Clear Browsing data on close in MS Edge

Alshater, Rafif 1 Reputation point
2021-02-24T13:37:14.47+00:00

I have been testing the new Edge Chromium browser. I want to clear the just Browsing history- Cookies - Cached images and files . I do not want to turn on every setting for clearing browsing data on exit like the GPO does. Does anyone have any ideas on how to push this setting out, a registry key perhaps? I found the Edge preferences file in appdata/local, but I need a way to have it be automatic for all users. or if there is another GPO which i can specify the data ti be cleared.

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  1. Deepak-MSFT 2,191 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-02-25T05:38:51.233+00:00

    @Alshater, Rafif ,
    I try to refer to the official documents and made tests with the MS Edge browser.
    I found that there are 2 relevant group policies.

    1. Clear browsing data when Microsoft Edge closes
    2. Clear cached images and files when Microsoft Edge closes

    The above document shows the information regarding the relevant GPO and Registry but as you said it will apply to all the settings for edge://settings/clearBrowsingDataOnClose.

    There is no other group policy or registry key setting that can help to configure specific settings to clear data while closing the browser.

    If you think there should be a policy/ registry to only choose some of the options for clearing the data on exit then I suggest you press the ALT + SHIFT + I key in the Edge browser window and try to provide your feedback to Microsoft.

    Thanks for your understanding.

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