Solved Edge Backups


winjer

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Do I have to make backups of Edge favorites and settings? I was hoping that all that info was retained on my Microsoft account?

I have been using Firefox for years and always make a backup of my profiles. Looks like Edge has more than one location for different settings?
 

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Hello, :)

You don't have to if you have them synced with your Microsoft account.

However, I would always recommend to export them to have as an extra backup just to be safe.


 

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I was hoping that all that info was retained on my Microsoft account?
Unfortunately Edge does not really backup any settings as far as I can tell, only installed extensions.
But I setup Edge completely using policies. Then there are only few things I have to change myself.
I have been using Firefox for years and always make a backup of my profiles.
It is a good idea to make a manual backup. I relied on sync and I lost all my favorites due to a glitch.
 

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