How to Export Bookmarks from Chrome

The bookmarks in your Chrome browser can be a very important component of how you use the Internet. Use these steps to export bookmarks from Chrome.

  1. Click the three dots at the top-right.
  2. Choose Bookmarks, then Bookmark manager.
  3. Click the three dots at the top-right and choose Export bookmarks.
  4. Choose a location for the exported file, then click Save.

Our article continues below with additional information and pictures for these steps.

If you’ve created a lot of bookmarks in the Google Chrome browser for important sites that you visit, then you likely rely on those bookmarks a lot.

When you get a new computer, or when you simply start using a different one, then you may want to move your bookmarks to that computer.

One way to do this is by exporting your bookmarks from Google Chrome. This creates an HTML file which you can then move to the other computer and import into that Chrome browser.

Our guide below will show you how to export Google Chrome bookmarks and create the file that will let you import them into a different Chrome browser.

How to Export Google Chrome Bookmarks

Following these steps is going to create a file with your bookmark information. It won’t affect the bookmarks on the original Chrome installation. This file can also serve as a backup of your Chrome bookmarks in case something happens to your computer.

Step 1: Open Chrome and click the button at the top-right of the window with three dots.

open Chrome settings

Step 2: Select the Bookmarks option, then click Bookmark manager.

click Bookmarks then Bookmark manager

Step 3: Click the three dots in the blue section of the window, then choose Export bookmarks. Take note of the Import bookmarks option on this menu, as this is where you will go on the other computer to add these bookmarks there.

how to export bookmarks from Chrome

Step 4: Select a location on your computer where you want to save the export file, then click the Save button.

save the exported bookmark file

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