You can export your web browser's bookmarks in order to move them over to another computer or import them into a new browser:

Chrome

Exporting:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More Vertical three dots representing "More".
  3. Select Bookmarks Bookmark Manager.
  4. At the top, click More Vertical three dots representing "More"> Export Bookmarks.

Importing: 

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More Vertical three dots representing "More".
  3. Select BookmarksImport Bookmarks and Settings.
  4. Select the program that contains the bookmarks you'd like to import.
  5. Click Import.
  6. Click Done.

Safari

Exporting: 

  1. With the Safari application open, click File in the menu bar. 
  2. Select Export Bookmarks.
  3. Choose a location to save the file and click Save.

Importing:

  1. With the Safari application open, click File in the menu bar. 
  2. Select Import Bookmarks, or select Import From, then Bookmarks HTML File.
  3. 3Find the location of your bookmarks file, select it and click Import

Firefox

Exporting:

  1. Click the Library button Vertical three dots representing "More"  on your toolbar (if you don't see it there, click the menu button Vertical three dots representing "More" then click Library.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  2. From the toolbar on the Library window, click the Import and Backup button 
    Vertical three dots representing "More"
    and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML… from the drop-down menu.
  3. 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.
  4. Click the Save button. The Export Bookmarks File window will close.
  5. Close the Library window.

Importing:

  1. Click the Library button Vertical three dots representing "More"  on your toolbar (if you don't see it there, click the menu button Vertical three dots representing "More" then click Library.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  2. From the toolbar on the Library window, click Up and down arrows representing "Import" and choose Import Bookmarks from HTML….
  3. Within the Import Bookmarks File window that opens, navigate to the bookmarks HTML file you are importing and select the file.
  4. Click the Open button. The Import Bookmarks File window will close.
  5. Close the Library window.

The bookmarks in the selected HTML file will be added to your Firefox bookmarks within the Bookmarks Menu directory.

Microsoft Edge

Exporting:

  1. Launch the Edge browser.
  2. Open the Favorites menu by clicking on the icon with the same name (star with three horizontal lines) or use the key combination [Ctrl + i].
  3. Go to the Settings menu (cog symbol).
  4. Click the Import or export button under Customize > Transfer favorites and other info.
  5. Select the Favorites option and click on Export to file.
  6. Enter a name and a storage location for the bookmark file and click on Save to export your current Edge favorites.

Importing:

Currently, Microsoft Edge does not support importing an HTML bookmark file. We recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Last updated 02/12/2020 02.23 PM

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