Google Chrome - Export and Import Bookmarks


2017

Google Chrome - Export and Import Bookmarks

 

It is always recommended to have a backup of your important data. This data not only includes office documents, but bookmarks as well. Chrome stores bookmarks in a local profile on each computer by design. To back these bookmarks up, please follow the steps below. 

 Export Bookmarks - Use these steps to save your bookmarks before the Windows 10 upgrade.

1. Open Chrome and click the menu button near the top right corner of the window which is represented by 3 vertical dots.   
2. Select Bookmarks and then Bookmark manager  
3. Select the Organize menu and then choose Export bookmarks to HTML file...  
4. Choose a location to save your Chrome bookmarks. It is recommended to save them to your H drive. Please be sure to remember the location you saved this file so it can be restored in the future.  

 

 

 

Import Bookmarks - Use these steps to add your bookmarks back to Chrome after the Windows 10 upgrade.

 

 

1. Open Chrome and click the menu button near the top right corner of the window which is represented by 3 vertical dots.   
2. Select Bookmarks and then Import bookmarks and settings...  
3. Click the From drop down menu and select Bookmarks HTML File then click the Import button  
4. Browse for and select the file that you saved when you exported the Chrome bookmarks and then select the Open button.  

 

 



Article ID: 1113
Created On: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 5:37 PM
Last Updated On: Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 12:12 PM

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