Deleting and organizing Internet favorites and bookmarks.

The following document contains information on how to manage your bookmarks and favorites in all of the major Internet browsers. To proceed, select your browser from the list below and follow the instructions.

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Opera

Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer

To access favorites:

Press Alt + C

or

  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the Favorites IE favorites icon in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. Click any Favorite folder to expand and show its contents.

To delete favorites or folders:

  1. Right-click the favorite or folder you want to delete.
  2. Select Delete from the dropdown menu that appears.

To move and organize items in your favorites:

Simply drag-and-drop your favorites or folders to rearrange them.

Renaming items in your favorites:

  1. Right-click the favorite or folder you want to rename.
  2. Select Rename from the dropdown menu that appears.
  3. Type in the desired name and press Enter.

Google ChromeGoogle Chrome

To access your bookmarks:

Press Ctrl + Shift + O

or

  1. Open the Google Chrome Internet browser.
  2. Click Customize and control google chrome Chrome settings in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. Move you mouse cursor over Bookmarks and then click Bookmark manager.

Deleting:

  1. Highlight the bookmark or folder you want to delete by clicking it once.
  2. Press the delete key on your keyboard to remove the bookmark or folder.

Tip: You can also right-click a bookmark or folder, then select Delete from the menu.

Organizing:

Simply drag-and-drop your bookmarks or folders to re-organize them.

Renaming:

  1. Right-click the bookmark or folder you want to rename.
  2. Select Edit... from the dropdown menu that appears.
  3. Type in the desired name and press Enter.

FirefoxMozilla Firefox

To access your bookmarks:

Press Ctrl + Shift + B

or

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox Internet browser.
  2. Click Show your bookmarks Firefox bookmarks in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. Select Show All Bookmarks.

Deleting:

  1. Highlight the bookmark or folder you want to delete by clicking it once.
  2. Press the delete key on your keyboard to remove the bookmark or folder.

Tip: You can also right-click a bookmark or folder, then select Delete from the menu.

Organizing:

Simply drag-and-drop your bookmarks or folders to re-organize them.

Renaming:

  1. Highlight the bookmark or folder you want to rename by clicking it once.
  2. Locate the field labeled Name: in the lower right-hand section of the Library window.
  3. Type in the desired name and press Enter.

OperaOpera

To access your bookmarks:

Press Ctrl + Shift + B

or

  1. Open the Opera Internet browser.
  2. Click Customize and control Opera opera button in the upper left-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. Select Bookmarks from the dropdown menu that appears.

Deleting:

  1. Locate the folder or bookmark you would like to delete and move your mouse cursor over it.
  2. A circled X should appear in the upper right-hand corner; click it to delete.

Organizing:

Simply drag-and-drop your bookmarks or folders to re-organize them.

Renaming:

  1. Right-click the bookmark or folder you want to rename.
  2. Select Edit... from the dropdown menu that appears.
  3. Type in the desired name and press Enter.

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