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How To Backup Google Chrome Bookmarks?

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If your primary browser is Google Chrome, chances are you’ll have plenty of bookmarks saved in the browser and you probably want to back them up for obvious purposes. Backing up bookmarks in Google Chrome is pretty easy. Let’s explore the methods that can be used to backup bookmarks in Chrome:

#1. Backup Chrome bookmarks using the bookmark manager

You can use the bookmark manager in Google Chrome to backup your saved sites as an .html file.


All you need to do is hit Ctrl + Shift + B when you’re in Google Chrome and a bookmark manager will pop up. Go to ‘Tools’ > ‘Export Bookmarks’ and specify a location where the bookmarks backup file should be stored in .html format.

#2. Backup Chrome bookmarks and restore them in another browser

Previously mentioned Transmute can be used to backup bookmarks from Google Chrome and restore them to another browser in a matter of seconds.

Launch the program and specify the source as Chrome and the target browser where your bookmarks should be restored and hit ‘Start’ for the process to begin.

#3. Backup your entire Chrome profile

Google Chrome Backup is a neat little app that backs up your Google Chrome profile as such.

Google Chrome Backup

Your Google Chrome profile contains your modified settings and preferences. The profile also includes your bookmarks and browsing history. In case you’re doing a reinstall of Google Chrome, make sure you backup your profile using this application. Get it here.

Do you know of any other efficient ways to backup Google Chrome bookmarks and settings? Share them in the comments section.

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June 2nd, 2009 at 10:14 am

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