Importing Bookmarks in Internet Explorer

Step 1:

Find the Internet Explorer icon on the Desktop and double-click on it.

Internet Explorer Icon.

Or click on Start, go to All Programs, and click on Internet Explorer.

Start, All Programs, Internet Explorer.


Step 2:

After Internet Explorer opens, click on File. Then click on Import and Export.

file menu, select import and export


Step 3:

The Import/Export Wizard will appear. Click the Next button.

clicking next button 

Step 4:

The Import/Export Selection menu will appear. Select the Import Favorites option. Then click the Next button.

selecting import favorites option 

Step 5:

At the Import Favorites Source menu, click the Browse button.

shows browse button 

Step 6:

This will open a new window. Click on the location where you previously saved your bookmarks. Find the file titled bookmark.htm and click on it. Then click Save.

shows file explorer navigate to bookmarks file 

Step 7:

You will now be back at the Import/Export Wizard. Click Favorites. Then click Next.

shows clicking favorite, then next button

Step 8:

In order to finish importing your bookmarks, press Finish.


Step 9:

A smaller window will open when the process is complete. Click OK.

click okay


You have successfully imported your bookmarks into Internet Explorer.

If you have problems when trying these instructions, or if you have other questions, please contact the Information Technology Helpdesk at 229-245-4357 or send an e-mail to Please note that our work request system can only accept emails sent from a VSU email address.