Many iPhone/iPad users use Chrome as the default browser in their Windows and macOS devices, but they browse on Safari as well while using their iOS device. While Chrome browser is now available for iOS platform, Safari provides a better experience because of the Apple’s restriction on third-party integrations of browsers.
This makes it difficult to keep up with general bookmarking purpose since it’s tricky to find a site in Safari browser and then save it to read later a personal computer. So, to help you solve this trouble, this post will show you how to create bookmarks in Safari and then add it to Chrome without requiring bookmark syncing service. Let’s start!
How to Add Bookmarks from Safari to Chrome on iOS
Even when you don’t like utilizing it as your daily browser, you still need to install the Chrome app on your iOS device and log in the Google account of Google that you are using for Chrome’s desktop version. Once everything is done, search for a site in Safari that you want to add to a Chrome bookmark and then follow these steps below:
Step 1: In Safari, tap on the screen top to open up browser controls, and then tap on “Share”.
Step 2: Look for Chrome browser in “Share Activities” and simply select it.
Step 3: Tap on “Add to Bookmarks”.
Step 4: For now, when you open Chrome browser on Windows or macOS, simply open up the Bookmarks Manager and you will see a “Mobile Bookmarks” folder including the bookmarks that you added from Safari on your iPhone/iPad.
Step 5: You can then visit the website directly from the folder or move it to another bookmark folders for an archive. Additionally, you can add the Mobile Bookmarks folder to the Bookmarks Bar to get a better access if you want to.
To repeat, simply sign into both desktop and mobile browsers with your same Google account and then enable bookmark synchronization in the account settings.
How to Add Chrome to iOS Share Menu
You have already installed Chrome app on your iOS device, but don’t see Chrome in the Activities row? Don’t worry, here’s how to include it in your browser:
- Take advantage of the “Share” button once more to bring up the share menu.
- Swipe right on your phone screen to find and select “More”.
- In the available activities list, find “Chrome” and toggle the switch on to activate it. You can also tap and hold on the 3 “horizontal lines” to entry’s right to drag and arrange the activated Shared activities.
That’s all you need to do! You can now add bookmarks from Safari to Chrome with ease. Feel free to let’s know your thoughts and reach out if you don’t understand.