Block Internet Access To Microsoft Edge In Windows 11

Do you have children and would you like to prevent them from browsing the Internet ? Did you know that it is possible to block Internet access to Microsoft Edge in Windows 11 ? Well, throughout this MrAppsGeek post we will teach you how to avoid the illegal use of Edge thanks to Windows FireWall .

Is It Possible to Stop Microsoft Edge from Connecting to the Internet in Windows 11?

Yes, it is possible to prevent programs from connecting to the Internet through the Windows FireWall. This is something we already did with Chrome , so next we will apply what we learned but with the Edge browser.

What is the Windows 11 FireWall and what is it for?

It is a security software that allows you to monitor the outgoing and incoming traffic of a network. In this way, an antivirus can be configured to protect our system or even accelerate the uTorrent program to the maximum without the need for programs .

How to Block Internet Access in Microsoft Edge Windows 11 Step by Step 2023

The first step would be to open the Windows 11 FireWall for this we will only have to follow these instructions:

  1. We go to the  search icon  on the taskbar.
  2. We write  “FireWall”  (without quotes).
  3. We enter the  “Best match” .

We select “Advanced Settings” on the left side of the screen.

  1. We select “Outbound Rules” (OutBound Rules) located on the left.
  2. Then you have to select “Create New Rule” (New Rule) .

Select “Programs” and then “Next” .

  1. Press the right shortcut button of Edge, enter properties and select all the shortcut URL without the quotes.
  2. We choose “Copy” .
  3. We paste the URL .
  4. We click on “Next” .
  1. Block the connection.
  2. Click on “Next” .

Check the boxes: Domain, Private and Public .

  1. We give the rule a name, example: “Block Microsoft Edge” .
  2. Click on “Next” .

If you have followed the above steps correctly, when we try to open Microsoft Edge we will realize that we cannot access the browser .

How to Re-Give Internet Access to Microsoft Edge in Windows 11 Easy and Fast 2023

  1. You can re-enable the connection by selecting “Properties” of the rule you created.
  2. And then clicking on “Allow Connection” .

As you can see, it is easy to block Internet access to Microsoft Edge in Win 11 , however if you have a problem you can always leave a comment and I will try to answer if I have time. Remember that your support is very important, so you would help me a lot if you share this article with your friends and family through your social networks.