Windows 10: Xmark Extension for Edge

  1. Posts : 3
    W10 64 Pro Anniversary Update
       07 Aug 2016 #1

    Xmark Extension for Edge

    Now that Edge has extensions, I wanted to give it a new try. I sync my bookmarks with Xmarks (between IE and chrome so far).

    I installed the xmark Extension, but it looks like it is not an extension to Edge, but a win app (I can see my bookmarks in that app, but not in Edge). In the Extensions (in Edge settings) xmark doesn't up as an extension. Other extensions I installed (i.e. Adblock) show up in the list.

    when installing it also didn't ask me if i wanted to use it in Edge (Like Adblock did).

    Am I doing it wrong, or is the Xmark app not a real Edge extension yet?

    I need to sync my bookmarks between home and work and at work i only have Xmark (W7 IE11), so if Xmark doesn't work in Edge, it is of no use to me.
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  2.    08 Aug 2016 #2

    Hello, as you'll find from a web search, Edge only supports a very limited set of extensions which are available from the Store.
    However, I don't find that the store opens with a list of Edge extensions as described.

    You will be better advised to use a different browser such as Firefox. IE is, of course, also available.
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  3.    08 Aug 2016 #3

    I don't think Extensions for Microsoft Edge have properly launched yet, that's why there are only 13 listed in Windows Store at the moment and no new ones.

    A couple of days ago Microsoft released an "Edge Extension Toolkit" to the Windows Store, that will allow developers to convert their existing Chrome Extensions to run on Microsoft Edge, but looking in the store it doesn't look like it's possible to download it yet and from what I can gather only internal Microsoft accounts can download it for now.

    Give it time and Extensions will start rolling out, they just haven't yet.
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  4.    08 Aug 2016 #4

    dalchina said: View Post
    <Snip>However, I don't find that the store opens with a list of Edge extensions as described.

    That's odd, I'm not sure why you aren't seeing them. If you go to the THIS LINK, and then click where it says "visit the extensions collection page in the Windows Store", it should take you directly to the Edge Extensions section in the Windows Store. Are you not able to see the 13 Extensions there?

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  5.    08 Aug 2016 #5

    No, just a lot of empty white space in the store window below the header.
    Same if I start from the Edge Extensions menu.

    If I launch Store normally it's ok.

    Might it be because Edge isn't my default browser? If so, nice one, MS.
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  6. Posts : 3
    W10 64 Pro Anniversary Update
    Thread Starter
       08 Aug 2016 #6

    OK, thanks. got it... there are only 13 extensions so far and xmark is not one of them. i had just searched for xmark, and installed the desktop app, which doesn't do anything for edge.
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