How to Turn “Show new tab menu” On or Off in Microsoft Edge

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The Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 11 features a new function, the “New tab menu”, enabling faster creation of new tab groups and easier access to browsing history and recent tabs. This feature, aiding in workflow efficiency and organization, can be toggled on or off in the toolbar customization under the appearance settings.

This article explains how to turn the “Show new tab menu” on or off on the toolbar in the Microsoft Edge browser.

The Microsoft Edge browser is the default browser in Windows 11. However, users can switch to their preferred or favorite browser anytime. Edge is based on Chromium, similar to Google Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers today.

Microsoft has added a “New tab menu” on the toolbar in Edge (Canery) that allows users to quickly create new tab groups and view browsing history and recently closed tabs.

The “New tab menu” in Microsoft Edge provides a quick and easy way for users to create new tab groups and access their browsing history and recently closed tabs. This can be particularly useful for users who frequently open multiple tabs and want to organize them more efficiently.

Additionally, the “New tab menu” can help users streamline their workflow and save time by providing easy access to their most frequently visited websites.

Add or remove the “New tab menu” in Edge

As mentioned above, Microsoft added a “New tab menu” on the toolbar in Edge that provides a quick and easy way for users to create new tab groups and access their browsing history and recently closed tabs.

Here’s how to do it.

First, open the Microsoft Edge browser.

Then click on Setting and more (Alt+F) three dots () in the upper right-hand corner to access the Settings menu.

micrsoft edge browser more option and settings
Microsoft Edge browser has more options and settings

On the Settings page on the left panel, click the Appearance button.

microsoft edge settings appearance
Microsoft Edge settings appearance

On the right, under the Customize toolbar, select the Show new tab menu tile. Then, toggle the switch button to the On position to enable it.

To disable it, toggle the switch button to the Off position.

Add or remove the New tab menu in Edge

The “New tab menu” will appear if enabled.

Display New tab menu in Edge

That should do it!

Conclusion:

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