Chrome Extensions |How To Manually Download And Install. Manually in Browser Installing Chrome extensions is easy, just click the “Add to Chrome” button on the extension page and Chrome will both download and install the extension.
Generally, you have to install any extension using the chrome web store. However, there are some extensions that are not published in Chrome Web Store. Those are not listed in the chrome web store in any reason. The reason is the extension is being developed individually or in a beta state. So, you need to install them manually.
These extensions are known as External Extensions. You may find these extensions online. Somehow, we manage to find a way to install the chrome extension manually.
Before that, the external extensions are only installed in .ZIP or .RAR format. Generally, the extensions are in .crx files. Download the extensions and compress them into .zip/.rar formats.
This is a pretty simple process, all you need to do is to follow the guide and install it safely.
How to Install External Extensions in Chrome?
Beware of the risks and viruses before installing the external extension. Because the external extensions are not tested and may contain malware that causes your computer to hack or be infected by a virus.
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If you are excited about installing the external extensions then follow the given steps:
- First open chrome browser on your PC.
- Click on the three dots ‘⋮‘ located on right side corner.
- Select settings option from the list.
- Choose Extensions option.
- Select Load unpacked button.
- Now select the extension that you want to install manually. (Make sure that is in .rar or .zip format)
- Click on open and select install button.
- The extension will automaticaaly add to your chrome.
In this way, you can install Chrome extensions manually.
This is a simple process, but you need to be aware of malware. Cross-check the extension and also source before install to your computer. That’s it if any doubts regarding this article please consider commenting on this post.