How to Easily Export Bookmarks from Google Chrome

If you're tired of Google Chrome's resource-hungry nature and want to switch to a different browser like Microsoft Edge, Firefox, or Brave, you might be wondering how to take your bookmarks with you. Thankfully, exporting bookmarks from Google Chrome and importing them into another browser is a simple process. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to export bookmarks from Google Chrome to other web browsers.

Exporting Bookmarks from Google Chrome

Manually adding your favorite web pages to a new browser can be a time-consuming and tiring process. Instead, you can easily export your Google Chrome bookmarks and import them into another browser. Let's take a look at how to do it.

  1. Open Google Chrome on your PC or Mac.
  2. Click on the three-dot menu at the upper right corner and expand the Bookmarks menu.
  3. Open Bookmark Manager.
  4. You will see all your Chrome bookmarks with folders.
  5. Select the three-dot icon menu at the upper right corner and choose Export bookmarks.
  6. Chrome will create an HTML file and save it to your computer.

Congratulations! You have successfully exported your Google Chrome bookmarks in an HTML file. Now, let's see how to import them into different browsers.

Importing Google Chrome Bookmarks in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge, a Chromium-based browser, is an excellent alternative to Google Chrome. It comes pre-installed on Windows and offers innovative features like Sleep tabs and vertical tabs. Here's how you can import your Google Chrome bookmarks into Microsoft Edge:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge on your PC or Mac.
  2. Click on the three-dot menu at the top and go to Settings.
  3. From the Profile menu, select Import browser data.
  4. Choose Choose What to Import.
  5. If Google Chrome is installed on your computer, you will see an option to import all your data, including bookmarks, saved passwords, history, and extensions. Click on Import to transfer selected data.
  6. Alternatively, you can click on the Import From menu at the top and select Favorites or Bookmarks HTML file.
  7. Choose the HTML file that you exported and import it into Microsoft Edge.

That's it! Now you have successfully imported your Google Chrome bookmarks into Microsoft Edge.

Importing Google Chrome Bookmarks in Brave

Brave is another great option for those who prioritize security and privacy. It's a Chromium-based browser that works seamlessly with Chrome extensions. Here's how you can import your Google Chrome bookmarks into Brave:

  1. Open the Brave browser and click on the hamburger menu.
  2. Open Import Bookmarks and Settings from the Bookmarks menu.
  3. Select Google Chrome from the drop-down menu and click Import to transfer selected data.
  4. Alternatively, you can select the Bookmarks HTML file and import it from your computer.

Within a minute, all your Google Chrome bookmarks will appear in the Brave browser.

Wrapping Up: Don't Leave Your Bookmarks Behind

With so many lightweight and feature-rich alternatives to Google Chrome available, it's easy to switch to a different browser. Just make sure you don't forget to take your bookmarks with you. By following the steps above, you can easily export your bookmarks from Google Chrome and import them into your new browser.