About Bing Bar

Search the web, check your email, get traffic reports, chat with Facebook friends, and much more with Bing Bar.

You can use the latest version of Bing Bar to search the web, check your email, see weather forecasts, get traffic reports, see Facebook updates, and much more.


  • Get quick access to breaking news, headlines, and content from Bing News, weather conditions and forecasts for multiple cities around the world, check your Outlook.com inbox, stay up to date with your friends on Facebook, and more—without leaving the web page you're on.
  • Search the web from any website. For more information, see Search the web .
  • Get notifications about features, new content, and other things you care about while browsing the web. For more information, see Stay informed with Bing Bar alerts.
  • Join Bing Rewards and earn credits toward great rewards just for searching. For more information, see the Learn about Microsoft Rewards.

System requirements

  • Windows 7 or later, Windows Vista
  • Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • 100 MB of free hard disk space
  • If you're on Windows 8, go to the desktop to use Bing Bar.
  • After installation, Bing Bar appears at the top of each Internet Explorer window when you browse the web.
  • If you don't see the features described here, you might not have the latest version of Bing Bar. To install it, go to the Bing Bar download page.
  • Some features and functionality described here may not be available in your country or region.

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