Google Bookmarks to Shut Down on September 30, Will not Have an effect on Browser Bookmarks

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Google Bookmarks can be shut down fully on September 30. A banner has been put up on the Google Bookmarks web site that mentions that the service will now not be supported by Google after the talked about date. The service has not been utilized by many customers because it was launched in 2005. Notably, Google additionally talked about that customers’ browser bookmarks and starred places on Google Maps is not going to be affected by the shutdown on Google Bookmarks. These bookmarks may be saved externally if required.

The discontinuation of the Google Bookmarks service was noticed by Killed by Google and shared on Twitter. When visiting the bookmarking web site, Google shows a message stating “After September thirtieth 2021, Google Bookmarks will now not be supported.” It additionally mentions that customers can save their bookmarks by clicking on “Export bookmarks.” Head right here to see when you’ve got any bookmarks saved.

The Google Bookmarks service was fairly superior for when it was launched in 2005. It supplied a cloud storage service for customers to avoid wasting their bookmarks together with annotating options – notes and labels – that helps in looking and sorting knowledge saved on the web site. Moreover, there was additionally a JavaScript-powered bookmarklet that allow customers shortly and simply save bookmarks from a browser.

If customers discover a ton of information on the Google Bookmarks web site that they did not save, it’s probably that the information was saved by a Maps app. Additionally it is probably that Google could have been synchronising or could also be partially storing Google Maps knowledge onto the web site. Notably, solely the starred places from Google Maps have been saved on the web site.

Additionally it is value noting that customers’ Maps knowledge is not going to be misplaced as a Google spokesperson confirmed that “Starred Places in Google Maps aren’t going anyplace. Your whole starred locations stay intact, and you may nonetheless have the ability to save locations to an inventory identical to you all the time have.”


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Satvik Khare is a sub-editor at Devices 360. His proficiency lies in educating how expertise makes life simpler for everybody. Devices have all the time been a ardour with him and he is ceaselessly discovered discovering his method round new applied sciences. In his free time he loves tinkering along with his automotive, taking part in motorsports, and if the climate is unhealthy, he may be discovered doing laps on Forza Horizon on his Xbox or studying a pleasant piece of fiction. He may be reached by means of his Twitter
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