Configure Microsoft Edge policy settings in Microsoft Intune
Using Administrative Templates in Microsoft Intune, you can create and manage Microsoft Edge policy settings on your Windows client devices. Administrative Templates use the ADMX templates for Microsoft Edge.
You can configure specific Microsoft Edge settings, such as adding download restrictions, using autofill, showing the favorites bar, and more. These settings are created in an Intune policy, and then deployed to Windows client devices in your organization.
This article applies to:
Microsoft Edge version 77 and newer
For Microsoft Edge version 45 and earlier, see Microsoft Edge Browser device restrictions.
Additional ADMX settings for Edge 96 and Edge updater have been added to Administrative Templates. This includes support for "Target Channel override" which allows customers to opt into the Extended Stable release cycle option at any point using Group Policy or through Intune.
When you use Intune to manage and enforce policies, it's similar to using Active Directory group policy, or configuring local Group Policy Object (GPO) settings on user devices. But, Intune is 100% cloud.
This article shows you how to configure Microsoft Edge policy settings using administrative templates in Microsoft Intune.
- For information on adding the Microsoft Edge version 77+ app on Windows client, see Add Edge app on Windows client devices.
- For information on adding and configuring Microsoft Edge version 77+ app on macOS, see Add Edge app, and Configure Edge app using plist.
- For a list of the Microsoft Edge updates, including new policies, see the Release notes for Microsoft Edge.
Windows 10 with the following minimum system requirements:
Create a policy for Microsoft Edge
Sign in to the Microsoft Intune admin center.
Select Devices > Configuration profiles > Create profile.
Enter the following properties:
- Platform: Select Windows 10 and later.
- Profile: Select Templates > Administrative Templates.
In Basics, enter the following properties:
- Name: Enter a descriptive name for the profile. Name your profiles so you can easily identify them later. For example, a good profile name is ADMX: Configure Edge on Windows 10/11 devices.
- Description: Enter a description for the profile. This setting is optional, but recommended.
Your properties look similar to the following properties:
In Configuration settings, the Microsoft Edge settings are available in Computer configuration and User configuration. Microsoft Edge is shown on the right pane:
- Computer configuration: Settings apply to the computer, even if no one is signed in.
- User configuration: Settings apply to all users signed in to the device.
Select Computer Configuration > Microsoft Edge > Allow download restrictions. The policy description and values are shown:
See Microsoft Edge – Policies and Microsoft Edge – Update policies for the list of the available settings.
Close the policy description. Use search to find a specific setting you want to configure. For example, search for "home page":
Select Configure the home page URL > Enabled, and set its value to
Select OK. The State now shows Enabled:
Select Next. In Scope tags, select Next.
Scope tags are optional, and this example doesn't use them. To learn more about scope tags, and what they do, see Use role-based access control (RBAC) and scope tags for distributed IT.
In Assignments, select Next.
Assignments are optional, and this example doesn't use them. In production, select Add groups. Select an Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) group that includes users or devices that should receive this policy. For information and guidance on assigning policies, see Assign user and device profiles in Intune.
In Review + create, see the summary of your changes. Select Create.
When you create the profile, your policy is automatically assigned to the users or groups you chose. If you didn't choose any users or groups, then your policy is created, but it's not deployed.
Your new Microsoft Edge policy is shown in the list:
For more information about ADMX administrative templates, see:
- Use Windows 10/11 templates to configure group policy settings in Microsoft Intune.
- Tutorial: Use the cloud to configure group policy on Windows client devices with ADMX templates and Microsoft Intune
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