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Chrome bookmarks not syncing

Google Chrome is a popular browser with a big market share. However, recently many people say that they encounter the “Chrome sync bookmarks not working” issue. If you are one of them, this post from MiniTool will provide you some methods to fix the issue.

More and more people choose to use Google Chrome all over the world. Most of the people use Chrome in multiple devices and hence sync account data include bookmarks, extensions, and settings that are convenient for their work. However, sometimes the “Chrome bookmarks not syncing” issue may appear. Now, let’s see how to fix the annoying issue.

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Fix 1: Verify the Sync Feature is on

It syncs all your data when you log in to Google Chrome. Sometimes, you turn off the Syna feature for bookmarks by accident, and that’s the reason for the Google Chrome not syncing bookmarks issue. To verify it’s on or not, you can follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome and click the three-dot icon at the top-right corner and select Settings.

click Settings

Step 2: Make sure you have the Turn off text next to your name. It means sync is on. If it says Turn on, it means sync is off and you should enable it.

Step 3: Then click Sync and Google drives and click Manage sync. On the next screen, make sure the Sync everything toggle is turned on.

Then you can check to see if the Chrome sync not working issue has been fixed. If not, try the following fixes.

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Fix 2: Restart Your Device

If the “Chrome bookmarks not syncing” issue still exists, you can try to restart the problematic device. In addition, you should restart the original device where you have saved the bookmark. After that, you can check to see if the issue has gone.

Fix 3: Check Your Passphrase

You have set a passphrase to store and sync in Google's cloud in order to prevent Google from reading your account data. You can input your passphrase to fix the“Chrome bookmarks not syncing” issue. The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome and click the Settings button.

Step 2: Then click Sync and Google drives and click Manage sync. You should choose Encrypt synced passwords with your Google username and password under the Sync part.

choose Encrypt synced passwords with your Google username and password

Fix 4: Turn Sync off Compeletely

If the above fixes are not working, try turning off the sync completely. Here’s what you need to do to turn off the sync.

Step 1: Open Google Chrome and click the three-dot icon at the top-right corner and select Settings.

Step 2: Click the Turn off button present next to your name.

Step 3: Restart your Google Chrome and turn on sync.

Final Words

To sum up, this post introduced how to fix the Chrome bookmarks not syncing error. If you encounter the same issue, you can try the methods mentioned above. In addition, if you have any different ideas to fix this problem, please share it in the comment zone.

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