Using chrome for long time you must have bookmarked your favourite pages in it. When you bookmark a page you may want to visit the page later or you may want to send the page to someone. Sometimes you may want to mention those bookmarked pages to someone then what you should do and of course if there is a huge list of bookmarked pages. Or maybe you want to shift from one browser to another or maybe you want to create a backup before reinstalling the operating system. There is a way to export your bookmarks to html file and send it to someone. Similarly you can also import bookmarks in chrome. Let us see how to import and export bookmarks in chrome.


Export Bookmarks

To export the bookmarks you can directly go to the Bookmark manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + () or you have to go to,

  • The chrome menu at the top right corner of the Google chrome.
  • Click on Bookmarks from the menu.
  • It opens another menu, choose Bookmarks manager from there.

import bookmarks in chrome

  • Bookmarks will be open in a new tab.
  • On the right pane above the bookmarks you can see Organize. When you click on this a dropdown menu appears.
  • Click on Export bookmarks to HTML file…
  • It will open a Save as dialog box to save the bookmarks with File name that is already given by chrome and Save as type. You can alter the name of file if you want to.

import bookmarks in chrome

  • Click on Save.

It will save the HTML file and you can add that file to your browser any time.

Import Bookmarks

To import bookmarks in chrome browser you have to go to,

  • The chrome menu at the top right corner of the Google chrome.
  • Click on Bookmarks from the menu.
  • It opens another menu, choose Bookmarks manager from there.
  • It will open the bookmarks in a new tab.
  • On the right pane above the bookmarks you can see Organize. When you click on this a dropdown menu appears.
  • Click on Import bookmarks to HTML file…
  • It will display an Open dialog box; you have to choose the HTML file with the bookmarks which you want to import.

import bookmarks in chrome

  • Click Save. It will import the bookmarks to chrome.
  • Close the bookmarks tab.

The HTML file that you have imported will be saved in the folder named Imported.