Article ID : 00121660 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

How to use the Web Notes feature of the Microsoft Edge browser.

    The Web Note feature of the Microsoft® Edge browser allow you to annotate a web page, mark it up and share it. Follow these steps to use the Web Note feature.

    1. From the taskbar, click the Microsoft Edge icon.
    2. Browse to a web page that you would like to mark up, make notes and/or share, and then click the Make a Web Note button.

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    3. Once in Web Note mode, a new toolbar will appear with various tools and options:
      • web note pen (Pen): This icon will select the Pen tool and allow you to write, circle or mark the page. You can also change the pen color and size.
      • web note highlighter (Highlighter): This icon will select the Highlighter tool allow you to highlight different areas of the page. You can also change the highlighter color and shape.
      • web note eraser (Eraser): This icon will select the Eraser tool that has a Clear All option that allows you to erase all previous web notes on the page.
      • web note add typed note (Add a typed note): This icon will allow you to place a message box on the web page and write (type) a note within that box.
      • web note clip (Clip): This icon will allow you to clip and save an image from the web page.
      • web note save (Save Web Note): This icon will allow you to save the current web page, with all of the web notes you may have made, into your Favorites and/or Reading list.
      • web note share (Share): This icon will allow you to share the web page on Facebook® app, Flipboard app, Microsoft OneNote® app or your Reading List.
      • web note exit (Exit): This icon will allow you to exit from the Web Note mode.