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When you sign in to sync to Microsoft Edge , you can easily browse the web from any of your devices, keep your favorites organized, and always pick up right where you left off. 

Sign in to sync your account on your computer

Setting up sync on your computer

  1. In Microsoft Edge, select the profile image  in the browser taskbar.

  2. From the list of options, choose the account you want to sign in to or choose Add new account.
    If you see Manage profile settings, you're already signed in.

    Note: If you're in the Microsoft Edge settings page, select Profiles > Sign in to sync data,select the account you want to sign in to and select Continue. 

  3. Select Sign in to sync data

When you’re signed in, Microsoft Edge syncs your favorites, passwords, history, extensions, settings, open tabs, autofill form entries (such as your name, address, and phone number), payment info, and other data types across the devices you use with this account.

Note:  If you choose to sync favorites, any tabs you previously set aside will also be synced. 

Switch accounts on your computer

To switch to another account, click on your profile image, then select another profile or Add profile.

Manage your sync settings on your computer

You can review or manage the type of data that is synced across your devices by following these steps: 

  1. In Microsoft Edge, select More options  > Settings  > Profiles > Sync.

  2. You'll see a list of the features and data types available for sync. Select the toggles along the right side of the screen to turn sync on or off for each feature. 

    Note:  If you choose to sync favorites, any tabs you previously set aside will also be synced. 

If you want to stop syncing data, you'll need to sign out of Microsoft Edge using the following steps: 

  • Go to Settings and more  > Settings Profiles > Sign out.

If you want to delete all your sync data before signing out:

  • Go to Privacy, search, and services Clear browsing data.

    Warning: Deleting data while signed in and syncing will remove it from all of your synced devices.

To learn more about clearing browser data, check out View and delete browser history in Microsoft Edge.

Sign in to sync your account on your mobile device

Setting up sync on your mobile device

  1. Download the Microsoft Edge app for iOS and Android. We'll send a download link to your phone if you enter your phone number.

  2. Open the Microsoft Edge app, select the profile image , and then select Accounts

  3. Select your account and then select Sign in to sync.
    To enter a new account, select Add Account and follow the prompts. 

When you’re signed in, Microsoft Edge syncs your favorites, passwords, history, open tabs, autofill form entries (such as your name, address, and phone number), and other data types across the devices you use with this account.

Note:  If you choose to sync favorites, any tabs you previously set aside will also be synced. 

Switch accounts on your mobile device

To switch to another account, click on your profile image, then select another profile or select Add Microsoft Account and follow the prompts.

Manage your sync settings on your mobile device

You can review or manage the type of data that is synced across your devices by following these steps: 

  1. In the Microsoft Edge app, select More options  > Settings , and then select your profile image.

  2. Under Sync settings, select Sync. You'll see a list of the features and data types available for sync.

  3. Select the toggles along the right side of the screen to turn sync on or off for each feature, then select Done.

    Note:  If you choose to sync favorites, any tabs you previously set aside will also be synced. 

If you want to stop syncing data, you'll need to sign out of Microsoft Edge using the following steps: 

  • In the Microsoft Edge app, select More options  > Settings , select your profile image, and then select Sign out and turn off sync

If you want to delete all your sync data before signing out:

  • Select More options  > Settings  > Privacy and security Clear browsing data.

    Warning: Deleting data while signed in and syncing will remove it from all of your synced devices.

For more support, check out Microsoft Edge app help for iOS and Android

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