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I often have the case when I find something interesting on my phone but need to actually use it on my laptop, but it is currently offline.

This my be a Windows software or a web page.

What would be the best way to share such information (a URL to make it easier) and do that it is displayed on my PC when I am back online (as a popup, or alert)?

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If it is strictly pages from a browser you can use the "send tab to device" feature of Firefox and Chrome. Other browsers might have similar functions.

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I have two options:

  1. From your phone browser share the URL to your e-mails address. You will later work on that when you are on your PC
  2. If you use FireFox or Chrome on your phone you can create a bookmark folder called "watch later" and save the content to that folder. You then need to sync your phone browser with your PC browser
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Answers so far are good. You could also get a free DropBox account, which gives 2gB storage.

That will synch when you log in to your laptop. I use it for two way file synch of my Keepass password file, plus a few other files.

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  • I self-host a complete file-sharing system so this is not a problem. The thing is that I do not want to share files but URLs.
    – WoJ
    Commented Feb 23 at 11:21

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