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How to turn Microsoft Edge syncing on or off

Microsoft Edge allows you to use the synchronization function which is useful in the case that we use several computers with this browser.

To activate and use the synchronization option you will have to log in to your Microsoft account. In this way, in any Edge browser on any other device, you can have all your data and information always available and up-to-date.

When we use a Microsoft user account in Edge, all our browsing information is stored in our Microsoft account, such as: History, Passwords, etc.

This can be of great help for users who have several devices and want to have their information always available on all of them. For example, imagine that we have a work computer and other staff at home. If you want to always have the same information in the Edge browsers of both computers, you need to activate the Synchronization function.

Microsoft Edge Synchronization allows you to have all the history, add-ons, bookmarks, etc. on all Edge Web browsers where you sign in with the same Microsoft account. Basically what we will achieve is to have a clone of the Microsoft Edge browser wherever you log into your Microsoft account.

How to activate the synchronization of your Microsoft Edge browser. (Pc)

1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser on your computer.

2. Sign in to your Microsoft account

3. Once opened, you will see how the user / profile button shows that it is NOT synchronized.

4. Click the user icon.

5. A small window will appear showing a Blue button: Activate Synchronization

6. Now your Microsoft user account and Edge profile will be in sync.

How to disable Microsoft Edge syncing. (Pc)

1. Open the Edge browser on your computer.

2. Click the three ellipsis icon in the upper right corner of the interface.

3. When the menu is displayed, you will have to select the option: Configuration

4. In configuration go to the section: Profiles

5. Your account or user profile information will be displayed here. From all the options you will have to select the option: Synchronize

6. This will reveal all the settings related to the Synchronization option, among which you will have to locate and click on the option: Deactivate Synchronization

How to customize Microsoft Edge sync. (Pc)

1. Open your Microsoft Edge web browser.

2. Go to: Settings> Profiles> Synchronize

3. Once in this Setting, as long as synchronization is activated, you will see a list of options that you can activate or deactivate. Specifically, you can customize the elements that you want or do not want to be synchronized with the rest of the Edge browsers in which you use your Microsoft account.

4. You can individually activate or deactivate the following elements / information:

Favorites, Browser Settings, Personal information, Passwords, Record, Open tabs, Extensions, Collections

How to activate, deactivate and / or configure the synchronization of your Microsoft Edge browser. (Android or iPhone)

1. Open your web browser.

2. Sign in to your Microsoft account

3. Click on the profile / user icon

4. When the small window appears, we will have to select the option: Account settings

5. On the next screen you will have to select the option: Synchronize

6. You will be sent to a new screen where you have to activate or deactivate the synchronization through the corresponding switch.

7. If you activate the synchronization in Edge from Android or iPhone, you can decide what you want or not to synchronize:

Favorites, Open tabs, Autofill, Passwords, Record, Collections

8. To save the settings made in the Microsoft Edge synchronization, you will have to select the OK button so that everything is saved correctly.

Date update on 2021-10-19. Date published on 2021-10-19. Category: Computer class Author: Oscar olg Fuente: downloadsource