Browsers and Mail Send Link or Page to your Devices 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.

The Send link to your devices and Send page to your devices feature in Microsoft Edge allows you to send a link or tab to your other devices you have turned on sync for your profile in Microsoft Edge.

When you send a link or page to a synced device, the device you sent the link or page to will show a notification from Microsoft Edge with the link or page. If you click/tap on the notification, it will open the link or page in Microsoft Edge.

This tutorial will show you how to send a link or page to share with your synced devices in Microsoft Edge.

It is required to sign in to Microsoft Edge with the same Microsoft account on all devices you want to send a link or page to and from.

It is required to turn on sync for your profile in Microsoft Edge on all devices you want to send a link or page to and from.

It is required to turn on notifications from Microsoft Edge on all devices you want to send a link or page to.



Contents

  • Option One: To "Send link to your devices" in Microsoft Edge
  • Option Two: To "Send page to your devices" in Microsoft Edge


EXAMPLE: Microsoft Edge notification for shared link or page
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OPTION ONE

To "Send link to your devices" in Microsoft Edge


1 Open Microsoft Edge.

2 Right click or press and hold on a link on page you want to send. (see screenshot below)

3 Click/tap on Send link to your devices.

4 Click/tap on a synced device you want to send the link to.

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OPTION TWO

To "Send page to your devices" in Microsoft Edge


1 Open Microsoft Edge.

2 Perform one of the following actions: (see screenshots below)
  • Right click or press and hold on the tab for a page you want to send.
  • Right click or press and hold on the background of a page you want to send.
3 Click/tap on Send page to your devices.

4 Click/tap on a synced device you want to send the page to.

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That's it,
Shawn Brink
 

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