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    Default Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    I have never had this happen before. I cannot get my desktop bookmarks to show up. I have made sure that sync is on in the app and in the phone settings. I have uninstalled updates to Chrome and reinstalled them. I have logged in and out 20 times. What am I missing? I have had Chrome on a lot of android phones and iPhones over the years and never had this issue. I searched the forums and didn't find any advice to do anything that I had not already done.

    I am hoping someone can suggest something else. Not having my desktop bookmarks is a big deal for me so i really appreciate it. Thank you.
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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Hi! I know you said you ensured sync was on but was this under the system settings > accounts and then selecting Google? I say check there but also check within Chromes settings as well (below). Are all these sync settings set?

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    You also have to make sure that you're not in "Mobile Bookmarks" Do any bookmarks appear at all?
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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Yep. All sync settings are on and boxes checked. Mobile bookmarks show up that I have saved over time. Nothing under desktop though.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Quote Originally Posted by cwbcpa View Post
    Yep. All sync settings are on and boxes checked. Mobile bookmarks show up that I have saved over time. Nothing under desktop though.

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    In Chrome on your desktop, have you signed in and have you checked the settings on the desktop to sync bookmarks (Under Advanced Sync Settings)?
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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    For sure you've switched from mobile to desktop???

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Quote Originally Posted by TXGTOU View Post
    In Chrome on your desktop, have you signed in and have you checked the settings on the desktop to sync bookmarks (Under Advanced Sync Settings)?
    Yes. I just checked again. All boxes are checked. Sync everything is selected.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3



    This is my screen. No folders show up.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Ok. I just checked my iPad. They are not showing up on that either. It must be a setting in Chrome on the desktop.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Quote Originally Posted by Alain_A View Post
    are you talking when you bookmark something on the computer under google then it is not showing on your phone when you use desktop?

    The bookmark I have made on my computer when using google never show on my phone....
    I have a number of folders set up with bookmarks on my desktop. I swear that those bookmarks have been on my phone in the past. The last Android phone I used was a moto x and before that a Note 2. I know that I used desktop bookmarks on my Note 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwbcpa View Post
    I have a number of folders set up with bookmarks on my desktop. I swear that those bookmarks have been on my phone in the past. The last Android phone I used was a moto x and before that a Note 2. I know that I used desktop bookmarks on my Note 2.

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    I was not looking at the right place from my phone..

    yes it does show on mine.........never realize it before
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alain_A View Post
    I was not looking at the right place from my phone..

    yes it does show on mine.........never realize it before
    Yep. It's very useful. I'm baffled right now. I can't figure out why they won't show up. It has to be something on the desktop since they are not showing up on the Note or on the iPad.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    maybe it has to do with the sync option??? from computer and phone??
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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    Ok I had the same problem but found the solution so I thought I should share. Make sure you disconnect your gmail account from the Chrome browser of your old phone. Once you do that the bookmarks should show up on your new phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankie Chow View Post
    Ok I had the same problem but found the solution so I thought I should share. Make sure you disconnect your gmail account from the Chrome browser of your old phone. Once you do that the bookmarks should show up on your new phone.
    This worked. Thank you very much. I really appreciate you posting this. I was so frustrated.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    That's bizarre. I have 2 Note 3's, one I use and one is a backup. They are both up to date with the same apps. I never disconnected the account on one I don't use, yet the one I do use syncs fine. I have Chrome bookmarks setup on 3-4 PC's that I use, my MacBook, 2 phones etc...and have no issue syncing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FBA View Post
    That's bizarre. I have 2 Note 3's, one I use and one is a backup. They are both up to date with the same apps. I never disconnected the account on one I don't use, yet the one I do use syncs fine. I have Chrome bookmarks setup on 3-4 PC's that I use, my MacBook, 2 phones etc...and have no issue syncing.
    I agree. I have never had an issue like this before. I can't explain it but it's working fine now.

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    Default Re: Desktop Bookmarks will not show up in Chrome on Note 3

    I have the same problem on my Note 3.Only the mobile Bookmarks show up. Plus the new Chrome ver 37 doesn'
    t present an easy solution. My desktop chrome is st up properly.

    I don't have syn with my Captivate stock browser, only with my Nexus 7. I would prefer not to even try disconnecting sync with that device. Are there any other solutions?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cwbcpa View Post
    I have never had this happen before. I cannot get my desktop bookmarks to show up. I have made sure that sync is on in the app and in the phone settings. I have uninstalled updates to Chrome and reinstalled them. I have logged in and out 20 times. What am I missing? I have had Chrome on a lot of android phones and iPhones over the years and never had this issue. I searched the forums and didn't find any advice to do anything that I had not already done.

    I am hoping someone can suggest something else. Not having my desktop bookmarks is a big deal for me so i really appreciate it. Thank you.

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