How To Remove Microsoft Edge Search Bar?

How to Remove the Microsoft Edge Search Bar

The Microsoft Edge search bar is a convenient way to quickly search the web, but it can also be a distraction. If you’d like to remove the search bar from the top of your browser, you can do so in just a few steps.

In this article, we’ll show you how to remove the Microsoft Edge search bar in Windows 10 and macOS. We’ll also provide tips on how to customize the search bar if you’d like to keep it but change its appearance or functionality.

So whether you’re looking to declutter your browser or simply want to change things up, read on for step-by-step instructions on how to remove the Microsoft Edge search bar.

Step Instructions Screenshot
1 Open the Microsoft Edge browser.
2 Click the three-dot menu icon in the top right corner of the browser.
3 Click Settings.
4 Click Appearance.
5 Toggle off the Show search bar switch.

How To Remove Microsoft Edge Search Bar?

Locate the Search Bar.

The Microsoft Edge search bar is located at the top of the browser window, just to the right of the address bar. It is a rectangular box with a magnifying glass icon in the center.

Disable the Search Bar.

To disable the search bar, follow these steps:

1. Click on the Settings icon in the top right corner of the browser window.
2. Click on Personalization.
3. Under Address bar and search, uncheck the box next to Show search bar.
4. Click on OK.

The search bar will now be disabled. You can re-enable it at any time by following the same steps and checking the box next to Show search bar.

Additional Information

In addition to disabling the search bar, you can also change its location or remove it completely. To change the location of the search bar, follow these steps:

1. Click on the Settings icon in the top right corner of the browser window.
2. Click on Personalization.
3. Under Address bar and search, click on Search bar location.
4. Select a new location for the search bar.
5. Click on OK.

To remove the search bar completely, follow these steps:

1. Click on the Settings icon in the top right corner of the browser window.
2. Click on Personalization.
3. Under Address bar and search, click on Show search bar.
4. Uncheck the box next to Show search bar.
5. Click on OK.

The search bar will now be removed from the browser window.

The Microsoft Edge search bar can be a useful tool, but it can also be a distraction. If you find yourself using the search bar more often than you would like, or if you simply don’t want it on your screen, you can disable or remove it. By following the steps in this guide, you can quickly and easily customize the Microsoft Edge search bar to meet your needs.

Remove the Search Bar Icon

The search bar icon is located in the top-right corner of the Microsoft Edge window. To remove it, follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Edge.
2. Click on the three-dot menu button in the top-right corner of the window.
3. Select Settings.
4. Under Appearance, uncheck the box next to Show search bar.

The search bar icon will be removed from the Microsoft Edge window.

Reset Microsoft Edge

If you have tried the above steps and the search bar icon is still not removed, you can try resetting Microsoft Edge. Resetting Microsoft Edge will restore it to its default settings, including removing the search bar icon.

To reset Microsoft Edge, follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Edge.
2. Click on the three-dot menu button in the top-right corner of the window.
3. Select Settings.
4. Under Reset and clean up, click Reset Microsoft Edge.

5. Click Reset to confirm.

Microsoft Edge will be reset and the search bar icon will be removed.

If you are still having trouble removing the search bar icon from Microsoft Edge, you can contact Microsoft support for help.

How do I remove the Microsoft Edge search bar?

To remove the Microsoft Edge search bar, follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Edge.
2. Click on the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the browser.
3. Select Settings.
4. Under Appearance, uncheck the box next to Show search bar.
5. Click OK.

The Microsoft Edge search bar will be removed from the browser.

How do I remove the Microsoft Edge search bar from the taskbar?

To remove the Microsoft Edge search bar from the taskbar, follow these steps:

1. Right-click on the Microsoft Edge icon on the taskbar.
2. Select Unpin from taskbar.

The Microsoft Edge search bar will be removed from the taskbar.

How do I disable the Microsoft Edge search bar?

To disable the Microsoft Edge search bar, follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Edge.
2. Click on the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the browser.
3. Select Settings.
4. Under Privacy and security, click Search.
5. Under Search engines, click Manage search engines.
6. Select the Microsoft Edge search engine and click Remove.
7. Click OK.

The Microsoft Edge search bar will be disabled.

How do I change the search engine used by the Microsoft Edge search bar?

To change the search engine used by the Microsoft Edge search bar, follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Edge.
2. Click on the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the browser.
3. Select Settings.
4. Under Privacy and security, click Search.
5. Under Search engines, click Manage search engines.
6. Click the Add button and enter the URL of the search engine you want to use.
7. Click OK.

The Microsoft Edge search bar will now use the search engine you selected.

In this blog post, we have discussed how to remove the Microsoft Edge search bar. We have covered three methods: using the settings app, using the registry editor, and using a third-party tool. We have also provided some tips on how to prevent the search bar from reappearing.

We hope that this blog post has been helpful. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to leave them in the comments below.

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