Xmarks for Android
Xmarks for Android (1.5+) is an application that will allow you to carry your Xmarks data around with you and easily login to access your bookmarks and open tabs from your phone.
As with all smartphone apps, Xmarks for iPhone is part of our Premium offering.
Installing Xmarks for Android
To install Xmarks for Android:
- Open the Android Market on your device.
- Click on the Menu icon.
- Select “Search”.
- Search for “Xmarks” and click “Go”.
- Select “Xmarks for Premium Customers”.
- Click on “Free”.
- Accept Permission by selecting “OK”
Using Xmarks for Android
After installing the Xmarks app on your Android, you can launch the application by tapping on the icon.
Xmarks will then prompt you to enter your Xmarks username or email and password. You can do so by selecting “Username or Email” and “Password” > select the text field to pop the keyboard. Once you’ve entered both, click “Login”.
Once you submit the login data, Xmarks will launch your searchable menu.
From this menu page you will have access to all major Xmarks features and options:
Search: To initiate a search of your mobile bookmark set, select the Menu icon (located on your Android) then click “Search”. Tap within the text field to pop the keyboard to enter your text.
Synchronize: To synchronize your data with the server set, select the Menu icon (located on your Android) then select “Synchronize Now”.
Clear Local Cache: To clear your local cache, select the Menu icon (located on your Android) then select “Clear Local Cache”. A confirmation message will appear, click “Yes” to continue.
Account Settings: Selecting the Menu icon (located on your Android) then the “Settings” cog, will display your Account Settings page.
Bookmarks: Displays all your bookmarks and bookmark folders. The bookmarks displayed in the Mobile Bookmarks Menu are reflective of the bookmark set found at my.xmarks.com. To add, edit or delete the mobile set: go to my.xmarks.com > select “Sync Profiles” > select the “mobile.xmarks.com” profile > change the drop down menu from “Toolbar Folder” to “Bookmarks Folder” > check or uncheck bookmark entries.
Open Remote Tabs: Lists your Open tab from all computers and browsers. Clicking on an entry launches the site within the Xmarks app.
Unsorted Bookmarks: Displays all your unsorted bookmarks that weren’t assigned a folder.
Bookmarks Toolbar: Displays your bookmarks found in your Bookmarks Toolbar on your computer. The bookmarks displayed in the Mobile Bookmarks Toolbar are reflective of the bookmark set found at my.xmarks.com. To add, edit or delete the mobile set: go to my.xmarks.com > select “Sync Profiles” > select the “mobile.xmarks.com” profile > check or uncheck bookmark entries.
Add, Edit and Delete Bookmarks
Add Sites: Open your folder to the desired location of your new bookmarks. Click the Menu icon (located on your Android) then select “New”. Select the type of entry you wish to add: New Bookmarks, New Folder or a New Divider. Enter the name, location, keywords, description and tags; then click “Save”. Remember to manually sync this change.
Edit Sites: Long tap the entry you wish to edit and select “Details” to open the “Edit Bookmarks” screen. Make changes to the name, location, keywords, description and tags; then, click “Save”.
Delete Sites: Long tap the entry you wish to remove and select “Delete”.
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