How to Enable or Disable Sidebars in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 or 10?

If you use Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 or 10, you might have noticed two sidebars in this browser. The left sidebar includes shortcuts to Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more. Whereas the right sidebar hosts shortcuts to many Microsoft products, such as search, tools, games, Outlook, etc.

These sidebars may be helpful for some users, but not every people may like to use them because they add unnecessary distractions.

If you find these sidebars are unnecessary, you can disable the same, and if you find this helpful and does not appear on your Edge browse, you can enable the same.

In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on enabling and disabling Microsoft Edge sidebars on Windows 11 and 10.

How to Turn On or Off Right Sidebar in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 or 10?

To enable or disable the right-sidebar in Microsoft Edge, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, launch the Microsoft Edge browser on your PC.

Step 2. Then, click the Settings and more (three-dotted) button and select the Hide sidebar option in the drop-down menu to disable the right sidebar.

If you want to display the right sidebar, repeat the above steps, and the sidebar will appear again in the Edge browser.

Alternatively, use the Ctrl + Shift + / keyboard shortcut to enable or disable the feature quickly.

How to Enable or Disable Office sidebar on Microsoft Edge?

To turn on or off the Office sidebar on Microsoft Edge, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, launch the Microsoft Edge browser on your computer.

Step 2. Then, open a new tab.

Step 3. Next, click the Page settings button and turn on or off the toggle switch Office sidebar to enable or disable the feature.

Please note that if you have enabled the right sidebar, it will remain visible on all tabs until you turn it off. However, the Office sidebar will only appear when you open a new tab in the Edge browser.

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