What are Chrome extensions, why should you use them? Find out here. Check out our guide on how chrome extensions can help improve your chrome experience.
What are Chrome Extensions?
Extensions are small software programs that customize the chrome browsing experience. They enable users to tailor Chrome functionality and behavior to individual needs or preferences.
Simply put, they’re like apps for your chrome browser. They are mainly for chrome browser on PC/Laptop
What Can Chrome Extensions Do?
There are over 180,000 chrome extensions in the chrome web store with up to 12 categories to choose from. Most of them are free.
To get a chrome extension on your chrome PC, you need to have a Gmail account. If you don’t have one, see our simple guide on how to create a Gmail account easily.
There are a lot of chrome extensions with different functions. They help to improve your browsing on chrome.
Why You Need Chrome Extensions
- Can help to screenshot your pc screen.
- Helps in getting coupons when shopping online.
- Helps in correcting grammar and write better.
- Can get you dark mode with one click.
- Easily download from Youtube
- Increase the Volume of the browser.
- Light filter.
- Pin images with one click.
- Secure your passwords.
- Customize your chrome browser.
- So much more
How Many Chrome Extensions Can You Have?
I’m sure that seeing this has brought up so many things you want to try in your mind and you are wondering, “how many can I have?“
Well, you can have as many chrome extensions as you want but there’s a catch. You can only have 20 that are activated.
This means you can upload as many chrome extensions as you want but you can only have 20 published and activated. These 20 will be actively functioning on your chrome browser.
How Chrome Extensions Work
You can find Chrome extensions in the Chrome Web Store to add various functions to your chrome browser.
Search for the chrome extension you want to add and select it.
This should open the chrome extension and give you an overview of what the extension does.
It also shows you some screenshots of how the extension works.
Then a prompt should appear at the top of your chrome browser screen which prompts you to add the extension.
Click on the button.
It will then download the extension file and automatically add the extension to your browser.
After adding it to your chrome extension, it then shows at the top right of your chrome browser.
Extensions For Mobile
There are some extensions that support mobile. They appear as apps on mobile phones.
It is shown in the extension overview page when you select a particular extension.
Not all extensions support mobile.
And that’s the easy way to improve your browsing experience using Chrome extensions.
We hope this article helped you learn more about Chrome extensions and how to use them to improve your browsing experience.
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