MS Edge - Introduction

This introductory Edge course is for anyone who needs to understand how Edge works.  Suitable for beginners and anyone who wants to brush up on their skills. We assume learners will already be familiar with using a keyboard, mouse, computer and assistive technology.

By the end of this course you will be able to open up Edge, understand web addresses and use search engines and set a default search provider.  You will learn how to use profiles, browser tabs, accessibility features, print and save web pages and download content.  You will also learn how to create and organise favourites, pin sites, use collections and lastly how to set your home page, search history, work with cookies and pop-ups

Estimated Course duration is 2-3 hours. Each lesson takes on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

Course Content

Getting Started

Introducing the Internet
Getting Started with Microsoft Edge
Understanding Web Addresses
Using the Address Bar

Using Microsoft Edge

Using Profiles
Using Browser Tabs
Understanding Search Engines
Searching for Web Content
Setting the Default Search Provider
Accessibility Features
Using AutoComplete
Privacy & Security Settings

Saving Web Content

Printing Web Pages
Saving Web Pages
Downloading Content

Organising Web Content

Creating Favourites
Organising Favourites
Importing & Exporting Favourites
Pinning Sites
Using Collections

Browser Management

Changing the Default Browser
Setting the Home Page
Installing Extensions
Search History
Temporary Internet Files
Cookies & Pop-Ups