Nowadays more than 75% population of the world is going online for their different kinds of purposes. In this article, how do I know whether to trust a website on Microsoft edge, I will let you know the tips and tricks on how to check that the visited websites are secure and not spam.
Website trust check is a very important part of cybersecurity. So, let’s move ahead and learn how we can be a trusted website checker?
And find out Window Edge trusted sites.
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If you have recently changed your search engine to Microsoft edge Windows 10, then you shouldn’t miss this article.
Read until the end…
Here, I’ll also use suitable examples and screenshots, which will easily fit these tips in your mind 💡 for your further searches with Microsoft edge web browser.
How Do I Know Whether To Trust A Website On Microsoft Edge
Now we are going to enter in the Microsoft Ege security zone to make sure that the visited website is safe & virus free or not.
This will undoubtedly help you to add trusted sites in Microsoft Edge and totally flush the question “Can I trust this site” from your mind…
…and you will recognize the trusted sites through Microsoft Edge.
Lock Icon Microsoft Edge
There are 3 lock indications available as trustable website checker in Microsoft edge. These important signs will surely help you to be aware of hacking your personal data and pieces of information.
Grey Lock Icon In Edge Browser
Let’s start with Grey lock icon. While working on Microsoft edge, the gray lock icon represents that the website you are trying to access is authentic and safe. In other words, no third party except
In other words, “No third party except website server and you, could see it or trace it”.
Open Microsoft edge and type Youtube.com.
Here you will see a gray lock icon beside the web address. This signifies that the youtube.com is authentic and safe.
Green Lock Icon In Edge Windows 10
Now, move towards what Green lock icon in Microsoft edge browser says. Green lock icon on any website suggests that this website uses SSL(Secure Socket Layer) and also having Extended Validation certificate(EV).
This indicates that your data is encrypted and secure.
Let’s take an example of Paypal.com to understand Green lock icon quickly.
For this, type Paypal.com on your Microsoft Edge address bar and go for it.
After getting the search result, you can see a green lock icon beside the web address.
Paypal uses SSL to make your purchases and money transfer safe and encrypted 🙂
You can also go to Https://paypal.com or www.paypal.com.
No Lock Icon In Windows Edge
The last one is if No lock icon is showing with the website address you want to access. This indicates that website is hosted on shared servers.
In this case, do not go for any e-commerce related services i.e this is not a trusted website for online shopping and for any social networking platform offered by them.
Tap The Lock Icon
This is an advanced suggestion(Tips) to learn how do I know whether to trust a website on Microsoft edge. This approach is related to know the identity of the website you are trying to access.
It’s so simple!! Just hit the green/gray lock icon to verify the identity. By tapping on the lock icon you will get the details of verification, website server location and who owns it as well.
I hope these tips helped you well to understand how do I know whether to trust a website on Microsoft edge.
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