How to Manage Collections in Microsoft Edge

The new Microsoft Edge built on top of Chromium Browser is loaded with features. And one of its interesting features is Collections that lets you keep track of your ideas and notes and store them in a notebook. After it got introduced in late 2019, it is only getting better with every new update.

Microsoft Edge’s Collections lets you take notes and snippets from web pages. Whether you are planning a trip, making a shopping list, or collecting notes for your homework, Collections can help you. Since it gets synced across all your signed-in devices, your collections are always with you even on the go.

However, Collections has a set of features, which you must understand to make the most of it. So, let me walk you through Microsoft Edge’s Collections.

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How to Enable Collections in Edge

Microsoft developed Collections as an experimental feature in 2019 and it was not enabled by default till Windows 10 20H1.

So, if your Windows 10 is older than 20H1 or you do not find Collections inside Edge, then follow these steps to enable them:

  1. Open the Start menu and find Microsoft Edge.
  2. Drag and drop Microsoft Edge to the desktop to create a shortcut.
  3. Drag and drop Microsoft Edge to the desktop
  4. Then, right-click on the shortcut and select Properties.
  5. Finally, switch to the Shortcut tab and add --enable-features=msEdgeCollections after the “msedge.exe” entry in the Target field and click OK.
  6. Microsoft Edge Properties in Windows 10
  7. Now, open this shortcut to open the new Edge with Collections.