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How to backup/export Firefox bookmarks
Export Firefox bookmarks to an HTML file to back up or transfer bookmarks

Click the Library icon , then click Bookmarks. Scroll to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.

From the toolbar on the Library window, click Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML

In the Export Bookmarks File window that opens, choose a location to save the file, which is named bookmarks.html by default. The desktop is usually a good spot, but any place that is easy to remember will work.

Click the Save button. The Export Bookmarks File window will close.

Close the Library window.

Your bookmarks are now successfully exported from Firefox. The bookmarks HTML file you saved is now ready to be imported into another web browser.


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How to backup/restore Chrome bookmarks
Import bookmarks & settings

You can switch browsers without losing your settings and all the bookmarks for your favorite websites. Depending on the browser you used, your settings can include the following info:

browsing history
default homepage
bookmarks
default search engines
saved passwords

Add bookmarks to Chrome

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

On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click More More.
Select Bookmarks and then Import Bookmarks and Settings.
Select the program that contains the bookmarks you'd like to import.
Click Import.
Click Done.

From the Google Toolbar on Internet Explorer

Open Chrome.
Go to google.com/bookmarks.
Sign in with the same Google Account you used with Google Toolbar.
On the left, click Export bookmarks. Your bookmarks will download to your computer as an HTML file.
At the top right, click More More.
Select Bookmarks and then Import Bookmarks and Settings.
From the drop-down menu, select Bookmarks HTML file.
Select Choose File.

From all other browsers

On your computer, export your bookmarks from the browser as an HTML file.
Open Chrome.
At the top right, click More More.
Select Bookmarks and then Import Bookmarks and Settings.
From the drop-down menu, select Bookmarks HTML file.
Select Choose File.

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

If you already have bookmarks in Chrome, the bookmarks are in a new folder labeled "Imported."
On a Chromebook

Open Chrome.
At the top right, click More More.
Select Bookmarks and then Bookmark manager.
At the top left, click Organize.
From the drop-down menu, select Import Bookmarks from HTML file.
Upload the saved HTML.

Open your bookmarks

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

Learn more about saving, viewing, and editing bookmarks.
Get bookmarks on all your devices

Turn sync on in 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.
How bookmarks are imported

If you didn't have any bookmarks in Chrome, the imported bookmarks appear in the bookmarks bar.

If you already had bookmarks in Chrome, the imported bookmarks are added to the "Other bookmarks" folder at the end of the bookmarks bar.

Learn more about using the bookmarks bar.
Move bookmarks to another browser

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

On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click More More.
Select Bookmarks and then Bookmark Manager.
At the top, click More More and then Export Bookmarks.

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