Edge browser about:config

Recently I became curious what you can configure in Edge browser. In this short post I’m going to talk about the about:config in MS edge browser. The options are limited but helpful.

Privacy over VPN?

  • WebRTC What is WebRTC? It is an API for JavaScript to do lots of things. You can check a box to hide your local IP address over WebRTC connections. You can simply check this box. If you are on VPN this may help to reduce the exposure of your computers IP address in Edge and Windows Apps utilizing Edge.
  • Make sure “Allow Adobe Flash localhost loop-back is unchecked. Unchecked should be the default.
  • Turn on “View Source” to look at the page source like you can in Firefox.