How to Enable Microsoft Search in Microsoft Edge Chromium?

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This article covers how to enable Microsoft Search in Microsoft Edge Chromium browser. Earlier, there was no such option, but Microsoft Edge Chromium has come with flags page and under that page, you can enable this feature. After that, when you perform some search in Bing, it will show Microsoft Search results also.

Do note that this Microsoft Search is not available for end users. Instead, it is for Enterprise or organization so that an organization users can find their documents from Bing search without leaving the search. It provides relevant results for your organization.

In the screenshot below, you can see that MSB Provider flag is visible which helps to enable Microsoft Search enterprise in Microsoft Edge Chromium browser.

microsoft search flag is visible

Let’s check how to do it.

How to Enable Microsoft Search in Microsoft Edge Chromium?

Step 1: First of all, you need to install Microsoft Edge Canary version. It can be downloaded from here.

Step 2: Open Microsoft Edge Chromium browser and then go to its flags page. Use address bar/omnibox, type ‘edge://flags‘, and then use Enter to access flags page.

Step 3: In Flags page, use the search bar, and type ‘edge’. You will see a flag named “MSB Provider“. For this flags page, use drop down menu, and select Enabled. After that, you also need to relaunch your browser to apply the changes.

enable msb provider flag

Step 4: When the browser is relaunched, access Settings page of Microsoft Edge Chromium, then go to Privacy and services section, and select “Address bar” option. After that, check if Search engine used in the address bar is set to “Bing“. If yes, then you don’t need to do anything. If not, set it to Bing.

set bing as default search engine

Now, perform some search, and you will get results including your organization searches with files and other documents.

You may also check how to open Chrome tabs in Microsoft Edge.

The Conclusion:

This is how you can enable Microsoft in Microsoft Edge Chromium. It is gonna help enterprise users a lot as they can directly find documents from Bing search. Just enable the flag once and enjoy the benefits.

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