Some sites are built to work with Internet Explorer and have functionality that isn't supported by modern browsers such as Microsoft Edge. If you need to view one of these sites, you can use Internet Explorer Mode in Microsoft Edge. 

Most sites work better on modern browsers. For better speed and security, we recommend only using Internet Explorer mode when necessary. For more information, see Learn More about Microsoft Edge

To turn on Internet Explorer mode, use the following steps. 

  1. In the address bar for Microsoft Edge, type edge://settings/defaultbrowser and then click Enter.

  2. Slide the Allow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer toggle to ON.

  3. Restart Microsoft Edge.

You can enable Internet Explorer mode to view certain websites in Microsoft Edge.

Internet Explorer mode is now enabled. To view a website using Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge, use the following steps.

  1. Navigate to the website you want to view in Internet Explorer mode.

  2. Click the three dots in the upper right corner of the browser window.

  3. Select Reload in Internet Explorer Mode.
    If you are on Microsoft Edge version 92 or earlier select More tools > Reload in Internet Explorer Mode

To return to browsing without Internet Explorer mode, you can click Leave on the information bar at the top of the screen, or close your current tab and open a new tab in Microsoft Edge. 

NOTE: If you are on a device managed by your organization with the latest Windows updates, you will see the option to Allow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer under edge://settings/defaultbrowser but the setting might be greyed out. On a managed device, you will see the option Reload in Internet Explorer mode ONLY if your organization has configured the policy to "Allow unconfigured sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer mode". See Microsoft Edge Browser Policy Documentation | Microsoft Docs.

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