How to Remove Microsoft Edge Sidebar

Disable Edge Sidebar

The sidebar on Microsoft Edge helps you use search, shopping or a few other things. However, if the sidebar is bothering you, you can always remove it. Let me show you how.

Auto-hide Edge Sidebar

Before you turn off the Edge sidebar completely, let me show you an alternative option. You can set it to auto-hide.

With auto-hide, the sidebar appears only when you click the Discover icon on the top-right corner.

To auto-hide the Edge sidebar, click the Auto-hide sidebar icon on the bottom-right corner of the Edge window.

Disabling Edge Sidebar

If auto-hide is not enough, you can turn off the sidebar. Follow these steps to disable the Edge sidebar: