Extensions disabled by Chrome

The information below applies to Windows users only.

If you see a message saying "Extensions Disabled," it's because one or more of your extensions have been turned off to make Chrome safer. The extensions didn't come from the Chrome Web Store or were installed without your permission.

For your protection, you can only use Chrome extensions that you get from the Chrome Web Store.

See a list of your extensions

  1. In the top-right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu icon Chrome menu.
  2. Select Tools.
  3. Select Extensions.

Extensions that have been disabled are grayed out and you won't be able to re-enable them. Learn more about how Chrome protects you from potentially harmful extensions.

Use an extension that has been turned off

If you need to use a disabled extension, you can do one of the following:

  • Contact the extension’s developer and ask them to add their product to the Chrome Web Store. This will allow you, and other users, to manually re-enable the extension.
  • Use a pre-release version of Chrome:
    • Windows Chrome Dev Channel: Once installed, the Dev version of Chrome will replace your current Stable or Beta version. The Dev channel is meant for web developers.
    • Chrome Canary: This can be used side by side with Chrome Stable or Beta. It is the most cutting-edge, but least stable, of Chrome’s release channels.
  • Sign in to Chrome on a non-Windows computer (Mac, Linux, Chromebook

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