How to Turn On/Off Printing in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11

Hi everyone, in this article we will show you how to turn printing on and off in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11. Microsoft Edge is a cross-platform web browser designed specifically for Windows 10 users. It was previously known as Microsoft Internet Explorer for older generations of Windows.

Microsoft Edge allows its users to print web content, including options to print web pages, documents, files in PDF format, and other similar content. By default, this feature is enabled. However, if you no longer want to use the printing feature, you can configure Microsoft Edge to prevent users from printing web content through the Group Policy Editor and through a registry change. You can even change Edge Browser’s language on Windows 11. Before you proceed, we recommend you to update Windows 11

How to Turn On/Off Printing in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11

How to Turn On or Turn Off Printing in Microsoft Edge Browser using Local Group Policy Editor

Step 1 : Open the Local Group Policy Editor in the first step. To do so, press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard to open the Run dialog box. In the Run box, type gpedit.msc and press Enter on the keyboard.

Step 2 : From the left sidebar of the Local Group Policy Editor window, navigate to the following path:

  • Microsoft Edge > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Computer Configuration

Step 3 : Double-click the Allow printing policy in the right-hand pane to open its settings.

Step 4 : Select the Enabled or Not Configured radio button to enable the feature. To turn off the printing feature, select the Disabled radio button. Once you’ve found the right option, click Apply and then OK to save your changes.

Step 5 : Now, restart windows 11 PC to apply the new changes.

How to Enable or Disable Printing in Microsoft Edge browser through Registry Editor

Step 1 : Open Registry Editor in Windows 11

Step 2 : From the left side pane of the registry editor, navigate to the following key:


Step 3 : Now, on the left sidebar, right-click on the Microsoft folder and choose New, then Key.

Step 4 : Edge is the name of the newly created key.

Step 5 : By clicking on the Edge key, you can now select it. Right-click on a blank space on the right-hand pane and choose New and then DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 6 : PrintingEnabled is the name of the new DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 7 : Set the Value data to 0 by default. The value 0 indicates that printing is disabled. To enable printing, double-click on PrintingEnabled and set the Value data to 1 or delete this DWORD.

Final Words

We hope you enjoy our article on how to turn printing on and off in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11. Most printers are not set up for borderless printing by default. Instead, the image is printed with white borders. That’s all you can do. If you try to print a web page using the Ctrl + P keyboard shortcut in the Edge browser, you won’t see a print dialog. You will also notice that the Print option is disabled in the Edge browser menu. If you liked our article, please share it with others.

I hope you understand this article, How to Turn On/Off Printing in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11.

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