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    Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10

    How to Add or Remove Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
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    How to Add or Remove Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    information   Information
    Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web.

    You can keep track of the websites you visit frequently by storing them as favorites in Microsoft Edge.

    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove websites as favorites in Microsoft Edge for your user account in Windows 10.

    Note   Note
    Starting in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10565, your favorites in Microsoft Edge are now stored in an ESE database file instead of the previous Favorites folder.

    Code:
    (New ESE database file location)
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\DataStore\Data\nouser1\120712-0049\DBStore\Spartan.edb
    
    (Old Favorites folder location)
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\Favorites

    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Add a Website to Favorites in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Two: To Remove a Website from Favorites in Microsoft Edge
    • Option Three: To Reset and Delete All Favorites in Microsoft Edge using a BAT file







    Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10
    To Add a Website to Favorites in Microsoft Edge

    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app, and go to the website you want to add to favorites.

    2. Press the CTRL+D keys or click/tap on the Add to Favorites Name:  Add_to_Favorties_or_Reading_list.png
Views: 87751
Size:  281 Bytes icon in the address bar. (see screenshot below)

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Spartan_Favorites-1.png 
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    3. Type a name you want for the favorite. (see screenshot below)

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Name:	Spartan_Favorites-2.png 
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    4. Do step 5 or step 6 below for what folder to add the website as a favorite to.


     5. To Add Website as a Favorite to Favorites Bar or Existing Folder in Favorites

    A) Under Create in, select either Favorites, Favorites Bar, or an existing folder (ex: Favorites) for where you want, click/tap on Add, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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     6. To Add Website as a Favorite to a New Folder in Favorites

    A) Under Create in, select an exiting folder (ex: Favorites) that you want to create the new folder in. (see screenshot below)

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Name:	Spartan_Favorites-3.png 
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    B) Click/tap on the Create new folder link. (see screenshot below)

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Name:	Spartan_Favorites-4.png 
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    C) Type in a name (ex: Forums) you want for the new folder, click/tap on Add, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)

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    7. You will now see the Add to Favorites Name:  Add_to_Favorties_or_Reading_list.png
Views: 87751
Size:  281 Bytes icon turn yellow to indicate that the current website has been added to your Favorites. (see screenshot below)

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Name:	Spartan_Favorites-5.png 
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    Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10
    To Remove a Website from Favorites in Microsoft Edge

    1. Open the Microsoft Edge app.

    2. Click/tap on the Hub Name:  Hub.png
Views: 87343
Size:  203 Bytes icon, and click/tap on the Favorites Name:  Add_to_Favorties_or_Reading_list.png
Views: 87751
Size:  281 Bytes icon in the Hub. (see screenshot below)

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Name:	Microsoft_Edge_Favorites-6B.png 
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    3. Right click or press and hold on the favorite you want to remove, and click/tap on Delete. (see screenshot below)

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    Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Add or Remove Microsoft Edge Favorites in Windows 10
    To Reset and Delete All Favorites in Microsoft Edge using a BAT file

    Note   Note
    The downloadable .bat file in this option will delete the file and folder below that will delete all favorites in Microsoft Edge including favorites from the Favorites Bar for your account.

    Code:
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\DataStore
    
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\Favorites
    Tip   Tip
    You may wish to turn off syncing your Microsoft Favorites first. If you don't, they will just sync back after resetting and clearing your favorites.


    1. Close Microsoft Edge if open.

    2. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .bat file below.

    Delete_All_Favorites_in_Microsoft_Edge.bat

    download

    3. Save the .bat file to your desktop.

    4. Unblock the .bat file.

    5. Double click/tap on the .bat file to run it.



    That's it,
    Shawn


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  1.    01 Apr 2015 #1

    Windows cannot find %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Spartan_cw5n1h2txyewy\AC\Spartan\User\Default\Favorite.

    "
    cw5n1h2txyewy" may be different for everyone?
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 8,790
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       01 Apr 2015 #2

    It is there for

    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Spartan_cw5n1h2txyewy\AC\Spartan\User\Default\Favorite.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 20,856
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       01 Apr 2015 #3

    It's Favorites instead of Favorite though.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 89
    Windows 10 Duel booting with Windows 10 Insider
       01 Apr 2015 #4

    Favorites bar does not appear under Favorites, anyone found a way to remove a favorite from favorites bar?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 20,856
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       01 Apr 2015 #5

    Hello Reldel,

    Did you look to see if they are in the folder below to delete them from?

    Code:
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Spartan_cw5n1h2txyewy\AC\Spartan\User\Default\Favorites\Links
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 89
    Windows 10 Duel booting with Windows 10 Insider
       02 Apr 2015 #6

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Reldel,

    Did you look to see if they are in the folder below to delete them from?

    Code:
    %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Spartan_cw5n1h2txyewy\AC\Spartan\User\Default\Favorites\Links
    Thanks Brink, that worked.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 20,856
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       02 Apr 2015 #7

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  8. Posts : 20,856
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       20 Jun 2015 #8

    Tutorial updated for the leaked Windows 10 build 10147.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  9.    30 Jul 2015 #9

    I can rename the favorites, but how you modify the address of the favorites?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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