Manage extensions

To see your Chrome extensions, go to chrome://extensions. You can also manage your extensions in the following ways. Learn more about extensions

Turn off, delete or bring back an extension

Turn extensions on or off
  1. In the top-right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu icon Chrome menu
  2. Select More tools > Extensions.
  3. To turn off an extension, untick the Enabled tick box next to it. To turn on an extension, simply tick the box.
Remove an unwanted extension

If you think an extension is causing unwanted changes to your Chrome settings, you can delete it:

  1. In the top-right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu icon. Chrome menu
  2. Select More tools > Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin icon next to the extension that you want to delete.

If you try deleting an extension and it does not work, you may have an unwanted programme on your computer that's keeping it there. Try running antivirus or anti-malware software to remove any suspicious programmes. You can also try the Software Removal Tool.

Repair a corrupted extension

If you see the message “This extension may have been corrupted”, it means the extension’s files may have been changed by a random disk error or by potentially harmful software running on your computer. For your protection, Chrome has disabled this extension for you.

If you want to repair the extension, here's how:

Step 1: Repair the extension

  1. In the top-right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu icon. Chrome menu
  2. Select More tools > Extensions.
  3. Click Repair next to the extension you want to repair.
  4. A dialogue box will appear to confirm the repair. If the extension requests certain permissions, they will be listed.
  5. Click Repair. This will confirm that you want to repair and enable the extension, and that you want to grant any requested permissions.

If the extension is still marked as corrupted, try Step 2 below.

Step 2: Remove possible malware

If the extension is still marked as corrupted, it's possible that a suspicious programme is changing this extension's files. In this case:

  1. Try running antivirus or anti-malware software to remove any programmes from your computer that may be affecting Chrome. You can also try the Software Removal Tool.
  2. Repair the extension using the instructions above in Step 1.
  3. If at this point the extension is still marked as corrupted, please visit the Google Chrome Help Forum and share your situation with us.

Arrange extensions on the browser toolbar

See your extensions on any computer

To see your extensions on any computer or device you use, simply sign in to your Google Account on Chrome. Your extensions will be automatically synced.

See an extension in incognito mode
  1. In the top-right corner of the browser toolbar, click the Chrome menu icon. Chrome menu
  2. Select More tools > Extensions.
  3. Under the description of the extension, check the Allow in incognito checkbox. Not all extensions will have this option.

Learn more about browsing privately (incognito mode) in Chrome

Reorder your extensions on the browser toolbar

In the extensions area to the right of the address bar, click the icon that you want to move and drag it to its new place.

Show or hide extensions
  1. Place your mouse at the end of the address bar, right at the very edge. Your pointer will turn into a line with a small arrow.
  2. To hide extensions, click and drag the address bar to the right. To show the extensions that you've hidden, click and drag the address bar back to the left.