I havent been able to find an intuitive way to modify a desktop shortcut's URL, but I have found a workaround for the problem.
Put your phone in airplane mode and disable WiFi to turn off all internet access
Open the Chrome browser
Type in the URL you are trying to set a shortcut for
Press enter and the browser will alert you that you are currently in an ...
I came across this question while looking for a way to do this as well, and it appears that Chrome for Android does not currently have this option.
The following proved useful to me as a workaround:
Open Chrome on your desktop (logged into the same account as on your
In a new window, either hit (Ctrl + H) or go to 'Settings > History &
If you're running Android 4.0+, just use Google Chrome both on PC and Android, and associate it with the same Google account. This allows you to sync your browsers so that you can see open tabs from both locations on all devices. You can even have multiple PCs/OSs synced, just use the same Google account.
"Sign in to Chrome to sync your open tabs, ...
By far the easiest way to do this is to use Firefox as your web browser everywhere, and then use Firefox's built in sync functionality. This will (optionally) sync not just your Bookmarks, but also your History, your Saved Passwords and your Preferences, and let you see the recent tabs you've had open on different machines.
Start by installing Firefox for ...
You can add (and execute) bookmarklets entirely in Android Chrome.
The caveat: it takes more work than just drag-and-drop in the desktop counterpart.
Save a bookmarklet (Android Chrome)
Long tap the desired bookmarklet
Select Copy link address
Go to Menu (three dots) and tap the Star (bookmark)
BEFORE IT DISAPPEARS, tap EDIT! (at the bottom)
The bookmarks are kept in an SQLite database. There is no stock tool to modify them directly. I did, however, find an app that can rearrange the order of your local bookmarks: Bookmark Sort & Backup
An issue has been opened about this in Allow User To Arrange Bookmarks In ICS Stock Web Browser.
Direct editing of PDF content is something hard to achieve. As far as I know, the only solution for this is Qoppa PDF Notes. However: bookmarks (create & edit) and annotations (also create & edit) are possible.
The best eBook-Reader on Android, also known as Moon+ Reader Pro, supports this not only for PDF (Pro only!) -- but also for EPUB and other ...
Can't see how to get an individual bookmark with a thumbnail screenshot of the webpage, but there are a couple of similar things you can do with the default browser in ICS.
In the screenshot above the top row are bookmarks added to the home screen by going into the browser, opening the bookmarks list, long pressing on a bookmark and selecting "Add to Home ...
Install Bookmarks to SD add-on of Dolphin Browser HD. Its not only for saving bookmarks to SD, but it features Sync with Google Bookmarks.Use this feature.
Then, sync Chrome bookmarks with Google Bookmarks (there're many chrome extensions for that). Done!
Another way is to use Xmarks. It has Chrome extension as well as Dolphin add-on. But, you'd need its ...
Install Clipper and start copying your URLs in clipboard.
It creates LIFO stack from clipboard and is exclusively local. To revisit URLs, bring this lightweight app from status bar.. tap URL to copy and paste in address bar. Done!
Free version of Clipper limits user to 20 items in stack. If you don't want to purchase its pro version, you can use aNdClip. ...
There's an add-on for Dolphin Browser HD which can sync with Google Bookmarks: Bookmarks to SD.
GoMarks for Google Bookmarks is also in Play Store.
Do try Xmarks too if you need cloud bookmark sync (not limited to Delicious, Gmarks). It has an Android app as well as Dolphin add-on too. But, its not free on Android.
I found an app Bookmark Home which adds Add bookmark to the share list. If you send a bookmark to it, it will be stored in the apps own storage, but there is an export option to save all of them in the Browser bookmarks.
There are apps that can backup your bookmarks, e.g.
GMarks or TitaniumBackup (needs root).
You could also sync the P500 bookmarks with Google (by default on) and also set up sync for a regular desktop chrome browser (very prominently accessible in the settings).
You should be able to export your bookmarks then.
The short answer is, you can't. Unfortunately.
The Firefox for mobile (Android) is rather limited in its bookmarks capabilities. I stumbled upon your question as I was trying to find out if the tagging of bookmarks is nowadays possible. .. It isn't.
See Mozilla Support for information on using FF for Android bookmarks: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/...
You can check the app on AppBrain, which provides an alternative frontend to Google Play. Their app pages a.o. feature a history section. On the example of aCalendar+:
App history (source: AppBrain; click image for larger variant)
As the screenshot shows, you get a price history along with the changelog (right part) if the app was paid – and you also get a ...
GTalkSMS (Google Code Project Page) is able to forward links to you PC over XMPP/GTalk. The link can be send either
if the user selects the share option, then GTalkSMS is presented as option
if you open a http(s) URL without having a default App set, GTalkSMS will be presented as option besides your installed browsers
Note: According to the FAQ I have to ...
I was looking for bookmark sync for my Android phone too and initially considered Delicious but for some reason none of two available mobile clients worked properly (2.3.6).
I ended up registering and using service diigo.com
It looks like Google is afraid of being sued by Apple for using "square icon with rounded corners". There is an issu on http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=125076. However there is information about fix version set to 25th release. I don't know if chromium and chrome versions have the same numbers, but last time I checked Chrome it was on v. ...
Another way to more literally do what you're asking is to get a browser that supports tabs (for example, Google Chrome for Android, Dolphin Browser, or even the built in one) and open a new tab for each interesting link. Then you'll literaly have the stack you're looking for. The cool thing about Google Chrome is that this stack will be persistant across ...
Though it's in no way a classical bookmark manager, you could combine a few things:
WikiMind note is an editor with Wiki-Syntax support. So you can embed links and even structures easily (pictures as well)1. It stores all the data files on your SDCard, so they are easily accessible with other tools.
This fact (files on SDCard) you can put to use with ...
Answer copied from Drake in Can I sync Firefox bookmarks with Android?
Xmarks Premium allows to synchronize all bookmarks between
different PCs (supports Chrome, Firefox and more) and different mobile
phones/tablet (Android, iPhone, Blackberry) for 12$/year.
Edit #1: If you're looking for a FREE alternative, you can try Dolphin browser (it's ...
Android has a Bookmark widget that supports individual sites, and a Bookmarks widget that will display all of your bookmarks.
It looks like you don't want to use the Bookmarks widget, but rather an individual Bookmark.
There are 2 ways:
From within Chrome: Bookmark the site you want to link to. Open the Bookmarks (via Menu > Bookmarks) and long-press the ...
For Chrome bookmarks the easiest way is to enable Chrome bookmark syncing via your Google account. If this hasn't been automatically done, you can find the option to log in to your google account from Chrome in Menu -> Settings -> Sign in to Chrome. After this, your bookmarks will be synced to the cloud and you can simply repeat the process on the new device....
So, you can bookmark folders in your bookmarks manager. Just hit the star to bookmark your bookmarks manager while viewing your mobile bookmarks and stick it in your bookmarks bar, or where ever you want.
It's not a perfect solution but it should help you out. Following preformatted text is a very simple script that can open a series of bookmarks which are tagged with a particular keyword. Each bookmark would be opened in the browser selected as default for the bookmark's URL type.