Browsers and Mail How to Add Tab to New or Existing Group in Microsoft Edge

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Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

The new Chromium based Microsoft Edge is supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

You can enable the Tab Groups experimental flag in Microsoft Edge to allow users to organize tabs into visually distinct groups, e.g. to separate tabs associated with different tasks.

Tab Groups includes the following features:
This tutorial will show you how to add a tab to a new or existing group in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge in Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.

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OPTION ONE

Add Tab to New Group in Microsoft Edge


1 While browsing in Microsoft Edge, perform one of the following available options below to add a tab to a new group: (see screenshots below)
  • Right click or press and hold on a tab, and click/tap on Add tab to new group.
  • Right click or press and hold on a tab, click/tap on Add tab to group, and click/tap on New group.
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2 Type a name you want for this new group. (see screenshots below)

If you leave the "Name this group" field empty, you will see a colored dot for the tab group instead of a name.


3 Select a color you want for this group. (see screenshots below)

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OPTION TWO

Add Tab to Existing Group in Microsoft Edge


If the tab you want to add to an existing group is currently already in a group, the tab will automatically be removed from the current group and added to the existing group you select.


1 While browsing in Microsoft Edge, right click or press and hold on a tab you want to add to an existing group. (see screenshot below)

2 Click/tap on Add tab to group.

3 Click/tap on an existing group name (ex: "Forums") you want to add the tab to.

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That's it,
Shawn


 

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