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November 1, 2021

Added security for your ‘add to cart’ moments

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Isn’t it great that with just a few simple clicks you can find pretty much anything you’re looking for online? No need to wait in lines or visit overcrowded stores. Plus, there are tons of digital coupons that appear right in your cart—no clipping or searching necessary. Just make sure you’re using tools that provide extra layers of security, so you and your data are more protected onlin

Read on to learn how to stay protected while you shop online.


A new kind of window shopping

Shopping from the comfort of home makes browsing and buying easier and faster than ever, but a little extra security is always a good idea. Microsoft Edge can help keep you safer online with built-in features that are designed to protect your privacy and give you more control over your data.

Built into Edge, Microsoft Defender SmartScreen helps you identify reported phishing and malware websites. Did the deal you were eyeing look too good to be true? See how SmartScreen can help weed out the malicious and the phishers.

Password monitoring helps prevent virtual pickpocketing

Online shopping is undeniably convenient, but if you choose to save your personal or payment information on websites as you shop, it can leave you a bit vulnerable. Think of Microsoft Edge as your own personal security guard, following you around the web, helping block scammers and cybercriminals from reaching into your wallet. Learn how Edge can help keep your online accounts secure.

Password Monitor even kicks security up a notch. It notifies you when it detects that your credentials have been compromised, so you can update them and help keep your personal information safer.

Let’s go bargain hunting

While you’re having fun looking at shiny, pretty things, we’re working to save you money. Did you know that with Microsoft Edge we find the deals and you reap the rewards? It’s as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. With Bing rebates on Microsoft Edge, you can earn cash back when you make qualified purchases at more than 1,100 merchants.
  2. Compare prices across websites with just a click—we’ll let you know if we find a lower price available on a different website.
  3. Whenever you shop with Microsoft Edge, we’ll provide a list of available coupons and help you apply them to your order.

Personal shopping goes virtual

You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. Microsoft Store associates can answer your questions and help you pick out and order any product we carry. Book an appointment and connect with a product expert by video, text, chat, or audio call for free, one-to-one shopping guidance. Once you find your perfect computer, they can also assist you with your setup and help you learn to use Microsoft 365, Surface products or Windows—all for free.

Stay connected and protected with OneDrive cloud storage

When you’re on the web shopping for others you may need help keeping it a secret. OneDrive is the place to safeguard all your files, and—best of all—you can access those files from any device. Learn how OneDrive safeguards your data, and get started protecting your files right away. If you have that family member who always finds your gifts, no matter where you hide them, better protect your gift list with an additional layer of protection in Personal Vault.

Last, but certainly not least, don’t forget about yourself. If you love the organization and security features of Microsoft Edge and OneDrive, you’ll love what a new computer with Windows 11 can do for you. Find your new PC today.

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