Bookmarks are the best and fantastic way to keep track of all your best-loved websites in Google Chrome. The Chrome browser enables you to add, edit, and modify bookmarks however you see fit. They even offer a great tool that will allow you to export bookmarks in Google Chrome.
While you can always get several unique Google Chrome extensions, the ability to export bookmarks in Google Chrome is already built-in. So for this particular process, you’ll not need the help of any other extension. You start in the right access points in the Chrome browser, and you’ll have this process down pat in no time at all.
In this article, I’ll show you how to export Chrome bookmarks onto your Windows or Mac computer. It will provide you a saved copy of the bookmarks on your machine. You can then edit & use this file however you see fit, right from your laptop or desktop.
Export Your Bookmarks in Chrome
Firstly, launch the Google Chrome browser on your PC. The Chrome icon seems like a colored ball with a blue dot at the center. You can easily find it in your Apps folder on a Mac, or your Start menu on Windows.
Once the browser has been launched, you’ll tap the three-dot menu on the browser’s top right. A dropdown menu will popup. So inside that dropdown menu, select Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager.
Now, the Bookmark Manager will open in a new tab. From this new tab, tap on the blue three-dot menu on the right. In the dropdown menu that appears here, tap on “Export Bookmarks” from the different options given.
To do this, will open a File Explorer window (if you’re using Windows) or Finder (if you’re using a Mac).
Note: If you don’t see this popup window, chances are high you clicked on the wrong menu item. So try again.
From this window, you can now name your Chrome bookmark’s file & save it where you want to on your PC. Remember, there’s no particular spot you’ve to save it. Please save it to where you can access it easily later. Do not forget to tap on “Save” to make sure your Chrome bookmark’s file saves your chosen destination.
That’s it! Now you have an HTML bookmark’s file that you can manage from your desktop or import your bookmarks into other browsers.
Other Questions People Ask Regarding Chrome Bookmarks
Here are some other queries people are mostly asking about bookmarks in Google Chrome.
How Do I Make More Bookmarks Visible on My Bookmarks Bar?
You can either use built-in folders or create your own to organize your bookmarks into different groups. You can even edit the name & make it smaller to fit more visible links on your bookmarks bar.
How Do I Get Rid of Chrome Synced Bookmarks?
In case you sync devices by mistake & have hundreds, if not thousands, of bookmarks showing, you can quickly get rid of those unwanted bookmarks by unsyncing and then resyncing the data correctly. It is the fastest way right now. You can even delete them one-by-one, but that way takes a very long time.
Is There a Bookmarks Sidebar in Chrome?
No, not by default. Although, you can use an extension by the name of Bookmark Sidebar to achieve this effect. The extension will enable you to edit, rearrange, & delete using a drag-and-drop style within the sidebar once added. Also, you’ll be able to check for broken URLs.
Why Are My Bookmarks Duplicating?
Usually, this is due to using an extension that is interfering. And to fix this, either disable the extension in question or uncheck the “bookmark syncing in Chrome” option. It should fix any duplicate bookmarks you probably have.
Why Do My Chrome Bookmarks Keep Returning After I Delete Them?
It’s highly likely that your Chrome sync data is corrupted. To prevent this from happening, clear out your synced data, or reset your sync passphrase. And you can do this by opening your Google dashboard (make sure you’re signed in to your account). Tap “Stop and Clear” to stop syncing & clear out all of your synced data. Then tap “OK.”
Exporting bookmarks is not a tiresome or difficult task when you’re using the Chrome browser. Follow the easy instructions above, and you can quickly export Chrome bookmarks into a file that can be easily managed from your desktop.
I sincerely hope this tutorial showed you how quick and easy the process of exporting bookmarks is. When you have got the steps in front of you, it is not difficult at all. Did you find this process simple & easy? So what other Chrome browser operations have you been looking about? Let us know in the below comments section.
Well, Google Chrome can do a lot more than people realize.