Interface update

How to enable tabs blur and rounded corners on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge gets new IU changes to better integrate the experience with Windows 11, and here's how to enable the new elements.

Microsoft Edge tabs and toolbar new visuals

On Microsoft Edge, you can turn on a flag to enable a new feature that shows Windows 11 visual effects in the title bar and toolbar. For example, the semi-transparent blur material that shines through the desktop background colors known as mica and rounded corners for browser tabs. Similar to the Mozilla Firefox style.

The new visual improvements are available on Microsoft Edge version 102 and higher releases in the stable channel for Windows 11.

In this guide, you will learn the steps to enable the new Windows 11 visual updates for Microsoft Edge.

Enable title bar, toolbar, tabs new IU visuals on Microsoft Edge

To enable the new Microsoft Edge visuals for the title bar, toolbar, and tabs, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Type the following path in the address bar to open the flags experimental settings in the new feature location:

    edge://flags/#edge-visual-rejuv-show-settings
  3. Use the “Show experimental appearance settings” drop-down menu on the right and select the Enabled option.

    Microsoft Edge visual rejuv show settings

  4. Click the Restart button.

  5. Click the Settings and more (three-dotted) button and select the Settings options.

  6. Click on Appearance.

  7. Turn on the “Show Windows 11 visual effects in title bar and toolbar” toggle switch.

    Show Windows 11 visual effects in title bar and toolbar

  8. Turn on the “Use rounded corners for browser tabs” toggle switch.

  9. Click the Restart button.

Once you complete the steps, the title bar and toolbar on Microsoft Edge will now appear with a semi-transparent and blur effect known as mica material. Also, tabs will show with the same visual effect and rounded corners.