How to Bookmark a Web Page on Your Android Tablet - dummies

How to Bookmark a Web Page on Your Android Tablet

Need to remember a favorite website? For heaven’s sake, don’t fold down the corner of your Android tablet! Instead, just create a bookmark for that site. It’s cinchy: Touch the Favorite icon near the Address box. Tap that icon and you see the Add Bookmark window.

You can edit the name to something shorter, especially if the web page’s title is long. Shorter names look better in the Bookmarks window. Touch the Save button or OK button to create the bookmark.

After the bookmark is set, it appears in the list of bookmarks. To see the bookmark list in the Chrome app, touch the Action Overflow or Menu icon and choose the Bookmarks command. Chrome has three categories of bookmarks: Desktop Bookmarks, Other Bookmarks, and Mobile Bookmarks. (You choose the category from the Add Bookmark window.)


The Desktop Bookmarks folder contains any bookmarks you’ve used in the desktop version of Chrome, which is a handy way to import your computer’s bookmarks. That information is coordinated with your Android tablet, courtesy of your Google account.

To browse bookmarks, open a bookmark folder. If necessary, touch a subfolder icon to open it. Then touch a bookmark to visit that page.

  • Remove a bookmark by long-pressing its entry in the Bookmarks list. Choose the Delete Bookmark command.

  • Bookmarked websites can also be placed on the Home screen: Long-press the bookmark thumbnail, and choose the Add to Home Screen command.

  • A handy way to create new bookmarks is to review the most visited sites in the Chrome app: When perusing your bookmarks, touch the Most Visited tab at the bottom of the screen. Touch a web page thumbnail to view that page, and then touch the Favorite icon to bookmark that page.