How to Get Chrome Extensions on Android

 How to Get Chrome Extensions on Android

Chrome has some wonderful extensions that help with organization, productivity, learning, and enjoyment, whether you're a student or work from home or an office. On your computer, you've probably found a handful of these useful extensions and plugins. So, how can you acquire these extensions for your Android phone? Is such a thing even possible?


The good news is that getting your favorite Chrome extensions on your Android device is achievable and quite simple, and we'll show you how. We'll go through the following things in this article about Chrome extensions for Android devices:


  • What are the benefits of using Google Chrome Extensions for Android?
  • Is there a distinction between Chrome mobile extensions and Chrome extensions for computers?
  • How to Get Chrome Extensions on Android in 3 Easy Steps
  • How to uninstall Chrome extensions on Android


What Are the Benefits of Using Google Chrome Extensions on Android?


For the vast majority of us, our Android devices are far more than just phones. It can also be used as a work tool, a diary, a day planner, a source of inspiration, a meal planner, and an exercise planner, among other things. With the large selection of extensions available to assist with all of these, it's only natural that we'd want it on our mobile device as well.


Consider how many times you've had to type emails from your phone or tablet. How many of these messages are business-related? You may be confident that your emails are written correctly if you installed the Grammarly Chrome plugin on your Android phone. Perhaps your primary concern is privacy, and you'd prefer the Privacy Badger addon for Chrome to safeguard you on your Android smartphone as well? These are just a handful of the many reasons to install Chrome extensions on your Android device.


Is There a Difference Between Chrome Extensions for Mobile and Chrome Extensions for PC?

When it comes to Chrome Android extensions, there is a considerable difference between those available on PC and those available on Chrome. On Android and Windows devices, Google Chrome is one of the most popular browsers. It's one of the quickest, safest, and most straightforward to use. You also have the advantage of having access to a broad choice of extensions and add-ons, allowing you to completely customize your browsing experience.


These Chrome extensions are readily available on your PC Chrome browser, but they are now unavailable on the Android Chrome version for some reason. Given that Google built both Chrome and Android, this seems strange. You'd assume that installing Chrome extensions on your Android device would be possible. This is especially true when you consider that Firefox users have had access to Chrome extensions for quite some time.


You'll be able to use Chrome extensions on your Android smartphone only if you use a different Chromium browser. Fortunately, there are a number of fantastic Chrome-based browsers on Android that also accept Chrome extensions. Here are some of our favorite chrome browsers for you to check out:


  • Yandex is a search engine (most popular option)
  • Kiwi Browser is a web browser that allows you to
  • Bromite Browser is a web browser created by Bromite.
  • Dolphin Browser is a web browser that allows you to


How to Install Chrome Extensions on an Android Phone


Let's dive into the actual steps you need to take to install Chrome extensions on your Android device now that we've discussed why you'd want to use extensions on Android and the fundamental differences between Chrome on PC and Chrome on Android.


Step 1: Download New Browser

To begin, you must first download a new Chrome browser that can access the Chrome Webstore and install extensions. You can do this by going to the Play Store and downloading one of the browsers listed above. Yandex appears to be one of the most popular, particularly when it comes to Chrome extensions.


Step 2: Set the New Browser as Your Primary Browser


After you've downloaded and installed the new browser on your Android smartphone, you'll need to set it as the default browser. On your Android device, go to the settings menu and select 'Apps and Notifications.' After that, go to 'Advanced' and then 'Default App.'


Step 3: Navigate to Chrome's Webstore.


To access the Chrome Webstore, open your new browser and type chrome.google.com/webstore into the address bar.

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Step 4: Locate the Extension.

Type the name of the extension you want in the search bar. If you don't know the precise name of the extension you desire, you can search for it. When you find the extension you want in the search results, you can click on it to learn more about it and install it if you want to.


Step 5: Install the Extension


You'll be led to a website with more information and reviews about the extension if you click on it in the search results. If you wish to download it, go to the bottom of the page and click 'Install.' The extension will be added to your browser once it has been installed on your Android device.


Not all extensions will work on your new browser, so keep that in mind. The types of Chrome extensions that will work on your mobile device are still limited. However, there are a handful that function well in general. Finding the right mobile Chrome extensions may take some trial and error.

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How to Uninstall Chrome Extensions on Android


Because Chrome extensions for Android devices are a bit hit-or-miss, you may need to uninstall them after they've been installed. This could be due to the fact that they don't work on your device or that they don't perform what you expected. The steps for disabling and removing extensions and add-ons are as follows.



Step 1: Go to your browser and open it.


Open the browser in which the extensions or add-ons you want to delete are installed.


Step 2: Go to your browser's preferences.


Now, go to your browser's options. Three vertical dots are commonly used to signify this.


Step 3: Go to the Extension you want to use.


Once you're in your browser's settings, go to 'Add-ons and Themes' or something similar (the title may vary depending on the browser) and then 'Extensions.'


Disable Extensions (Step 4)


Select the extension you want to disable or remove from the list of installed extensions. You may turn off the extension by tapping on the toggle.


Step 5: Discard the Extension


To delete the extension completely, press on the three vertical dots next to it and then click 'Remove.'


Conclusion
Having access to your favorite Chrome extensions on Android can make the
 difference between a mediocre and a fantastic browsing experience. You won't be able to do this with your Chrome browser, unfortunately. Fortunately, many other chrome browsers, such as Yandex or Firefox, support the installation of Android Chrome add-ons.