How to Import Bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox

by Venkat eswarlu on November 4, 2011

in Firefox,Google Chrome,How to,tips and tricks

If you’re using both Firefox and Chrome browsers if you want to access bookmarks saved to Chrome profile from Firefox there is no option provided by Mozilla’s browser  (soon there will be) where Chrome provides this option to import settings from Firefox,IE and Google Toolbar. Currently you can only import Internet Explorer’s  bookmarks, settings and data from Firefox import wizard (File>Import). Here is how to import Chrome Bookmarks to Firefox.

Importing bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox

First you need to export Chrome bookmarks, for that

1. Open Chrome browser and from Tools menu> select Bookmarks>open Bookmark Manager

2.  Here, click on Organize menu>select Export bookmarks and save bookmarks in HTML format to desired location in your Computer.

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To import these saved bookmarks into Firefox

1. Open Bookmarks Manager in Firefox by using Ctrl+Shift+B shortcut or select “Show all Bookmarks” from Bookmarks menu under Firefox menu button.

select import bookmarks from HTML file thumb How to Import Bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox

2. Here click on Import and Backup menu>select Import HTML from the Import wizard select “from an HTML file” click Next and select & open bookmarks HTML file you saved earlier.

importing bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox thumb How to Import Bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox

Chrome bookmarks will be added to Bookmarks menu directory of Firefox.

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