How to delete Chrome extensions

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As I also indicated to you in my guide on the subject, extensions are one of the most interesting and effective methods to customize Google Chrome. Thanks to them, you can in fact expand the browser’s functions almost indefinitely and speed up a lot of operations that normally require the execution of several tedious steps. Install is simple; you saw it, but remove them? Also! However if you do not know how you can read this my tutorial on how to delete Chrome extensions to find out right away how to precede.

As I said, remove Chrome extensions is a real breeze. Just like the one on the installation, the steps to remove extensions from the big G browser is indeed very easy to implement. Just go in the options of the program and click on a couple of items. This done, in a few moments the extension selected will be removed from the browser.

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Then? Want to find out what you must do, exactly, to be able to delete Chrome extensions? Yes? Very well! Then I would say not to lose precious time, to ban the chatter and start now to get to work. I am sure that in the end you will be surprised yourself of the simplicity of operation and if necessary you will also be ready and happy to provide all necessary explanations to friends eager to receive a similar straight. In that you say, we bet.

Before I explain how to delete Chrome extensions though it seems proper to make a few clarifications. Google Chrome is a web browser provided in equal manner for all major operating systems. Windows, MacOS and Linux. Consequently, the procedure you need to put in place to delete the installed extensions is virtually the same in all cases. Chrome is also available as a browser for smartphones and tablets. In this case, however, the installation of the extensions is not provided.

Then keep in mind that in addition to deleting Chrome extensions can also act simply by going to disable. It is a practice that can be useful in case you want to stop using a given extension only for a certain period and then to use it again later. In this way, the selected extensions stop working; they do not take up more memory useful but are not removed completely from the browser. Alternatively, you can choose to hide one or more extensions.

Cancel Chrome extensions

Interested figure out how to delete Chrome extensions? Well, then just to start launch the web browser via its icon and then click on the button More (the one with the three dots) that are located at the top right of the program window. Then select the item Other tools from the menu that you are shown and then click Extensions.

In the new tab that at this point will go to open in Chrome, identifies the extension you wish to delete then click the Remove from Chrome … (the one depicting a basket) that are in its correspondence and confirmation of your willingness to carry out the removal clicking on the button Remove… Easy, right?

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In the case of extensions that go to add a button in the program, toolbar then there is a small shortcut. You can get rid of it simply by right clicking on their buttons and selecting Remove from Chrome … from the menu that appears. Even in that case, you must then confirm your will want to delete the extension by clicking on the button Remove.

You’ve redesigned and now I’d like to understand com do in order to cancel the procedure just saw together to clear Chrome extensions? In this case, you have to do is connect to the Chrome Web Store by the browser from Google, type in the search bar located at the top the extension name that you want to reinstall deleted and press the button Enter on the computer keyboard.

Then you will need to click on the button + Add that are in extension match the list of search results, and then you will need to confirm the execution of the operation by clicking the Add Extension.

I’ll note that in case you have logged in to the browser with your Google account, the cancellation of a given extension from Chrome on your computer will automatically result in the elimination also of all other browser sessions that you made the ever signed in to your Google account and that are active on any other computer. The same holds true for the new installation of an extension.

Disable Chrome Extensions

Like I said, you can also disable the Chrome extensions, rather than eliminate them altogether. To do so, click on the button More that are located at the top right of the browser window, select the item Other tools from the menu that you are shown and click Extensions.

In the new tab that at this point will go to open in Chrome, identifies the extension you wish to disable and then remove the check mark from the box Enable this in his correspondence. Done!

Then you can then re-enable the extensions you have disabled simply by going back into the section Extensions Menu Other Tools Chrome and placing a check mark in the box Enable which are found the elements that you had previously disabled.

Hide Chrome extensions

Do not you want to delete or Chrome extensions or disable them but, more simply, desires hide the icon in the toolbar. Well, why did not you say so? To do so, right-click on the extension icon on which you intend to go to act and, from the menu that then you are shown, select the option for Hide Chrome menu.

Alternatively, you can hide the extensions you no longer wish to see in the toolbar going to “stretch” the address bar. To do this, place the cursor on the left side of the address bar, click the left and, while continuing to hold and drag the bar to the right. Keep in mind that moving the address bar to hide before the leftmost extensions.

In case you change your mind, you can always make hidden extensions by clicking the button again visible in the toolbar more that you find in the upper right corner of the Chrome window, by right-clicking on the extension icon on which you intend to going to act and then selecting the item Show in toolbar in the menu that you are shown.