How to view bookmarks on a smartphone or tablet

Updated: 07/13/2023 by Computer Hope
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With the massive popularity of mobile devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, and Google Pixel, many want to know how to view their Internet bookmarks. To learn how to do so, choose your platform on the list below and follow the instructions.

How to view bookmarks on Android devices

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To view bookmarks on an Android smartphone or tablet, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the browser window, tap the Menu icon in Google chrome. icon.
  3. Select Bookmarks from the drop-down menu.

Bookmarks selector in Google Chrome for Android.

  1. Choose the bookmarks folder whose contents you'd like to view.

Available bookmarks folders in Chrome for Android.

How to view bookmarks on iOS devices

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To view bookmarks on an iOS device, such as an iPhone or a previous-generation iPad, follow these steps.

  1. Go to your home screen and press the Safari icon os iOS. icon in the lower-right corner to open Safari.
  2. Once the Safari browser is open, tap the bookmark icon at the bottom of the screen.

Bookmark icon in Safari on iOS.

  1. Make sure that the bookmark icon is selected at the top (A) and then select Favorites (B).

How to select your favorites on Safari in iOS.