7 Feb 2013

How to share bookmarks between browsers

Guide details the steps of the backup file bookmarks (bookmark) with a browser and switch to another browser.

Bookmark (bookmark) is one of the most important data to the users’ web browser. Almost all browsers allow users to import and export bookmarks file, which can back up and move bookmarks between browsers.

Almost every browser can export your bookmarks to an HTML file as well as import the HTML file in a browser, so you can use the following procedure to transfer bookmarks from one browser to another browser.

Google Chrome

Steps to the Chrome browser bookmarks file:

Click on the menu icon in the top right corner of the Chrome browser, point your mouse on the "Bookmarks" and select "Bookmark manager". You can also quickly access "Bookmark manager" by pressing Ctrl + Shift + O.

Click on the menu "Organize" and select "Export bookmarks to HTML file" to export bookmarks to HTML files. Chrome HTML file named according to the date of implementation of this operation.

If you want to import bookmarks to Chrome browser, click the option "Import bookmarks from HTML file option".

Mozilla Firefox

The steps to export Firefox bookmarks files:

Click the Firefox menu, point your mouse on the "Bookmarks", and select "Show All Bookmarks" (You can also press Ctrl + Shift + B to open up the bookmarks library window).

Click on the menu "Import and Backup" and select "Export Bookmarks to HTML". (Select Backup will create a file. Json not open on other browsers). By default, Firefox will put the backup file called "bookmarks.html". You can change the file name and additional information, such as file creation date.

To import bookmarks to Firefox, click on the option "Import Bookmarks from HTML".

Internet Explorer

Click on the Favorites icon star shape at the top right of the browser, click on the little arrow next to "Add to favorites", and select "Import and Export".

Click "Export to a file" and click "Next".

Select the checkbox next to "Favorites" and click "Next".

Choose the Favorite you want to export. To export all Favorites, select the folder "Favorites" at the top (this is the default option).

Enter the name of the file. By default, the file is named bookmark.htm, but you can rename, Click "Export" and IE will create a backup file.


Click the Opera menu, point your mouse on the "Bookmarks", select "Manage Bookmarks" or press "Ctrl + Shit + B".

Click the "File" menu and select "Export as HTML". (Select "Export Opera Bookmarks" came out of the bookmarks to a file. Add that other browsers do not open).

Enter a name the file as bookmarks_date.html with the "date" is the date - May create the file.


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