How to Export Bookmarks from Google Chrome

Are you looking to export bookmarks from Google Chrome browser? Whether you want to switch to another browser or just want to create a backup, exporting bookmarks from Google Chrome is very simple, as Google makes it easy to do.

Similar to other browsers, Chrome’s Bookmark feature allows users to save any website or webpage link to visit it quickly with one click. Bookmarking a page in the Chrome browser is super easy; you need to click on the star icon at the end of the address bar or press the Ctrl + D keys for Windows or Command + D keys for Mac computers.

As soon as you do, all the bookmarks get synced across devices where you’re signed in with your Google account. Today, we will walk you through the process of exporting Chrome bookmarks to keep a copy of the valuable website links that you visit frequently.

How to Export Bookmarks from Chrome on Windows and Mac

It’s very easy to export the bookmarks from the Chrome browser, whether you are using a Mac or a Windows PC. Read on to check out the steps.

If you are using Google Chrome on your PC and wish to export the bookmarks, follow the below steps:

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser on your device.

Step 2: Click on the three-dot icon at the top-right corner.

Step 3: Select Bookmarks and Lists, then choose Bookmark Manager.

How to Export Bookmarks from Chrome?

Step 4: Now, the browser will open a Bookmarks page. You can directly navigate here by pressing the Ctrl + Shift + O keys on Windows or the Command + Option + B keys on Mac.

Step 5: Tap the three-dot icon at the top-right side of the window.

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Step 6: Choose Export Bookmarks.

How to Export Bookmarks from Chrome?

Step 7: Choose a name and location for your exported bookmarks file. If you don’t want to, you can keep the default one.

Step 8: Now, click on the Save button to export the file.

How to Export Bookmarks from Chrome?

To verify that all the bookmarks have been exported successfully, go to the location on your computer where you saved the HTML file. Open the file in your default web browser, and you should see a list of all your bookmarks.

How to Import Chrome Bookmarks to Other Browsers

As mentioned earlier, you can easily import your Chrome bookmarks into another browser like Firefox, Brave, Safari, etc. While the steps differ from browser to browser, here are the common steps to do so.

Step 1: Open the browser on your PC.

Step 2: Navigate to the Bookmarks Manager page.

Step 3: From the menu options, choose Import Data from Another Browser, Import Bookmarks, or a similar option depending on the browser.

Step 4: Select the browser if asked, then choose the file from your system.

Step 5: Follow the on-screen instructions to export the bookmarks to the browser.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I Import Chrome Bookmarks to Any Browser?

Yes. Once you export your Google Chrome browser’s bookmarks, you will get an HTML file that can be imported into any web browser available on the market.

Q. Why Export Bookmarks in Chrome?

Whether you want to keep a backup of the bookmarked files or have decided to shift the bookmarks to another browser, exporting the bookmarks is all you need to do.

Q. Can I Export All My Chrome Bookmarks?

Yes. You can export and save all the bookmarks with one click. To do so, just open the Chrome browser and click the three-dot icon in the top-right corner. Now, navigate to Bookmarks and Lists > Bookmark Manager and click the three-dot icon at the top-right. Finally, choose Export Bookmarks from the context menu and choose the name and location where to save your Chrome bookmarks.

Q. How Can I Export Chrome Bookmarks from Android or iPhone?

While it’s not possible to directly export the bookmarks within the Chrome app, you can sync them with your Google account and then export the bookmarks from your computer by opening the same Google account.

So, these are the simple steps through which you can export Google Chrome browser’s bookmarks, keep a backup of them, or transfer them to another browser. I hope the article helped you achieve the goal. If you have any questions related to the article, let us know in the comments below.

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Harsh Saxena

Hi! I am Harsh and I write about technology on different websites. I frequently write about these topics and cover them. I am available on Twitter at @Harsh4saxena or Email me at to send in your feedback and tips. Worked at GadgetsToUse, BrowserToUse, DailyTechByte, FreshFounder, and with many other websites as an author and researcher.

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