How to Install Extensions That's Not Available in the Chrome Web Store

Google wants your Chrome browser safe and therefore discourages users from installing any web apps and extensions that aren’t available in the official Chrome Web Store. If someone tries to add an unapproved extension (CRX file) or a user-script (*.user.js) in Chrome, the browser will throw a yellow warning message as shown in the below screenshot.

How to Install Extensions Not Available in the Chrome Web Store

  • Download CRX file of Chrome extension /web-app to your computer. 
  • Click on settings
  • Then Tools>> Extensions
  • Drag the CRX file on this page and crome will install the add-on