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How to move tab to another profile on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge now lets you move tabs between profiles with a new option available in the tab's context menu – here's how to enable and use the feature.

Microsoft Edge move tab to another profile

Microsoft Edge has a feature to move tabs to a different profile window, wichch will come in handy for people who use the browser with multiple profiles.

The Chromium version of Microsoft Edge comes with an option that allows you to set up multiple profiles to share the browser with other users or keep things separate, such as personal and work. The only caveat is that because profiles are completely isolated from each other, you can’t drag a tab to another profile window if you are using this setup.

However, starting with version 89 and higher (currently in the Canary channel), the browser introduces an option that makes it easier to move tabs between profiles on Windows 10

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to move a tab to a different profile window with the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge.

Move tab to different profile window on Microsoft Edge

To move a tab to another Microsoft Edge profile, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Open any web page.

  3. Right-click the tab and select the Move tab to (name) profile window option.

    Move tab to another profile window
    Move tab to another profile window
    Quick tip: If you have three or more profiles, then you’ll see the Move tab to another profile window submenu, which you need to select to choose the profile.

Once you complete the steps, the tab will move to the profile you selected. If the profile isn’t open, Microsoft Edge will open it automatically.

Enable move tab to different profile window on Microsoft Edge

The ability to move tabs to a different profile is currently disabled, but you can enable it from the flags settings page.

To enable the option to move tabs between profiles, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

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

    edge://flags/#edge-move-tabs-to-profile-window
  3. Use the drop-down menu on the right and select the Enabled option.

    Microsoft Edge enable move tab to another profile
    Microsoft Edge enable move tab to another profile
  4. Click the Restart button.

After you complete the steps, the option to relocate tabs to another profile will be available from the tab’s right-click context menu.