Microsoft’s web browser Edge has been gaining more and more popularity with its latest 10th installment. And what is good news for users who prefer edge is that now Edge Browser supports extensions. This immediately allows for installing browser extensions and other extras. With the increasing number of users, we though it is a good idea to provide simplified instructions on two methods to block advertisements in Microsoft Edge and hence make it load even faster and indirectly make it more secure by doing it.
How to Get Rid of Advertisements In Microsoft Edge?
Method One: Using Adblock Plus App
This method is quite simple, but in some situations, it may or may not work, since at the time of writing this it is in beta and is only available in Windows 10 Insider Preview version. This is why we suggest using Method Two if you fail with this one.
Method Two(Recommended): By Using Hostsman
Hostsman is an extremely light software that aims to modify different hosts and keep them permanently modified by constantly running on your computer. Here is how to use Hostsman to stop ads in Microsoft Edge permanently:
After you have done this, you can recognize Hostsman by running actively in your system tray in Windows with its distinctive icon if minimized:
Ad-blocking for Microsoft Edge – Results and Conclusion
If you wish to test whether or not ad blocking has been enabled simply search something in a website which typically has advertisements:
And there you have it! Now you know how to block banners, pop-ups and other advertisements in Microsoft Edge browser. If you are having difficulties in following the tutorial or just want to give a piece of your mind, do not forget to write us a comment below – we will reply as soon as we see it.