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Loading Bookmarks (Favorites) from PC to IPAD

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by Kenworth, Nov 20, 2010.

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    Hello gang,

    Don't have an IPAD just yet, maybe around Christmas.

    Will I be able to transfer my bookmarks (favorites) from my Dell PC to the IPAD without a lot of fanfare?

    Thanks, Ken
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    Yes, if that's what you want just select what browser you want them imported from & sync and your good to go!
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    There are two different ways you can do this.

    1) If you want to use Safari and have a mobile me account you can sync from Safari for Windows to MobileMe and then down to your iPad. This is a syncronus system: if you change one it will change the other.

    2) If you use iCAB as your browser they have a feature to use Dropbox to park a HTML file (which can be exported from just about any web browser) and drop onto your iPad. This is a one shot deal and doesn't truly sync back and forth. There may be other ways but these are the two I have tested.
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    Why not just let iTunes do it for you? #2 seems pretty complicated when it's built right into iTunes?
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    True.. However I believe the sync with MobileMe is over the air. Not 100% sure on this. Also it only works with Safari. As all of us know eventually there are some much better web browsers on the app store.
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    Yea, mobile me is over the air. I use the Atomic Browser but haven't figured how to import favorites to it.
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    Can you explain step by step how to do this in iTunes (I am new to iTunes). Thks
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    Sure, here are some screenshots.

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    Favorites to IPAD


    No Idea what iCAB is or MobileMe..I have Internet Explorer on my Dell PC and I use Verizon's Premimum MSN for e-mail Thanks, .....Ken
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    Thanks...Dannyboy!:)
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    being new to iPad2. Just how do I do that?
    Do i open Safari or what other App to get to sync?

    TYIA

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