10.8 Import Favourites from Internet Explorer into
Microsoft Edge Browser
Microsoft Edge is the brand new browser for Windows 10.
The browser is streamlined compared to Internet Explorer and
allows you to mark webpages and also read webpages without
the hassle of advertisements distracting you from the main
While Internet Explorer is still available on Windows 10
the new Microsoft Edge is currently set as the default
So, now that you have moved over to Microsoft Edge, how do
you import all those favourites that you accumulated in
Internet Explorer or, for that matter, any other browser
that you use? Here is how to do it.
- Open Microsoft Edge.
- On the top right of the screen you
will see the More Options icon (denoted
three dots, i.e., ...). Click on
Fig: 10.8.1 Click on the ellipse dots
in the top right hand corner of the Edge browser
- From the drop down menu that appears, click on the Settings option.
Fig: 10.8.2 Click the Settings option
- The Setting window will now appear.
Fig: 10.8.3 Click the Import link in the
- In the Settings window, click on the
Import favourites from another browser
- In the next window you will see a list with Internet
Explorer listed. If you use numerous browsers you may
also see those too, i.e., Chrome, Firefox, etc.
- Place a check mark (Tick) next to the browser you
want to import Favourites from and then click the Import
Fig: 10.8.4 Press the Import button
- Your Favourites should now begin to import into
- After they have been imported, all you need do is
click on the Favourites icon (denoted
by three lines on top of each
other (see screenshot below) and your Favourites will be
displayed ready for you to use.
Fig: 10.8.5 Clicking the Favourites icon
will display your imported favourites