Firefox Bookmarks Import to Chrome

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Boca, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Boca macrumors 6502

    Feb 13, 2008
    When I go to the import window only Safari is indicated in the drop down window. I've made FF the browser, turned it on and off, done same with Safari and still can't find a way to import the FF for the toolbar or any bookmarks at all.
    Downloaded Xmarks but all it says after sync is that it's done...but there are NO bookmarks anywhere.

    Help, please. Have a great day.
  2. betterdays macrumors member

    Nov 22, 2006
    Here's one instruction for you to follow : read what the person wrote. He wrote only Safari is offered in the list. How do you want him to choose the browser ?
  3. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    Which version of Firefox and Chrome are you using? Chrome 17.0.963.8 (the latest as of this posting) can import from Firefox, at least on Windows.
  4. blatopilot macrumors regular

    Sep 24, 2011
    In firefox, go to show all bookmarks. Pull down the star menu. Export bookmarks to HTML - save that.

    In Chrome, go to bookmarks manager -> import bookmarks from html file -> select the file you exported and you are done.
  5. Boca thread starter macrumors 6502

    Feb 13, 2008
    Using latest Chrome. 17 vs. I can make an html but then I have to rebuild all the tool bar, correct?

    I'm looking to migrate over the bookmarks in the same config. as on FF.

    Thank you.
  6. furrina macrumors regular

    Mar 31, 2004
    In tha 212
    I'm having the exact same problem. I got rid of my default file because it was corrupted and then synced with my google acct, but i want to import all my browser settings from firefox because the above got rid of them, but it only gives me safari as an option in the dropdown. My firefox and chrome are both up to date. I'm on mac OS 10.8.6
    Seems like a weird bug to me. Is there any solution, even a 3rd party thing that will do it all? Other than export/import/recreate bookmarks?

    thxxxx for any help
  7. Boca thread starter macrumors 6502

    Feb 13, 2008
    Still searching, no luck and no other suggestions. If I find a way or solution I'll let you know. Have a good day.
  8. mubarak macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2012
    Firefox Bookmarks Import to Chrome

    I found a solution to this, but to apply it you will need to have access to a Windows computer.

    1- Setup sync in Chrome between your mac and windows computers.
    2- Setup sync in Firefox between your mac and windows computers.
    3- Import Firefox bookmarks to Chrome in your windows computer.

    Once you do this it will sync with your mac and you should have the same bookmarks in both systems.

    Hope this will work with you :)

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