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    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome

    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome

    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    25 Dec 2020
    Designer Media Ltd


    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome


    You can keep track of the websites you visit frequently by storing them as bookmarks in Chrome. The bookmarks bar is a toolbar in Chrome that you can also add your favorite websites you visit frequently on to make opening them faster and more convenient.

    This tutorial will show you how to import favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome[/URL] bookmarks for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


    Contents

    • Option One: Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome Bookmarks using an HTML File
    • Option Two: Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome Bookmarks in Google Chrome






    OPTION ONE

    Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome Bookmarks using an HTML File







    OPTION TWO

    Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome Bookmarks in Google Chrome


    1 Open Google Chrome.
    2 Click/tap on the Customize and control Google Chrome (More) How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome-more.png. button, click/tap on Bookmarks, and click/tap on Import bookmarks and settings. (see screenshot below)

    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome-import_bookmarks_and_settings_in_chrome-1.jpg

    3 Select Microsoft Edge in the drop menu, select (check or uncheck) the items you want to import, and click/tap on Import. (see screenshot below)

    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome-import_bookmarks_and_settings_in_chrome-2.jpg

    4 When finished importing, turn on or off to Show bookmarks bar in Chrome for what you want, and click/tap on Done. (see screenshot below)

    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome-import_bookmarks_and_settings_in_chrome-3.jpg


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Cliff S's Avatar
    Posts : 26,111
    Win11 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       #1

    Hi Shawn, I today I wanted to clean up Chrome and try and import Edge favorites/bookmarks to it, and I found this:

    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome-2017_02_22_09_24_341.png

    sooooo....
    I deleted ALL my bookmarks so I wouldn't get them doubled, and tried importing them, using Windows 10 Current Build 14393.693...
    it didn't work!(What! and I deleted all my bookmarks!)

    So I tried on another PC(I keep everything synced), nope, didn't work either.

    Then it came to me while I was taking a shower(that's where the best ideas come to one, right?)
    Maybe this is for the newer insider builds, so when I got out, I tried using my Insider VM, build 15031...
    And it worked!

    I then just had to go to Chrome's bookmark manager and drag & drop things how I want them, the result:
    How to Import Favorites from Microsoft Edge Chromium to Google Chrome-2017_02_22_09_31_322.png

    So you might want to update the tut, but be sure to mention using the current insider build for now
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 59,912
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Thread Starter
       #2

    Hey Cliff, :)

    I had a play with it, and it doesn't seem the normal method to directly import favorites from Microsoft Edge to Chrome isn't working in Chrome right now.

    I've updated the tutorial to do so via an HTML file instead for now to help.
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  3. Cliff S's Avatar
    Posts : 26,111
    Win11 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       #3

    Brink said:
    Hey Cliff, :)

    I had a play with it, and it doesn't seem the normal method to directly import favorites from Microsoft Edge to Chrome isn't working in Chrome right now.

    I've updated the tutorial to do so via an HTML file instead for now to help.
    I had to play with it for a while till it finally worked, they should do like Microsoft when they add something new, and open the browser to a information page of what's new, after an update, and maybe even have a link there for more information... come to think of it, all browsers should do that.
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