Google Chrome bookmarks allow you to save favorite web pages within your browser and access them easily in the future. If you link Chrome to your Google account, you'll have the opportunity to access the bookmarks on any device running a similar browser. Ideally, you'll import the bookmarks and make the new browser look like the old one.
How Can I Import/Export Google Bookmark
You can export/import bookmarks across similar or different browsers. You can maintain a backup copy for your bookmarks with the exported file. You can also import the files to another computer/browser and access the bookmarked web pages anytime.
To ensure you maintain adequate backups for your bookmarks, you must know how to import and export them across various platforms. This article will show you the different ways to import Chrome bookmarks and export them when necessary. We'll also discuss using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted data, including bookmarks.
How to Import Chrome Bookmarks
We'll first discuss the most common method to import Chrome bookmarks before outlining how to export them.
1 - Import Chrome Bookmarks to Google
You can import bookmarks to your Chrome browser in the following steps:
Step 1. Open Chrome and click on the three vertical dots (…) at the top right corner.
Step 2. Hover the mouse over "Bookmarks" and navigate the drop-down list. Click on "Import Bookmarks and Settings".
Step 3. Once a new tab opens with your bookmark list, select "Bookmarks HTML File" from the drop-down.
Step 4. Click "Choose File" to locate and select the saved files on your computer.
Step 5. Next, click on "Open" to have the bookmarks imported to Chrome.
2 - Import the Chrome Bookmarks HTML File into Safari
Once you've imported the Chrome bookmarks in the steps above, it's possible to import them to Safari. You can achieve this in the following steps:
Step 1. Open Safari. Next, click on "File" and select "Import From".
Step 2. Select Google Chrome.
Step 3. Click on the items your wish to import, i.e., Bookmarks, and click on the Import button.
Note: Ensure you quit Google Chrome first for the import button to work.
Step 4. In the popup that appears, enter your administrator password and click on "Allow". The process of bookmark importation from Chrome will then begin.
Step 5. Once the above process is successful, you'll receive a confirmation from Safari. Safari will notify you of the added number of bookmarks, passwords, and browsing history. Next, click OK to finish the process.
How to Export Chrome Bookmarks (4 Ways)
Once you've saved your Chrome bookmarks and want to access them on another device or browser, you can export the bookmarks. There are many methods and techniques to export Chrome bookmarks. In this section, we'll show you methods to export Chrome bookmarks:
- Export and Save Bookmarks in Chrome on a Mac
- Export and Save Bookmarks in Chrome on a Windows PC
- Export and Save Bookmarks in Chrome on Android
- Export Bookmarks in Chrome on a Chromebook
- Windows PC
We'll discuss each method as follows.
Method 1. Export and Save Bookmarks in Chrome on a Mac
To export and save Chrome bookmarks to a Mac device, you can apply the following steps:
Step 1. Open Chrome on your Mac device.
Step 2. Click on the three vertical dots (…) in the browser's top right corner.
Step 3. Click on "Bookmarks".
Step 4. Select "Bookmark Manager".
Step 5. Click on the three vertical dots once the bookmark manager menu opens.
Step 6. Next, click on "Export bookmarks".
Step 7. Type the name of the location to export your bookmarked files. Ensure the filename ends with the "HTML" extension.
Step 8. Click on the "Save" button. You have now exported all your Chrome bookmarks to your Mac.
Method 2. Export and Save Bookmarks in Chrome on a Windows PC
Like on Mac computers, exporting bookmarks to your Windows PC is quite straightforward. You can achieve it in the following steps:
Step 1. Open Google Chrome on your Windows PC.
Step 2. Click on the three dots (…) in the top right.
Step 3. Navigate to Bookmarks and select "Bookmark manager".
Step 4. Once the Bookmark manager opens, click on the three vertical dots.
Step 5. Next select "Export bookmarks".
Step 6. Browse to a preferred location to export your bookmarks once the "Save As" menu pops up. Enter the filename and ensure it retains the ".html" extension. Click on "Save".
Step 7. All the Chrome bookmarks will then export to your chosen destination. You'll access all the exported files there.
Method 3. Export and Save Bookmarks in Chrome on Android
Since it's impossible to export and save Google Chrome bookmarks on Android directly, you'll need to use the sync feature. You can accomplish this through the following steps:
Step 1. Open the Chrome browser on your Android device.
Step 2. Next, tap on the three dots (…) in the top right corner of your browser.
Step 3. Tap on Settings.
Step 4. Tap on "Sync". This opens the sync menu.
Step 5. Toggle on "Sync Everything". Alternatively, you can only check those items you need to sync, i.e., Bookmarks.
Step 6. Exit the Chrome browser on your Android device. Next, launch Chrome on your Mac or Windows PC.
Step 7. Click on the three vertical dots (…).
Step 8. Select "Bookmarks".
Step 9. Next, click on "Bookmark manager".
Step 10. Click on the three vertical dots and navigate to "Export bookmarks".
Step 11. Type a name for your bookmark export file. Ensure it retains the ".html" extension. Next, click on "Save". The exported bookmarks will now exist in the chosen location.
Method 4. Export Bookmarks in Chrome on a Chromebook
You can export Chrome bookmarks on a Chromebook through the following steps:
Step 1. Open Google Chrome.
Step 2. Click on the three dots (…) in the top right.
Step 3. Click on "Bookmarks". Next, click on "Bookmark manager".
Step 4. Once the Bookmark manager opens, click on the three dots menu again.
Step 5. Next, click on "Export bookmarks".
Step 6. Choose the location to save your bookmark files. Save the filename with a ".html" extension. Next, click on "Save" to export all your bookmarks to Chromebook.
How to Recover/Export Chrome Bookmarks with Software
Apart from sharing the methods to import/export Chrome bookmakers, we also seek to outline a professional way to recover accidentally deleted Chrome bookmarks. If you have deleted or lost your Chrome bookmark, you can recover it using the EaseUS EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a powerful tool that helps you recover accidentally deleted Chrome history, bookmark, cache, or data from damaged or formatted hard drives. In three steps, you'll have recovered all lost/damaged data. The software comes in a free trial and a Pro version. With the free trial, you can access advanced features related to data recovery. However, with the Pro version, you'll completely recover every lost data or file.
- All-in-one data recovery: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard helps you recover all forms of data. These could include deleted, formatted, RAW, or NAS data.
- Preview before recovery: During the recovery process, this software tool allows you to view all the lost files before starting the actual recovery process. This helps guarantee you a complete data recovery process.
- Repair corrupt/damaged photos: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard helps you repair corrupted JPG or JPEG photos on any storage medium. It allows you to preview the repaired photos after a successful scan to assess their quality.
How to Recover Deleted Chrome Bookmarks in Windows 11/10/8/7
The steps to recover deleted Chrome bookmarks are very easy. Here, we will provide the full steps to finish it.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS file recovery software on your Windows computer. Choose the exact location where you lost the files and click the "Scan" button.
Step 2. The software will immediately start scanning the drive, and the deleted files will be displayed soon. If you find the files you need during the scan, you can stop the scan. In order to find the target file quickly, you can use the file format filter.
Step 3. Select files, such as Word, Excel, PDF, photos, videos, or emails and click the "Recover" button. You can browse for a different location to keep the recovered files.
Importing Chrome bookmarks is quite straightforward. You'll need to access your browser, go to bookmarks, and save your file with a .html extension. It's also possible to import Chrome bookmark HTML files into Safari.
You'll need to use the export feature if you want to move bookmarks from your Chrome browser to other platforms. Typically, you can export Chrome bookmarks on Mac, Windows PC, Chromebook, and Android. Remember to save all files with the ".html" extension when exporting the bookmarks. This makes it easy to open them on any browser or computer.
If you've deleted or lost Chrome bookmarks on your device, the best recovery tool for such is EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. This software tool has proven its efficacy in retrieving all forms of data from damaged or corrupted devices.
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