How to Transfer AOL Desktop favorites to Chrome

AOL is one of the best Email Service providers that provide you with a lot more features than other email providers. One of the best features offered by AOL mail is AOL favorites. AOL favorite is a feature that allows you to save things you love on the cloud and let you access them anytime, on any device. AOL Favorites is a pretty cool feature provided by AOL, you can transfer your favorites from one place to another place while switching to a different computer. Sometimes, users get stuck in error while transferring AOL favorite from one device to another. Therefore, we’ve launched a free AOL Gold technical support number +1-844-443-3244 to help our AOL users. Our AOL Gold support technician solves users problem with a low wait time and greater resolution rate. Our expert technicians are available 24*7 to solve your problem.

What is AOL Favorites? 

AOL favorites or AOL gold favorites is a feature that allows you to save what you love to the cloud and let you access those saved preferences anytime, anywhere, using your AOL account. AOL favorites feature was initially offered through My AOL desktop software and now available on AOL Desktop Gold as well.

Steps to Transfer AOL Desktop Favorites to Chrome

If you are a regular AOL user, you’ve probably aggregated a long list of favorites on your AOL desktop gold. You might want to export all these favorites if you’re switching to a new browser or a new computer so that you can access them on your new browser/device. Here’s how to transfer AOL favorites to Chrome.

There are three ways to transfer AOL favorites to Chrome:

  1. Using browser Plug-in or extension.
  2. By manually transferring favorites.
  3. By creating a backup of favorite files.

Method #1: Using the Browser Plug-in

AOL provides a favorites Plug-in for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. You can install favorites plug-in directly from AOL favorite’s page ( Here’s how to do so.

Step 1: Go to AOL favorites pages via

Step 2: click Get the Extension button to install the plug-in on your browser.

Step 3: once the plug-in installed, you’ll see an AOL favorites button at the top left corner of your chrome screen (adjacent to hamburger icon). Click that icon to configure the plug-in.

Step 4: Sign-in using your AOL Mail login information.

Step 5: Now, click the setting’s Gear icon in the plug-in menu.

Step 5: Click Export to export all your favorites to your browser.

That’s it! Now, you can uninstall the plug-in after exporting all the favorites to your browser from AOL gold.

Method #2: Manually Transferring Favorites

This method is useful if you only want to transfer few of your favorites. You can manually transfer your selected favorites one-by-one. Here’s how to do that. 

Step 1: Sign in to your AOL desktop Program.

Step 2: Click the favorite button.

Step 3: Right-click the favorite you want to transfer and select edit.

Step 4: Copy the website address (highlight the address text box and click ctrl+c).

Step 5: Open the Chrome or any other browser you want to add the favorite to.

Step 6: Paste the website address you’ve copied in browser’s address bar.

Step 7: Add the address to your browser bookmarks by pressing the Bookmark (star icon) button.

Repeat the same steps for each favorite you want to transfer to your chrome.

Method #3: By creating Backup

This method is useful when you’re switching to a new device. You can easily transfer your AOL favorites from one to device to another by creating a backup file of your favorites. See the method below.

Step 1: Login to your AOL desktop Gold on your computer.

Step 2: Click Favorites button and select Manage Favorites.

Step 3: Choose the option to save my favorite places as a favorites file on my computer.

Step 4: Save favorites file to your personal folder (personal folder of your AOL mail).

Step 5: Login to your AOL account on your new computer.

Step 6: Click Favorites button and select Manage Favorites.

Step 7: Now, select the option, Replace my favorite places with a favorites file.

Step 8: select the Favorite file you’ve backed up on your old computer.

Step 9: drag all the favorite files to your main favorite’s folder.

That’s it! All the favorites are successfully imported on your new computer. Now you can use these favorites on your new computer whenever you want.

So, these are the three best methods to transfer AOL Gold favorites to Chrome.

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