How to Organize Internet Explorer Favorites in Alphabetical Order

When your Internet Explorer bookmarks menu has become a disorganized mess, the Organize Favorites menu can help you tidy it. The tool can automatically sort all your bookmarks in alphabetical order, turning chaos into a logical, easy-to-browse list. The tool for organizing your bookmarks isn't readily apparent, however, nor is the means of sorting them once you launch it.

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Click the star-shaped "Favorites" icon to open the bookmark menu. If you've never sorted your bookmarks before, you'll see them currently listed in the order in which they were added.

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Click the down arrow on the "Add to favorites" drop-down menu and select "Organize favorites."

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Right-click any entry in the "Organize Favorites" window and select "Sort by name." Any random entry will suffice, as the context menu always features this option.

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Click "Close" once you've finished organizing the entries. Your list in the Favorites menu will now be organized alphabetically.