How to Add Chrome Extension to Chromium Edge Browser

Microsoft introduced its new Chromium Edge Browser last week for Windows and Mac users. Though it is targeting enterprise-level users, regular users can also use the new browser. In the coming days, Microsoft may rollout the browser along with the update which will by default become the browser of the Windows 10 users.

However, A web browser these days is incomplete without user-friendly extension or plugins. This is applicable to all kinds of web browsers. Talking about plugins, can we install an extension from Chrome Webstore on the Chromium browser.? Well, it’s very much possible. In this guide, we will explain to you how to add a chrome extension to the Chromium browser.

 How to Add Chrome Extension to Chromium Edge Browser

Make sure that the extensions that you will be installing are authentic. Nowadays we get many spam applications infesting the system and making way for malware. Sometimes any potentially spammy extension replicates its name with another popular plugin of the same name.

Keep in mind that the Chromium edge browser we are talking about here is the latest stable release from Microsoft. In case, you are running a beta version of the browser, then download and install the stable version.

Adding the Chrome Extension

  • Open your Microsoft Edge Chrome Browser
  • Click on Settings [in the top right corner]
  • In the drop-down menu click on Extensions
    Add Chrome Extension from Chrome Webstore
  • In the next screen at the bottom left screen, you should see a toggle Allow Extensions from other Sources.
  • Tap on this toggle to enable it. You should now see a warning screen
  • This screen basically warns you not to install extensions available outside of Microsoft store.
  • As we need to install from any store on the internet, click on Allow.
    Add Chrome Extension
  • Now go to your Google Chrome Store
  • Find any extension useful for you. Click Add to Chrome besides the Plugin.
    Add Chrome Extension to Chromium Edge
  • Click on Add Extension

So, that’s it. So simple it was to add a Chrome extension to the Microsoft Chromium Edge browser. We hope that you can try this guide and install any of your favorite extensions on your browser.

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