How to Enable or Disable Sidebars in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 or 10?


Being a Microsoft Edge user, you might have wondered what the two sidebars in the browser do. The left sidebar comprises shortcuts to various applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. However, the right one consists of shortcuts to many Microsoft products, such as search, tools, games, Outlook, etc.

Although having these shortcuts on your screen may be helpful, having them there all the time may be nothing more than a distraction. If this is the case with you, you might want to read this risewindows article until the end, as this is where we will teach you how you can disable these sidebars.

How to Turn On or Off Right Sidebar in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 or 10?

Use the following steps to enable or disable the right-sidebar in Microsoft Edge:-

Step 1: Launch Microsoft Edge to begin on your computer.

Step 2: Once you do that, the Settings and more (three-dotted) button. In the drop-down menu, select the Hide sidebar option. It will disable the right sidebar.

Similarly, you will have to repeat the above steps to display the right sidebar again.

You can also use the keys Ctrl + Shift + / from your keyboard simultaneously as a shortcut to enable or disable the feature quickly.

How to Enable or Disable Office sidebar on Microsoft Edge?

Use the following steps to turn on or off the Office sidebar on Microsoft Edge:-

Step 1: First, open Microsoft Edge on your computer.

Step 2: Then, open a new tab.

Step 3: In the Page settings button, you will find a toggle switch Office sidebar. You can turn it on or off to enable or disable the sidebar.

It would be best if you kept in mind that once you turn on the toggle switch and enable the sidebar, it will be visible on all tabs until you turn it off again. However, the Office sidebar will only appear when you open a new tab in the Edge browser.

That is it.

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Also, read How to Install Microsoft Edge Group Policy Templates on Windows 11 or 10?

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