Follow these simple steps to disable Edge’s new feature to copy and paste links.
If you found yourself more than a little perplexed when you copied and pasted a URL from Microsoft Edge and it wasn’t the usual URL, it’s not you. Microsoft Edge has started copying URLs as a hyperlinked title instead of the URL.
What URLs look like in other browsers:
How they look in newer versions of Edge:
This new change may work for you. If not, here’s how to disable the feature:
- Click “Settings” from the three dot menu in the upper right.
- Select “Share, copy, and paste” in the sidebar to the left.
- Click or tap the box that says “Plain Text”.
Or, copy and paste this entry into the address bar and press Enter:
Select the Plain text box.