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How to transfer Chrome bookmarks and passwords to Arc browser?

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Switching to an unconventional browser like Arc can be a bit of a hassle. However, there are several ways to make this transition easier. One of the primary reasons people hesitate to switch to a new browser is that they have saved bookmarks and passwords on their browsers.

Arc is one of the latest browsers on the block. It is gaining popularity due to its innovative design and features. You can download this browser for both Windows and macOS, and users can easily import their data from Chrome, making the transition smoother and hassle-free.

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In this article, we’ll explain how to transfer Chrome passwords and bookmarks to Arc.

Guide to importing Chrome data into Arc

Before importing Chrome data into Arc, ensure that you have downloaded the latest version of the Arc browser from the internet. Once, Arc has been installed, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Open the Arc browser and then head to the Arc option at the top left of the screen. After that, select Import from Another Browser for the dropdown menu.

Step 2: Now, select the browser from where you want to import bookmarks and passwords. Once you’re done, press Next.

Step 3: Select the profile on Arc where you want to import the bookmarks and passwords. If you are a new Arc user, you can create a new profile by selecting the option and can also select the box in front of Replace existing cookies with imported cookies. Existing Arc browser users should go with the My Existing Arc Profile option. Press Import after you’re done.

Step 4: You will see a message at the top right: Now importing….Sit tight! This means that the process has begun. To select the bookmarks, either check the Select All button at the top or select each bookmark individually.

That’s it! By following the above four-step process, you can easily transfer Chrome bookmarks and passwords to the Arc browser.

Also read: How to Clear Cache on Arc browser?

Why should you import your Chome data to the Arc browser?

If you have recently switched to the Arc browser from Chrome, here are the reasons why you should transfer Chrome bookmarks and passwords to Arc:

  • Familiarity: By importing your Chrome data, you can explore the Arc browser while continuing your workflow. Also, exploring new Arc features will be a breeze once you see the familiar bookmarks and passwords.
  • Continuity: Importing data ensures continuity in your browsing experience. Switching to a new browser shouldn’t hamper your browsing and saved bookmarks and passwords. You can pick up from what you have left on the previous browser.
  • Efficiency: When you have imported your data easily, it saves you from the hassles of manually selecting the bookmarks or re-entering passwords.

Also read: How to get Arc browser on Windows?

Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: