Browsers and Mail Enable or Disable Smart Actions on Mini Menu in Microsoft Edge

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The Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium and was released on January 15, 2020. It is compatible with all supported versions of Windows, and macOS. With speed, performance, best in class compatibility for websites and extensions, and built-in privacy and security features.

The mini menu in Microsoft Edge is triggered on text selection and has basic actions like copy and smart actions like definitions.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable showing smart actions on the mini menu on text selection in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

EXAMPLE: Smart Actions on Mini Menu on Text Selection in Microsoft Edge


Here's How:

1 Open Microsoft Edge.

2 Click/tap on the Setting and more (Alt+F) 3 dots button, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)


3 Click/tap on Appearance in the left pane. (see screenshot below)

4 Turn On (default) or Off Show smart actions for what you want.

The Show smart actions setting will not be available if Show mini menu when selecting text is turned off.


That's it,
Shawn Brink



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