Here’s how you can use Caret Browsing in Edge for Windows 10

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There are times you find yourself in a situation where you cannot use your mouse or touchpad navigate web pages, or simply select text. In this case, you may want to use your keyboard keys. Thankfully, Microsoft Edge comes with a built-in Caret Browsing mode that allows you to place your cursor anywhere on a web page and use the arrow keys of your keyboard to move the cursor and select text. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to use Caret Browsing in Edge for Windows 10. Take a look.

Steps to enable Caret Browsing in Edge

Before using Caret Browsing, you will need to toggle caret mode on in Edge. Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1: First off, you are supposed to open Edge from your Start menu, taskbar or desktop.

Step 2: Next, head to a web page where you wish to select text.

Step 3: Press the F7 button on your keyboard.

Step 4: Check the box for Don’t ask me again… if you don’t want to be prompted the next time you press F7.

Step 5: In the end, you simply click Turn on to enable caret mode.

Steps to select text when using Caret Browsing in Edge

Step 1: First, open Edge from your Start menu, taskbar or desktop.

Step 2: Next, head to a web page where you wish to select text.

Step 3: You now need to click once within the text you would like to select.

Step 4: Hold down Shift on your keyboard.

Step 5: Finally, you use the arrow keys on your keyboard to select the phrase or block of text you need, line by line.

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That’s all there is to it. Got any questions about how to use Caret Browsing in Edge for Windows 10, put them in the comments section below and we will be happy to help you out with the problem you may have.

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