How Can We Help?

Use Internet Explorer Compatibility Mode

You are here:
< All Topics

Starting from 15th June 2022, Microsoft will be retiring Internet Explorer thus all support for IE will cease. This is a problem if you use older websites or browser-based accessibility tools that need Internet Explorer.

If you’re browsing with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 or 11 and you visit a site that needs Internet Explorer to work properly, you’re in luck. Edge includes an “Internet Explorer mode” for compatibility.

How to allow sites to be reloaded in IE mode

Make sure that you can launch websites in IE mode by following these steps:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge and click on the Options () button on the upper right corner then select Settings.

  2. On Settings tab, click Default browser.

    set as default browser

  3. Select Allow from the dropdown menu next to Allow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer mode.

    make legacy sites work in microsoft edge

  4. Click Restart if you’re prompted to restart the browser.

    restart internet explorer

To launch sites in IE mode, here are the steps:

  1. Browse to the site you’d like to load in IE mode then click on the Options () then select Reload in Internet Explorer mode.

    browser three dot options

  2. Edge will reload the site in the IE engine, and you will see the IE icon on the left side of the address bar.

  3. To keep the page in IE mode, click the IE icon and enable the Open this page in Internet Explorer mode next time option then click Done.

    internet explorer settings


How to Use Internet Explorer Mode in Edge

[arrow_forms id="12763"]
Was this article helpful?
0 out Of 5 Stars
5 Stars 0%
4 Stars 0%
3 Stars 0%
2 Stars 0%
1 Stars 0%
How can we improve this article?
Please submit the reason for your vote so that we can improve the article.
Table of Contents