How to allow DNS over HTTPS in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

One day, Microsoft will allow DNS over HTTPS for all Windows applications but you can allow it with a secret flag in today’s latest version of Microsoft Edge. DoH will boost your online protection and privacy but in Microsoft Edge 80 it is not yet supported by default. Like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge does not necessarily use DoH unless you are using a DoH supporting DNS server. This functionality is enabled by several options: Google public DNS, Cloud flare and even Comcast’s DNS everything. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to allow DNS over HTTPS in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

Allow DNS over HTTPS in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

To allow DNS over HTTPS in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Open the Microsoft Edge browser. Navigate to the following path.

edge://flags/#dns-over-https

The following screen will appear in front of you.

Locate the Secure DNS lookups option and then click the drop down as highlighted in the above image.

Now choose the Enabled option from the Secure DNS lookups drop down as highlighted in the above image. The screen will appear as the following image is showing.

When the Secure DNS lookups option is enabled, a Restart button will appear. Click the Restart button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Restart button, the browser will start and the following screen will appear in front of you.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to allow DNS over HTTPS in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

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