Import Your Browser Favorites Into Microsoft Edge

Bring over your bookmarks from Chrome or Firefox to the Edge Browser

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Microsoft Edge is the default browser that comes with Windows 10. If you've been using Chrome, Firefox, or Opera, you can bring your bookmarks over to Edge using the browser's built-in import functionality.

Instructions in this article apply to the desktop version of the Edge browser.

How to Import Favorites Into Edge

Copying bookmarks from other browsers into Microsoft Edge will not remove the bookmarks from the source browser, nor will it interfere with your existing favorites in Edge. To import favorites to Edge:

  1. Open Edge and select the ellipses (...) in the top-right corner of the browser.

    Open Edge and select the ellipses (...) in the top-right corner of the browser.
  2. Select Settings.

    Select Settings.
  3. Select Import or Export under Transfer favorites and other info.

    Select Import or Export under Transfer favorites and other info.
  4. You'll see a list of other browsers installed on your device. Select a browser from the list, then select Import.

    If a web browser isn't listed, either Edge doesn't support importing bookmarks from that browser, or there are no bookmarks to import.

    You'll see a list of other browsers installed on your device. Select a browser from the list, then select Import.
  5. If you have your bookmarks saved in a file, scroll down and select Import from file.

You can also select Export to create a backup file for your Edge bookmarks.

If you have your bookmarks saved in a file, scroll down and select Import from file.

How to Manage Imported Bookmarks in Edge

The next time time you open the Favorites menu, you'll see your imported bookmarks in a separate folder.

The next time time you open the Favorites menu, you'll see your imported bookmarks in a separate folder.

To move imported favorites to Edge's Favorites Bar, open the favorites window and drag folders or links into the Favorites Bar folder.

To move imported favorites to Edge's Favorites Bar, open the favorites window and drag folders or links into the Favorites Bar folder.

If you have the Microsoft Edge app, your new bookmarks will automatically become available on your mobile device.