How To Install Chrome Extensions On Android
How To Install Chrome Extensions On Android

On a desktop computer, we can extend the Chrome browser functionality by adding some extension. However, the ‘extension’ option goes missing on Chrome for Android. Therefore, we have shared two best working methods to install Chrome Extension on the Android browser.

How To Install Chrome Extensions On Android

Well, if we talk about web browsers, without any doubt, Google Chrome seems to be the most popular one out there. Google Chrome browser provides users with lots of features which are usually not found on other web browsers. Google Chrome web browser is available for Windows computers, Android, and iOS.

On a desktop computer, we can extend the browser functionality by adding some extension. For instance, you can add dark mode extension to enable dark mode on Google Chrome, you can add video downloader to download videos, etc. Just like that, there are tons of Google Chrome extension available on the chrome web store.

However, the extension option goes missing on Android and iOS. Therefore, we have decided to share some of the best working methods to install Chrome Extension on the Android browser. So, let’s check out how to install Chrome extensions on Android.

Method 1: Using Yandex Browser

Well, Yandex is also one of the best and leading web browser that’s available for Android smartphone. The great thing is that Yandex allows users to download & install Chrome extensions on Android.

Step 1. First of all, download Yandex browser on your Android smartphone. You can download the app from here.

Using Yandex Browser
Using Yandex Browser

Step 2. Next, open the Yandex Browser and enter the following URL in the URL Bar

chrome.google.com/webstore

Step 3. The above URL will take you the Google Chrome web store. You just need to search the Chrome extension of your wish and tap on the ‘Add to Chrome’

Using Yandex Browser
Using Yandex Browser

Step 4. Now, Yandex browser will download and install the extension on your browser.

Using Yandex Browser
Using Yandex Browser

That’s it, you are done! This is how you can use Yandex Browser on Android to enjoy Chrome extension.

The Extension is Not Supported By Yandex

It’s worth to note that Yandex is a completely different web browser compared to Google Chrome. So, there is some limitation when it comes to the extension. Some of the Google Chrome Extension is not supported by Yandex browser and that is common. So, in this case, we recommend you to download any other chrome extension.

Furthermore, Yandex also has its own add-on store which is pretty much similar to the Google Chrome Web Store. On Yandex add-on store you can find lots of add-ons and plugins. So, make sure to visit the Yandex store if you are facing an issue with compatibility.

Method 2: Using Firefox Browser

Just like Yandex, Firefox browser also allows users to add chrome extension. Users just need to follow some of the simple steps given below to add chrome extensions on Firefox web browser.

Step 1. First of all, download and install Mozilla Firefox browser on your Android smartphone. You can get the app from here.

Using Firefox Browser
Using Firefox Browser

Step 2. Next, you need to open the menu and then select ‘Desktop View’

Using Firefox Browser
Using Firefox Browser

Step 3. Now under the Tools, tap on the ‘Browse for All Add-ons’

Step 4. In the next page, search for Chrome Store Foxified and enable the plugin on Firefox browser.

Using Firefox Browser
Using Firefox Browser

Step 5. Now visit the Chrome web store and add the extension of your choice.

That’s it, you are done! This is how you can use the Firefox Browser to add chrome extension.

So, these are the two best methods to download & install Chrome extensions on your Android device. With these two methods, you can enjoy Chrome extensions on Android. However, if you have some other doubts, then make sure to discuss with us in the comment box below.



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Amarnath Chakraborty is the content writer at Tech Viral. He writes/edits about how-to tips, tutorials especially on Social Networks, Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet etc.

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