Browser Help - Internet Explorer: Exporting and Importing Favorites

Exporting your Bookmarks

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to the Favorites menu, the icon should look like a star in the top right corner of the browser.
  3. Using the drop-down arrow next to Add to favorites select Import and Export.
  4. Select the radio button next to the option for Export to a file. Click Next.
  5. Select the items you wish to back up, typically just Favorites. Click Next.
  6. Select the Favorites folder you wish to export, typically you will want to select the main Favorites folder.
  7. By default Internet Explorer will save your favorites to c:\Users\MEID\Documents\bookmark.htm, you may change this if you wish or leave the default and click Export.
  8. You will see a confirmation screen with a green checkmark next to completed exports. Click Finish to close the wizard.

Importing your Bookmarks

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to the Favorites menu, the icon should look like a star in the top right corner of the browser.
  3. Using the drop-down arrow next to Add to favorites select Import and Export.
  4. Select the radio button next to your preferred import method, typically this will be Import from a file.
  5. Select the items you wish to import, typically just Favorites. Click Next.
  6. Locate the file you wish you import by using the Browse button. Click Next.
  7. Choose the location in which you wish to import the Favorites, typically you will want to select the main Favorites folder.
  8. You will see a confirmation screen with a green checkmark next to completed imports. Click Finish to close the wizard.