How to Backup Safari Bookmarks on iPhone iPad

How to backup Safari bookmarks on iPhone iPad? There are 3 ways in which you can easily backup Safari bookmarks on iPhone iPad or iPod.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jan. 04, 2021

We know that Safari on our iPhone, iPad and iPod touch keeps tracking of our web browsing history and saving bookmarks for our frequently used websites. And when we visiting these websites, bookmarks offer us a shortcut to enter the target page without re-typing the URL again, which vastly improves our work efficiency and offers us a better experience of online surfing.

However, you may lose these important safari bookmarks due to many reasons, such as, mistaken deletion, device crash, a failed iOS upgrade, jailbreak, even get your iPhone iPad iPod to touch lost, broken or stolen. Therefore, in this post, we will offer you 2 ways to quickly backup Safari bookmarks from iPhone iPad.

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Method 1: Backup Safari Bookmarks via iCloud

You know, iCloud allows us to backup iOS contents whenever when we connect our device to a Wi-Fi network. Naturally, you can easily backup Safari bookmarks with iCloud. If you are green hand to iDevices, follow us to back up Safari bookmarks to iCloud with the steps below:

Tap on your device, go to Settings > iCloud > Safari > Turn on Safari if it is off > Click Merge to merge bookmarks with iCloud.

How to Backup Safari Bookmarks via iCloud

How to Backup Safari Bookmarks via iCloud

Important Note: Once the Safari bookmarks backed up to iCloud, you can’t access them unless you want to merge the current data with that on iCloud.

If you want to backup Safari bookmarks to computer or store them in HTML format, read our post to learn the second way to back up Safari bookmarks.

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Method 2: Backup Safari Bookmarks to Computer or Another iOS Device

Unlike Android smartphones, the iPhone’s system folders can’t be opened or viewed. Naturally, you can’t explore or manage your iPhone iPad iPod touch files, let alone backup Safari bookmarks to the computer. Here we’ll introduce you to a powerful iPhone iPad Management Tool – AnyTrans, which allows you to backup, manage, export your Safari bookmarks as you want.

Download and install AnyTrans on your computer firstly, and then follow us to backup Safari Bookmarks to computer or another device with a few clicks

Step 1. Run AnyTrans > Click Device Manager > Tap More to scroll down in the category box.

Click More Button to Find Ringtones

Click More Button to Find Ringtones

Step 2. Slide to find “Safari”, and then “Bookmarks” > Select bookmarks you want to backup or export > Click “Send to PC” to save them to a computer, or Click “Send to Device” to transfer them to another iOS device.

Backup Safari Bookmarks from iPhone to Computer or Another Device

Backup Safari Bookmarks from iPhone to Computer or Another Device


– Before backing up Safari bookmarks, you can set up output folder for your iPhone iPad iPod touch Safari bookmarks and choose the format of exported bookmarks by clicking on the top right corner.

– No matter you are working with Windows or Mac computer, you can back up Safari bookmarks with AnyTrans with the tutorial above.

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Method 3. Backup Safari Bookmarks to Computer with Ease

As a professional phone backup tool, you can use PhoneTrans to selectively or fully backup your iPhone’s data to the computer with just a few clicks. With the Selective Backup function, you can backup about 17 types of iOS data and 12 types of Android data. And you won’t risk any data loss while the backup process.

PhoneTrans – Phone to Phone Data Transfer

  • Backup iPhone/Android data to the computer in 1-click.
  • Support transfer data between Android and iPhone, iPhone to iPhone.
  • Will not erase any existing data in the target and source device.

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Now, please free download PhoneTrans to backup the Safari bookmarks to your computer.

Step 1. Install and launch PhoneTrans on your PC/Mac computer > Choose the Phone Backup function at the left panel > Click on Selective Backup option.

Choose Selective Backup on PhoneTrans

Choose Selective Backup on PhoneTrans

Step 2. Then connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer, PhoneTrans will detect your iOS device automatically > Click on the Back Up button.

Backup iPhone to Computer

Backup iPhone to Computer

Step 3. Now please choose the data you want to backup.

Choose Data to selectively back up data

Choose Data to Selectively Back Up Data

The Bottom Line

Although you also can backup Safari bookmarks to computer by syncing your device to iTunes, this means backing up all the contents on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, and you can’t access these bookmarks unless you plan to restore them to your device with this iTunes backup. While AnyTrans offers you a way to selectively backup Safari bookmark to computer and exports them to HTML or CSV format. Why Not Download AnyTrans to Start free trial Now >

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