How to Import Bookmarks to Chrome from Edge

If you have been using Microsoft Edge for a while, there’s a good chance that you bookmarked some of your favorite sites.

But if you have chosen to switch to another browser like Google Chrome, then you might be frustrated with the thought of making all of those bookmarks again.

Fortunately there is an import process you can use, which we discuss in our how to import bookmarks from Edge to Chrome tutorial below.

How to Get Your Edge Bookmarks Into Chrome

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click the three dots at the top-right.
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Select Import bookmarks and settings.
  5. Choose Microsoft Edge, then click Import.

Our guide continues below with additional information on how to import bookmarks to Chrome from edge, including pictures of these steps.

When you first started using Windows 10, it’s likely that you also used the Microsoft Edge browser that is included with it and set as your default browser.

Edge is a good browser that’s very fast, but you may be more comfortable using a third-party option like Google Chrome.

But if you created some bookmarks while you were using Edge, you may be looking to import those bookmarks into Chrome.

Our guide below will show you how to complete this import by using the import tool that is included with Chrome.

Related: This how to show favorites in Edge guide can show you a way to make your favorite sites a lot easier to find.

How to Import Bookmarks Into Google Chrome from Microsoft Edge (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser. I am using Version 75.0.3770.100 of the Chrome browser.

Step 1: Launch Google Chrome.

Step 2: Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button (the one with three dots) at the top-right of the window.

open Google Chrome settings

Step 3: Select the Bookmarks option, then choose Import bookmarks and settings.

select the Import bookmarks and settings option

Step 4: Choose Microsoft Edge from the dropdown menu, then click the Import button.

how to import bookmarks to Google Chrome from Microsoft Edge

Step 5: Click the Done button once Chrome indicates that your bookmarks are ready.

click the Done button

Now that you know how to import bookmarks into Chroem from Microsoft Edge, you won;t need to worry about recreating them manually in the future.

Alternate Method for Edge to Chrome Bookmark Importing

Occasionally this import process can fail, but luckily there is another option for importing bookmarks to Chrome from Edge.

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click the Settings and more button (with three dots) at the top-right of the window.
  3. Choose the Settings option.
  4. Click the Import from another browser button.
  5. Click the Export to file button.
  6. Choose a location to save the export file, then click Save.
  7. Go back to Chrome, then click the Customize and control Google Chrome button.
  8. Choose Bookmarks, then Import bookmarks and settings.
  9. Select the Bookmarks HTML file option, then click Choose file.
  10. Browse to the file you created in step 6, select it, then click the Open button.
  11. Click Done once the import has completed.

Now that you have your favorites in Chrome, you are probably ready to start using it. Find out how to start a private browsing session in Chrome if you want to browse the Web but don’t want to save your activity to your history.

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