Recover Deleted or Lost Chrome Bookmarks, Histories and Favorites

Happen to delete or remove important bookmarks from your Chrome browser? Lost Chrome histories due to browser update? Don't bother. Here, you can recover deleted or lost Chrome bookmarks/histories/favorites with or without software. Just try to check if these methods can help!

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How to Restore Bookmarks in Chrome

how to restore bookmarks in chrome

If you just deletedbookmark or bookmark folder, you can just hit Ctrl+Z in the Library window or Bookmarks sidebar to bring it back. In the Library window, you can also find the Undo command on the "Organize" menu.

If you lost Google bookmarks, follow one of the listed methods to restore bookmarks Chrome.

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Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Find History on PC Find Chrome history in C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\...Full steps
Fix 2. Recover from PC Run EaseUS file recovery software > Scan Chrome drive > Restore lost history...Full steps
Fix 3. Use NDS Press Windows + R > Type cmd > Open Command Prompt and type ipconfig /displaydns...Full steps
Fix 4. Restore via Google History Go to Google History > Sign in Google account > Click History...Full steps

Important bookmarks got removed or deleted when you were trying to clean up the browsing history? Your browsing history and favorites are all lost when you tried to close the Chrome browser? Or perhaps your bookmarks just disappeared after a Chrome browser update into a newer version?

To restore accidentally deleted or lost bookmarks in Chrome, follow the 4 bookmarks recovery solutions below to restore deleted or lost Chrome bookmarks/histories/favorites back.

How to Restore Bookmarks in Chrome with 4 Effective Ways

How to recover bookmarks in Chrome? Try the following solutions to recover deleted bookmarks Chrome.

Method 1. Find Your Deleted Chrome History on a PC

If you happen to have removed the browser history or bookmarks on Chrome, you may have a local file folder which backs up all of your browsing histories and bookmarks in Chrome. You can now find it locally on your PC:

C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\local storage(or Bookmarks)

When you find it, you can click to add to your Chrome again.

Method 2. Recover Deleted Chrome Bookmarks from PC

If you find no backups on your computer when your Chrome bookmarks got deleted or removed from the browser, you may still have one more chance. You can try the best data recovery software to retrieve the bookmarks and file folder by following the steps below. Download data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to restore the deleted or lost Chrome bookmarks/histories/favorites on your PC now.

Step 1. Select a location and start scanning

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, hover on the partition where you want to perform erased data recovery, and then click "Scan".

select a location and click scan

Step 2. Select the files you want to recover

When the scanning has finished, select the deleted files you want to recover. You can click on the filter to display only the file types you want. Double-click the file to preview its content if you need to.

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Recover lost data

After choosing the data, click "Recover" and choose a location on another drive to save the deleted data.

Recover lost data

When you recover Chrome histories, you can then copy the bookmarks back to the local backup folder in your PC as a backup and then browse each one of them to set them as bookmarks again in Chrome.

Method 3. Use DNS Cache to Find Lost Chrome Favorites After the Browser Update

This method will be very helpful when you happen to lose important bookmarks or favorites inside Chrome due to the browser update. Just follow the tutorial steps below to fix the problem now.

Step 1. Press Windows + R, type cmd and click OK. Or you can also type cmd in the Windows search bar.

Step 2. Open Command Prompt, type ipcongif /displaydns and click Enter. All recent websites that you've visited will be listed and you can browse them and set them as bookmarks in Chrome again.

Restore deleted or lost Chrome bookmarks or favorites.

Method 4. Recover Deleted/Lost Chrome Bookmarks/Histories/Favorites via Google History

This method requires you to have a Google Account when you lose Chrome bookmarks. You can check and find all the lost bookmarks back by viewing all your browsing history inside the Google Account.

Go to Google History > sign in Google account > click History.

There, you'll be able to find all your browsing histories and then you can add them to your Chrome favorites or bookmarks again.

Note: When you get all lost Chrome histories or bookmarks back, it would be a wise choice to back up your local Chrome browsing files in PC regularly into another hard drive or storage device. If you happen to lose Chrome bookmarks, you can copy the backups into the original location and restore them with ease then.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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