Exporting Web Browser Favorites/Bookmarks

Overview:

Each web browser is unique in how to Export and Import favorite bookmarks.

Below list of the 3 most common Web browsers: Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE), and Google Chrome

 

Microsoft Edge Web Browser:

Exporting Edge favorites from old computer:

Open Edge, select “Horizontal Ellipses button” (three dots upper right corner) > Settings > Import from another browser > Export to file > select the location to save the export .html file type too.

Restoring/Importing Edge favorites on new computer:

Open Edge, select “Horizontal Ellipses button” (three dots upper right corner) > Settings > Import from another browser > Import from file select the file location to Import bookmark from (.html file type).


Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) Web Browser:

Exporting Internet Explorer favorites from old computer:

Open Internet Explorer, select File > Import and export > choose Export to file > choose Favorites > highlight top folder click NEXT > Browse to file location where you want to export your favorites, click Export

Restoring/Importing (IE) favorites on new computer:

Open Internet Explorer, select File > Import and export > choose Import from a file > choose Favorites >  Browse to file location where you saved your favorites, click Import


Google Chrome Web Browser:

Exporting Google Chrome favorites from old computer:

Open Chrome, Select “vertical Ellipses button” (three dots upper right corner) > Bookmarks > Bookmarks Manager > on this page a second (below) “vertical Ellipses button” > select Export Bookmarks and select the location to save the export .html file type too.

Restoring/Importing Chrome favorites on new computer:

Open Chrome, Select “vertical Ellipses button” (three dots upper right corner) > Bookmarks > Bookmarks Manager > on this page a second (below) “vertical Ellipses button” > select Import Bookmarks and select the file location to Import bookmark from (.html file type).



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Article ID: 49392
Created
Thu 3/1/18 11:19 AM
Modified
Tue 5/22/18 1:02 PM