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How To Backup and Restore Google Chrome Bookmarks and Profile

Updated on April 10, 2012

Google chrome is the one of the most popular browser in browsing world.When we browse in different sites we save our important web address as bookmarks.Now Imagine that you've lost or accidentally deleted your important bookmarks.What should you do now.In this article i will tell you how can you backup and restore your google chrome profile and bookmarks before and after accidentally deleted.

There are three ways to backup your google chrome profile and bookmarks.

1st way : You can easily backup your bookmarks and profile by singing google account.To setup sync go to Setting>Personal Stuff>Sing In to Chrome.

2nd way : You can also backup and restore your bookmarks by exporting and importing a html file.To backup go to Bookmark Manager>Organize>Export bookmarks to html file and save the file.To restore your bokmarks go to Bookmark Manager>Organize>Import bookmarks from html file and open the file which you saved as html.

3rd way : This is the most interesting way to backup and restore your google chrome bookmarks and profile.To do this you do not need to do anything to back up.Actually bookmark automatically save your bookmarks in their install folder.To restore backup you have to find the backup file.

You can find the backup file :

[For Xp User] C:\Documents and Settings\<your name>\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

[For Windows 7 Users] C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

[For Windows Vista Users] C:\Users\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

  • after reacing the folder you will find two file like "bookmarks" and "bookmarks.bak".
  • for restore bookmarks just rename the "bookmarks.bak" to "bookmarks" and replace by clicking "yes".Now open your web browser you will find all your bookmarks in right place.

So No Problem If you Lose Your Bookmarks Before Backup.



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      cnet 4 years ago

      when I try to acces the Default folder in windows 7 I get ".../Default is not accesible. Acces is denied."

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      john 3 years ago

      can i restore my bookmarks & password if i uninstalled chrome from my laptop????

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