Chrome may be one of the most popular browsers out there, but that doesn’t mean everyone is going to use it. You may not trust Chrome when it comes to privacy or just want to try something new.
Whatever the reason is, Opera also has a lot to offer, and you also get to enjoy its excellent design as well. But, one thing that may have prevented you from moving was the doubt on how you were going to transfer all of your bookmarks from Chrome. Let’s see how you can do that.
How to Import Bookmarks from Chrome to Opera
The first thing you’ll need to do is open Opera and paste the following in the search bar: Opera://settings/importData.
You’ll see a pop-up with options of what you want to import and from what browser you want to import them from.
At the drop-down menu at the top, you’ll see options containing the names of the browsers you currently have installed. Make sure that Chrome is selected.
Under the section Select items to import, check what content you want to import from Chrome. If you change your mind and want to leave something out, just uncheck that option. You have the option of importing things such as:
- Browsing history
- Saved passwords
If you prefer, you also have the option of importing your bookmarks in the form of a Bookmarks HTML File. You’ll see this option in the browser drop-down menu.
To finish up the process, click on the blue import button, and you’re good to go.
The process shouldn’t take very long, and it’s usually smooth sailing. You can now have all your Chrome bookmarks in Opera and enjoy your fresh start. What made you leave Chrome for Opera? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
If this only works for PCs, would doing so on my laptop then carry over to me Opera here on my Android?
Looks like Opera mobile STILL doesn’t support direct import of bookmarks from other browsers.
Why do all the instructions found on Search relate to the desktop version? Who still uses a PC? (rhetorical question)
I’ve cultivated my bookmarks for years and there are many browsers to choose from. Hint hint.
Chrome is garbage. I use it for years in the same time with Opera and Edge. Now is worst than ever. Edge develops a lot, opera to, if we consider the gaming browser likewise, Chrome crash and wont open some pages, without any reason. very annoying.
You do not make clear, that this only goes for the desktop version. (Not that I know anyone who uses O on a PC.) As far as I can see you can only get bookmarks into O4Android via a desktop version.