Learn how to add extensions in Microsoft Edge browser


This article is all about how to install extensions in Microsoft Edge browser in your system and we also learn about some useful extensions in Microsoft edge which helps you a lot in operate Microsoft edge and also work for many other things like web clipper, article saver etc. In the previous article we learn about some useful extensions for google chrome but here in this tutorial, we learn about some useful extensions for Microsoft Edge browser on your system. We all know that windows 10 Anniversary update has been released a few days ago and it comes with a whole bunch of Microsoft Edge browser extensions.

Now you can add extensions in your Microsoft Edge browser with this latest update and you can power-up your Edge browser with a variety of new pluggable features. Microsoft Edge’s extensions are similar to the Chrome’s extensions and Firefox’s add-ons. Extensions are small third-party tools that add new features in your browser and also enhance your web experience. Now Microsoft gives you some limited extensions but it’s expected to grow soon.

Now here we learn how to install extensions in your Microsoft Edge’s browser. First of all, check that your windows 10 will be updated with the latest Anniversary update. If your Windows will not be updated yet then, first of all, update your windows by using given below procedure.

How to install Windows 10 Anniversary update on your system

To update your windows with the new Anniversary update follow given below steps.

Step 1: – First of all open windows setting by click on Start button then choose the Setting option to open windows setting on your screen.

Step 2: – Now after that in windows setting search for Update and security option and then click on it to proceed.

Step 3: – Now after that, you saw that Windows update will automatically start searching for available updates if not, then click on search for updates button to do same which is given on the top of the screen.

Step 4: – After some time you saw that it finishes searching and find some updates for your windows. Now to download these updates on your system simply click on Download button. After that install that available updates on your system, and restart your system to update your system perfectly.

Now you saw that your system was updated successfully. Now you can be able to add extensions in Microsoft Edge browser on your system by using given below steps.

How to add extensions in your Microsoft Edge browser on your system

To add extensions in your Microsoft Edge browser follow given below steps.

Step 1: – Now first of all open Microsoft Edge browser in your system.

Step 2: – After that click on the More button which is indicated by () in Microsft Edge browser on your system. More option is shown at the top on the right side just under the close option.

Step 3: – After that, you saw that many options will be opened on your screen like Zoom, Cast media to the device etc. Now choose Extensions option from this list to add extensions on your browser.

Add extensions

Step 4: – After clicking on Extensions option you saw that a new sidebar will be opened at the right side. In this sidebar simply click on Get extensions from the store link which is visible in that sidebar to proceed.

Step 5: – Now after clicking on that link you saw that a new window will be opened on your screen in it windows store will be opened.

Step 6: – Now in windows store, you can saw that it will be showing the Extensions for Microsoft Edge browser.

Step 7: – Now after that click on the desired extensions according to you and then click on the Free button to install and add it to your Microsoft Edge browser and enhance your we experience using these extensions.

Step 8: – After that wait for few seconds and you can saw that your extension is downloaded and installed on your browser.

Step 9: – Now go to your Microsoft Edge browser again and now you can saw that a new pop-up screen will be opened on your Microsoft Edge browser. This pop-up screen asks you for the permissions that are required by this extensions and also ask you for if you want to enable this extension or not.

Step 10: – Now click on the Turn it on option if you want to enable it otherwise click on Keep it off option to disable it from your Edge browser.

give permission to a extension in windows 10

THAT’S IT

Now you saw that you have successfully installed an extension to your Microsoft Edge browser. If you want to know how to disable and manage these extensions in Microsoft Edge browser wait for my next article. If you have any queries regarding this feel free to ask using the comment section.

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