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How to Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox in Windows 10

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You can keep track of the websites you visit frequently by storing them as bookmarks in Firefox. The bookmarks toolbar in Firefox can also be used to add your favorite websites you visit frequently on to make opening them faster and more convenient.

This tutorial will show you how to import favorites from Internet Explorer to Mozilla Firefox bookmarks for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Import Everything from Internet Explorer to Firefox using Import Wizard
  • Option Two: To Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox






Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox in Windows 10
To Import Everything from Internet Explorer to Firefox using Import Wizard

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This option is to be able to import Internet Options, cookies, browsing history, and favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox.


1. Open Mozilla Firefox.

2. In Firefox, click/tap on the Show your bookmarks icon (Ctrl+Shift+B), and click/tap on Show All Bookmarks. (see screenshot below)
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If this is the first time running Firefox after installing or resetting to default, then you will automatically see step 4 below instead.


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3. In the Library, select All Bookmarks in the left pane, click on the Import and Backup toolbar button, then click/tap on Import Data from Another Browser. (see screenshot below)

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4. Select (dot) Microsoft Internet Explorer, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

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5. Check and uncheck the items you want to import from Internet Explorer to Firefox, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)
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You will not see this if this is the first time running Firefox after installing or resetting to default.


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6. Select (dot) what you want for the home page in Firefox, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)
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You will only see this if this is the first time running Firefox after installing or resetting to default.


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7. The Internet Options, cookies, browsing history, and favorites from Internet Explorer will now be imported to Firefox. When the Import Wizard is finished, click/tap on Finish. (see screenshots below)

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8. You can now close the Firefox Library and Firefox if you like.






Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox in Windows 10
To Import Favorites from Internet Explorer to Firefox

1. Open Internet Explorer.

2. Click/tap on File (menu bar), and click/tap on Import and export. (see screenshot below)

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3. Select (dot) Export to a file, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)[

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4. Check Favorites and anything else you would like to export from Internet Explorer, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)[

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5. Select the Favorites folder, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)[

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6. Click/tap on Browse. (see screenshot below)

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7. Browse to where (ex: Desktop) you want to save the .htm file at as your exported Internet Explorer favorites, and click/tap on Save. (see screenshot below)

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8. Click/tap on Export. (see screenshot below)

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9. Click/tap on Finish. (see screenshot below)

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10. You can now close Internet Explorer if you like.

11. Open Mozilla Firefox.

12. In Firefox, click/tap on the Show your bookmarks icon (Ctrl+Shift+B), and click/tap on Show All Bookmarks. (see screenshot below)

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13. In the Library, select All Bookmarks in the left pane, click on the Import and Backup toolbar button, then click/tap on Import Bookmarks from HTML. (see screenshot below)

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14. Browse to where (ex: Desktop) you saved the .htm file from step 7, and click/tap on Open. (see screenshot below)

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15. Your Internet Explorer favorites have now been imported into your Firefox bookmarks.

16. You can now close the Firefox Library and Firefox if you like.



That's it,
Shawn