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How can I edit the URL of a home screen bookmark?

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 ...
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How can a bookmarklet be ADDED on mobile Chrome without copying and pasting?

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 ...
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How to transfer Firefox bookmarks (and saved logins, etc) from one phone to another **without** using Firefox's "sync", 3rd-party apps nor root?

As of now, given the constraints, you cannot achieve what you have set out for. Firefox app would be able to restore bookmarks using these methods, in the absence of a hack: native settings option ...
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How to mark an app to check the price variation

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; ...
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How can I edit the URL of a home screen bookmark?

Inspired by the airplane mode by @axelderhund, the following is my way. Add any URL you like to home screen Turn on airplane mode, type in your desired URL in your browser, and add to home screen. In ...
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Chrome: "Failed to add bookmark."

I believe this issue is caused by using the same chrome login for both desktop and Android and adding a bookmark on desktop. That folder is used for subsequent bookmarks but for some reason, the ...
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How to insert bookmarks inside Google docs for Android without using desktop browser?

It is (still) not possible currently to insert a bookmark with Google Docs for Android (version 1.20.494.04.33). The only option to insert a bookmark is via the computer as stated on Docs Editor Help: ...
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How to transfer Firefox bookmarks (and saved logins, etc) from one phone to another **without** using Firefox's "sync", 3rd-party apps nor root?

I recently migrated app data from multiple Firefox apps from one Android phone to another. At first I tried to rely on Android's device-to-device backup transfer mechanism, but that did not migrate ...
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How to import bookmarks into Chrome-for-Android without syncing via Google account?

Assuming something like EverSync won't work, maybe you could just use the HTM file. Either post it online (as e.g., a page in a Wordpress blog) or save it on the device (accessed via shortcut as ...
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How do I bookmark the sms: scheme?

On Android the communication between the web browser and the sms app bases on "Intents". based on your description the problematic component in this set-up is the web browser. Hence using a ...
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How do I backup my website homescreen shortcuts?

Everything on the home-screen is organized by the configured "launcher" app. Therefore it depends on the used launcher. Some advanced launchers include a functionality to export the complete ...
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Sync DuckDuckGo bookmarks between devices?

Since 14 Feb 2024, DuckDuckGo now offers bookmarks and password sync on Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone: https://spreadprivacy.com/password-sync-backup/ Now live: Sync bookmarks, passwords, and ...
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How to bookmark a custom URL in Chrome mobile browser?

You can add a different bookmark and then edit it to what you need. Open Chrome. Open your address https://www.example.com/go/app1 and wait until the final page (with different URL) is read. (Or use ...
Reddy Lutonadio's user avatar
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How to have Firefox Widget for Bookmarks?

I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox and found that the bookmark widget is still not existing in 2022. So I make one. It is still in beta. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net....
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How to have Firefox Widget for Bookmarks?

Unfortunately, Firefox doesn't have a bookmarks widget, as stated here You can definitely send your request to them. To do that, open Firefox, go to the menu-> settings -> Mozilla Firefox -> give ...
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Chrome: "Failed to add bookmark."

Have you tried clearing the app data? And since you're not syncing, try reinstalling it again or disable it and return the app to factory then enable it(and update).
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Export Firefox for Android bookmarks to HTML file

There is a workaround for this. It's not an out-of-box solution but if you really have that much of a problem connecting to Firefox sync (like I do), you can do this: Open Firefox for Android, tap ...
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Export Firefox for Android bookmarks to HTML file

There is a way to export bookmarks to a file (not HTML, though) if that is enough for you ("you" being whoever ends up here from a search engine, as this question is already rather old). It ...
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Export Firefox for Android bookmarks to HTML file

I do not have enough reputation to add a comment to Paul Benedict's answer hence I am forced to add this "comment" as an answer... Paul's "Workaround/alternative 1" (which links to ...
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How can I edit the URL of a home screen bookmark?

Okay, this was my solution for Firefox haha: Search online for a link shortener. (Edit: The one I linked previously is no longer active.) Use it to create a link, then press and hold on the link to ...
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How can a bookmarklet be ADDED on mobile Chrome without copying and pasting?

If I understand your question correctly, you want to: Let users add bookmarklets from your own website in Chrome for Android. To achieve this, you could use JavaScript to add a bookmark from here: ...
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Exporting Chrome bookmarks from Android to PC to import to IE11

I have just answered something similar... since I was looking for a way to export my history and bookmarks from Chrome on a Nexus 5X (Android 6.0). You can use Google Takeout to download json file ...
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How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?

To edit existing bookmarks: If you are using Adobe reader, tap the screen and the tap the icon down on the lower right that looks like an open book. Then, tap the "bookmarks" tab. Press and hold on ...
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