How to import favorites to Microsoft Edge on Windows 10?

How to import favorites to Microsoft Edge on Windows 10?


Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 has a quick and simple settings page to import favorites and other data from different browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer (IE). Based on the installed browsers list, it will provide you the option.

 

In this quick tip on Windows 10, we will learn how to import the information from other installed browsers. Do let me know, if this was helpful.

 

Importing the browser info to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 (www.kunal-chowdhury.com)

 

Hopefully, you have already upgraded your system to Windows 10 Creators Update. If not done yet, check for upgrades as it has many new features including 3D, Night Light settings and more which you will definitely like.

 

Let's come to core topic of the post. Here, we will learn how to import favorites and other data from different browsers to Microsoft Edge. To do so, the other browsers that you want to import from should be already installed on that system.

 

Open Microsoft Edge browser window and navigate to Settings, by clicking the three dots present at the top right corner of the Window, as shown in the below screenshot:

 

Importing the browser info to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 (www.kunal-chowdhury.com)

 

Let's scroll a bit to find the section Import favorites and other info. As shown below, click the button labelled Import from another browser.

 

Importing the browser info to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 (www.kunal-chowdhury.com)

 

A new view will fly-in with a list of browsers already installed on that system. Select the one, that you want to import, and click Import button to continue. Currently only IE, Chrome and Firefox browsers are supported and all the listed browsers do not support importing of everything. Check the description next to each browser name to know what can be imported.

 

Importing the browser info to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 (www.kunal-chowdhury.com)

 

How did you like this quick tip on Microsoft Edge/Windows 10? Do you have any other points that you like to know? Do let us know by sharing a line below with your feedback and/or queries. Have a great day ahead.

 

 



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2 comments

  1. In Microsoft Edge, select More  > Settings > Import from another program.

    Pick the program you need to import from (just programs introduced on this PC will show up), and afterward select Import.

    Tip: To show top picks on the top choices bar, select More  > Settings and turn on Show the top picks bar. At that point select Hub  > Favorites  and drag the ones you need into the Favorites Bar organizer.

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  2. Thank you for the tutorial! Very useful and informative!

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