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How to Transfer Chrome or Firefox Bookmarks to New Computer

Transferring Bookmarks from one computer to another is not as hard as it looks. By using a few simple steps, you can transfer Bookmarks from one computer to another in no time. Isn’t it amazing?

Whether you have a few bookmarks or many, with just a few simple methods, you can transfer Bookmarks to a new computer. Most users don’t know the right techniques to transfer the Bookmarks to a new computer, and that is why they lost all the data.

If you are facing the same issues, then don’t worry because here are 3 methods that you can use to transfer Bookmarks from one computer to another.

Part 1: How to transfer Bookmarks to a new computer through automatic account sync

How to transfer Bookmarks to a new computer? The simplest way to do that is by using an automatic account sync method. With the help of this method, you can easily transfer your Bookmarks to all your new devices.

Tip 1: Transfer Chrome bookmarks to the new computer automatically

1. First, open your Chrome on your old computer.

2. Click on the three vertical dots to select the More Menu option. Now select Settings.

Note: In the People section, don’t forget to open your Gmail account.

3. Click on the Sync option.

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4. Select Sync everything option.

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5. Toggle off everything except the Bookmarks options.

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6. Confirm your sync process to transfer the Bookmarks to a new computer.

Tip 2. Transfer Firefox bookmarks to the new computer automatically

For that process, make sure you have a Firefox account; otherwise, you won’t be able to transfer the files.

1. Open Firefox and click on the Hamburger icon and choose Options.

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2. Now choose the option Enter to Firefox Account. Make your account if you don’t have it; otherwise, you can add your login details to start the process.

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3. Once you are done, go to Settings, and unselect everything except the Bookmarks.

4. Now, you can choose Sync Now or Sync Automatically option to continue the process.

Part 2. How to transfer bookmarks from one computer to another manually

Are you looking for a way of transferring Bookmarks from one computer to another? Here is the method that you can try. With the help of this method, you can transfer the Bookmarks manually.

Tip 1. Transfer Chrome bookmarks to the new computer manually

Export Chrome Bookmarks

First, you have to export the Bookmarks from Chrome

Step 1: Open Google Chrome and click on the three dots.

Step 2: Now select Bookmarks and select the Bookmark Manager option.

Step 3: Once you are on the Bookmark Manager, choose the Export Bookmarks option.

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Step 4. Now save the file in the HTML format, and after that, you can save it in you’re a USB flash drive to transfer to a new computer.

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Import Chrome Bookmarks

Step 1. Now connect the USB to a new computer to import the Chrome Bookmarks. And now open Chrome.

Step 2. Click the 3 dots to open the Settings option.

Step 3. Now choose the Import Bookmarks option. From there, select HTML Bookmarks and select the Import option.

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Step 4. Select the Choose File option and choose the HTML file which contains your Bookmarks.

Tip 2. Transfer Firefox bookmarks to the new computer manually

Step 1: Open the Firefox browser to export the Bookmarks.

Step 2: From the upper-right corner, choose the Bookmarks option.

Step 3: Go to the Bookmarks option and choose all your bookmarks.

Step 4: Now select Import and Backup option and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML option.

Step 5: Choose the location where you want to save your data. And then click Save option.

Import the Bookmarks

Step 1: Go to the new computer Firefox and choose to Organize Bookmarks option.

Step 2: You will see the Import and Backup drop-down menu, click it, and you will see the import wizard option.

Step 3: In case if you want to import the Bookmarks as HTML file, then click the option and choose the location where you have put your HTML file. Your file will be imported on the new device.

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