Using Microsoft Edge Browser Side by Side

Preparations

In some cases policy files are not deployed, you can do this by following these steps:

  1. Download the policy files from:

    https://www.microsoftedgeinsider.com/en-us/enterprise

  2. Unpack the package

  3. From MicrosoftEdgePolicyTemplates\windows\admx, copy the msedgeupdate.admx file

  4. Go to C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions and put the .admx here

  5. Then, from MicrosoftEdgePolicyTemplates\windows\admx\en-US, copy the msedgeupdate.adml file

  6. Put this in C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US

  7. When you open the Group Policy editor, Microsoft Edge Update will be visible under Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates

 

To enable the side by side browser experience policy:

  1. Open the Group Policy Editor.

  2. Under Computer Configuration, go to Administrative Templates>Microsoft Edge Update>Applications.

  3. Under Applications, select "Allow Microsoft Edge Side by Side browser experience" and then click Edit policy setting.

  4. Select Enabled and then click OK.