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How to close malicious tabs in Microsoft Edge on Xbox One

You might encounter a malicious web page when you surf the web by using Microsoft Edge on your Xbox One console. For example, you might not be able to go to a different page, or your Xbox One might not respond when you press the Menu button on your controller.

Solutions

Solution 1: Close the tab in Microsoft Edge

Here's how:

  1. Press the View button on your controller.
  2. Select the tab that you want to close.
  3. Press the Menu button .
A finger reaches to press the Menu button on an Xbox One controller.
  1. Select Close tab.

Solution 2: Close the tab by opening a new tab in Microsoft Edge

If your controller doesn't respond when you press the Menu button and you can't close the tab that's open in Microsoft Edge, you'll have to open a new tab. You can then close the tab that you couldn't close in Solution 1. Here's how:

  1. Return to the Home screen by pressing the Xbox button on your controller.
A finger reaches to press the Xbox button on an Xbox One controller.
  1. Under Games, select Search.
  2. Type anything in the bar, and then press Menu to start the search.
  3. Scroll to the right, and then select Get web results.
  4. After the new tab is open, press the View button on your controller.
  5. Select the tab that you want to close.
  6. Press the Menu button .
  7. Select Close tab.

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