Windows 10: Edge Favorites Bar Order

Discus and support Edge Favorites Bar Order in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; Is it possible to set Edge NOT to put the items in the Favorites Bar in alphabetical order but rather let me put them in my own preferred order (as can... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by pmokover, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. pmokover Win User

    Edge Favorites Bar Order


    Is it possible to set Edge NOT to put the items in the Favorites Bar in alphabetical order but rather let me put them in my own preferred order (as can be done in all other browsers, including IE)?

    Thanks
    Peter

    :)
     
    pmokover, Aug 23, 2015
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  2. Tabs

    Hi and Welcome!

    Are you using Microsoft Edge? Or Internet Explorer 11?

    If you are using Microsoft Edge, then the order of the Favorites Bar needs to be customized within the Favorites menu found from the top left "three lined" icon. Select Favorites, then Favorites bar and change the order there.
     
    Masterchiefxx17, Aug 23, 2015
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  3. mudclam Win User
    In Microsoft Edge (Win 10), how can I move a link from Favorites List to Favorites Bar?

    Dragging a link in Favorites List and dropping it on a bold pipe on the Favorites Bar, as I did when using Internet Explorer, doesn't work in Edge. How can I arrange items on the Favorites Bar in the order I prefer now that I'm using Microsoft Edge as
    my browser more often?
     
    mudclam, Aug 23, 2015
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  4. petrosil Win User

    Edge Favorites Bar Order

    Yes, on the bar you can just drag the icon where you want it, if it's further down--such as under the drop down arrow, then you have to do it from within the Favorites setting.
     
    petrosil, Aug 24, 2015
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  5. pmokover Win User
    That method, which works on every other browser I've used, does not seem to work on Edge. Does it work for you? Have you actually done it?

    Peter
     
    pmokover, Aug 24, 2015
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  6. petrosil Win User
    Yes it works for me and I'm actually doing it right now. I did a clean install of WIn10 a couple of days ago and still setting things up. Moving the icons around in the favorites bar is actually very speedy and smooth.
     
    petrosil, Aug 24, 2015
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  7. pmokover Win User
    Interesting. I got a reply to this same question from a Microsoft support engineer on another forum who acknowledged that the ability to drag icons on the Edge Favorites Bar does not yet work.
     
    pmokover, Aug 24, 2015
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  8. Tony K Win User

    Edge Favorites Bar Order

    Hi there. It doesn't work and never has. It's quite a simple browser. Not a lot of bells and whistles besides Reading and Web Note modes.
     
    Tony K, Aug 24, 2015
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  9. petrosil Win User
    Here's a video of it working for me--who knows, maybe mine is broke! *Smile

     
    petrosil, Aug 25, 2015
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  10. Tony K Win User
    Well, I'll be. Thanks for that, petrosal. I guess your is broke. *Wink

    Hmm. There's no setting, correct? I wonder what the hey....

    When I try to move mine either on the bar or in the menu I get the diagonally crossed red circle that appears which denotes it can't be moved.
     
    Tony K, Aug 25, 2015
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  11. petrosil Win User
    FWIW, I'm not sure I was able to do that when I first did the upgrade. I had so many other problems with Win10 that I had to do a clean install.

    Wonder if I'm the only one with the 'broken' fav bar??
     
    petrosil, Aug 25, 2015
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  12. Tony K Win User
    I figured out a way to capture this as seen below. I can understand if the feature is broke it doesn't let me move it, but what stumps me is that it's showing the "cannot-move" circle. So to me it seems it is not a feature.

    The only other thing I can think of is different versions. I have version 20.10525.0.0, which is Insider Preview build 10525.


    Edge Favorites Bar Order [​IMG]
     
    Tony K, Aug 25, 2015
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  13. Phone Man Win User

    Edge Favorites Bar Order

    You have to stay on the Favorites bar when you drag it. If you get high or low you will get the Stop sign.
    Dragging works for me.

    Jim *Cool
     
    Phone Man, Aug 25, 2015
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  14. petrosil Win User
    I've got version 20.10240.16384.0
     
    petrosil, Aug 25, 2015
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  15. It works well in my Edge ,i can move the icons any place on the bar except as Petrosil mentioned regarding the dropdown
     
    insulator17, Aug 25, 2015
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