How to Enable Send Do Not Track Requests in Edge

After you enable send do not track requests in Edge, you safeguard your computer by restricting the web pages, advertisers or arbitrator content providers from sneaking your browsing detail. In this post, we will show you how to enable send do not track requests in Edge.

 

Edge being the new web browser of Windows 10 is trying to put up all the necessary features before the final release of the operating system. One such small but important feature is to protect your computer from being tracked by the outside advertisers or web pages. Before we head with the steps, let us first take a look on this feature and why it is needed to enable.

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What is Tracking?

The term itself is understandable but to make it clearer, it is the process by which the outside advertisers, web pages or arbitrator content writer fetches the information of the sites you explore. In short they know the way you behave with the sites. Your visited sites, viewed products, clicked links and activities like that are been tracked by them. The advantage of this feature is the tracking helps somehow the search providers to avail you exact content, related products advertisements or suggestions. But the negative side is it penetrates your privacy. This is why users always opt for Send do not track in any web browser.

The feature Send do not track request when enabled will restrict the sites from gathering information about your visits to the web pages. And also it makes your browsing session more private.

How To Enable Send Do Not Track Requests in Edge

  • First of all spread out the Edge browser on your screen. You can see its icon pinned on the Taskbar by default.

Edge pinned at the Taskbar in WIndows 10

  • The extreme top right rim of the browser has More actions button. Click on it.

More actions button of Edge at the extreme top right corner

  • Pick up Settings option from the arrived list.

Settings option in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

  • Take yourself to the extreme down and execute a click on View Advanced Settings button.

View Advanced Settings button under the Settings option in Edge

  • This opens up the advanced settings option. When you scroll down a little bit you can see an option called Send Do Not Track requests under Privacy and services section. Move the slider and switch it on.

How to Enable Send Do Not Track Requests in Edge

  • Now, Edge will safeguard your browsing session.

You take so many precautions to protect your computer from being harmed. And thus technology provides you another feature to take its best use. Save your computer from being tracked and protect yourself from seeing the unwanted advertisements and suggestions. If you possess any extra information in this topic, please do share with us.

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