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    Default Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Can someone please explain to me Google's thinking in not allowing users to edit bookmarks on a Nexus 7? Why do I need to go onto my computer just to organize my mobile bookmarks? The Nexus is my first Android tablet and coming from Apple products I love almost everything about Android so far except this clumsy process. On an iPad I could easily reorder and delete bookmarks without having to jump through any hoops. I am happy Google has at least changed the display of bookmarks on the Nexus to a list rather than the icon format so maybe they are slowly changing the whole way bookmarks are handled.
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    One of the advantages of Samsung. You can do whatever you want with your bookmarks on a Samsung device. I am not saying that Samsung is better with everything as they are not, but Samsung browser in my opinion is pretty good. I prefer it over chrome.
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Welcome to Android Central! When using Chrome on my Nexus 5 (which I currently have in front of me--presumably the same for my Nexus 7), if I'm in the Desktop Bookmarks, I can edit, delete, or move Bookmarks by long-pressing them. Have you tried that, or does that not do what you're looking for?
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Maybe I am missing it but while I can rename and delete bookmarks I cannot seem to reorder them?

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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    You're right, that feature isn't possible on mobile Chrome.
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Chrome seems to be lacking in features when compared to other mobile browsers.
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Agreed. My question is why? Certainly not a technology issue. It is one of choice. Google seems to want you to have to use the desktop version as well.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Quote Originally Posted by gtcharlie View Post
    Google seems to want you to have to use the desktop version as well.

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    Exactly!
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    It's annoying. I've resorted to reordering bookmarks in the native browser on my Galaxy S3, seeing that I use my Gmail account for my bookmarks anyway.

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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Just so I understand then--other Android devices can reorder bookmarks? Just not the nexus 7 and some other devices?


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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    Other browsers can reorder bookmarks. paridge was talking about the native or stock browser on the S3, not Chrome.
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    Default Re: Google Chrome and Bookmarks on the Nexus 7 (2013)

    That makes sense. Unfortunate because I do like the chrome browser.

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