Chrome: How to use PC and Mac extensions on Android

For a long time there was a gap between PC/Mac versions of Chrome and those for Android and iOS. The mobile version of the Google browser really lacks extensions – but they are clearly visible on the computer. As a result, it is impossible to use HTTPS Everywhere, Nimbus or Keepa on a smartphone or tablet. Impossible ? unless you use Kiwi Browser : An alternative internet browser based on Chromium and WebKit and with its own extensions… but this one also lets you install any extension from the Chrome Store thanks to a trick. Don’t worry, we explain everything to you!

How to Install Chrome Desktop Extensions on Android Smartphone

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note : it must be the Upsilon version (or higher) of the app. If this is not the case and/or the steps in this guide do not work for you, we recommend that you: Download the correct version directly from APK Mirror by clicking here.

  • Open Kiwi Browser
  • Type the following in the address bar chrome://extensions then press Login
developer mode chrome extension
  • Enable developer mode in the blue banner as in the screenshot above
  • then you can go to install extensions just like you would in a browser

How to manage, enable and disable your extensions

Follow these steps:

  • choose Extensions three vertical dots in the top right of the menu
  • The page that appears will allow you to enable/disable each extension individually and remove them.

Did you know this trick with Kiwi Browser? What are you thinking ? Share your views in the comments!

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