Although IE Mode has been designed primarily for organizations to load internal sites without the need to use a separate browser or having to redesign the site, it’s also possible to use the feature to load external websites. However, it involves additional steps, and you must specify a list with the sites that you want to render with IE Mode on Edge using Group Policy. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable IE Mode to load legacy external websites using the Internet Explorer rendering engine on Chromium Edge for Windows 10.

How to create Enterprise Mode Site List for IE Mode on Microsoft Edge

To load external websites with with IE Mode on Edge (Chromium), you need to enable the feature and create a list of sites using these steps: Once you complete the steps, websites will render in compatibility mode, and you’ll notice a familiar IE icon on the left side of the address bar letting you know the website is using Internet Explorer. Microsoft Edge Group Policy settings Enable IE Mode on Chromium Edge Microsoft Edge Group Policy IE Mode Configure the Enterprise Mode Site List policy

HTTPS location: https://localhost:8080/sites.xml Local network file: \network\shares\sites.xml Local file: file:///c:/Users/USER-FOLDER-NAME/Documents/sites.xml

Creating Enterprise Site XML list

To create an XML file with the list of sites that you want to load with Microsoft Edge IE Mode, use these steps: After you complete the steps, you can use the file to load websites on IE Mode on Microsoft Edge using the Configure the Enterprise Mode Site List policy with the above instructions. Sites xml for Microsoft Edge IE Mode with multiple websites All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.