How to show home button on Edge Chromium

If Microsoft Edge Chromium missing the home button, then use this guide to add and configure the button.

Home button for Edge Chromium
Home button for Edge Chromium

Although the new version of Microsoft Edge based on the Google’s Chromium project is similar to the previous version of the browser for Windows 10, settings and some elements are scattered in the different places.

If you’re new to Edge Chromium, you probably noticed that the home button is missing from top bar, but only because it’s an option that you have to enable and configure manually.

In this guide, you’ll learn steps to show the home button between the reload and address bar on Microsoft Edge.

How to add home button to address bar on Microsoft Edge

To show the home button on the Chromium version of Edge, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Click the Settings and More (three-dotted) button on the top-right corner.

  3. Select the Settings option.

  4. Click on Appearance.

  5. Turn on the Show home button toggle switch.

    Microsoft Edge Chromium show home button setting
    Microsoft Edge Chromium show home button setting
  6. (Optional) Select the default action of the home button.

    Configure home button for Microsoft Edge
    Configure home button for Microsoft Edge
    • New Tab page — opens a new tab page when the button is pressed.
    • Enter URL — allows you to specify a website as your default home site. Usually, you want to set your favorite search engine website (Google or Bing).

Once you complete the steps, the home button should appear next to the address bar of Microsoft Edge.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].