How to Synchronize Google Chrome Bookmarks with Android Device

Google Chrome is a versatile browser which is available for wide range of platforms such as Windows, Linux, Android and iOS. The user, who uses this Internet browser on desktop or laptop, usually prefers to save favorite URLs as bookmarks for easy access. If he is using Google Chrome on all of his devices including mobile phone, it would be preferable to synchronize Google Chrome bookmarks among all of the devices. The syncing allows you to keep on tracing your favorite websites from any of your devices.

In this blog post, we will make you familiar with syncing feature of Google Chrome, which enables you to synchronize Google Chrome bookmarks with your Android phone.

To Synchronize Google Chrome Bookmarks with Android Phone

For the synchronization of Google Chrome bookmarks with Android device, you need to make changes in the settings of Google Chrome on both platforms. Do keep in mind, you will have to sign into Google Chrome on both devices (PC and Mobile Phone) using same Google account.

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Enable Synchronization on Desktop or Laptop

Launch the Google Chrome browser on your PC and click on three dot menu. Now click on Settings option.

synchronize google chrome bookmarks with android phone

Now you can see the “Sync” option. You can tap on it to enable syncing feature of Google Chrome. This feature is enabled by default, but you need to check it if you ever disabled it.

enable the sync option in Google Chrome

After enabling syncing, you can notice, it is displaying “Sync everything”. It means every setting is being syncing. You can change the individual synchronization setting. Tap on the arrow displaying on the right side of Sync option.

open individual synchronization settings

Advanced sync settings will be opened. If you don’t want to sync everything then uncheck this option and choose the individual syncing options. Make sure, you select “Bookmarks” option for synchronization with Android phone.

advanced sync settings in google chrome

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Enable Synchronization on Android Phone

Now take your Android phone and launch Google Chrome. If you have signed in with the same Google account, everything will get synced by default, but there is a need to verify the sync settings.

Open the Settings of Google Chrome on Android device in the same manner, which you have used on desktop or laptop.

settings of google chrome on android phone

You can see your account name “Syncing to email address”. Click on the account and then hit “Sync” option.

sync settings in google chrome of android

Now make sure, the “Sync” option is enabled (toggled on). And under the “Data types”, you can see “Sync everything” option, enable it too.

enable sync option of google chrome on android mobile

That’s it. After following this process, you can cross check if everything is syncing properly. This process can also be applied on iOS. If you find any problem, write us in the comment section. We will assist you in every possible manner.

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