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Edge GPO settings: All Group Policies available to configure Microsoft Edge Settings

Edge GPO settings

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Group Policy is a feature of Windows that facilitates a wide variety of advanced settings that network administrators can use to control the working environment of users and computer accounts in Active Directory.

From the Local Group Policy Editor console (gpedit.msc) and on Windows 10 1909, navigate to the section below, there you will find a list of policies that can be set for Microsoft Edge.
For Computer Side: Navigate through the following;
– Computer Configuration
– Administrative Template
– Windows Components
– Microsoft Edge

Or from the User side as shown below:

User Side:
- User Configuration
- Administrative Template
- Windows Components 
- Microsoft Edge

This will display 55 different policies as shown below. Prior to this version of Windows 10, there were as little as just 10 policies. The following policies below are available to manage Microsoft Edge settings

Group Policies

For how to configure favorites on Microsft Edge via Group Policy, see this link. For how to configure a new tab page URL in Microsoft Edge via GPO, see this link, and for how to configure static page in Microsoft Edge browser via Local Group Policy, see the following link.

I hope you found this blog post on Group Policies available to configure Microsoft Edge helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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Dontae Jones
Dontae Jones
2 years ago

Hello Christian,

I appreciate you taking the time to craft this article – very helpful.

2 years ago

Instead of saying navigate to the section below… could you please actually tell us where the section is?! If we knew where it was, we wouldn’t be reading your article.
User or Computer policy>Administrative Templates>Windows Components>Microsoft Edge

Last edited 2 years ago by Jabberwolf
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