1. rad_droid's Avatar
    Windows pc don't show up in Chrome on my N7? I thought they synched across systems and devices.

    04-26-2013 11:58 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are you signed in to Google on your desktop Chrome? I don't mean the Google website--I mean going to Chrome Settings and signing the actual Chrome browser in with your Google account. That's necessary for syncing bookmarks.

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    04-26-2013 12:04 PM
  3. cyanogen-man's Avatar
    And you jw e to turn on the sync if your phones not syncing it won't show up

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    04-26-2013 12:06 PM
  4. still1's Avatar
    in chrome desktop menu-->sign in to chrome. you have to signin via chrome not just google website.
    Chrome on Android has to be signed in
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    04-26-2013 12:31 PM
  5. rad_droid's Avatar
    I ended up resetting/resigning into Chrome on N7. That worked. Thanks!
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    04-26-2013 12:37 PM
  6. rjf111's Avatar
    I have signed into Chrome on my desktop, and signed into Chrome on my Nexus 7, but sync is not enabled for the Chrome browser on the Nexus 7 for some reason that I have not been able to figure out. When I try to turn sync on, I get this message: "android system sync disabled please re-enable", but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to reenable it. When I try to reenable it, I get sent to the Dashboard, but cannot figure out what to do from there.
    04-27-2013 05:37 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Have you disabled any apps under Settings/Apps?
    04-27-2013 10:18 AM
  8. rjf111's Avatar
    As posted in a similar thread, I stumbled on a way that got it working -- which was after I installed one of those 'power tool' widgets, I turned on sync from the widget. After that I was able to sync the Chrome browser.
    04-30-2013 01:13 PM
  9. Raul Riveros's Avatar
    rjf111 Thank you a lot.

    I was looking for the solution by 6 hours. when I read your answer I found in my Kindle Fire HD (rooted) that widget. I turned on the "all app sync" and all works.
    Thank you a lot.
    05-16-2013 12:23 PM
  10. eagleseed's Avatar
    I must sync from that power widget EACH time I use Chrome! At some point while using it my imported (synced) bookmarks disappear. In fact there is no "import" function as indicated elsewhere, it is missing from the settings. Nexus techs could not help and there was no info about this on Chrome help.
    06-19-2013 05:42 PM
  11. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I replied to your similar comment in another thread: Go to Settings/Account-Google, select your Google account, then make sure Chrome is checked.
    06-19-2013 10:24 PM
  12. eagleseed's Avatar
    Thanks, and I replied back there as well!
    06-19-2013 11:34 PM
  13. Spaceman117's Avatar
    Hi, I have a similar problem, I can see my desktop bookmarks on my Nexus 7 2013, but I can't see my 'other bookmarks' and this is where 99% of my bookmarks are, can anyone help please?
    09-10-2013 09:04 AM
  14. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Make sure you've gone back to the "root" folder, which should show you the folders called Desktop Bookmarks, Other Bookmarks, and Mobile Bookmarks. Can you see all of those?
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    09-10-2013 04:33 PM
  15. Spaceman117's Avatar
    Hi B. Diddy, did that and all is well thank you so much
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    09-23-2013 01:38 PM
  16. Lisa Evans1's Avatar
    So i am having the same problem, i think. I am logged in to chrome on laptop and nexus 7 - it says it's synched chrome, but the bookmarks don't show up - for Other Devices it shows: Lisa's PC (not sure where that came from) and last synched 14 days ago. I go to settings and have changed/re-enabled all the syncs, it says it's syncing and nothing changes in chrome. You mention a root directory - what do you mean by that? i've turned the nexus off/on, closed/reopened chrome, etc. Would love to have all my laptop bookmarks on the tablet as i am leaving tomorrow for several months where i will just have the tablet...

    Also havegone into Chrome on laptop and set up sync settings per all suggestions.

    Thanks for any help you can give!
    10-14-2013 01:48 PM
  17. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Don't look at Other Devices on your Nexus 7. On that bottom strip, tap "Bookmarks" (in between "Most Visited" and "Other Devices"). You should then see a screen that says Bookmarks at the top, and probably 3 folders: Desktop Bookmarks, Other Bookmarks, and Mobile Bookmarks, like this:

    How come my Chrome bookmarks on my-screenshot_2013-10-14-16-20-17.png

    If you don't see them, then look at the top--if there are folder names after the word Bookmarks, then just tap the word Bookmarks, and it will return you to the main folder directory (what I meant by the "root" directory). For example, here's the screen with Desktop Bookmarks open:

    How come my Chrome bookmarks on my-screenshot_2013-10-14-16-20-30.png

    You would tap the word "Bookmarks" to the left of "Desktop Bookmarks" to get back to the root directory.

    Mobile Bookmarks are any bookmarks that you stored locally on your Nexus 7. I don't think these are synced with the desktop. Desktop Bookmarks and Other Bookmarks should correspond to the bookmark folders on your desktop Chrome.
    10-14-2013 07:24 PM
  18. NASCARKev's Avatar
    Mobile Bookmarks are any bookmarks that you stored locally on your Nexus 7. I don't think these are synced with the desktop.
    On desktop Chrome, you can find your Mobile Bookmarks by clicking the 3-bar menu icon, choosing Bookmarks, and then scrolling to the bottom. At least that's how it appears on my system.
    10-15-2013 05:57 AM
  19. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Interesting--I don't see it there, but when I click on Bookmark Manager, I do see the Mobile Bookmarks folder--but it's empty, even though I have locally stored bookmarks on my devices.
    10-15-2013 11:30 AM
  20. ozom's Avatar
    B. Diddy........ your post is the only one that worked for me and I feel a little dumb for not being able to figure this out after about 5 hours of pulling out my hair. When "Bookmarks" are opened from the Chrome menu, it is as simple as toggling backwards to "bookmarks" since the default screen automatically takes you to "Bookmarks> Mobile bookmarks". When you toggle back, you are now in the "root" folder with the three sub-folders mentioned. In retrospect, I do feel dumb, but then again, this is my first Android device and my learning curve is still going up
    Thank you for your post and the screenshots that were very helpful..
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    12-21-2013 05:09 PM
  21. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Great! I'm glad I could help.

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    12-21-2013 09:21 PM
  22. Mark Anthony Mencini's Avatar
    Windows pc don't show up in Chrome on my N7? I thought they synched across systems and devices.

    04-19-2016 10:44 AM

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