Microsoft is partnering with Cloudflare and introducing a new feature called Microsoft Edge Secure Network to help you protect your device and sensitive data as you browse while keeping you safe online.
This feature will encrypt your internet connection, prevent browser tracking, keep your location private in order to help protect your data from online threats like hackers.
Microsoft Edge Secure Network is currently in preview and not available to all users yet. This feature will become available to all when it has been tested and improved across devices.
In order to use this service, a Microsoft Edge sign-in is required to track free data usage and access Secure Network every month. All bandwidth data that is required to provide the Microsoft Edge Secure Network service is automatically deleted at the end of the required service window.
Users will also get 1 gigabyte of free data every month when they sign into Microsoft Edge with their Microsoft Account.
How to Turn on Microsoft Edge Security Network VPN service
As mentioned above, Microsoft is partnering with Cloudflare and introducing a new feature called Microsoft Edge Secure Network to help you protect your device and sensitive data as you browse while keeping you safe online.
Below is how to turn on Microsoft Edge secure Network
Select Settings and more > and select Secure Network to turn on Microsoft Edge Secure Network.
- If you are not signed into your Microsoft Account, you will be prompted to sign in or create one.
- The solid shield icon will appear in the browser frame; your browsing traffic is now protected by Microsoft Edge Secure Network.
Once you the feature is turned on, you should see a green shield at the top right corner of your browser. You can click on the shield icon at any time to see how much data you have used for that month.
The feature will turn off automatically when you close Microsoft Edge. You must turn on Microsoft Edge Secure Network again for your next browsing session if you wish to use it.
That should do it!
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