When I first starting using Microsoft Edge “full time” two weeks ago, I was surprised to not see a few familiar buttons that I use every day in Internet Explorer, including:
Curiosity and a desire to not revert back to my old ways of using Internet Explorer prompted this small Microsoft Edge blog series of my discoveries with working with Microsoft Edge. While on a mission to track down the button to turn on the Tools bar in Edge (as right clicking on the top heading area like you do in Internet Explorer does nothing in Edge), I discovered the following:
You cannot turn on the Tools bar in Microsoft Edge.
Super huge kudos to Lynnette Jordan who took the time to phone with Microsoft Help Desk and post answers in the Microsoft Community forum. Here’s a link to the “microsoft edge how to setup toolbars” thread. Here’s the key message: “I have been informed by them that Toolbar is not a part of the Platform for Edge. It is not offered in the Edge browser.” – Lynnette Jordan
Here is how to turn on the Toolbar in Microsoft Internet Explorer:
- Right click in the top menu area to turn on the Command bar, which gives you a Tools button.
- Click on the Tools button to see the menu.