Windows 10: Win 10 Preview How does syncing favorites work across devices? Edge


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    Windows 10 Preview
       09 Nov 2015 #1

    Win 10 Preview How does syncing favorites work across devices? Edge


    I have windows 10 preview 10565 installed on two computers. I have "Sync your content" on in Edge. Should my bookmarks get synced between the two computers? Do I need to do something else to get it work other than turning syncing on?
    If it doesn't work, is there a file I can go to on one computer, copy it, and they move it to the other to get the bookmarks? Would really prefer it to sync though but at least this would be a start.
    Thanks
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  2.    09 Nov 2015 #2

    You have to sign on to the same MS account on both. I'm on 10586 and favorites are synched. I have sync turned on in edge and also in Settings > Accounts > Sync your settings.
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       09 Nov 2015 #3

    halasz said: View Post
    You have to sign on to the same MS account on both. I'm on 10586 and favorites are synched. I have sync turned on in edge and also in Settings > Accounts > Sync your settings.
    I'm signed in on my account on both computers and have sync turned on in both Edge and in the computer settings. I think I might have found the problem though but not sure. I hadn't activated one of the installs yet. I'll do that and give it some time and see if they start to sync. Thanks
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  4.    10 Nov 2015 #4

    I forgot about activation, good point - all of mine are activated.

    It should work (it does for me) but I can't remember when exactly it started. In 10240 I had to import from Internet Explorer but don't have to do that any more. I'm not 100% sure when it changed.
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       10 Nov 2015 #5

    halasz said: View Post
    I forgot about activation, good point - all of mine are activated.

    It should work (it does for me) but I can't remember when exactly it started. In 10240 I had to import from Internet Explorer but don't have to do that any more. I'm not 100% sure when it changed.

    Still not working even after activating. If I open IE, all my favorites are there from the other computer. I was able to just import then in from there to Edge but would rather it synced since I haven't been using explorer any more. Another odd thing, I didn't realize it at the time I posted, the computer I'm trying to sync to doesn't have the option in Edge to Sync information. I just realized as I'm typing this that maybe I have a different version installed on it instead of the preview. I think that would stop it from working also and bet that is probably the case. I'm at work right now but will check when I get home. Thanks for the help.
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