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Archived - iPhone and iPod touch: Internet Explorer 7 and 8 Favorites bar does not refresh to reflect changes after syncing bookmarks

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Symptoms

When syncing iPhone or iPod touch bookmarks between Safari and Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows, the Favorites bar in Internet Explorer 7 and 8 may not refresh to reflect changes or updates to the bookmarks.

For example, if you sync Safari bookmarks to your device and then make changes to the bookmarks on the device (such as deleting some bookmarks, editing the web address, re-arranging the order of the bookmarks), when you then sync those bookmarks to Internet Explorer, the changes will not be reflected in the Favorites bar for Internet Explorer.

Resolution

To refresh the Favorites bar, quit and reopen Internet Explorer.

This document will be updated as more information becomes available.
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Last Modified: Jul 31, 2013
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