Exporting Bookmarks in Internet Explorer 11

  1. Open Internet Explorer and select the Favourite Button which is in the top-right corner of the screen.
    Favourite Button highlighted
  2. From the Add to favourites dropdown menu select Import and Export.
    Import and Export option highlighted
  3. In the Import/Export Settings dialogue box, Select Export to File, then select Next.
    Import/Export Settings window with Export to file highlighted
  4. Select the checkbox next to Favourites, then select Next.
    Import/Export Settings window with Favourites box ticked and highlighted
  5. The default folder should not need changing, Select Next.
    Import/Export Settings window showing the default favourites folder
  6. Select Browse.

    Import/Export Settings window with the browse field for the destination of the exported file
  7. It is important that you save your bookmarks to a networked drive, this is will ensure you will have access to the file after your workstation has been upgraded to Windows 10. Navigate to your N Drive and select Save. Note the file name is bookmark.htm.
    Browse window navigated to the N drive
  8. Select Export.

    Import/Export Settings window with the Export button highlighted
  9. Select Finish. Your bookmarks will have been saved in your N Drive as bookmarks.htm. You can use this file to import your bookmarks.
    Import/Export Settings window confirming the export of the bookmarks

Importing Bookmarks into MS Edge

  1. Open the MS Edge browser, select the Hub icon, which is the star in the top-right corner of the screen.
    The Hub icon highlighted
  2. Select Import Favourites. If the Import screen does not display, select Settings to show the screen.
    Import Favourites button highlighted
  3. File Explorer will be displayed, navigate to the file you have saved on your N Drive.
    A browse window opened and the bookmarks html file highlighted
  4. A message will appear All done! View Imported Favourites.
    A confirmation message with a link to view the imported favourites highlighted
  5. Click on View imported favourites to view your bookmarks.To close the pane click on the Hub icon.
    The hub icon selected and the file containing the imported favourites highlighted

Importing Bookmarks into Internet Explorer 11

  1. Open the browser, select the Favourite icon, which is in the top-right corner of the screen.
    Favourite Button highlighted
  2. From the Add to favourites dropdown menu select Import and Export. Import and Export option highlighted
  3. In the Import/Export Settings dialogue box, Select Import from a File, then select Next. Import/Export Settings window with Import from a file highlighted
  4. Select the checkbox next to Favourites, and select Next. Import/Export Settings window with Favourites box ticked and highlighted
  5. Select Browse and navigate to the N Drive and select the file bookmarks.htm. Select Next. Import/Export Settings window with Favourites box ticked and highlighted
  6. The folder structure should not need changing. Select Import. Import/Export Settings window showing the default favourites folder
  7. Select Finish.
    Import/Export Settings window confirming the import of the bookmarks

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