edge Browser Link via Email

How to Share Browser URL from Microsoft Edge via Email

Edge is Microsoft’s Chromium-based browser that replaces the previous versions of Edge since January 2020. Although Edge is now based on Google’s Chrome, it differs from Google’s Chrome browser in a number of features. So Microsoft gives us in Edge Browser the shares via e-mail function, which is known not to present in Google Chrome, there you have to use an extension to add, more about here.

Here’s how it’s done!

In Microsoft Edge, go to the settings via the three dots in the menu bar, then go to Share and choose the Default mail app, opening an Outlook mail, in which the page title with link to the website, as well as the text is inserted as the subject. If you use another mail client, the corresponding program is started.

With Shares, a set of predefined applications and social media appears.

After selecting Default Mail App, the Outlook email opens with the page title and the link to the web page.

Under Email to myself, you can add an recipient by clicking on +, but the mail application installed on the computer does not start here as expected, instead the website opens with registration to the Microsoft account, depending on which subscription you have, Office 365 or the web mail from outlook.com opens.

Microsoft Edge Pin Web Site as App

How to Install a Web Site as an App in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge Browser provide the feature to install this site as an app, web sites can not only be saved as favorites, but web pages can be installed as an app. The apps can then be pinned to the Start menu or taskbar like other applications.

To do this, open Microsoft Edge Browser and go to the website, which you usually add as a bookmark among the favorites, i.e. https://unblog.ch

After the web site is open in the Edge Browser, go to the settings by pressing the <Alt> + F buttons or by clicking on the three dots in the top right corner.

Choose Apps – Install this site as an app.

Click Install app.

With open the URL edge://apps/ in Microsoft Edge you can get the app management where the installed apps can be found, these can be started from here or remove the saved apps from here.

The newly installed app can now be found via Start and All Apps.

Pin the web site to taskbar

With a right click above the new app, it can be pinned to the Start menu or in the taskbar.

Start – Right Click – More – Pin to Taskbar

The app installed with Microsoft Edge is now in the taskbar.

Windows 10 Taskbar