How to Install a Chrome Extension Manually

John John (304)
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Generally you can download Chrome extensions from the Chrome Web Store, but sometimes you might need to install one manually. This guide will show you how to install a Chrome extension manually.

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In Chrome, navigate to chrome://extensions.

Drag the extension into the extensions page

Locate your extension file (.crx) and drag it into the Chrome extensions settings page. Chrome will show you a pop up with some information about the extension, and you'll have to click "Add Extension" to complete the installation.

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