Delicious: How to Backup Bookmarks and Import into Firefox or IE

   Posted December 17, 2010 by Lê Hoàng in Internet

Yahoo has announced that the bookmarking service Delicious will be shut down soon. This tech-recipes tutorial will show you how to back up your favorite bookmarks and import them into Firefox or Internet Explorer.

To backup your bookmarks:

1. Sign in to your Delicious account.

2. Choose Settings.

3. Choose Export/Backup Bookmarks.

4. Hit Export. After that, you can save the hmtl file to your hard drive.

To import bookmarks into Firefox:

1. Go to Bookmark->Organize Bookmarks…

2. In Library window, choose Import and Backup -> Import HTML…

3. In Import Wizard window, choose From an HTML File->Next->Choose your Delicious HTML file and hit Open. After that, all of your Delicious’ bookmarks will be imported.

To import bookmarks into IE:

1. Click on the Star icon->the arrow next to Add to favorites…->Import and export…

2. In Import/Export Settings window, choose Import from a file->Next.

3. In the next window, choose Favorites->Next.

4. Click on Browse…->Choose the HTML file->Open->Next->Import->Finish. After that, all bookmarks will be imported.

Note: The IE guide is written for IE 9.


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