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What is an RSS feed?

RSS feeds provide frequently updated content published by a website. They are commonly used for news and blog websites, but are also used for distributing other types of digital content, including pictures, audio, or video. A feed can have the same content as a webpage, but it's often formatted differently. When you subscribe, Internet Explorer automatically checks the website and downloads new content so you can see what is new since you last visited the feed.

How do I know if a website offers feeds?

When you first view a website, Internet Explorer will search for feeds. If feeds are available, the Feeds button will change color and a sound will play.

How do I view a feed?

When you visit a webpage, the Feeds button will change color, letting you know that feeds are available. Click the Feeds button, and then tap or click the feed you want to see. To get content automatically, you should subscribe to a feed.

How do I subscribe to a feed?

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. Go to the website that has the feed you want to subscribe to.

  3. Tap or click the Feeds button to discover feeds on the page.

  4. Tap or click a feed (if more than one is available). If only one feed is available, you will go directly to that page.

  5. Tap or click Subscribe to this feed.

  6. Type a name for the feed and select the folder to create the feed in.

  7. Tap or click Subscribe.

How can I view my feeds?

You view feeds on the Feeds tab in the Favorites Center. To view your feeds, tap or click the Favorites button, and then tap or click Feeds.

What does RSS mean?

The acronym RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is used to describe the technology used in creating feeds.

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