After the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, there have been fundamental changes that are not welcomed by some users. For example, the new Alt+Tab task switcher now shows a live preview of windows as large thumbnails. Many users want to restore the old Alt+Tab task switcher, so we wrote a detailed guide about it. Similarly, Windows 10 now shows all Microsoft Edge tabs in the Alt+Tab switcher by default, which is really frustrating when reviewing apps. You never know where you will land. So if you want to completely remove Microsoft Edge tabs from the Alt+Tab switcher, follow this.
Remove Microsoft Edge tabs from Alt+Tab switcher
1. Press the Windows key once and search for ” multitasking“. Now open “Multitasking Settings” from the first search result.
2. Next, search for “ Press Alt+Tab to display under the Multitasking page and open the drop-down menu.
3. Here, select “ Open windows only“. If you want to reduce the number of Microsoft Edge tabs, you can do that too.
4. Now just close the Windows Settings window and you are done. From now on, individual Edge tabs will not appear on the Alt+Tab selector.
Disable Edge tabs in app switcher Alt+Tab
So here are the four simple steps that can help you disable Microsoft Edge tabs from Alt+Tab switch. Although we love what Microsoft is doing with Edge, it’s really irritating to have such features enabled by default. If you’re having another Microsoft problem – changing the default search engine on Microsoft Edge – then follow our linked guide to replacing Bing with your preferred search engine. Anyway, it all comes from us. If you found the article helpful, comment below and let us know.