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#36931 - 11/02/15 04:09 PM Exporting bookmarks from ipad?
slolerner Offline


Registered: 08/25/09
Loc: New York City
So, I want to reset my iPad, it's being funky, how do I export my bookmarks to an email, let's say, and then reinstall them?

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#36947 - 11/03/15 06:34 AM Re: Exporting bookmarks from ipad? [Re: slolerner]
joemikeb Online
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
You do not export your bookmarks, contacts, passwords, etc from the iPad into Mail. But there several other options
  • Backup your data to iCloud
  • backup your data to iTunes on your Mac
  • Set your iPad to use contacts, passwords, mail settings, Safari, etc. from iCloud
In any case rather than doing a full erase and reset simultaneously press and hold the Home button (round button at the bottom of the screen) and the quit button (rectangular button near the top of the screen) and hold until the screen goes blank and the white Apple logo appears then wait patiently for the reboot to complete. This does not erase any apps or data and if that does not work the next step is to go to the Genius Desk.
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#36956 - 11/03/15 09:09 AM Re: Exporting bookmarks from ipad? [Re: slolerner]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
I would support the advice of an iCloud or iTunes backup. Through numerous updates of iDevices on my part, those that restored (should you need to go that route) from an iCloud backup did so flawlessly. Everything looked as it did prior to the restoration, including bookmarks.
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#36972 - 11/04/15 05:14 AM Re: Exporting bookmarks from ipad? [Re: slolerner]
Virtual1 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Iowa
or can't you just sync it / back it up with your computer, reformat, and then restore the backup? or do you think the problems you're having would follow you through that?
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#36987 - 11/04/15 01:06 PM Re: Exporting bookmarks from ipad? [Re: Virtual1]
slolerner Offline


Registered: 08/25/09
Loc: New York City
No, want to delete everything except bookmarks.

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#36988 - 11/04/15 01:25 PM Re: Exporting bookmarks from ipad? [Re: slolerner]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
If that is the case then after reformatting, it should pick up your bookmarks from a Mac with the same iCloud ID that uses Safari (assuming you have an iCloud ID).

Just make sure "Safari" is checked under Preferences>iCloud on the Mac.
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