Managing Google Chrome Extensions

Environment

Google Chrome

Issue

How do I manage the extensions installed in Google Chrome?

Resolution

You can get to the Google Chrome extensions management page by:

  • Cutting and pasting the following into your browser: chrome://extensions 
  • Or, open Chrome on your computer
    • At the top right, click the three vertical buttons  
    • More tools 
    • Extensions

Disable an extension

  • Click the toggle button in the bottom-right corner of the extension tile
  • This will leave the extensions installed, but will prevent it from running in Google Chrome

Delete an extension

  • Click the "Remove" button on the extension tile
  • This will completely remove the extension in Google Chrome

The "Details" button will provide more information and settings specific to the extension

Additional Information

We recommend removing extensions you no longer need and extensions that are unknown to you. Some extensions are malicious in nature and will cause issues with Google Chrome.

More information on Google Chrome extensions can be found at https://support.google.com/chrome_webstore/answer/2664769?hl=en

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.

Details

Article ID: 6577
Created
Tue 10/12/21 2:18 PM
Modified
Tue 10/12/21 5:13 PM