With Internet Explorer 10 you might notice something different about the web—it’s bigger, bolder, and optimized for touch. Tabs, buttons, and toolbars are now easily accessible when you need them, but quietly get out of the way when you don’t. By learning a few simple actions, you’ll be able to comfortably use your new browser.
Find your Address bar
If you’re looking for your Address bar, open Internet Explorer and swipe down from the top (or right-click). The Address bar appears at the bottom of your screen and the Tabs bar appears at the top.
Tap or click the Address bar and Internet Explorer displays your Frequent, pinned, and favorite sites so you can jump to the site you want in an instant. Or, enter a web address or search term in the Address bar. As soon as you start typing, Internet Explorer shows results that match sites you’ve previously visited, pinned sites and favorites, or sites you might like.
Change your home page
Set up a home page so every time you launch Internet Explorer 10 you can go straight to the site you use the most.
Make sure you’ve closed all open tabs, then open Internet Explorer in the desktop.
Tap or click Tools , and then tap or click Internet options.
Under the General tab, enter the web address of your new home page, and then tap or click Apply.
You’ll need to restart Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer in the desktop to see your new home page. You can change your home page at any time, or set up multiple home pages that will open in separate tabs.
Your home page only appears each time Internet Explorer is restarted. So if you open a new tab, you’ll see a blank page until you enter a web address or search term in the Address bar.
Navigate with tabs
Flip ahead through sites
From the Settings charm, tap or click Internet Options to turn on flip ahead.
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