How to Enable the Favorites Bar in Microsoft Edge

Bookmarks and favorites have long been useful parts of Web browsers that make it easier to get to your favorite sites. IN fact, it’s possible to become so accustomed to using those tools that you may find yourself a little lost and confused when trying to visit your favorite sites if those things aren’t where you expect them to be.

If you have switched over to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10, then it’s possible that the Favorites bar isn’t visible. Fortunately you can enable it and start using that feature of the browser by following our tutorial below.


How to Activate the Favorites Bar in the Microsoft Edge Browser

The steps in this article are going to change a setting in the Microsoft Edge Web browser that will display a “Favorites” bar at the top of the window. This bar contains a set of Web pages that you can click to open those specific pages. After you have followed the steps below, a new setting will appear that lets you choose if you would like to display those favorites as an icon instead.

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Edge Web browser.


Step 2: Select the Settings and more button at the top-right of the window.

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Step 3: Choose the Settings item at the bottom of this menu.

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Step 4: Click the Show the favorites bar option to enable it. A new bar will appear at the top of the window. If you already have favorites in the browser, then they will appear there. Otherwise you can follow the steps in that bar to start creating favorites and putting them in that location.

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