With Microsoft Edge, you can install and manage applications from your favorite web sites onto your devices for fast access. Use the edge://apps page to see your installed applications and manage app permissions. You can sort installed applications by installation date, recently used and alphabetically. Each of your apps is presented by a card where you can view app details and manage app actions such as pinning, privacy controls and app uninstallation. 

Install an app in Microsoft Edge 

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Navigate to the web application you’d like to install

  • If the web application is a PWA, Microsoft Edge will prompt you with the possibility of installing the application. 
    Install PWA

  • Alternatively, you can install any website by going to the top corner of the browser and select Settings and more … > Apps > Install this site as an app. 
    Install as an app
    Once the application is installed, it will appear under edge://apps.

Open an application from Microsoft Edge  

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Go to edge://apps, select the card of the application you wish to open.
    Open app

Allow application to start automatically on device login 

  1. Open Microsoft Edge and go to edge://apps.

  2. Select Details on the card of the application you wish to start automatically when you log in.

  3. Choose Auto-start on device login.

Create a shortcut to an application 

  1. Open Microsoft Edge and go to edge://apps

  2. Select Details on the card of the application you wish to pin.

  • Choose Pin to taskbar / Pin to Start / Create Desktop shortcut on Windows.

  • Choose Create Desktop shortcut on Linux.

  • Choose Create shortcut on macOS.

Uninstall an app in Microsoft Edge 

  1. Open Microsoft Edge and go to edge://apps.

  2. Select Details on the card of the application you wish to uninstall.

  3. Scroll down and choose Uninstall.

  4. Confirm if you also want to clear data from the associated origin and select Remove.

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