Add or remove browser add-ons, extensions, and toolbars

Applies to: Windows 10Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge

  • To find an extension and add it to Microsoft Edge
    • Open Microsoft Edge  and select Settings and more  > ExtensionsA list of suggested extensions is displayed. 
    • Scroll down and select Explore more extensions to open the Microsoft Store for more extensions.
    • Search the Microsoft Store for the extension you want. Once you've found it, select Get to install it on your device.
    • Once the installation is complete, switch back to Microsoft Edge .
    • Read the notification about what your extension can do, and then select Turn on.
  • To remove an extension from Microsoft Edge
    • Open Microsoft Edge  and select Settings and more  > Extensions.
    • Hover over the one you want to remove and select it, then select Uninstall.

Google Chrome

  • To add an extension and use it in Google Chrome
    • Open the Chrome Web Store and select Apps or Extensions from the menu.
    • Browse or search for what you'd like to add.
    • When you find an app or extension you'd like to add, select Add to Chrome.
    • If you're adding an extension, review the types of data that the extension will be able to access, then select Add extension.
    • You'll see your apps in your launcher, and your extensions in Chrome as buttons on the toolbar.
  • To remove an extension from Google Chrome
    • Open Chrome, then select the three, vertical dots next to the profile icon.
    • Select More Tools > Extensions.
    • Next to the extension you want to remove, select Remove.
    • To confirm, select Remove.
    • To remove an extension that's a button on the browser toolbar, right-click the button and select Remove from Chrome.

Firefox

  • To add an add-on and use it in Firefox
    • Open Firefox, then select the three, horizonal lines next to the profile icon.
    • Select Add-ons, then select Get Add-ons.
    • To install a featured add-on, click the blue +Install Theme or +Add to Firefox button, depending on the type of add-on.
    • Find other add-ons by selecting the Find more add-ons button.
  • To remove an add-on from Firefox
    • Open Firefox, then select the three, horizonal lines next to the profile icon.
    • Select Add-ons, then choose Extensions, Themes, or Plugins.
    • Find the one you want to remove, then select the three, horizontal dots and choose Remove.

Safari

  • To find and install extensions in Safari
    • Open Safari, then choose Safari > Safari Extensions.
    • If you're using Safari 12, the App Store opens to the Safari Extensions page.
    • If you're using an earlier version of Safari, Safari opens the Safari Extensions Gallery webpage.
  • To turn off or uninstall extensions in Safari
    • Open Safari, then choose Safari > Preferences > Extensions
    • For each extension, you can use the checkbox to enable or disable the extension.
    • If you can't determine what an extension does, or you don't expect to use it again, select the Uninstall button for that extension.