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How to enable Microsoft Edge flags to enhance your browser experience on Windows 11 and beyond

How to enable Microsoft Edge flags to enhance your browser experience on Windows 11 and beyond

Here's how to enable Microsoft Edge flags on your device.

  1. Open the Edge browser on your supported device.
  2. Type or copy and paste edge://flags into the address bar to go to the flags menu.
  3. Search for the flag or flags you want via the search box. In this example, I am searching for "PWA" flags.
  4. Click the dropdown menu next to the flag you want to enable. Change the value from Default to Enabled to turn on that flag. Click Disabled to turn off that flag.
  5. Once you change the status of a flag, you will have to click Restart to restart Edge for the changes to take effect. If you want to revert back to the Edge's default settings, you can click Reset all at the top of the page.

There are 225 Microsoft Edge "flags," which are features in that you can enable by using the edge://flags feature. edge://flags, or Edge flags, can add extra features and functionality by enabling extra services to your Edge browser by enabling or disabling "flags."

You can enable (and disable) these flags at any time by accessing the Edge flags menu located within the Edge browser. edge://flags is the hidden location within the browser's settings where you can enable or disable developer-level features and functions.

In this guide, you'll learn how to enable Edge flags on almost every platform, including Windows 11, Windows 10, macOS, Android

Enable Edge flags

Follow these steps to Enable Edge flags on any domain and across any platform, including Windows 10, Windows 11, macOS, Android, and even Linux (.deb & .rpm)!

  1. Open the Edge browser on your supported device.
  2. Copy and paste edge://flags into the address bar to go to the flags menu. edge flags
  3. Search for the flag or flags you want via the search box. In this example, I am searching for "PWA" flags.
    edge flags
  4. Click the dropdown menu next to the flag you want to enable. Change the value from Default to Enabled to turn on that flag. Click Disabled to turn off that flag. edge flags
  5. Once you change the status of a flag, you will have to click Restart to restart Edge for the changes to take effect. If you want to revert back to the Edge's default settings, you can click Reset all at the top of the page at any time in the flags menu. edge flags

Support

If you have suggestions or complaints about bugs or Edge flags, send your feedback to the DevTools team on GitHub. Once there, you can create a new issue on the repo or search for existing issues and join conversations.

Do you use Edge flags? Let us know in the comments!

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