Import Bookmarks and other data from Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge

Firefox lets you import your Favorites (called Bookmarks in Firefox), settings and other data from Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer, saving you from having to configure many things yourself. This article gives you step-by-step instructions for getting it done.

Note: If you want to import Favorites from another computer, see Import Internet Explorer Favorites from another computer.
  1. Click the Library button 57 library icon on your toolbar. (If you don't see it there, click the menu button fx57menu then click Library.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  2. In the Library window, click Import and Backup and choose Import Data from Another Browser....
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  3. In the Import Wizard window that opens, select Microsoft Edge or Microsoft Internet Explorer and then click Next.
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  4. Firefox will list the types of settings and information it can import. Select the items you want to import, then click Next.
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    • Cookies: Small bits of information stored on your computer by some websites that are used to keep you logged in, store your options, or do other things.
    • Browsing History: Information on the sites you have visited.
    • Saved Passwords: Logins for websites.
    • Favorites: Web pages you have saved in your Internet Explorer favorites.
  5. Click Finish. The items you selected should now be imported.
    • Your imported favorites from Microsoft Edge or from Internet Explorer will appear as a folder in your Bookmarks menu.
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Note: For more information on using bookmarks in Firefox, see Bookmarks in Firefox.
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