Methods To Backup Safari Bookmarks

By | January 9, 2017

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iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch is equipped with a famous web browser – Safari and the ability to add bookmarks. Safari bookmarks allow you to save favorite website links, frequent-visit websites and so on. You can access to your saved URLs by clicking Bookmarks tab without retype a website address over and over again, which offers everyone a better online surfing experience. However, you might lose these important Safari bookmarks due to many reasons such as accidental deletion, failed iOS upgrade, iDevice get stolen and so. Therefore, it is important for you to backup your Safari bookmarks. In this post, we will offer you some methods to save Safari bookmarks in quickly ways. Below is a reader seeking suggestions on backup Safari bookmarks.

“I used Safari to surf internet all the time, that is why I have a lot of website link/URLs, and those are important for me. I wish I can save and backup them. Any suggestions on my demand? Thank you.”

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Method 1: Backup Safari Bookmarks by using iCloud from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

iCloud is one of the features that allow us to backup our contents when our iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch connect with Wi-Fi, which means that you are able to save safari bookmarks with iCloud. You can refer to steps below and learn how to backup your safari bookmarks.

Tap on your device, click Settings > iCloud > Safari > Turn on Safari button if it is off > Click Merge to merge bookmarks with iCloud.
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Important notes: when you add a bookmark on one device, the safari bookmark will appear on all your devices which sign in with your iCloud account. If you delete the bookmark, the safari bookmark will be deleted in all your devices too.

If you want to backup and save your Safari bookmarks to your PC/Mac, keep reading to learn the alternative way to backup Safari bookmarks.

Method 2: Save Safari Bookmarks to PC/Mac from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

In order to save Safari bookmarks to PC/Mac, you need help from an iOS Data Management Tool – iFonebox. iFonebox allows you to backup and save your Safari bookmarks as you want. Below are the step-to-step tutorial show you how to save Safari bookmarks from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.

Download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are 2 version accessible, which are Windows and Mac version.

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Run iFonebox with your device connected. Select “Recover from iOS device” after you run the software. Connect your phone with USB cable, you should tap “Trust the computer” on your iPhone screen if this is the first time you connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.


Scan your device. After everything set up, you may start your click “Safari” under “Text Data” column and begin to scan your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.


Preview, Select and Restore. Preview and select the Safari bookmarks you wish to restore, and click “Recover to PC”.


No matter you are working with Windows or Mac computer, you can backup and save Safari bookmarks with the tutorial above. iFonebox could backup and save other kinds of data from your device and make it readable on your computer. Like our passage? Follow us on Pinterest too ! iFonebox

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