Microsoft Edge is a proprietary, cross-platform Chromium-based web browser created by Microsoft available for both mobile and PC. On the browser, there are some extensions (or add-ons) and other services that keep running in the background even when you close the browser. In this read, you will learn how to stop Microsoft Edge from running in the background.
How to Stop Microsoft Edge from Running in the Background?
While some people think it’s a good feature but there are some users who don’t want the browser to run in the background as it decreases the battery and memory of the system and if you are one of those who have low system resources then you definitely need to disable it. In this article, we have added the steps by which you can stop the browser from running in the background on Windows PC.
Stop Edge from running in the background
1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser on your system.
2. Click on the three-dots icon at the top and select Settings.
3. Tap on System and performance from the sidebar.
4. Finally, turn off the toggle next to Continue running background extensions and apps when Microsoft Edge is closed.
Once done, the browser will stop the background activities on your system.
So, these are the steps by which you can prevent the Microsoft Edge browser from running in the background. I hope you find this article helpful; if you did, share it with your friends and family.
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