How to delete your Microsoft Edge sync data

This tutorial will show you step by step how to delete your Microsoft Edge sync data (bookmarks, settings, extensions, collections, history, passwords, etc.).

As of now, Microsoft Edge can sync the following data:

Steps

1. Open Microsoft Edge.

2. Type edge://flags in the address bar.

3. Press [Enter].

4. Type enable reset sync in the search bar.

Microsoft Edge flags

The “Enable reset sync” flag will appear.

Enable reset sync flag in Microsoft Edge

Note: If you cannot find the “Enable reset sync” flag, then Microsoft may already have added this feature to the settings of Edge. If that's the case, then you can continue with step 7.

5. Click on the dropdown menu button next to Enable reset sync flag and select Enabled.

Enable the Reset sync flag in Microsoft Edge

6. Click on the Restart button in the bottom right corner.

Microsoft Edge will now restart.

7. Click on the menu button in the upper right corner.

Microsoft Edge menu button

8. Click on Settings.

9. In the Profiles section, you click on Sync.

Open Microsoft Edge sync settings

10. Scroll down to the bottom and click on the Reset sync button.

Microsoft Edge Reset sync button

A “Reset sync” window appears.

11. You can uncheck the Resume sync after resetting sync option if you want.

12. Click on the Reset button.

Microsoft Edge Reset sync window

Microsoft will now delete your Microsoft Edge sync data from its servers, and it will also stop sync and sign you out of Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft Edge sync data successfully deleted from Microsoft servers message

Note: If you get the “Something went wrong. Your browsing sync data couldn't be deleted” error, then try again with the Resume sync after resetting sync option checked.



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