Tips to open a web page in Internet Explorer using Microsoft Edge

With Windows 10, Microsoft has replaced its classic web browser Internet Explorer with a brand new Microsoft Edge with dozens of improvements and changes ranging from Cortana integration to pinned tabs. However, that doesn’t mean that Internet Explorer is forgotten and completely removed from Windows 10. Internet Explorer is still there right within Microsoft Edge.

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In reality, there are times when you head to some older websites that may not work properly in Microsoft Edge. Fortunately, Internet Explorer comes to the rescue. You may not have noticed that there is a button in the Settings of Microsoft Edge that allows you to switch over to IE without even leaving Microsoft Edge.

In this guide, we will show you how to open sites in Internet Explorer using Microsoft Edge for Windows 10.

  1. Steps to open a web page in Internet Explorer using Microsoft Edge for Windows 10

At times Microsoft Edge becomes a cause of annoyance, as it fails to load some webpages that use ActiveX. All you need to do now is to switch over to Internet Explorer. Here is how you can do this:

Step one: First off, you need to launch Microsoft Edge from the Start Menu and head to a webpage that won’t load in Microsoft Edge

Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to click the More button in the top-right corner of the window and click Open with Internet Explorer

Step three: Internet Explorer will open and display your desired webpage

  1. Steps to pin Internet Explorer to Start menu or taskbar in Windows 10

If Internet Explorer looks more compelling to you, you can pin it to Start menu or taskbar for future use. Here is how you can do this

Step one: First off, you need to right-click the Start button and click Search

Step two: Next up, type Internet Explorer in the input field and right-click Internet Explorer

Step three: Here, click Pin to Start or Pin to taskbar.

Also read: Tips to use Caret Browsing in Microsoft Edge for Windows 10

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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