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How to Import Bookmarks from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge

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Discover how to effortlessly transfer your bookmarks from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge using a simple step-by-step process.

Why Importing Bookmarks is Important

Importing bookmarks from Google Chrome or Firefox to Microsoft Edge is important because it allows you to seamlessly transition to your new browser without losing all your saved websites. Bookmarks are a convenient way to keep track of your favorite websites, and by importing them, you can easily access them in Microsoft Edge.

Additionally, importing bookmarks ensures that you don't have to manually recreate them in Microsoft Edge, saving you time and effort.

If you are doing this within your work environment, you will ensure that all of your work-related data is managed and maintained within your company's environment.  This is essential for both security and protection of your data.

Preparing to Import Bookmarks

Before you start importing bookmarks, make sure you have both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge installed on your device. This process requires both browsers to be present.

It's also a good idea to organise your bookmarks in Google Chrome before importing them. By organising them into folders or categories, you can easily find and manage them in Microsoft Edge.

Importing Bookmarks to Microsoft Edge

Watch this video, or if you prefer follow the steps below to see how it's done!


To import bookmarks from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge, follow these steps:

1. Open Microsoft Edge and click on the three-dot menu icon in the top-right corner.

2. From the dropdown menu, select 'Settings'.

3. In the Settings menu, click on 'Profiles' on the left-hand side.

4. Click 'Import browser data'.

5. Click Import next to 'Google Chrome' from the list of browser options.

6. Ensure you have selected the correct profile, if you have more than one.

7. Click on 'Import' to start the import process.

Wait for Microsoft Edge to import the bookmarks and other data from Google Chrome. Once the import is complete, you'll find all your bookmarks in Microsoft Edge's favorites bar or bookmarks menu.

Troubleshooting and Additional Tips

If you encounter any issues during the import process, try the following troubleshooting steps:

1. Make sure you're using the latest version of both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

2. Restart both browsers and try the import again.

3. If the import still fails, contact your IT Service Desk for assistance.

By following these steps and troubleshooting tips, you can easily import your bookmarks from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge and continue enjoying your saved websites in the new browser.

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