Importing Google Chrome bookmarks from a backup

Guide to import your bookmarks in Google Chrome from an existing backup

If you are signed in to Google Chrome with a Google account with sync enabled your bookmarks with transfer automatically and you will not need to follow this guide.

This article is a continuation from this guide Backing up bookmarks in Google Chrome

Importing your bookmarks from file

Start by clicking the 3 dots in the top right corner of the window and navigate to Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager

google chrome main menu bookmarks manager

Once in bookmarks manager select the 3 dots menu on that page

bookmarks manager 3 dots

From that menu select export bookmarks

click the import option

Retrieve the file from the location you saved the bookmarks backup file.

save to box

Your bookmarks and bookmark bar at the top of the browser should new be restored.

Keywords:bookmarks google chrome browser web ERC   Doc ID:113720
Owner:Matthew A.Group:University of Illinois Extension KB
Created:2021-09-16 09:42 CDTUpdated:2021-12-06 12:22 CDT
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