How to Install and Manage Extensions in Google Chrome

Enhance your browsing experience in Chrome by installing extensions.

By Ajoy Kumar 4 Min Read
Install and Manage Extensions in Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the popular browser for all the major operating systems. One of the best things about Google Chrome is the ability to add extensions to enhance the browsing experience. It helps to improve functionality, usability, privacy, and productivity.

Here in this article, we are going to discuss how to install and manage extensions on the Google Chrome browser. Now, if you use Microsoft Edge as a preferred browser then check out our guide on how to install and manage extensions on Microsoft Edge.

How to Install Extensions in Google Chrome

First of all, let us discuss how we can install extensions on the Google Chrome browser.

For that, follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Open the Chrome Web Store

2. Find and select the extension you want to install on Chrome. You can either search for the extension on the search bar or browse by category to find the right extensions for you.

Search Extensions and themes

3. After you’ve found an extension, you want to add, select the extension and click Add to Chrome to add the extension to your browser.

Add Extension to Chrome Browser

4. A window will pop up. To approve the installation, click the Add Extension button.

Click on Add Extension

That’s it, this is how you can install extensions on the Google Chrome browser. After the extension finishes installing, you can manage the extensions from the extension page settings.

How to Manage Extensions in Google Chrome

On the extension page, you’ll find a list of all the extensions currently installed on your Chrome browser. From here, you can enable or disable extensions, customize their settings, or even remove them if you no longer find them useful. Managing your extensions allows you to tailor your browsing experience precisely to your needs, ensuring that your browser functions smoothly and efficiently.

Now, let’s dive deeper into the steps for installing and managing Chrome extensions to make the most out of your browsing experience.

1. Open the extension page. To open the extension page, click the menu icon (three dots) at the top right of Chrome, point to More Tools then click on Extensions.

Manage Extensions Settings on Chrome

2. You can also click on the extension icon on the toolbar and click on Manage Extensions.

Click on Extension Icon

3. Here, you’ll find all the extensions, find the extension you want to manage, and click on Details to manage site access permissions.

Extension Details

4. On the next page, you’ll get the permission and site access settings more, change them according to your needs.

Extensions Details

5. Now, if you want to disable and remove the extension for the Google Chrome browser then also you can do it.

6. To disable the extension temporarily turn off the toggle next to the extension name.

Turn OFF Extensions

7. If you want to remove an extension from your Chrome browser. Then, click on Remove and confirm your action by clicking on the Remove button.

8. Once done, relaunch the Google Chrome.

Remove Extensions


That’s it; this is how you can install and manage extensions in the Google Chrome browser. Google Chrome extensions offer a world of possibilities to customize and enhance your browsing experience.

By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily install, manage, and use these extensions to tailor your browser to your specific needs. Whether you’re looking to boost productivity, increase security, or personalize your online experience,

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