Don’t get me wrong, Google Chrome is one of the best browsers right now, but the new Chromium build of Microsoft Edge and Firefox Quantum is quite appealing. If you’re a long-time Chrome user, now is a good time to test out new browsers as the browser war has never been closer. The good thing is that modern browsers have excellent cross-browser compatibility, so you can export bookmarks and settings between browsers without any problems. This makes it easy to switch browsers. In this post, I have included all the information you need to import Chrome bookmarks to other popular browsers. So, without further ado, let’s get started.
Export Chrome Bookmarks (2020)
There are two ways to export Chrome bookmarks. Firstly, you can export bookmarks in an HTML file that can be manually exported to other browsers. The other option is to sync bookmarks directly with another browser installed on your PC. In this section, we will show you both ways so that you can choose accordingly.
Steps to Export Chrome Bookmarks
1. Click the 3-dot menu in the upper right corner and click Bookmarks. Will expand to a new menu here Click “Bookmark manager”.
2. Now, just below Chrome’s menu, click the 3-dot menu in the right corner. Here, Click “Export bookmarks”.
3. A ‘Save As’ dialog will open where you want to export the bookmarks. Just choose your preferred location on your PC and click the “Save” button.
4. Chrome bookmarks at the end Exported to HTML file. Now you can export to any browser of your choice.
Sync Chrome Bookmarks Directly With Other Browsers
If you already have a browser installed on your computer, you can easily synchronize bookmarks without exporting and importing them manually. Here’s how it’s done.
1. Open Chrome’s 3-dot menu and click Bookmarks. From the expanded menu, Click on “Import bookmarks and settings”.
2. It will open a new page with a pre-selected browser. If you want to change the browser, click the drop-down menu and choose your preferred browser. Finally, Click the “Import” button to sync all your Chrome bookmarks to the selected browser.
3. You are done. In this case, the bookmarks synced perfectly with Microsoft Edge in just a few clicks.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Microsoft Edge
Sometimes direct sync does not work well due to various technical errors. So, if you want to import Chrome bookmarks to Microsoft Edge manually, follow the steps below. We will also show you how you can import bookmarks in Microsoft Edge’s Chromium build.
1. Open Microsoft Edge and Press the CTRL+I hotkey to open the Bookmarks/Favorites pane. Here, click on the “Import from another browser” option.
2. After that, click on “import from file”.
3. Now Select Chrome’s bookmark file Exported in HTML format and click the “Open” button.
4. All Chrome bookmarks will be imported to Microsoft Edge instantly.
Import Bookmarks in Microsoft Edge’s Chromium Build
1. Open Microsoft Edge and press CTRL+Shift+O. It will open the Favorites page, here click on the “Import Favorites” option in the lower left corner.
2. Click the drop-down menu and Select “Favorites/Bookmarks HTML file”. After that, click on the “Choose file” button and select the HTML bookmark file.
3. Finally, click the “Done” button.
4. All your Chrome bookmarks will appear in Microsoft Edge without any issues.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to the Mobile version of Microsoft Edge
There is no manual way to import bookmarks from Chrome to the mobile version of Edge. Again, You can sign in to both the desktop and mobile versions of Edge with your Microsoft account. To sync all bookmarks between desktop and mobile device. This way you will have all the Chrome bookmarks on your mobile device without messing with the bookmark files.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Safari
1. Open Safari and click the “File” menu. Later on, Click “Import” and open “Bookmarks HTML File”.
2. Now select the exported bookmark file and click the “Import” button.
3. All bookmarks will be imported into Safari successfully.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Safari Mobile Browser
Similar to Microsoft Edge, you cannot directly import bookmarks in the Safari mobile browser. Necessary Sign in with your Apple ID on your Mac and iPhone/iPad. iCloud will sync all changes in Safari and then you can access the exported bookmarks from your mobile device.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Firefox
1. Open the Firefox browser and Press CTRL+SHIFT+B to open Bookmark Manager. Here, click on “Import and Backup” and turn on “Import Bookmarks from HTML”.
2. Then, Select the bookmark HTML file and click the “Open” button. Now, close the window.
3. All Chrome bookmarks will appear in Mozilla’s toolbar.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Firefox Mobile Browser
To have Chrome bookmarks in Firefox mobile browser, create a Firefox account. Later on, sign in to Firefox browser on both desktop and mobile. After the sync is complete, you will see all the Chrome exported bookmarks in your Firefox mobile browser.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Opera
1. Open the Opera browser and click the settings icon in the upper right corner. Scroll down and you will find “Import bookmarks and settings” button. Click on it.
2. After that, open the drop-down menu and select “Bookmarks HTML file”. Further, Click the “Choose file” button.
3. Now select the Chrome bookmark file you exported earlier and click the “Done” button.
4. All Chrome bookmarks will now be imported into Opera.
Import Chrome Bookmarks to Opera Mobile Browser
As with other browsers, you cannot import Chrome bookmarks directly into your mobile browser. all you have to do Create an Opera account and log into Opera browser on both desktop and mobile. The bookmarks will be synced with your Opera account and in return you will have access to all the bookmarks in your Opera mobile browser.
Export Chrome Bookmarks and Enjoy Seamless Switching Between Browsers
While Google Chrome is the undisputed king of all browsers, recently Microsoft and a few other companies have upped their game in the browser space. If you’re someone who has moved from Chrome, it’s time to export Chrome bookmarks and settings so you can seamlessly switch to another browser. My recommendation would be Chromium-based Microsoft Edge. It looks slick and performs pretty well. Anyway, if you liked the article or want to share your thoughts with us, you can comment below with your valuable input.