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How to enable bookmarklets in Android


Dec 11, 2009
Many users (including me) have been frustrated by the Android browser's inability to handle bookmarklets. Here's how to make them work and bypass the browser's annoying insistence on appending "http://" to new bookmarks. This *will* allow you to use your Instapaper and Evernote bookmarklets; I haven't tested it on Lastpass since I don't use Lastpass.

To enable bookmarklets:

* Get My Bookmarks (free) from the Market

* Export your *desktop* computer's Chrome, FF or IE bookmarks

* Go to the My Bookmarks site on your desktop computer (RerWare MyBookmarks: Import your computer's Browser Bookmarks onto your Android? G1, G2\Hero, HTC phone)

* Upload the generated file

* Load My Bookmarks on your Android device

* Begin importing

* Choose "One by One"

* Import only the bookmarklets (plus any other bookmarks you want on your device)

The bookmarklets will now be in your browser *without* the html:// prefix.
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