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IE mode for Microsoft Edge to Access ALM

Where can I access the ALM test repository?

ALM is available at: https://alm.mit.edu
Select ALM Desktop Client

What is Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge?

Internet Explorer mode (IE mode) on Microsoft Edge enables users to open both legacy and modern sites in a single browser. It uses the integrated Chromium engine for modern sites, and it uses the Trident MSHTML engine from Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) for legacy sites.

More information, including minimum requirements for Windows Operating System and Microsoft Edge version: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployedge/edge-ie-mode

Step one: Enable IE mode on Microsoft Edge

Use these steps to enable IE mode in Edge:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.
  2. Click the Settings and More (ellipsis) button on the top-right corner.
  3. Select the Settings option.
  4. Click on Default browser.
  5. Under the “Internet Explorer compatibility” section, turn on the “Allow sites to be reloaded in Internet Explorer mode” toggle switch.
    enable IE mode microsoft edge
  6. Click the Restart button.

Step two: Configure ALM to open in IE mode

Use these steps to configure the ALM Desktop Client to open in IE mode

  1. In the section for Internet Explorer mode pages, click "Add".
    IE mode pages
  2. In the Add a Page window, type https://alm.mit.edu, then click "Add".
    add a page

Related: Add ALM as a Trusted Site in Internet Options

In order to access the ALM Desktop Client, you may also need to: Add alm.mit.edu as a Trusted Site in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

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Last Modified:

November 04, 2021

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