Recently, many users have begun switching to the Brave browser for its ad-free and privacy-centric approach. But while switching, you may want to transfer all your browsing data, including bookmarks. Well, whether you’re switching to Brave browser from Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or vice versa, you can easily transfer all your saved bookmarks. Here are two easy ways to import and export bookmarks in the Brave browser for phone and PC.
Import or Export Bookmarks in Brave Browser PC
Below, we have mentioned the steps that you can follow to transfer bookmarks to and from the Brave browser on PC.
Import Bookmarks to Brave Using HTML File
Step 1: Open the Brave browser and click the menu bar on the top right corner.
Step 2: Click on Bookmarks and then on Bookmark manager. You can also use the shortcut Ctrl+ Shift+ O.
Step 3: On the Bookmark manager page, click the three dots on the top right corner.
Step 4: Click on Import Bookmarks.
Step 5: A new window will open. Here, select the bookmark file and click on Open.
Step 6: A new Imported folder will appear, where you will see all of the imported bookmarks from Chrome, edge, or other popular browsers.
Export Bookmarks to HTML From Brave Browser
Step 1: Open the Bookmark manager page and click on the three dots on the top right corner.
Step 2: Next, click on Export bookmarks.
Step 3: Once the new window opens, rename the file and select a location to save.
Step 4: Then, click Save to save the bookmarks HTML file.
Import Bookmarks from Chrome or Other browsers
Step 1: Open Brave browser and click on the menu bar on the top right corner.
Step 2: Click on Bookmarks and then on Import bookmarks and settings.
Step 3: a new window will open to select which browser data you want to import or choose an HTML file to import.
Step 4: Select the browser and the data to import. Here, we are only selecting Favorites/Bookmarks.
Step 5: Then, click on Import.
Step 6: After importing the bookmarks, a confirmation window will appear. Click on Done.
Import or Export Bookmarks in Brave Browser for Android, iOS
Like every other mobile browser, Brave browser doesn’t have a dedicated option to import or export data in Android. To import and export bookmarks in the Brave browser for Android, you need to use the sync feature.
To activate the sync feature in Brave browser, follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Open the Brave browser on your Android phone and click on the three dots on the bottom right corner.
Step 2: Click on the Settings and then Sync.
Step 3: You will see two options: Scan or enter sync code and Start a new sync chain. If you have Brave browser on your PC, select Start a new sync chain.
Step 4: On the next page, click on Add computer to add the new computer to the sync chain.
Step 5: You will be given the sync code to enter into the PC. It is advised not to share your sync code with anyone else.
Step 6: Now, open Brave browser on your PC and click the menu bar on the top right.
Step 7: Clik on Sync. Then, tap Start using sync.
Step 8: Click on I have a Sync Code to enter the sync code shown in the Brave mobile app.
Step 9: After entering the code, click on Confirm. A warning window will prompt- click OK to confirm.
Step 10: You will see your smartphone synced under the Manage your synced devices page.
The Brave browser on your phone and PC is now in sync. When you import bookmarks in Brave on PC, the same will reflect in Brave on your phone. Similarly, the bookmarks from your phone will appear on your PC, which you can export using the standard method.
Import Bookmarks to Brave Mobile
To import bookmarks to Brave on your phone, make sure you have Brave on your PC, and both are synced to the cloud. Now, import bookmarks from any browser to Brave on PC using steps in the first part of the article.
Once done, the bookmarks will be synced to Brave on your phone. To view them:
Step 1: Open the Brave browser on your Android phone.
Step 2: Click the three dots on the bottom right corner and click on Bookmarks.
Step 3: You may land on the Mobile bookmarks. If so, tap the back button to see the Other Bookmarks folder. Here, you’ll find all the bookmarks synced from your PC.
Export Bookmarks from Brave Mobile
Once you have enabled sync between Brave on your phone and PC, all the bookmarks on your phone will be visible on your computer. You can directly export them to an HTML file using the steps below.
Step 1: Open the Brave browser on PC. Click the menu > Bookmarks > Bookmarks manager.
Step 2: Select the bookmark folder or the bookmarks you want to backup. Then, click the three dots in the top right.
Step 3: Click on Export bookmarks.
Step 4: Rename the file and select location. After that, click on the Save button.
Manage Bookmarks Using Third-Party App on Android
Since most mobile browsers don’t provide you with the backup feature, you can backup your bookmarks between Chrome, Edge, or Firefox by using any third-party bookmarks manager app, shown below.
Install Bookmark Manager and Add Bookmarks
Step 1: Install any bookmark manager app from the play store. Here we are using the app called Bookmark Folder.
Step 2: Open the app and click on Create Link button to add bookmarks (it looks like a globe).
Step 3: Add information like Title, URL, and select the browser of your choice.
Step 4: Click on OK to save the bookmark.
Export Bookmarks from Bookmark Folder
Step 1: Open the Bookmark Folder app and click on the menu button.
Step 2: Click on Import/Export option.
Step 3: On the Import/Export page, click on Export Backup file or Export HTML file.
Step 4: You will be required to select the location, rename the file, and click on Save.
Import Bookmarks to Bookmark Folder
Step 1: Open the Import/Export page and click on the Import Backup file or Import HTML file.
Step 2: Select the file. A confirmation window will pop up. You can read it, then click on OK.
I hope this guide helps you import and export bookmarks in the Brave browser. We have mentioned the steps to transfer or move bookmarks on Brave for PC and Brave for iPhone or Android. Anyways, if you still face any issues with importing or exporting bookmarks or favorites, let us know in the comments below. Stay tuned for more tips, tricks, and how-tos around browsers you use.