How to import and export favorites in Internet Explorer

Bookmarks are also called as favorites in Internet Explorer browser. It helps user to store the websites they use frequently and access them with just a single click. If a number of bookmarks saved in one computer and want to change to other computer now, you can transfer all the bookmarks from old computer to the new computer using the import and export favorites option.

In this article, we are providing the detailed procedure to export and import favorites in Internet Explorer browser from one computer to another computer.

Learn how to import and export favorites in Internet Explorer browser:

How to export favorites from Internet Explorer?

Follow the below resolution steps to export Favorites from Internet Explorer browser.

  1. Launch Internet Explorer browser, click on File and select Import and export option.

2. It will launch the Import/Export setting screen. Select option Export to a file and click on Next.

3. Check mark favorites option and then click on Next.

4. Select the folder that you want to Export your favorites from and click on Next.

5. Select the location where you like to save the favorites and click on Export.

6. When the favorites are exported, you will see the below screen.

You can find the exported bookmark file in the location where it was saved. Now, you can transfer this file from old computer to the new computer using a flash drive. Then refer the below steps to import favorites in Internet Explorer browser.

How to import favorites in Internet Explorer browser?

Follow the below resolution steps to import favorites in Internet Explorer browser.

  1. Launch Internet Explorer browser. Click on File and select Import and export option.

2. Click on Import from a file and click on Next.

3. Check mark Favorites option and click on Next.

4. Click on Browse to select the bookmark file.

5. Select the file from the location and click on Open.

6. Click on Next.

7. Select the destination folder where you want to save the favorites and click on Import.

8. On successful import of the favorites, you will see the below screen. Click on Finish.

Close and reopen the Internet Explorer browser and you can see the favorites in your browser.

How to import favorites from Google Chrome browser to Internet Explorer?

Suppose, if you wish to switch the browser from Google Chrome to Internet Explorer, follow the below steps to import favorites from Google Chrome to Internet Explorer.

  1. Launch Internet Explorer browser. Click on File and select Import and export option.

2. Select the option Import from another browser and click on Next.

3. Check mark Chrome option and click on Import.

4. On successful import, you will see the below screen.

Therefore, it is easy to import the favorites from Google Chrome browser to Internet Explorer within the same computer. If you wish to move it to a different computer, you can follow the above methods. If you need further help, do comments below.

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