If there are websites that you regularly visit, it may be useful to add them as a favorite (also known as a bookmark) in Internet Explorer 9. By adding these links, you can quickly navigate to them at a later stage without having to type in the full URL or website address every time.
- Open Internet Explorer 9.
- In the address bar at the top of your screen, type in the website address you would like to add to your favorites list and press the Enter key.
- Your selected website will be displayed.
- In the top right-hand corner of the window, you will see three icons. The middle image is a star, which allows you to access your favorites, any RSS feeds you may have as well as a history of all the websites you have recently visited.
- Click the star to display a list of your favorite links. You may see existing favorite links or folders containing links.
- To add this website to the list, click the Add to Favorites button.
NOTE:Ctrl+D is the shortcut to open the Add to Favorite window.
- You can now choose to add a different name for the favorite or store it in a different folder.
- If you would like it to appear as part of the main list, ensure that Favorites is selected from the Create in drop-down arrow.
- If you would like to save the favorite inside one of the existing folders, click the drop-down arrow and select the folder.
- If you would like to create a new folder to save the favorite in, click New folder, enter a name for the folder and then click Create. You will then be able to select it from the drop-down arrow.
- Once you have enter the correct name and location, click Add.
- To access your new favorite link, click the star at the top-right of your window and select the link from the list.
That’s it for adding favorite links. Hope you found it useful – don’t forget to take a look at some of the other tutorials about working in Internet Explorer 9.