Starting with this new version, Microsoft Edge is introducing new “Tracking prevention” settings, which allows to choose among three different levels of privacy, including Basic, Balanced, and Strict to prevent malicious and advertisement companies from collecting your activities and other valuable information. While all the levels offer features to block malicious trackers, the level of advertisement tracking will be different depending on the privacy level that you select. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable and configure the tracking prevention feature in Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 as well as for Windows 8.1, Windows 7, and macOS.

How to configure tracking prevention level on Microsoft Edge

To configure tracking prevention level with Microsoft Edge, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, you should be able to browse the web without worrying about malicious trackers, and you should starting seeing less targeted advertisements. Microsoft Edge Chromium enable tracking prevention

Basic — blocks malicious trackers but allows relevant ads. Balanced (recommended) — blocks malicious trackers and some third-party trackers, but you’ll experience less relevant ads. Strict — blocks the majority of online trackers, and as a result some websites may not work correctly.

Chromium Edge tracking prevention exclusion settings Allow tracking for specific website on Microsoft Edge Update January 13, 2020: Originally published in August 2019, and it’s been updated to reflect the changes since the feature was first introduced. 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.