Declutter

How to remove duplicate favorites on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has an option to scan and remove duplicate favorites to declutter your collection, and here's how to use the feature.

Microsoft Edge remove duplicate favorites

When using Microsoft Edge as your main web browser, over time, you’ll end up with multiple copies of same favorites cluttering your collection. This could be a result of you accidently saving the same site multiple times, or from an import or synchronization.

If you have duplicate favorites, the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge includes an option that scans and removes duplicate links, merge folders with the same name, and any changes will sync across your devices using the same account.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to declutter your favorites collection by deleting duplicate links on the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

How to remove duplicate favorites on Microsoft Edge

To remove duplicate favorites on Edge, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Click the Settings and More (three-dotted) button on the top-right corner.

  3. Select the Favorites menu, and then click the Manage favorites option.

  4. Click the Remove duplicate favorites option from the bottom-left pane.

    Microsoft Edge mange favorites settings
    Microsoft Edge mange favorites settings
  5. Click the Remove button.

    Remove duplicate favorites button
    Remove duplicate favorites button
  6. Click the Confirm button.

    Confirm favorites deletion
    Confirm favorites deletion

Once you complete the steps, the duplicate favorites will be deleted your web browser.

How to enable remove duplicate favorites tool on Microsoft Edge

If the option to remove duplicate favorites isn’t available, then you’ll need to enable it from the flags settings page.

To enable duplicate favorites tool, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Type the following path in the address bar:

    edge://flags/#edge-remove-duplicate-favorites-tool
  3. Use the drop-down menu on the right and select the Enabledoption.

    Enable remove duplicate favorites tool
    Enable remove duplicate favorites tool
  4. Click the Relaunch Now button.