This short tutorial  how to enable or disable Microsoft Edge browser profile sync.

The new Microsoft Edge browser has adopted the Chromium open source project code base and provides better web compatibility and performance over the legacy Edge.

The Edge browser is a cross-platform that supports all Windows, macOS and Linux systems. If you are currently using Microsoft Edge and want to learn how to enable or disable its new Edge Sleeping Tab feature, the steps below should show you how to do this.

With Edge, you can sign in with a profile using a Microsoft account, work / school, or your personal email account. When you sign in with a browser profile, it allows you to sync your browsing data to all your other devices using Microsoft Edge.

Data signed on your device is encrypted in transit over HTTPS when transferred between the browser and Microsoft servers. The data is also stored in an encrypted state in Microsoft server to protect your privacy and personal information.


By default, when you install Edge on a new device, it opens with a default profile called Profile1. The default profile will not sync because it is not associated with the user.

To sign in, open Edge and click on the blank image space as shown below. Press sign in Click the button or choose to create a profile from the link.

When you sign in using the same email address across all your devices, you are asked if you want to sync Edge data across all your other devices.

If you say yes, all Edge browsing data is signed on your other devices.

Stop syncing

What if you don’t want to sync your data? The steps below show you how to disable the synchronization of your edge browsing data to other devices.

Open the edge and click on the three horizontal dots (…) at the top corner of your screen. Then choose Settings as shown in the image below.

Go to the Go profile on the left menu item and click Sync on the right panel. From there you can choose to disable or turn off browser sync.

You can type the bottom line in the edge address box to go directly to the browser sync.


Turn off sync to stop syncing your data.

If you want to keep syncing but stop syncing passwords, just to turn off password sync.

Disable browser sync

If you want to disable browser sync, you can use the Windows registry. This policy also prevents the sync consent signal from being displayed.

If you are logged in as an administrator, you can also disable browser sync entirely through the Windows registry. To do this, use the steps below:

Using the Windows Registry is one way to force all users on the system not to use browser sync. There are many ways to do this in Windows, however, using the Windows registry is the easiest and most effective way to do it.

To enable, press windows key + R On your keyboard to open the run command box. Or use the search function to find the run app.

In the command box, type the commands below and press Enter.


Then the registry opens, navigate to the path below.


From there, right-click on Edge Key and choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value Make a choice REG_DWORD Value if you do not see the current value Sync disabled The value has already been created.

Name the new DWORD value as


After saving the DWORD above, double click on it to open it. Then enter the value of 1 to enable.

(Delete) = default
1 = Always disabled

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When disabled, no profile will be able to sync data on the system. You will see a message that your organization has stopped syncing for this device.

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The conclusion:

This post showed you how to disable browser sync with Microsoft Edge.


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