Sometimes you may need to save a copy of your bookmarks saved in your favourite web browser. You can use this article as instructions for how to save a copy / back up your bookmarks from these web browsers.

Google Chrome

  1. With Chrome open, click the menu button (with the 3 vertical dots), then navigate to Bookmarks > Bookmark manager
  2. Click the bookmark manager menu button (with 3 vertical dots, just below the main Chrome menu button), then click Export bookmarks in the menu
  3. Now just choose a location to save your bookmarks, then you’re done. You should have a copy of the bookmarks saved on your computer

Exporting Bookmarks in Google Chrome – click for larger images

Mozilla Firefox

  1. With Firefox open, click the menu button in the top-right of the browser window (with the 3 horizontal lines), then click Library
  2. Click Bookmarks in the menu
  3. Click Show All Bookmarks at the bottom of the menu
  4. In the new window that opens, click Import and Backup > Export Bookmarks to HTML… then save the bookmarks wherever you’d prefer on the computer

Exporting Bookmarks in Mozilla Firefox – click for larger images

Microsoft Edge

  1. With Edge open, click the Favorites button, then inside the Favorites menu click the Gear button
  2. Inside the General section, click the Import or export button found under Transfer favorites and other info
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the menu and click the Export to file button, then choose where you want to save the bookmarks

Exporting Bookmarks in Microsoft Edge – click for larger images

Internet Explorer

  1. With Internet Explorer open, click the Favorites button (the star icon), then click the arrow button beside the Add to favorites button, then click Import and export…
  2. Choose the Export to a file option, then click Next
  3. Check the box for Favorites (and additional items if you want) and click Next
  4. Leave the default selection (or change what bookmarks you want to export) and proceed through the prompts to save the bookmarks on your computer

Exporting Bookmarks in Internet Explorer – click for larger images

If we missed anything, or you have any questions about exporting your bookmarks in these browsers, feel free to contact us!

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