How to Show Home Button in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is making constant changes to its features and functionalities offering more options for the users. The overall aim of the improvements is to make it more user-friendly and be more competitive as compared to its adversaries. Having said that, the all new browser with improvements in its features every so often. The Home button on your Edge browser is one such feature that attracts user pretty much.

While the Home button in the browser may not be of much use, many users want to see the Home button on the browser page. On clicking the Home button, it opens the website link that you have added to be opened. It could be also your favorite website that you visit frequently.

Once added, the Home button appears as a home shaped icon on the browser interface on the left side of the address bar. Clicking on this icon will open the Home Page that you have already set, but the home page may not be the same as the startup page.

Here’s how to add the Home button to Edge in your Windows 10 PC.


How to Show Home Button on Microsoft Edge in Widows 10


To add the Home button to the Edge browser in Windows 10, follow the below steps:


Step 1: Open the Edge browser and navigate to the upper right corner of the browser.

Click on the three horizontal dots (Settings and more) a nd then click on Settings.


Edge Settings And More Settings


Step 2: In the Settings window, go to the left side of the pane and select Appearance.


Edge Settings Left Side Appearance


Step 3: Now, go to the right side of the window and under the Customise toolbar section, go to the Show home button option.

Move the slider button to the right to turn it on.


Edge Settings Appearance Customise Toolbar Show Home Button Enable


*Note – You will see the home icon appearing immediately next to the address bar.


Edge Browser Home Button


Step 4: If you select the New tab page option under it, when you click on the Home button, it will open a New tab page in the browser.


Edge Settings Customise Toolbar Show Home Button New Tab Page


Step 5: Or, you can select the URL field and add your favorite website URL in the empty box and click on Save.

Now, when next time, you click on the Home button, it will open the website that you set.

For example, we added in the URL field. So, next time whenever I click on the home icon, it will open the Google search engine page.


Edge Settings Customise Toolbar Show Home Button Add Url Save


*Note – If you want to change the URL for the Home button, follow the Steps 1 through 3 and then add your desired URL in the URL field.

Press the Save button to save changes.

To remove the Home button, simply follow the Steps 1 and 2 as shown above, and then go to the right side and Customise toolbar section, turn off the Show home button option by moving the slider to the left.