Saving commonly used web pages as bookmarks is a convenient way to keep your browser organized and simplify visiting your favorite websites on the internet.

With Google Chrome, you can do this with just a click on your desktop or a couple of taps on your smartphone.

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How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome on desktop

1. Open Google Chrome on your Mac or PC and navigate to the web page you want to bookmark.

2. Click the star on the right edge of the address bar. A bookmark will be automatically created.

How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome
How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome
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3. A pop-up box will appear where you can customize the bookmark. You can rename the bookmark (website URLs are often quite long, so it can be helpful to shorten the name for readability) and choose which bookmark folder in which to store it. If you want to create a new bookmarks folder, click "More"

How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome
How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome
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How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome on mobile

1. Open Google Chrome on your iPhone or Android and navigate to the web page you want to bookmark.

2. Tap the "Share" button on the right edge of the address bar.

3. Tap "Bookmark." A bookmark is automatically created and saved to your "Mobile bookmarks" folder.

How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome
How to add bookmarks in Google Chrome
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Finding bookmarks on your phone isn't quite as straightforward as on the desktop, but once you know where they're located, it's simple to open saved web pages:

1. Open Google Chrome and tap the three dots in the lower-right corner of your screen to open a menu.

2. Tap "Bookmarks."

3. On the Bookmarks screen, you can open any bookmarks folder and tap a bookmark to go to that page.

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