- Microsoft Edge is a solid web browser, but it’s not as popular as other major web browsers because it’s missing certain features.
- Just like with other browsers, you can enhance Microsoft Edge by using different extensions.
- In this article, you will find the best extensions that you can use in Microsoft Edge.
- Want to learn more about Microsoft Edge? Be sure to check our Edge hub for more useful guides.
Pocket is a popular service that lets you bookmark websites and save articles. This service allows you to quickly bookmark any page and read it later on any device.
After you find an interesting website, you just need to click Save to Pocket icon in Microsoft Edge and you’ll automatically add that page to Pocket.
In addition to instantly adding the current page to Pocket, you can also assign tags in order to organize your saved pages.
If you want, you can also archive or remove saved page from Pocket right from the menu.
This extension also allows you to add a keyboard shortcut so you can save your favorite websites quickly. If you want, you can also add Pocket to Reddit or Twitter from the settings menu. If you read a lot on the Internet, Save to Pocket might be perfect for you.
Instead of manually entering passwords, LastPass will enter them for you, thus keeping them safe from malicious users.
LastPass extension allows you to quickly search your Vault and to copy your username, password or website URL.
You can also quickly edit your login information if you want. This extension allows you to view saved websites, saved notes or saved form fills.
You can also generate a unique and secure password right from LastPass extension. If you want, you can also set the length and types of characters that your password will use.
Lastly, you can view matching websites or you can view recently used passwords. LastPass extension will also warn you if you have any duplicated password and ask you to update it.
Using the same password for two or more websites is a security risk, but LastPass will detect any duplicated passwords and warn you about them.
LastPass is an amazing extension for Edge that will make your online experience more secure, so be sure to try it.
We have to mention that we had some minor issues with two-step authentication, but we easily resolved it by restarting Edge.
If you frequently visit websites that aren’t in your native language, you might want to consider using Translator for Microsoft Edge extension.
This extension will integrate itself into the address bar and it will translate any page with just a single click. Currently, there are more than 50 languages supported, so you can easily translate almost any page.
If you want, you can use the option to automatically translate any webpage that isn’t in your native language.
You can also translate segments of the page simply by selecting them and choosing the Translate option from the context menu.
Translator for Microsoft Edge is an extremely useful extension, and it will be perfect for you if you visit websites that aren’t in your native language.
Office Online is an extremely useful extension for all Office Online users. Using this extension you can easily open any recent Office Online file, but you can also create a new document right from the extension.
Bear in mind that the extension doesn’t come with a built-in editor, so all available options work as Office Online shortcuts.
This is a simple and useful tool, and if you use Office Online frequently, be sure that you try it out.
Editor’s Note: This article continues on the next page.Editor's Note: This article was originally published in January 2017 and was revamped and updated in August 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.