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How to Get YouTube Lyrics From Cortana in Edge

Dave LeClair 29-08-2016

Love it (her?) or hate it, Cortana is a part of the Windows operating system now. Sure, you can disable some of the features How to Turn Cortana On/Off After the Anniversary Update Whether you want to enable or disable Cortana, Microsoft hasn't made it easy in the Anniversary Update. Here's a quick workaround you can use though. Read More , but the personal assistant will always be there to do stuff.

One of the cooler things Cortana can do is show you lyrics for the songs you’re playing in a YouTube video in Edge How to Get Rid of the Tab Preview Feature in Edge If the new Tab Preview feature in Edge doesn't sit well with you, here's what you can do to disable it and go back to the way it was before. Read More .

The feature is quite easy to use. When you’re playing a YouTube video This "Feature" Is the Funniest Way to Watch YouTube Videos Want to have some fun while watching YouTube videos? Turn on this feature and let the good times roll! Super funny, but don't overdo it. Read More with the Edge browser, you’ll see a little circle appear in the address bar. Clicking this will cause the lyrics to song to pop out on the right side of the screen.


Something kind of annoying about this otherwise cool feature is that clicking anywhere on the screen will cause the lyrics to fade away, and clicking the circle in the address bar will bring them back. Also, the lyrics option didn’t come up for me on more obscure music (even relatively popular bands like In This Moment).

While not perfect, it’s definitely a cool feature for all Edge users, and it’s worth playing around with if you’re listening to song and trying to figure out what the singer just said.

Do you use Edge? What’s your favorite feature of the browser? Let us know in the comments!

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Related topics: Microsoft Edge, YouTube.

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  1. Keith
    August 29, 2016 at 9:17 am

    I'm not seeing the circle in Edge on my pc.