Configure Microsoft Edge settings in Configuration Manager

Applies to: Configuration Manager (current branch)

Starting in version 1802, for customers who use the Microsoft Edge web browser on Windows 10 clients, create a Configuration Manager compliance settings policy to configure several Microsoft Edge settings.

This policy only applies to clients on Windows 10, version 1703 or later.

Policy settings

This policy currently includes the following settings:

Configure Windows Defender SmartScreen settings for Microsoft Edge

Starting in version 1806, this policy adds three settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen. The policy now includes the following additional settings on the SmartScreen Settings page:

Create the Microsoft Edge browser profile

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, go to the Assets and Compliance workspace. Expand Compliance Settings and select the Microsoft Edge Browser Profiles node. Click the ribbon option to Create Microsoft Edge profile.
  2. Specify a Name for the policy, optionally enter a Description, and click Next.
  3. On the General Settings page, change the value to Configured for the settings to include in this policy, and click Next. The setting to Set Edge Browser as default must be configured to continue.
  4. In version 1806 and later, configure settings on the SmartScreen Settings page, and then click Next.
  5. On the Supported Platforms page, select the OS versions and architectures to which this policy applies, and click Next.
  6. Complete the wizard.

Deploy the policy

  1. Select your policy and click the ribbon option to Deploy.
  2. Click Browse to select the user or device collection to which to deploy the policy.
  3. Select additional options as necessary.
    a. Generate alerts when the policy is not compliant.
    b. Set the schedule by which the client evaluates the device's compliance with this policy.
  4. Click OK to create the deployment.

Next steps

Like any compliance settings policy, the client remediates the settings on the schedule you specify. Monitor and report on device compliance in the Configuration Manager console.