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If you are using the latest version of Microsoft Edge, which is powered by Google's popular chromium engine, the browser will allow you to add extensions from Microsoft Store, as well as from the popular Google Chrome Web Store where a huge collection of browser extensions available.


In this quick post, we will learn step-by-step process to add Google Chrome extensions to the Microsoft Edge browser.



How to install Google Chrome extensions on Microsoft Edge browser?


How to download the latest version of Microsoft Edge?

You can download the latest version of the chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser by navigating to the official Microsoft Edge download page. You should be running either of the following operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, macOS, iOS, or Android.


Please note that Microsoft to end support for Microsoft Edge on Windows 7 by mid next year (July 15, 2021).


How to add Google Chrome extensions on the Microsoft Edge browser?

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser and navigate to the Chrome Web Store.
  2. Click the link button that says Allow extensions from other stores, which you will find at the top of the page as shown below:
  3. Allow extensions from other sources in Microsoft Edge

  4. This will open the following popup dialog. Read the warning message carefully, and then click Allow to continue.
  5. Allow extensions from other sources in Microsoft Edge

  6. Now, search for the extension that you want to install, and navigate to the extension page.
  7. Click the button that says Add to Chrome.
  8. Select extensions from other sources in Microsoft Edge

  9. You will be asked for a confirmation to add the extension to Edge Browser. Once you are ready, click Add extension.
  10. Add extensions from Google Chrome web store in Microsoft Edge


That's it! You now have successfully installed your favorite Chrome extension to your Microsoft Edge browser. Add as many extensions as you need. But, before trying to add the extension from the Chrome store make sure to check availability in the Microsoft Store first. If the same is available in the Microsoft Store, I would suggest installing it from there.



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