Free Tracker & Ad Blocker for Edge

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Puts you back in the driver’s seat!

Ghostery stops trackers, ads, and popups in Edge and keeps your personal data private and off the data brokers’ wallets. Your personal data is your business!

Privacy Protection

The Edge Tracker & Ad Blocker extension built by Ghostery takes things to the next level. Every ad, popup and tracker carry your personal information across the web. This data can be used to harm you anytime. By using Ghostery you protect your privacy.


Behind every website visit or search you make, trackers are recording and transmitting every step you take. Ghostery's Edge tracker blocker extension neutralizes these trackers ensuring your peace of mind. Over the Tracker Panel, Ghostery displays the trackers that were identified and neutralized.

Speed & Focus

The more resources load on a website, the slower it gets. By decluttering the web, Ghostery's Edge Ad blocker extension speeds up pages and avoids draining your internet bandwidth and battery.

Community Powered

Ghostery's tracking protection is powered by many. Once a new tracker is detected by one of our users, everyone’s privacy improves. Our code is open source, everyone can investigate it. Browse the internet safer with Ghostery's Edge Tracker & Ad blocker extension for desktop!


Engineered for privacy protection

Ghostery stops trackers on Edge - blocks ads, cookies and popups - clicks you out of consent dialogues at each website visit.

Ghostery Tracker & Ad Blocker panel detailed view displaying settings and blocked trackers

Tracker Panel

Ghostery x-rays the web to display every tracker lurking behind the websites you visit.

To secure your privacy all trackers are neutralized. Your personal data are detached and replaced by random values, leaving data collectors in the dark about your identity.

Ghostery Tracker & Ad Blocker panel simple view displaying Ghostery Privacy building blocks

Privacy Building Blocks

  • Anti-Tracking

    AI-driven technology neutralizing trackers’ ability to collect your personal data. Replacing it by random values it puts data brokers in the dark about your identity and sends a personal message of tracking being unacceptable.

  • Ad-Blocking

    Removes all advertising and promotional content from the websites you visit, leaving you with a clutter-free, focused view on information. The less resources load on a page, the faster it gets.

  • Never-Consent

    Clicks you out of all consent dialogues in favor of never tracking. This unequaled feature adds convenience to each website visit and acts like your globally active privacy advocate towards content providers.

Ghostery Tracker & Ad Blocker panel detailed view displaying customization options


You’re in control!
Block or unblock individual trackers as you see fit. Reasons are up to you! Ghostery always acts in the interest of keeping your personal data private!

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FAQ: Tracker & Ad Blocker for Edge

How do I turn on ad blocker in Microsoft Edge?

You can simply turn on Microsoft Edge’s “Strict” privacy setting for added protection against ad blockers. However, here at Ghostery, we know that browser’s in-built ad blockers aren’t as effective as our free browser extension. It’s easy to download and enable.

How do I block ads on Microsoft Edge in Windows 11?

By going to the Microsoft Edge settings, you can easily block pop ups. However, our ad blocker at Ghostery offers a more comprehensive service than the ad blocker that’s built in in the browser. 

How do I know if I have an ad blocker?

You might have an ad blocker like Ghostery already activated and in use on your browser. The easiest way to check this is to look for the particular ad blocker logo in your browser’s toolbar. 

How do I block Youtube ads on Microsoft Edge?

The easiest way to block Youtube ads on Microsoft Edge is to download a browser extension like Ghostery. With Ghostery, it’s easy to enjoy browsing the web without dealing with sites cluttered with ads. 

How do I stop ads from popping up?

We all know that pop-up ads can be irritating. They can slow your computer down and drain your internet bandwidth and battery. While you can disable pop-up ads on Microsoft Edge, we would recommend using Ghostery’s ad blocker for a more comprehensive way to block ads. 

What is the best free ad blocker?

Ghostery is one of the best free ad blockers on the market. Suitable for a wide range of different browsers and with over 100+ million downloads and counting, Ghostery is trusted across the globe!

How do I stop Microsoft Edge from tracking me?

While you can enable your privacy settings to ensure that you are not being tracked, you may feel more comfortable utilizing Ghostery’s tracker blocker instead. Our tracker blocker is customizable and will keep all your data safe. 

What is tracker blocking on Microsoft Edge?

Tracker blocking stops trackers following you around the web. These trackers will collect your personal information and use it for their own purposes - such as tailoring ads directly to you. Microsoft Edge does have a privacy setting that allows you to block trackers, but Ghostery allows you to customize and monitor your tracker blocker.

How do I block tracking cookies in Microsoft Edge?

You can block tracking cookies directly from your browser by going into settings and site permissions. However, for extra peace of mind consider adding Ghostery to your browser to ensure that tracking is really blocked on all devices. 

Still have questions?

If there is anything you miss in Ghostery or have any questions, please drop a line to We’re happy to talk to you anytime.