Step 1: Open Chrome Browser
The first step to backup Chrome bookmarks is to open the Chrome browser on your device. Click on the three dots located at the top right corner of the browser window to open the menu.
Step 2: Click on Bookmarks
Once you click on the three dots, a dropdown menu will appear. From this menu, click on the ‘Bookmarks’ option. A new menu will appear with several options.
Step 3: Click on Bookmark Manager
From the bookmarks menu, click on the ‘Bookmark Manager’ option. This will open a new window with all your bookmarks displayed.
Step 4: Click on the Three Dots
In the Bookmark Manager, look for the three dots located at the top right corner of the window. Click on the three dots to open a dropdown menu.
Step 5: Click on Export Bookmarks
From the dropdown menu, click on the ‘Export Bookmarks’ option. This will download the bookmarks as an HTML file on your device.
Step 6: Choose a Location to Save the HTML File
Once the bookmarks are downloaded as an HTML file, you need to choose a location to save the file on your device. You can choose any location on your device, such as the desktop or a folder.
Step 7: Name the File
After choosing the location to save the file, you need to give a name to the file. It’s recommended to name the file with a relevant name so that you can easily identify it later.
Step 8: Click on Save
Once you have named the file, click on the ‘Save’ button. This will save the file in the location you chose on your device.
Step 9: Verify the Backup
To verify that the backup of your Chrome bookmarks was successful, go to the location where you saved the HTML file. Open the file and check if all your bookmarks are present.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I backup my Chrome bookmarks on a different device?
Yes, you can backup your Chrome bookmarks on a different device. Follow the same steps mentioned above, and save the HTML file on a USB drive or any other device.
Q: Will backing up my Chrome bookmarks delete them from the browser?
No, backing up your Chrome bookmarks will not delete them from the browser. It will only create a copy of your bookmarks as an HTML file on your device.
Q: How often should I backup my Chrome bookmarks?
It’s recommended to backup your Chrome bookmarks at least once a month or whenever you add new bookmarks to the browser.
Backing up your Chrome bookmarks is essential to ensure that you don’t lose all your important bookmarks. By following the above steps, you can easily backup your Chrome bookmarks as an HTML file on your device. Remember to backup your bookmarks regularly to avoid losing them in case of any device failure or accidental deletion.