If you encounter a Chrome extension on Android, you can add it to your desktop browser to install later. The next time you open Chrome on your desktop, the extension will prompt you to install.

The Chrome Web Store is not accessible from mobile devices. When you try to go to the website, you are redirected to a page that says you cannot access the online store. The only option is to click the «Send me a reminder» button, which will send you an email with a link to the online store.

Send yourself a reminder to check out the Chrome Web Store.

While you can’t access the Chrome Web Store home page, you can open the extension’s page directly when you click on a link in search results, or if someone sends you a link.

Open the Chrome app on your Android device, find the extension you want to install and click on the Chrome extension search result.

Find the extension and then click on the link in the extensions online store.

Once the extension page has loaded, click Add to Desktop.

Click Add to Desktop.

Click «Add to Desktop» again to confirm the action.


The next time you open Chrome on your desktop, click the yellow exclamation mark icon in the top right corner, and then click the message « was added remotely.

Click on the notification that appears when you open Chrome on your desktop and then click on the prompt at the top.

Finally, read what permissions the extension requires and click Enable Extension.

Read the permissions required for the extension and click Enable Extension.

And just like that, Chrome installs the extension automatically. Now you can immediately start using the extension just like any other extension.

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