Add or remove entries from the Common Feed List

The Common Feed List (Common Feed List: A list of subscribed RSS Feeds that is saved with your Windows user profile. RSS clients, including Windows Internet Explorer and Outlook, use this list so that you do not have to configure subscriptions in each program.) is used by programs such as Outlook 2010 and Windows Internet Explorer as a way to share RSS Feeds information.

If you have configured Outlook to synchronize to the Common Feed List, you will see the same RSS Feeds in Internet Explorer and Outlook. If an RSS Feed is deleted from the Common Feeds List, it is also removed from Outlook 2010.

To turn on Common Feed List synchronization in Outlook 2010, see View the same RSS Feeds in Windows Internet Explorer and Outlook.

Add an RSS Feed to the Common Feed List

When Common Feed List synchronization is turned on, subscribing to RSS Feeds in Internet Explorer is the fastest way to add RSS Feeds in Outlook.

  1. When you browse to a Web page that contains RSS information, RSS button image appears next to the Home button image Home button.

RSS Feed indicator

  1. Click RSS button image.

A list of all available RSS Feeds on the Web page is displayed.

  1. Click the RSS Feed that you want to add.
  2. When the RSS Feed opens in Internet Explorer, click Subscribe to this feed.

The RSS Feed subscription is added to the Common Feed List.

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Remove an RSS Feed from the Common Feed List

Removing an RSS Feed from the Common Feed List also removes that RSS Feed from any program that is configured to synchronize with the Common Feed List, including Outlook.

  1. In Windows Internet Explorer, click Favorites.
  2. Click the Feeds tab.
  3. Right-click an RSS Feed, and then click Delete.
  4. Click Yes.

 Note    Deleting an RSS Feed in Outlook 2010 does not remove the RSS Feed from the Common Feed List or other programs using the Common Feed List.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2010