This article will help you show or hide the Collections button in the Microsoft Edge browser so you can customize the toolbar to suit your needs. The collection feature allows users to store data or information collected while browsing the Internet. However, if you don’t like using the Collections feature in the Microsoft Edge browser, it’s best to get rid of it from the toolbar. For your information, there is no need to install any browser extension or third-party software since Microsoft Edge has this option built-in.
Previously, the Collections feature was only available in Microsoft Edge Developer and Canary editions. However, you can now enable collections and get started with this feature in any stable release. However, if that doesn’t help you in any way and you want to get rid of the toolbar button, you can follow this tutorial.
Show or hide Collections button in Edge browser
To show or hide the Collections button in the Microsoft Edge browser, follow these steps:
- Open Microsoft Edge browser on your computer.
- Click the three-dot button.
- Select the Settings list button.
- Go to Appearance tab on your left side.
- Toggle the View Collections button
You need to open Microsoft Edge browser on your computer. If you have already opened it, click on the three-dot button (Settings and more) which is visible in the upper right corner of the browser window. After that select Settings from the list.
Now you have to go to Appearance tab on your left side.
There is another way to open the Appearance panel in the browser settings. You must type edge://settings/appearance in the address bar, and press the Walk in button.
Then you can find a toggle button called View Collections button. By default, it should be enabled. You must enable the button to hide the Collections button from the Edge toolbar.
There is another easy way to hide the Collections button from the browser toolbar.
However, you cannot use the same method to display the button. If the Collections button is already visible in your browser, click the three-dot icon in your browser, right-click the collections button and select Hide from toolbar option.
Now you will see that the button is not visible in the Microsoft Edge toolbar.
I hope this tutorial will help you.