Import bookmarks and other data from Google Chrome

Firefox lets you easily import bookmarks and other data from Google Chrome. This article gives you step-by-step instructions for getting it done.

Note: To import your information from another browser or computer, see Import data from another browser.
  1. Click on the menu button fx57menuFx89menuButton to open the menu panel. Click the Library button 57 library icon on your toolbar. (If you don't see it there, click the menu button fx57menu then click Library.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All BookmarksManage Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  2. From the toolbar in the Library window, click import-export-arrowsImport and Backup and choose Import Data from Another Browser...
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    • Tip: Another way to import from another browser is to click File in the Firefox menu bar at the top of the screen and select Import from Another Browser…. In Firefox version 76 and above, you can also click the menu button Fx57Menu click Fx57HelpHelp and select Import from Another Browser… from the Help menu.
  3. In the Import Wizard window that appears, select Chrome, then click NextContinue.
  4. Firefox will list the types of settings and information it can import. Select the items you want to import.
    Chrome Items to import 57
    • Cookies: Small bits of information stored on your computer by some websites that are used to keep you logged in, store your options, or do other things.
    • Browsing History: Information on the sites you have visited.
    • Saved Passwords: (Starting in Firefox version 70)(macOS and Windows only) Your usernames and passwords that Chrome remembered.
    • Bookmarks: Web pages you have saved in your Chrome bookmarks.
  5. Click NextContinue to import the selected items. The wizard shows what was imported.
  6. Click FinishDone to close the window. The items you selected should now be available.

Because Chrome defaults to saving bookmarks in its bookmarks toolbar, you should be able to find your imported bookmarks in a folder named From Google Chrome in the Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar.

From Google Chrome - 57 The Bookmarks Toolbar may be hidden. To show the Bookmarks Toolbar:

  1. Click the menu button Fx57Menu and choose 57customize-icon.png Customize….
  2. Click the Toolbars dropdown menu at the bottom of the screen and select Bookmarks Toolbar.
  3. Click the Done button.
Tip: You can also turn the Bookmarks toolbar on or off from the Firefox menu bar at the top of the screen: Click View, go down to Toolbars and select Bookmarks Toolbar.

To learn more about customizing Firefox, see Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars. For more information on using bookmarks in Firefox, see Bookmarks in Firefox.

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