Edge flashes address bar making unable to type or search

By design Issue #12352556


Sanjaya S.
Jun 15, 2017
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In Edge when you try to enter URL or search as soon as you type first character it starts selecting everything and drop down shows until you click another application. This behavior makes it hard to use Edge at all. This start about a month ago.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “James M.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. While typing, if you want to get rid of the auto-complete, then please press either Backspace or Delete.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

    • Hello,

      If you wish to disable the feature, please go to the Menu (…) / Settings / View Advanced Settings, and under Show Search and Site Suggestions as I Type, toggle the switch from On to Off.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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