Extensions in Microsoft Edge can make your browser more useful or powerful. But sometimes you may not like that icons for each extension take up space on the toolbar. Here are two easy ways to control which extension icons appear on your Edge toolbar.
Hide extension icons from the menu
The easiest way to hide or show an extension̵
First, start Edge. Find the toolbar in any window. By default, extension icons appear just to the right of the address bar.
To remove an extension icon from the Edge toolbar (without removing or disabling the extension), right-click the icon and select “Move to menu.”
Once you move an extension icon to the menu, you’ll find it at the very top of the Edge main menu, which you can access by pressing the ellipses button (which looks like three dots).
To bring the extension icon back to the toolbar, right-click the icon and select “Move to toolbar” from the menu that appears.
Repeat this with as many extensions as you want until you find the configuration that is most comfortable for you.
Disable extensions completely
You can also remove extension icons from the toolbar by disabling the extensions themselves. Once disabled, the extensions will stop working until you enable them again later. First, click on the ellipsis (three periods) button and select ‘Extensions’.
A “Extensions” tab will open. This tab contains the main list of all your installed Edge add-ons and extensions. To turn one of these off, flip the little switch next to it until it turns off.
Once the extension is disabled, the icon will disappear from the toolbar. If you want to get it back, just go back to the Extensions menu and flip the toggle next to it back on. Have fun flipping switches!
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