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Questions tagged [bookmarks]

Shortcuts a user keeps in an internet browser to return to a desired page.

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XBrowser app: where are bookmarks stored?

I have been using this browser for a while now and I am somewhat impressed. I've added some bookmarks which I'd like to import to the browsers on my laptop. So where do I find them? Or are they in the ...
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How to bookmark specific part of a long webpage?

In Chrome Desktop there are several extensions that allow to save the specific line/part/scroll level of a website that you are reading, making it easier to return to it later to continue reading. ...
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How to “Add to Home screen” a shorcut with a dynamic URL?

I have a Google Form that I use for daily tracking and I would like to have a shortcut to this form on my home screen. One field of this form is for the date and I would like to have it pre-filled ...
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How to have Firefox Widget for Bookmarks?

Google Chrome has own widget for bookmarks, but Android Firefox does not. I am thinking how to proceed to do the feature request for the widget. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: Oneplus 3T
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Where does LineageOs store stock browser bookmarks?

How could I export or backup my bookmarks in the LineageOS 14.1 default browser? Several apps failed to retrieve bookmarks The name of the browser doesn't appear anywhere in the browser itself find /...
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Chrome: “Failed to add bookmark.”

I am running Google Chrome 56 on Android 4.4.4 and starting today I am no longer able to add bookmarks. Every time that I click the star a nessage pops up that says "Failed to add bookmark.". I do not ...
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How do I add an app-specific (i.e. Trello) URL to my home screen?

I've got an app-specific URL that opens in a particular app, rather than my webbrowser. In this case Trello, for example someone sends me a link to a Trello card, like https://trello.com/c/xyz123abc/...
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Firefox DB doesn't include the latest bookmarks

I've located the browser.db (\data\data\apps\org.mozilla.firefox\files\mozilla\%$#!.default), but opening it and looking at the "Bookmarks" table doesn't show the latest bookmarks. Seems like the ...
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How to import bookmarks into Chrome-for-Android without syncing via Google account?

I am moving into a new Android 7.0 device (a Nexus 6P). On my Mac computer, I have an .htm file with a dozen bookmarks. How can i import these bookmarks into the stock Chrome-for-Android browser? I ...
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How can I import bookmarks from Lightning into Firefox?

Previously I used Lightning as browser on my phone and I've bookmarked lotta pages in it. I started to use Firefox, because Lightning is very buggy. So, how can I import bookmarks from Lightning into ...
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How can I edit the URL of a home screen bookmark?

I want to have a bookmark shortcut on my Home screen to launch a web app I use regularly. The only way I found to achieve this is using the Add to Home screen from the Chrome browser menu when I'm on ...
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How can a bookmarklet be ADDED on mobile Chrome?

On my Android phone, how can a user add a bookmarklet to my Chrome bookmarks, without needing to use another device? I have a bookmarklet on my website that I want other people to add to their ...
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I just reset my android phone, how do I recover my Chrome bookmarks?

I just reset my Moto G, hoping that the Chrome bookmarks would be synced to my account but they haven't and I lost them all. They were extremely valuable and I want all of them back. Please let me ...
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Exporting Chrome bookmarks from Android to PC to import to IE11

Here's the scenario. I have a Google Nexus 6 with build MOB30D and Android version 6.0.1. I am at work with a desktop PC that only uses Internet Explorer 11. Therefore, I cannot access my Google ...
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How to mark an app to check the price variation

It sometimes happened that some app has a discount price (christmas - black friday), it is possible to check the price trend during the past? Mayve the bookmarked app It could be useful to decide ...
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How to recover application data after deleting it from the settings menu?

I wanted to cancel a download, which I did until now by long-tapping on it, then "App Info" button and killing the download manager and deleting its data. However, this time, the "App Info" button ...
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open multiple URIs with one click (similar to desktop Firefox “open all in tabs”)

I want to open a folder of about 20 bookmarks in a web browser with one click. So far I have not found any browser or any addon that will do this, but maybe I am overlooking something obvious. An ...
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Why do some bookmark icons have a red background in Firefox?

I have Firefox for Android installed on both my phone (Nexus 5X) and tablet (Nexus 9). On my phone, some bookmark icons have a red background: Whereas on my tablet they appear "normal": What does ...
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How do I export links from my bookmarks to Dropbox

I have collected many bookmarks on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Many of these I wish to use on my desktop computer. How do I export all the links from all the bookmarks on my phone and put them where Dropbox ...
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How to open simple html file in Orweb browser?

I have installed Orweb(Android equiv of tor browser), Orweb doesn't appear to allow bookmarks only a homepage, no problem I'll just create a simple html page containing a list of links and set this as ...
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How can I find my Chrome bookmarks from Windows?

I dropped my Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 running KitKat not rooted and the screen broke. I can connect to PC using a USB. I was able to copy all the other data I needed using this method. But I had a few ...
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Add to home screen not working

I am trying to add a bookmark to my home screen on my android device, but it is not working. I tried both Firefox 38.0 and Android Browser which both have this option and none of them was able to ...
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How do I get MyBackup Pro to back up Chrome bookmarks and not the stock browser?

On my S6 I thought my Chrome bookmarks were being backup to the cloud using MyBackup Pro only to find it just backs up stock browser bookmarks. Other backup apps in the Play store back up so many ...
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Where can I find the Chrome bookmarks stored locally in Samsung Galaxy S6?

I'm freaking out as my Chrome browser on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S6 got reset after using Datasync, and when I opened my Chrome browser it showed as a fresh install. Like never used before. I had ...
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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome for Android? (i.e. right click and Ctrl functions are not available) If it helps, I'm using Android tablet.
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To show Mobile Bookmarks of Chrome in Desktop?

I would like show my bookmarks in my Screen because some webpages work better than any application. It would be also create an application-like-button for a webpage if possible. Possible through ...
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Is there a way to export Google bookmarks to another app?

I currently switched to firefox and would like to keep my Chrome bookmarks, but I can't find a way. Also I'm looking for a bookmarks editor/organizer. Are there any practical solution? I can't find ...
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Open bookmark list in new tab using chrome 38

I usually surf with multiple tabs open. There is a new fancy version of Chrome-android, (38.0.2125.102 and later), and with it disappeared the possibility of seeing the bookmarks list when opening a ...
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Changing a web app's homescreen icon

I use Chrome's 'Add to homescreen' feature to add web app shortcuts to my homescreen. As a user, how do I change a shortcut's homescreen icon?
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Android's Chrome bookmarks won't show up in desktop's Chrome

I have a Moto G (Kitkat 4.4.2) which I've synced to my Google account. The desktop Chrome bookmarks show up just fine in my cellphone's Chrome but the bookmarks added via the phone, which are stored ...
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Export bookmarks from Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser for use in PC Browser

How can I export bookmarks from my Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser, for use in Chrome and Firefox on my PC? I've checked the stock browser thoroughly, but could not find anything like the Export feature ...
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Easiest method to backup my stock and Chrome favourites so I can access them on a new device?

My Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.1 looks like it's going to die and I was wondering what's the quickest method to backup my Favourites from Chrome and stock so that I can copy them to a new ...
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How do I add bookmark on Android (Firefox or Chrome) so it appears on PC

Both Firefox and Chrome has sync features, but they dont seem to work the way I want. Both Firefox and Chrome is having a top level grouping of the bookmarks, "bookmarks on PC" and "bookmarks on ...
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How do you manage bookmark folders on Firefox?

My Firefox bookmarks are synced to my phone, but I am unable to add, remove, and rename the bookmark folders. How do I modify these folders (including moving bookmarks to/from folders) without using ...
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PDF reader with highlighting and bookmarks

Is there any way to read PDF books with highlighting texts and adding custom bookmarks? I would like to read a book having about 500 and more pages and I would like to highlight sentences and words ...
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How to force my tablet to remember which video files it was playing and make it easy to resume playing these files next time device is powered up?

I am using Samsung Note 10.1 to watch lots of instructional videos; each course is composed of 10-40 video files, stored in folders, subfolders etc I have tried bunch of video players; most of them ...
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How do I export my favourites from Chrome to the stock browser?

I have been searching online for a way but couldn't find anything. How do I copy my Favourites from the latest version of Chrome Android to the stock browser on my Samsung Galaxy S3? I want to be ...
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Disable an app from creating bookmarks

Recently I have observed some of the apps (Photo editors) asking for permissions like 'creating bookmarks' at the time of installation from google play. How can I disable a particular application ...
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Open bookmarks to local files in Chrome

On my Nexus 7 running Android 4.2.2, I can open Chrome and type file:///sdcard/whatever.html and it opens just fine. The problem comes when I want to bookmark this file. The bookmark gets created, ...
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Generate a browser bookmark from file manager

We are developing a web site that will all be local to an android tablet. The idea is we create the web app, copy the web app to MicroSD cards and distribute the SD cards. Right now, when you open ...
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Pinning Web Sites to Android Homescreen [duplicate]

Is there a way to pin websites to your homescreen in Android like an app? I know this can be done in iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows 8, but I don't see a way to accomplish it on a Nexus 7 Android ...
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Any way to sync Bookmarks between Android and Blackberry?

Is there any way to sync my Bookmarks between my BlackBerry Torch and My Samsung Tablet?
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Organizing bookmarks between Desktop and Android

I am trying to manage my bookmarks both on my desktop and on my Android smartphone. My needs are as follows: I should be able to retrieve my bookmarks wherever I am, for instance on a PC I do not ...
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How to create duplicate bookmarks in Android?

I'm using the stock browser on my new Samsung S3 mini (Jellybean) and am having trouble with the browser. When I go to the bookmarks page it seems to have two sections, one called "My Device" and one ...
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How do I view the “Other folder” on ICS browser?

I saved some links on the browser's "Other folder". How do I view them? When I go to Bookmarks, all I can see is "Local".
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2.3.55: How can I edit Bookmarks between my Android phone and Desktop easily under Google account and Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Chrome-synced bookmarks in an Android device? I use Android -phone with my Google account. My laptop is configured for the same account. I would like to be ...
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How to export bookmarks from default android browser?

I am using LG P500 phone, running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). I want to export bookmarks from default browser of my android phone. Can any one suggest me how to do that? I have checked settings of ...
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Adding web shortcuts with icons similar to chrome's new tab thumbnails

I have a Droid RAZR MAXX, and there are a few shortcuts to web pages on the screen. They have been there since before the phone got ICS. Under GB one could long tap the screen, add a shortcut, and ...
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How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?

I use my Android tablet to read long PDF files. How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?
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Nexus 7 ignores apple-touch-icon

Go to any website that has: <link rel="apple-touch-icon" href="/apple-touch-icon.png" /> <link rel="apple-touch-icon-precomposed" href="/apple-touch-icon.png" /> For example: bbc.co.uk, ...