How to Remove News Feed on New Tab Page in Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Chromium Edge also shows news feeds on the Startup page. If you don’t like it, learn how to remove it.

    How to Remove News Feed on New Tab Page in Microsoft Edge

    The new Edge browser has lots of features that users find unnecessary and would like to remove them. We have already covered about one feature out of them in our previous post, i.e., How to Hide Favorite Bar in Edge Chromium.

    Edge browser on the Startup page shows Suggested news articles accompanied by Most visited sites. Now the users who want to keep themselves updated with what happening in the world, find this feature handy. On the other hand, some users find it highly distracting.

    Remove News Feeds in Edge Browser (Desktop)

    In case, you’re the who prefer to use Edge Chromium browser without news feeds, then here’s how you can turn it off.

    1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser.

    2. Next, click on the Page Layout setting (Gear) icon and from the menu select Custom.

    microsoft edge - page layout - custom

    3. In the Custom menu, using content drop-down select Content off.

    Once done, the news feed will be removed instantly from the New Tab Page in Microsoft Edge browser.

    microsoft edge page layout - content off

    Remove News Feeds in Edge (Android)

    In case, you’re using Microsoft Edge for Android as the default browser, and would like to disable news feeds, then here’s what you need to do:

    Launch Microsoft Edge on your phone and then tap on the Customize icon available on the upper right corner.

    From the Customize menu, select Custom and then turn off ‘Show feeds‘. Doing this will instantly hide My Feed and Personalize section from the New Tab page.

    Remove News Feeds in Edge (Android)

    In case, you want to hide top sites, then you can also turn off Top site option.

    You are done. The news feed is now removed from the New Tab Page in Microsoft Edge Chromium. At any point, to get back Newsfeed, reverse the process.

    Microsoft has added lots of handy features from the classic Edge browser to the Chromium-based Edge browser. The same feature is one of them.

    You might be interested in checking our blog post on Error Code: “sbox_fatal_memory_exceeded” Chrome

    Do you like Microsoft Edge browser New Tab page with News Feed ON or OFF? We would like to hear from you in the comments.

    Viney Dhiman
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    1. I’d have much less objection to the news feed if I had the option to block individual new sources … i.e. the Sun newspaper chain.

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