Install And Use Google Chrome Add-ons In Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge browser supports installing add-ons from other sources like the Chrome Web Store. It is useful when you’d want to install and use Google Chrome add-ons in the Edge browser.

Here is how to do that:

Open Microsoft Edge and click on the Settings and more button. Then select Extensions.

accessing extension settings in Microsoft Edge

Alternatively, you can directly access this by typing in the address bar:

edge://extensions

accessing Microsoft Edge extensions settings from the address bar

Scroll down and enable the option Allow extensions from other stores from the left side.

allow extensions from other stores to be installed in Edge browser
Choose Allow when prompted.

confirm allowing extensions from other stores in Edge

Then, from the Find new extensions on the right side, click on Chrome Web Store.

finding new extensions from Chrome Web Store in Microsoft Edge

It will launch the Web Store with Chrome add-ons. As the option for allowing extensions from other stores is already enabled, you can directly install any of the Chrome add-ons from Web Store.

accessing chrome web store in Microsoft Edge browser

Select the required Chrome add-on and click on Add to Chrome.

adding a Chrome add-on from the Web Store to Microsoft Edge

Then, select Add extension to add it to Microsoft Edge.

adding Google Input Tools to Microsoft Edge browser

There will be a notification about the Chrome add-on added to the Edge browser.

Google Chrome add-on installed in Microsoft Edge

It will also be available on the Extensions settings page under the From other sources section.

disabling or removing installed Chrome add-on in Microsoft Edge

From there, it can be disabled or removed anytime as needed.

This is a useful feature in Microsoft Edge that lets you install and use a wide variety of Google Chrome add-ons.

All done.

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