How to Import Bookmarks / Favorites, Passwords, Search Engines and History from Firefox and IE into Google Chrome

Google Chrome is out and it is already making waves with its simplicity and ease of use. Read our first impressions about Google Chrome if you haven’t done it already. While we definitely see many people who would love to use Google Chrome, you can easily port your Firefox and Internet Explorer data to Google Chrome, including your bookmarks / favorites, passwords, search engines and history.

By default Google Chrome asks users if they want to import data from Firefox, but if you skipped it or want to import data from Internet Explorer into Google Chrome, here is a simple way on how you can do it.

Related: Tools to synchronize bookmarks / favorites between browsers.

In Google Chrome click on the settings button and click on Import bookmark & Settings option.


A new window will open showing you options to import data from Internet Explorer or Firefox, choose the browser and information you want to import and click on the Import button.


A new window should open showing you the progress of the import, once the import is complete the window will automatically close and your data will be available in Google Chrome.

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