Microsoft has embraced the Chromium project as part of the Microsoft Edge browser development. It’s not the first time that some third-party browser has jumped in Chromium bandwagon. Earlier, Opera has also joined the chromium project along with Kiwi and Brave browser. This makes the Chromium open-source project highly valuable.
Since the Microsoft Edge browser is built over the Chromium, hence, it’s possible to install the Google Chrome extensions without any issues. Chrome Web Store has thousands of extensions to unlock features and fulfill the need of every user.
Steps to install Chrome extensions on Edge browser
Follow this step by step instruction on installing Chrome extensions on the Edge browser.
Step 1: Open Edge browser and access the Chrome Web Store
Step 2: Hit on Allow extensions from other stores on the banner within Edge browser on Chrome Web Store
Step 3: Click on [Allow] command button on the Edge alert pop-up window
Step 4: Search for any Extension and Hit on [Add to Chrome] button
Step 5: Hit on [Add Extension] for Chrome Extension to add on Microsoft Edge browser
Step 6: The Chrome Extension will be automatically downloaded and installed on Microsoft Edge Browser
That’s it. We have successfully installed the Chrome Web Store extension on Microsoft Edge Chromium-based browser.
Similarly, you can install any Chrome extension on Microsoft Edge without any issue and run smoothly.
Install Microsoft Edge Extension on Chrome:
Technically – yes, it’s possible to install the Microsoft Store Edge extensions on Google Chrome browser, however, Microsoft limits the ability to download the extension.
It requires you to sign in the Microsoft account on the device (Google Chrome as User), which is not possible. Hence, this limits the Edge extension to install only on the Microsoft Edge browser.
There are thousands of Chrome extensions that you can play around and install the Microsoft Edge browser without any issues.
I also think that 99% of Microsoft Store extensions are already on Chrome. Hence, there is no need for another web store for the Chrome browser. What is your thought on this?
Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.
|Chrome Windows||Chrome Mac||Chrome iOS||Chrome Android||Firefox Linux|
|Firefox Windows||Safari Mac||Safari iOS||Edge Android||Chrome Linux|
|Edge Windows||Firefox Mac||Edge iOS||Samsung Internet||Edge Linux|
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