Settings for the Edge Developer Tools

about:flags

Type 'about:flags' into the address bar in Microsoft Edge to open the Developer Settings. The flags found on this page allow you to enable or disable experimental browser features via check-boxes. These experimental features may change, experience bugs, or disappear at any time.

Show Inspect Element and View Source Context Menus

Applies to Windows Insider Builds after 14328.

Inspect Element and View Source are no longer shown by default in the Microsoft Edge context menu (opened when right-clicking on a web page). To enable these context menu items, you can either:

  • Open the Microsoft Edge F12 developer tools by pressing the F12 key or from the more (...) menu.
  • Change the Developer Settings by visiting about:flags and checking Show "View Source" and "Inspect Element" in the context menu, as illustrated below.

Edge developer tool settings in about:flags