Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

    How to Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
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    How to Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

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    Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that is available across the Windows 10 device family. It is designed for Windows 10 to be faster, safer, and compatible with the modern Web.

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

    Starting with Windows 10 build 16226, you can now edit the URL of any favorite in the Favorites menu or the Favorites Bar. You can use this to update the location of a site that has moved, or to create Bookmarklets in the favorites bar.

    This tutorial will show you how to edit the URL of any favorite in the Favorites menu or the Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Edit URL for Favorites in the Favorites Bar of Microsoft Edge
    • Option Two: To To Edit URL for Favorites in the Favorites Menu of Microsoft Edge





    Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
    To Edit URL for Favorites in the Favorites Bar of Microsoft Edge

    1. Open Microsoft Edge.

    2. Right click or press and hold on a favorite in the Favorites Bar you want to edit, and click/tap on Edit URL. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Edit the URL of the favorite to update it, and either press Enter or click/tap on another area to apply. (see screenshot below)

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    Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Edit URL for Favorites in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
    To To Edit URL for Favorites in the Favorites Menu of Microsoft Edge

    1. Open Microsoft Edge.

    2. Click/tap on the Hub button in the toolbar, click/tap on the Favorites button in the Hub, right click or press and hold on a favorite in the Favorites menu you want to edit, and click/tap on Edit URL. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Edit the URL of the favorite to update it, and either press Enter or click/tap on another area to apply. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    01 Oct 2017 #1
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    Why on earth has the "Edit URL" been removed from this browser?Name:  Untitled-1.jpg
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  2.    01 Oct 2017 #2
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    Hello Dick,

    It's still there for me in build 16299. What build of Windows 10 do you currently have installed?

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  3.    01 Oct 2017 #3
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    Trying to update some favorites - used to be easy, now I have to recreate them?!

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  4.    01 Oct 2017 #4
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    Ah, that would be why. You won't see this option until build 16226.
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  5.    01 Oct 2017 #5
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    Which one is build 16226?
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  6.    01 Oct 2017 #6
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    Was really easy in Internet Explorer. Doh!
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  7.    01 Oct 2017 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dick Jagger View Post
    Which one is build 16226?
    Windows 10 build 16226.

    You'll have it available October 17th when the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is released to the public though.

    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming October 17th 2017 - Windows 10 Forums
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