How to Import Bookmarks From Chrome to Firefox Android

The rivalry is an ancient trait of human behavior and we have always loved to keep it going. Be it between our favorite teams, our favorite drinks or our favorite browsers. There are always who switch sides and for a number of reasons they should. Web browsers, for example, Firefox and Chrome are the most popular ones out there and claim the majority on both desktop and mobile devices combined. Users have their own preferences like privacy, speed, and accessibility.

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Now if you’ve been a Firefox user, you know it’s best for privacy over the internet while Chrome, on the other hand, is appreciated for its lightning fast speed. Even though every browser has its own advantages and disadvantages, most people don’t want to move to another browser because it’s a hassle, your passwords, browsing history and bookmarks are saved on that browser, it feels like too much work if you wish to move to another browser. What if there was a guide to help you move all your data from one browser to another without losing your mind and time? Well, keep reading and we’ll fix you up with a new browser with all of your data in the right place.

Import Bookmarks From Chrome to Firefox Android

This how-to guide will help you sync your bookmarks from Chrome Desktop to Firefox mobile. There is no direct way to do this so we’ll use a little longer way to explain but it’d be easy.

Here is how we’ll do it

First, import bookmarks from Chrome Desktop. Next, install Firefox on the PC. Once done, register for a new Firefox account, if you don’t already have one, which then syncs those bookmarks to Firefox Android. Let’s make sure where you want to be and where you are. Follow the chart below to figure out.

Part 1: Import Bookmarks From Chrome

We’ll show you how to transfer your bookmarks from Chrome Desktop to the Mobile version of Firefox.

First things first, we set up an account in your browser. It would allow your mobile devices to sync with your Desktop browsers and all your data would available on all the platforms.

If you already have an account just sign in and you’re good to go.

Now if Chrome and Firefox browsers are on the same computer you can just do it with a few clicks.

press ctrl+shift+B > click 'Import and Backup' > Import Data from Another Browser

Let’s take the scenario where your browsers are on different computers and you still want to export the bookmarks, we’ll do this.

Go to Chrome and in the URL box type ‘ chrome://bookmarks’

Press the options button(three vertical dots) on the top right corner, select Export Bookmarks.

You can save the HTML file anywhere on the computer just make sure you’d find it when you need to copy it to the other computer.

Take the HTML file and copy it to the other machine.

Go to the Firefox browser on the machine where you plan on using the bookmarks and Sign in.

 

Now we’ll import the bookmarks from the HTML file that we earlier copied from chrome.

Just press ctrl + Shift + B

This command would bring up the library and you can choose ‘import from HTML’

After this step, the most of the heavy lifting is done. Now you just have to sync your account on the mobile device to get those bookmarks on your Firefox mobile browser.

Just goto your firefox mobile and go to options and press sync and done. Your bookmarks are now on firefox mobile from your chrome desktop. you can view them in the bookmarks folder.

 

Import Bookmarks From Chrome to Firefox Android

We showed you a rather simple tutorial to copy your bookmarks from your Chrome browser on the desktop to your Firefox browser on mobile. It may have had a few extra steps but following this tutorial would get you those bookmarks without any hassle or fuss.

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