My Bookmarks / Personalized Quick Links app in SharePoint

The My Bookmarks (also known as Personalized Quick Links app) allows employees to create a list of their own personal links on your SharePoint intranet.

NOTE: Prior to the app being able to save links, you must request your IT administrator to set up app permissions described in this post: Enabling employees to save personal links using My Bookmarks app (aka Personalized Quick Links app)

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Adding My Bookmarks app
  1. Click [Edit] on the page you’d like to add the app to

  2. Click the [+] icon in the desired section

  3. Search for the “Personalized” app and add it to the page
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  4. Click [Edit web part] link on the page

  5. Set the app header text in the [WebPart Title] field
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  6. Save the page

Add a new personal link

When employees first see the app, it will have no links added to it.
This is what they’ll see:
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To add links employees would do the following:

  1. Click the [Update] button
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  2. In here, you can click the [+ Add] button to add a new link
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  3. You will need to set a title for the link which can be any text, and the URL where the link will point to:
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NOTE: All links will open in a new browser tab.

  1. When ready click the check button:
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  2. Now you can add another link by following steps 2-4 or click the [Save] button:
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Update a personal link

To delete a link:

  1. Click the [Update] button
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  2. Click the [pencil] icon:
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  3. Make any changes and click the [check] to confirm:
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  4. Following steps 2-3 to update another or click the [Save] button to confirm:
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Delete a personal link

To delete a link:

  1. Click the [Update] button
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  2. Click the [trash] icon:
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  3. Click the [check] to confirm:
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  4. Following steps 2-3 to delete another or click the [Save] button to confirm:
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