The Easiest Way to Transfer Safari Bookmarks to Google Chrome


Moving bookmarks between desktop browsers is quite simple. You can either let Chrome import the bookmarks automatically, or do it manually yourself, as explained on Google’s support website.

To automatically import browser bookmarks from Safari:

1. Launch Chrome on your computer.

2. Click on the three-dot menu button located at the top right corner of the browser.

3. Go to Bookmarks > Import Bookmarks and Settings.

4. Choose Safari from the drop-down menu.

5. Browsing history, bookmarks and search are checked by default. Uncheck the other items if you only want to import bookmarks.

6. Click Import, then click Done.

As mentioned, you can also transfer the bookmarks manually, but you will need the associated HTML file. It’s also a simple process, but it takes a few extra steps.

1. Open Safari on your computer.

2. Go to File > Export Bookmarks.

3. Save the HTML file to your local Mac storage.

4. Open Chrome and go to Bookmarks > Import Bookmarks and Settings

5. This time, choose Bookmarks HTML File from the drop-down menu.

6. Locate the .html file and click Choose File.

On a fresh install of Chrome, imported bookmarks will appear in the bookmarks bar (you can show or hide the bar with Ctrl+Shift+B.) But if you’ve already created new bookmarks on Chrome, you’ll find bookmarks imported. Safari bookmarks in a folder called “Other Bookmarks”.


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