With the latest version of Microsoft Edge in Canary channel v86.0.579.0, the company introduced a new flag using which users can easily manage whether you want to hide or show the
www in the URLs in the address bar.
Previously, Microsoft hides WWW and HTTP in the Edge Omnibox, but after taking the feedback from the users. The company decided to restore the WWW and HTTPS in Edge Canary Address bar and introduced a properly named’ flag called Omnibox UI Hide Steady-State URL Subdomains Beyond Registrable Domain.
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Restore WWW and HTTPS in Microsoft Edge addressbar
With default settings, the Edge browser is set to show https and www in the Edge addressbar. Some users might want to hide this, then here’s how you can do that:
Make sure, you’re running the latest version of Microsoft Edge and then visit: edge://flags/#edge-omnibox-ui-hide-steady-state-url-scheme
Here, using the Omnibox UI Hide Steady-State URL Scheme change settings from Default to Enabled.
Restart your computer to apply the changes.
Enabling the flag will hide https and www in the Edge omnibox.
Are you happy with Microsoft move to add the new flag to restore https and www in the address bar of Edge browser? Let us know in the comments.