How to Install, Disable and Uninstall Google Chrome Extensions

Written By Sam on 13 December 2009
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Recently we wrote about the availability of Google Chrome Extensions. Within few days many developers have created useful extensions for Chrome. Google Chrome Extensions will work with the latest version of Google Chrome. Currently I have the version 4 of Google Chrome on my Windows 7 Laptop and the extensions are working fine. Also do note that extensions are in Beta stage and are only available for Windows and Linux Users.

Procedure to Install Google Chrome Extensions

Procedure to Install Google Chrome Extensions

Just open your Google Chrome browser and head over to – https://chrome.google.com/extensions. Now checkout if you can see a “Install” button for the extensions. If you see a “Install” button then your version of Chrome supports Add-ons and you can install them by clicking the “Install” button. If you cannot see an “Install” button then you have to upgrade your Chrome to the latest version.

Procedure to Disable/Uninstall Google Chrome Extensions

Procedure to Disable or Uninstall Google Chrome Extensions

If you are unhappy with a Google Chrome Extension you can easily Disable it or completely Uninstall it. You can do to the extensions page from “Settings” > “Extensions” or by typing “chrome://extensions/” in the address bar. On the Extensions page you will see a list of all the extensions that are installed. You can now select a particular extension and either Disable it or Uninstall it by clicking the link present on the right side of the extension.

So if you have already installed Google Chrome Extensions do let us know about your experiences in the comment section.

3 Responses to “How to Install, Disable and Uninstall Google Chrome Extensions”

  1. Rahul says:

    Still i prefer to use firefox..but large number of peoples are using chrome these days. I am using chrome for casual surfing only.
    I can see in my awstats, chrome is third largest in user base and not far behind from internet explorer.

  2. rakesh says:

    Google Chrome is not my default Browser but i am still using it. Thanks for information about Google Chrome Extensions.

  3. ravi says:

    i prefer to use Firefox but nice info for chrome users thanks anyway

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