Where are Google Chrome bookmarks stored

Internet Chrome: Find the location of the bookmarks


Regardless of whether you want to change your browser and want to transfer the bookmarks or you simply want to back up - you must first know where the bookmarks are saved. Not only can you manage your bookmarks yourself in the browser, but you can also find them as files in a local folder on your PC. In our step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to find the location.

Bookmark manager in Chrome

Follow our step-by-step guide to open your bookmarks in the bookmark manager.

Note: If you want to work with Google Chrome on multiple devices, you don't have to worry about transferring bookmarks. The browser automatically synchronizes your settings between the devices you are signed in to.

Windows: Find local bookmarks file

You don't have to save your bookmarks on your PC first. Chrome does this automatically. Follow our step-by-step guide to find the file:

macOS: Here you can find your bookmarks file

Since the bookmark file is in a hidden folder, first open the Finder and press [cmd] + [Shift] + [.]. This will ensure that the file can be viewed below. Our step-by-step guide shows you how to navigate directly to the bookmarks file on your Mac:

Note: When entering, make sure that "open"to insert a space. You can create a backslash under macOS using the keyboard shortcut [option] + [Shift] + [7].