How to Install (Re-Enable) Chrome Extensions Not Downloaded from the Chrome Web Store – wintips.org

If you’ve downloaded an extension from a source other than the Chrome Web Store and you can’t activate it usingchrome://extensions/” settings or if you receive an error message, “Apps, extensions and user scripts cannot be added from this website”, then you can follow the steps in this article to successfully install any extension not downloaded from the official Chrome Web Store.

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Step 1: Check if the extension you want to install is available in the Chrome Web Store.

First of all, you need to check if the extension you want to install is available in the Google Chrome Web Store. If so, you should install the extension from there. For this:

1. Open Google Chrome and go to the Chrome menu image and select “Settings“.

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2. selectExtensions” from the left panel.

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Note: If your extension is listed here, but you can’t enable it (“Enable” is checked), first disable the extension by clicking “.Delete” button.

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3. Click onbrowse the gallery” link or “Get more extensions” link.

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4. In the search box (left panel), enter the extension you want to install (for example, “PageRank status”) and press “Enter“.

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5. Select the desired extension from the list of available extensions (on the right panel) and click “Free” (Installation) to add the selected extension to your Chrome browser.

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6. “Confirm extension installation.Add” and you’re done.

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Step 2: Install any extensions that are not available in the Chrome Web Store.

If you want to download and install any extension that is not available in the Chrome Web Store, you must download the extension to your computer and then manually install it in your Chrome browser. For this:

1. In the author’s extension “Add to Chrome” button right click on your mouse and from the menu that appears “Save link…” option.

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2. Save CRX file (eg “Chrome.Extension-1.10”) to your computer (eg “Work table“).

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3. Now, in the Chrome address (URL) bar, type “chrome://extensions/Click ” and “Enter“.

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Note: If your extension is listed here, but you can’t enable it (“Enable” is checked), first disable the extension by clicking “.Delete” button.

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4. Minimize the size of the Chrome window until you can see your desktop.

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5. Finally “Drag and Drop” downloaded CRX extension (eg “Chrome.Extension-1.10”.crx) inside Chrome Extensions.*

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Additionally: You can too”Remove and pull“downloaded CRX extension (eg “Chrome.Extension-1.10.crx”) directly from the download bar in the Chrome Extensions window.

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6. Finally, confirm the installation of the new extension by pressing the ” button.Add” and you’re done!

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