How to Import Bookmarks to Safari on iPhone iPad?

Last Updated: January 8, 2018

If you plan to switch from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc to Safari, you'll wonder how to import bookmarks to Safari to keep your favorite sites safe and easily accessible on Safari later. Visit each web page on Safari one after another and bookmark each site individually? Come on, that's really a huge task. Here, we'd like to teach you how to 1-click export all bookmarks from Chrome/Firefox and import bookmarks to Safari on Mac/iPhone/iPad massively at once.

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How to Import Bookmarks to Safari iPhone iPad?

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How to Export Bookmarks for Importing to Safari?

Before importing, you'd better export bookmarks from your browser. Here, we take the most popular Chrome and Firefox as example:

Export bookmarks from Firefox:
1. Open your Firefox -> click on the icon like this -> click Bookmarks -> scroll down to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.
2. From the toolbar on the Library window, click Import and Backup to choose Export Bookmarks to HTML… .
3. In the popping up window, choose a location to save your file, which is by default named bookmarks.html, and then click Save.

Export bookmarks from Chrome:
Open your Google Chrome -> click the Customize and Control Google Chrome icon in the top right -> choose Bookmarks -> Bookmark Manager -> click Organize -> Export Bookmarks to HTML File -> choose a location for the HTML File and click Save.

When saving all bookmarks as a HTML file on desktop, you can open the file in Safari, but it just displays a web page with all of your bookmarks. If you want to check a standalone one on iPhone iPad, you need to import bookmarks to Safari.

How to Import Bookmarks to Safari on iPhone iPad?

Importing bookmarks to Safari on Mac is quite easy, but how about importing bookmarks to Safari on iPhone or iPad? Much more difficult indeed, you need to export bookmarks from Chrome or Firefox as HTML files to computer first like we do above and then import bookmarks to Safari on iPhone iPad via DearMob iPhone Manager.

How to Import Bookmarks to Safari

Step 1. Download DearMob iPhone Manager, install and launch it on your computer.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone iPad to computer via USB cable, tap Trust This Computer to make computer recognize your device if a message popping up on your iOS device.

Step 3. Once connected, click on Bookmark icon on the main UI of DearMob iPhone Manager to access the Import window.

Step 4. Click Import icon on the top bar, choose the bookmarks you want to import to Safari, click Open and then click Sync on DearMob iPhone Manager, and your bookmarks will be automatically synced to your iPhone iPad Safari.

Notice: If your iCloud storage space is enough, it is available for you to sync Safari bookmarks imported from Google Chrome to iCloud and share across OS X and iOS by clicking System Preferences -> iCloud -> Safari. And using iTunes to import bookmarks to Safari only works on older Mac OS, as you can only sync contacts and calendars with iTunes if you use OS X Mavericks v.10.9 or later.

Web browser varies, the way to export bookmarks from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc differs, but the method to import bookmarks to Safari on iPhone iPad always stays the same, that is, DearMob iPhone Manager ↓↓↓.

DearMob iPhone Manager is a versatile tool for iPhone iPad data management besides importing bookmarks to Safari and exporting Safari bookmarks. Compatible with iOS photos, music, video, contacts, podcasts, books, voice memos, apps, messages, calendars and bookmarks, DearMob iPhone Manager makes your digital life much easier.

How to Import Bookmarks to Safari on Mac Computer?

In case that you are talking about how to import bookmarks from Chrome or Firefox to Safari on Mac computer, you can refer to the following way:

Bookmarks in your default browser Firefox or Chrome: Choose File > Import From > Google Chrome or File or Import From > Firefox, then select the items you want to import. You can do this any time after you start using Safari, even if you imported items already.

HTML file you saved on computer: Start Safari on Mac -> click on the File menu at the top of the Safari window and choose Import Bookmarks (If you don't see the menu bar, just press the Alt key) -> choose the HTML file you saved from Firefox or Chrome and click on Open, then the bookmarks will be imported to your Safari. You can find them at the bottom of the sidebar in a new folder whose name begins with "Imported" and ends with the date.

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Amanda joined DearMob in 2015 and is always happy to share everything about movie, TV shows, music & new tech trends you are interested in. Especially do well in discovering Apple products flaws and providing remedy. Please feel free to contact her for more tech support.

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