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Browser Backup Instructions

  • Google Chrome Backup Instructions - Sync Method using your ontariotechu.net account 

    Step 1:     Launch Chrome.

    Step 2:     At the top-right, select the Profile icon.

    Step 3:     Sign in using your OntarioTechu.Net account.

    Step 4:     If you want to sync your info across all your devices, select Turn on sync and then select Turn on.

  • Google Chrome Backup Instructions - Manual Process

    Step 1:     Launch Chrome.

    Step 2:     Select the Chrome Customize and Control button (the three dots on the top-right). Select Bookmarks >

                      Bookmark Manager from the menu. Alternatively, right-click anywhere on the Bookmarks bar if it's

                      visible.

    Step 3:     In the Bookmark Manager window, select the Organize menu button (the three dots on the top-right).

                      Then select Export bookmarks.

    Step 4:     Chrome opens the Save As File Explorer dialog box so that you can save your bookmarks as an HTML file.

    Step 5:     Select Save and Chrome will save the bookmarks HTML file to a designated place.

    Step 6:     Ensure this is a secure, backup location such as Google Drive.

  • Mozilla Firefox Backup Instructions

    Step 1:     Launch Firefox. 

    Step 2:     Select the Bookmarks icon, select Bookmarks, then select Show all Bookmarks.

    Step 3:     Select Import and Backup, then select Export Bookmarks to HTML

    Step 4:     Browse to the location you would like to store the backup, name the file, and select Save

  • Internet Explorer Backup Instructions

    Step 1:     Launch Internet Explorer.

    Step 2:     On the IE toolbar, select File then select Import and export… (If the toolbar isn't showing, press the "Alt"

                      key to turn it on or off).

    Step 3:     Select Export to a file then select Next

    Step 4:     Check Favorites then select Next

    Step 5:     Highlight Favorites and select Next

    Step 6:     Browse to the desired storage location and select Export


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