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Import or export bookmarks

You can switch browsers without losing all the bookmarks for your favorite websites.

Add bookmarks to Chrome

To import bookmarks from most browsers, like Firefox, internet Explorer, and Safari:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More.
  3. Select Bookmarks and then Import Bookmarks and Settings.
  4. Select the program that contains the bookmarks you'd like to import.
  5. Click Import.
  6. Click Done.
From the Google Toolbar on Internet Explorer
  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Go to google.com/bookmarks.
  3. Sign in with the same Google Account you used with Google Toolbar.
  4. On the left, click Export bookmarks. Your bookmarks will download to your computer as an HTML file.
  5. At the top right, click More More.
  6. Select Bookmarks and then Import Bookmarks and Settings.
  7. From the drop-down menu, select Bookmarks HTML file.
  8. Select Choose File.
  9. Upload the saved HTML.
  10. Click Done.
From all other browsers
  1. On your computer, export your bookmarks from the browser as an HTML file.
  2. Open Chrome.
  3. At the top right, click More More.
  4. Select Bookmarks and then Import Bookmarks and Settings.
  5. From the drop-down menu, select Bookmarks HTML file.
  6. Select Choose File.
  7. Upload the saved HTML.
  8. Click Done.

If you haven't created any bookmarks in Chrome, the bookmarks will show up in the bookmarks bar.

If you already have bookmarks in Chrome, the bookmarks will be in a new folder labeled "Imported from…"

 

To open your bookmarks:

  1. At the top right, click More More and then Bookmarks.
  2. If you already had bookmarks in Chrome, look for a new folder named "Imported From…"

Learn more about saving, viewing, and editing bookmarks.

Get bookmarks on all your devices

Sign in to Chrome with the same Google Account on all your devices. By default, your bookmarks will sync on all of them.

Learn more about getting your bookmarks on all your devices.

Move bookmarks to another browser

If you decide to use a different browser, you can take all your bookmarks with you.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More.
  3. Select Bookmarks and then Bookmark Manager.
  4. At the top, click Organize and then Export bookmarks to HTML file.

Chrome will export your bookmarks as an HTML file. Use this file to import your bookmarks into another browser.

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