Methods to retrieve erased bookmarks from Google Chrome and Firefox

Google Chrome and Firefox
Google Chrome and Firefox

 

Techniques to regain deleted bookmarks from Google Chrome and Firefox

Google Chrome and Firefox are two of the various common web browsers in the world. They have many features that make it easy for users to complete daily tasks. Apart from that, they have a number of security features that make it easy for users to surf the Internet safely.

In particular, Google Chrome and Firefox bookmarks are an important daily help for users. Accidental deletion can be frustrating. To make it easier for users, both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have features that make it easy for users to recover deleted bookmarks. If you accidentally delete a bookmark in Google Chrome or Firefox, here’s how to restore it…

How to Retrieve Deleted Bookmarks in Google Chrome

  • Close all open Chrome windows.
  • Open File Explorer and enter the following location in the address bar.
  • Replace “NAME” with your Windows user account name, or follow the path and open each folder: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  • Here you will see two bookmark files – Bookmarks and Bookmarks.bak. .bak is the last backup that was made the last time you opened the browser.
  •  Rename the Bookmarks file to Bookmarks. old and rename Bookmarks.bak to Bookmarks.
  •  You will see deleted bookmarks when restarting Chrome. Any bookmarks you’ve created since the last time you started Chrome will be gone.

How to Retrieve Deleted Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks

  • Click the menu button to open the menu bar.
  • Click Bookmarks and then click the Bookmark Management bar at the bottom.
  • In the library window, click the Import and Backup button, then select Backup.
  •  In the bookmark backup file window that opens, select a location for the file, which will be named Bookmark – “Date”.json by default.
  • Save the bookmarked JSON file. The window with the bookmark archive name closes, and you can then close the library window.

On the other hand, you can restore bookmarks from a Firefox backup

  • Click the menu button to open the menu bar.
  • Click Bookmarks and then click the Bookmark Management bar at the bottom.
  • In the library window, click the Import and Backup button, then select Restore.
  • Select the archive you want to recover:
  • Date notes are automatic backups of bookmarks.
  • Select file … allows you to restore from a manual backup.
  • After selecting backup and confirming your selection, your bookmarks will be restored from this archive.
  • Close the library window.