Extensions can add a wide variety of new features and functionality to Google Chrome, but sometimes you have to remove or disable one or more of them. Here’s how to do it.
First, open Google Chrome. In any window, look for the “Extensions” icon in the toolbar, which looks like a puzzle piece. Click It. (You can also access the main menu by clicking the three-dot button and selecting More tools> Extensions.)
Select ‘Manage Extensions’ when a menu appears.
In the “Extensions” tab that appears, find the name of the extension you want to remove or disable. Each extension has its own box on the Extensions tab.
If you want to disable the extension but don’t want to remove it, click the toggle next to it to disable it. You can return to the Extensions tab at any time and re-enable it by flipping that switch again.
If you want to permanently remove the extension, click on the “Remove” button. This will completely remove the extension from Chrome and you will not be able to use it again (unless you reinstall it later).
When a confirmation window appears, click “Delete” again.
The extension will be completely removed.
Alternatively, to quickly remove an extension, you can also click the “Extensions” button in the toolbar, click the vertical ellipses button next to the extension name, then select “Remove from Chrome” from the menu.
If you ever need to reinstall the newly removed extension, you will need to visit the Google Chrome Web Store and download it again. Have fun browsing!
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