Export Favorites to HTML File In Microsoft Edge Chromium

How to Export Favorites to HTML File In Microsoft Edge Chromium

As you may already know, Microsoft is now using Chromium and its Blink engine as the core technology for their Edge browser. The browser is gradually receiving new features and options, which sometimes exclusive and unique, and not available in other Chromium-based browsers. In this article, we will see how to export your Edge bookmarks to an HTML file.

Microsoft Edge Channels

Microsoft is currently using three channels to deliver updates to Edge Insiders. The Canary channel receives updates daily (except Saturday and Sunday), the Dev channel is getting updates weekly, and the Beta channel is updated every 6 weeks. The stable channel is also on its way to users. You can find the actual Insider Preview versions at the end of this post. The stable version of Microsoft Edge is expected to be released on on January 15, 2020.

If you have a bunch of bookmarks in the Microsoft Edge Chromium browser, you might be interested in exporting them to an HTML file. This is extremely useful because you can have a backup of your bookmarks. Also, you can open that file later on some other PC or mobile device where Google Chrome is not installed. You can also import the HTML file in another browser on the same PC or another device. Most mainstream browsers support importing bookmarks from an HTML file. Browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and even the classic Edge app (Microsoft Edge) allow you to do it. Here's how it can be done in the modern Edge browser.

To Export Favorites to HTML File In Microsoft Edge Chromium,

  1. Open the Edge Chromium browser and click on the menu button.
  2. From the menu, select 'Favorites'.Microsoft Edge Manage Favorites Menu
  3. From the Favorites menu, select Manage Favorites. Also, you can use the Ctrl + Shift + O shortcut to open the bookmark manager faster.
  4. In the left pane of the Favorites page, click on the Export favorites link.Microsoft Edge Export Favorites Link
  5. Browse for the folder where you want to store the HTML file with your bookmarks and click on Save.Microsoft Edge Export Favorites To HTML File

You are done!

Actual Microsoft Edge Versions

The actual pre-release versions of Edge Chromium at the moment of this writing are as follows:

I have covered many Edge tricks and features in the following post:

Hands-on with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

Also, see the following updates.

1 thought on “Export Favorites to HTML File In Microsoft Edge Chromium

  1. Colin McDonald

    Is there a way to sort Favourites in the new Edge?

    Thanks

    Reply

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