Manage bookmarks

You can edit, delete, and organize the webpages you bookmark to make it easier to find them.

You can also update your bookmarks across your devices so that they show up in Chrome whenever you log in.

Manage bookmarks on your computer

Edit bookmark details

You can edit your bookmarks to change their titles or to add notes. You can fit more items into your bookmarks bar if you shorten their names.

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Click Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. Hover over the bookmark you want to edit.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow at the end of the row.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. Edit the name or web address of your bookmark.
Delete bookmarks

You can delete a single bookmark or several bookmarks at once.

Note: Once you delete a bookmark, you can’t get it back.

Delete one bookmark

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Choose Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. Hover your cursor over the bookmark or folder you want to delete.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow at the end of the row.
  5. Click Delete.

Delete multiple bookmarks

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Click Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. Hold down the shift key while you click the bookmarks.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow at the end of the row.
  5. Click Delete.
Organize bookmarks

If you’re using Chrome on a computer, you can organize your bookmarks and file them in custom folders.

Alphabetize bookmarks

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Click Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. Browse to the folder where you want to alphabetize your bookmarks.
  4. Above your bookmarks, click Organize.
  5. Click Reorder by Title. Now when you open the Chrome menu and click Bookmarks, you’ll see your bookmarks listed in alphabetical order.

Create a bookmark folder

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Click Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. On the left side of the page, click the Folders drop-down arrow.
  4. Click Add Folder, then name your folder.
  5. Drag any bookmarks into your folder. Shift-click to pick more than one item.

Delete a bookmark folder

You can delete a bookmark folder at any time. This will delete all of the bookmarks in it and you won’t be able to get them back.

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Click Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. Hover your cursor over the folder you want to delete.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow at the end of the row.
  5. In the menu that appears, click Delete. This will permanently delete all the bookmarks in that folder.

Rename a bookmark folder

  1. In the upper right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu.
  2. Click Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
  3. Hover your cursor over the folder you want to delete.
  4. Click the drop-down arrow at the end of the row.
  5. In the menu that appears, click Rename, then type the folder’s new name.

Manage bookmarks on your phone

Edit bookmark details

You can easily edit a bookmark's name and web address:

  1. Touch the Chrome menu icon Menu.
  2. Touch Bookmarks.
  3. On the bookmark you’d like to edit, touch the menu icon Menu.
  4. Touch Edit and enter your changes in the form.
  5. When you’re done, save your changes by touching the checkmark Chrome mobile checkmark icon.
Delete bookmarks

You can delete one or more bookmarks at a time:

  1. Open the Chrome menu Menu.
  2. Touch Bookmarks.
  3. Touch and hold one bookmark you want to delete.
  4. Touch other bookmarks that you want to delete.
  5. Touch the trash can Chrome mobile trash can icon.

Undo delete

Right after you delete a bookmark in Bookmark Manager, you'll see a message at the top of the page that says "Item deleted. Undo." You can click Undo to bring back your bookmark.

Once this message disappears, you can’t get your bookmark back.

Move bookmarks

You can move a single bookmark or several bookmarks at once:

  1. Open the Chrome menu Menu.
  2. Touch Bookmarks.
  3. Touch and hold one bookmark that you want to move.
  4. Then touch any other bookmarks that you want to move.
  5. In the upper right hand corner of the screen, touch the move folder icon Chrome mobile move folder icon .
  6. Touch the folder you want to move them to.

Use the Bookmarks Manager extension

With the new Bookmarks Manager extension, you can see bookmarks as square tiles that you can touch or click to view and organize. Find out more about how to use the Bookmarks Manager extension.

Learn more about bookmarks

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