Edge Developer Tools - Network Communication Details

Q

How to view network communication details with Edge Developer Tools when loading a Web page?

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A

If you want to know more details about a specific network communication performed with Developer Tools when loading a Web page, you can follow this tutorial.

1. Run Edge and go to https://facebook.com.

2. Press F12 key or click "... > Developer Tools". You see the Developer Tools screen displayed.

3. Click "Network" tab. You see a list of network communications performed to fetch required data to build the Facebook home page. Each network communication is represented a URL:

https://www.facebook.com/ajax/bz
https://www.facebook.com/
https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/v3/yH/l/0,cross/ICh9KUmBoGa.css
https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/rsrc.php/v3/yJ/l/0,cross/Xq_ek25qi2x.css
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.2365-6/32964924_18836290198...
... many lines ...

4. You don't see any communications listed, click on the "Record " icon and press "Ctrl-R" to reload the page.

5. Click on the first communication represented by https://www.facebook.com/ajax/bz. You see details displayed in the next panel on the right.

6. Click "Headers", "Body", "Parameters", "Cookies", and "Timings" to see different parts of the communication details.

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