How to Add or Remove Sites from the Favorites List in Microsoft Edge


Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 and Windows 11 provides the most useful browser “favorites” feature where you can store your frequently visited websites and open them later with a single click. Favorites is the section located at the top-right of the webpage panel and lets you keep frequently visited sites easily available. Kindly refer to these related guides: How to use Windows 11 PC Health Check App and how to forcefully remove Microsoft Edge Browser the hard way from your device.

You can manage favorites in Microsoft Edge by adding or removing websites using the below easy steps:

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Adding a new website to favorites in the Microsoft Edge browser

First, open the Microsoft Edge browser and type the website URL that you want to add to your favorites. Then click on the “Add this page to favorites” icon in the address bar or press “Ctrl+D“.


In the “Name” field, enter name for your new favorite website or keep default name which is the webpage title and click Done.


If you want to create a new Favorites folder to add your website, click the favorite icon which open the favorite panel. In the favorite panel click on “Add folder” icon.


If you want to add new website to any of your existing Favorites folder, first add the website to the favorite list then drag and drop the site to the folder you want.


The “Add this page to favorites” icon turns blue for any site added to the favorite list. Whenever you revisit the site the blue icon will always be there until the site is removed from the favorites folder.


Removing website from favorites in Microsoft Edge browser

Removing sites from the favorites folder is quite straightforward, simply open Microsoft Edge browser and click the favorite icon. Then right click on the favorite folder or website that you want to remove and click “delete”.


I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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brian applegate
brian applegate
3 months ago

“delete” does not appear when I right click. the list is still there.

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