Allow freezing of background tabs

Controls whether Microsoft Edge can freeze tabs that are in the background for at least 5 minutes.

Tab freezing reduces CPU, battery, and memory usage. Microsoft Edge uses heuristics to avoid freezing tabs that do useful work in the background, such as display notifications, play sound, and stream video.

If you enable or don't configure this policy, tabs that have been in the background for at least 5 minutes might be frozen.

If you disable this policy, no tabs will be frozen.

Supported on: Microsoft Edge version 79, Windows 7 or later

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Edge
Value NameTabFreezingEnabled
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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