How to disable Bing Chat in Microsoft Edge

In its latest update, Microsoft Edge browser introduced a new Bing Chat button for users to easily access the AI chatbot.

The Bing button appears in the top-right of the Edge browser. When you click on the button, a flyout appears for you to use. The chatbot answers complex questions, generates draft emails and other types of content with AI, and gets insights about the web page you are viewing.

Although it is a convenient way to interact with the Bing chatbot, however, since the feature sits where the main menu used to and opens Bing Chat whenever you hover the cursor over it, which is a behavior not everyone likes. So this can be really annoying for some users like me who find it useless. Luckily, you have the option to remove the Bing Chat button. 

In this guide, we will show you how to disable the Bing Chat button in Microsoft Edge 111 or higher.

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Here is how to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Microsoft Edge > click the Settings (three-dotted) button in the top-right corner. How to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge 1
  2. Scroll down > select the Settings option. How to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge 2
  3. Click on System and performance > toggle off the Startup boost option. How to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge 3
  4. Right-click the Microsoft Edge in the Taskbar > select the Pin to taskbar option. How to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge 4
  5. Right-click the app button, right-click on Microsoft Edge, and select the Properties option. How to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge 7
  6. In the “Target” setting, after a space copy and paste the following code: –disable-features=msUndersideButton How to disable Bing Chat on Microsoft Edge 6
  7. Click the Apply button > click the OK button.
  8. When done, the Bing Chat disables and won’t appear in the top-right corner anymore.

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