Did you know that you can personalize your MSN experience? Manage history, favorites, and folders according to what works best for you. For accessibility options, see MSN Explorer: About MSN accessibility.

Change the history list view

You can change the history list view to show web pages by the date they were last visited, alphabetically by website name, by the most visited, or chronologically by date and time.

  1. Select the View menu and then History.
    View option

  2. In the left pane, under History, select View, and then choose how you want to view the history list.
    Choose how to view the history list

 

Clear the history list

Clearing the history list will temporarily increase the available disk space on your computer and prevent others from seeing a list of the websites you have visited.

To clear the history list:

  1. Select the Help & Settings menu and then Settings.
    Help & Settings to Settings

  2. In the left pane, choose Internet options.
    Internet options in drop down

  3. Select Browsing history and then Yes.
    Internet options settings
    Red down arrow
    Are you sure you want to clear your browsing history? Yes/No

 

 

Sort your favorites list

You can organize your favorites in folders, and choose how you want your list of favorites to be sorted and displayed.

  1. On the navigation bar, select Favorites, and then Organize Favorites.
    Favorites icon to Organize favorites in drop down

  2. Above the list, click Favorites or Last viewed to sort the list alphabetically or chronologically.
    Favorites or last viewed

Organize favorites

  1. On the navigation bar, select Favorites and then Organize Favorites.
    Favorites icon to Organize favorites in drop down

  2. Under the name of the favorite you want to move, choose Move to folder.

  3. Select a folder name.

  4. Choose OK.

Note: To show the full web address of each favorite, select the Show web addresses (URLs) check box.

 

Create a new folder

  1. On the navigation bar, select Favorites and then Organize Favorites.
    Favorites icon to Organize favorites in drop down

  2. In the left pane, select Create a new folder.
    Create a new folder in drop down

  3. In the Name box, type a folder name and then select OK.
    Name box

Note: To rename a favorite or folder, select it and then select Rename. Type a new name and then select OK.

 

Delete a favorite or folder

  1. On the navigation bar, select Favorites and then Organize Favorites.
    Favorites icon to Organize favorites in drop down

  2. Under the website page name or folder name, choose Delete and then Yes.
    Delete option

Show a large thumbnail of each favorite

  1. On the navigation bar, select Favorites and then Organize Favorites.
    Favorites icon to Organize favorites in drop down

  2. Under View options, select the Show large thumbnails check box.
    Show large thumbnails

Note: To refresh a thumbnail, select the thumbnail to open the web page. After the page loads, select Back to return to the Favorites page.

 

 

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