Backing Up Browser Favorites/Bookmarks

Creating a backup of browser favorites or bookmarks.

Intended Audience

Windows users using Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome

How-To Backup Bookmarks/Favorites

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome, 
  2. Press [CTRL] + [Shift] + [O] on your keyboard. 
  3. Click the Organize menu > Export bookmarks to HTML file: 
  4. Choose a location, OneDrive, to save the file, and then click Save


  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click the Bookmarks menu, and then click Show All Bookmarks.
  3. In the Library window, click Import and Backup, and then click Export Bookmarks to HTML. ...
  4. In the Export Bookmarks File window, choose where to save the file, OneDrive, and then click Save. ...
  5. Close the Library window.

Internet Explorer

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. On the File menu, click Import and Export, and then click Next.
  3. Click Export Favorites and then click Next.
  4. Click Favorites and then click Next.
  5. Type the name of the file that you want to export the favorites to, OneDrive.

Keywords:guide, instructions   Doc ID:73382
Owner:Bob M.Group:UW-Milwaukee Student Affairs IT
Created:2017-05-19 10:35 CDTUpdated:2017-05-19 10:38 CDT
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Student Affairs IT
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