How to get Chrome Browser Extensions on Android Phone?

What are browser extensions? and why you need to install them?

Most commonly all Internet browsers like chrome, firefox, and Microsoft Edge are used to browse the internet. But Chrome is the most popular and widely used web browser for Desktop and smartphones among all other web browsers.

You can make your web browser more powerful by adding Extensions (plug-ins). But, unfortunately, mobile versions of Google Chrome do not support to install extensions. You need to install the Yandex browser or Kiwi Browser to install chrome extensions on any android device such as smartphone and tablet pcs.

Note: This post explains how to install chrome extensions on an android browser? Read the entire article for detailed information.
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Benefits of Extensions (Plug-ins):

A web browser extension also called as an add-on or plug-in, These extensions give more advanced features, customizations and control on a webpage when you browsing the internet. This extensions also work as small utilities and software to make customizations for your browser.

How to install Chrome Extensions on an Android browser?

As of now, the mobile version of the Google Chrome browser will allow its users to install extensions, but we have two other ways to install chrome extensions on an Android device (any).

  • Install the Yandex browser for Android.
  • And, Install Kiwi Browser for Android.

Why Yandex Browser:

The free web browser from Russias multinational corporation Yandex. Its completely free and it has many advanced features and customizations. But, the most important thing is Yandex mobile web browser allows users to install Chrome extensions on the Android mobile operating system.

Yandex Browser with Protect
Yandex Browser with Protect
Developer: Yandex Apps
Price: Free

Features of Yandex Mobile Browser:

Yandex is the most popular mobile browser, it has many downloads and 4.5 ratings in the Google play store. It has many advanced features like:

  • Extensions: Supports all Google Chrome extensions (add-ons or plug-ins).
  • Ad Blocking: Yandex automatically blocks all unwanted ads by integrated adblocking technology.
  • Latest updates: View stories, news, and videos around the all popular news portals.
  • Data Usage: Data compression feature allows you to save mobile data while browsing.
  • Security: Yandex mobile browser has strong security features to protect your personal data when you are using a public Wi-fi network.
  • Private browsing: Private (incognito) web browsing makes websites to do not track browsing activity, passwords, and search history.
  • Favorites: Access your favorite web sites very quickly with one tap.
  • Customization: You can customize a wide array of backgrounds in the wallpaper library to suit any style or mood on your Yandex browser.

Why Kiwi Browser:

Kiwi is a fast and quiet browser for Android devices, it avoids annoyances while browsing and makes peaceful browsing. The browser Kiwi is based on chromium and WebKit engine. This may power to make the kiwi as the best mobile browser among all other mobile web browsers.

Note: The main feature of the Kiwi browser is, this will allows users to install the Chrome desktop extensions on android mobile and tablet devices.
Kiwi Browser - Fast & Quiet
Kiwi Browser - Fast & Quiet
Developer: Geometry OU
Price: Free

Features of Kiwi mobile Browser:

Kiwi is the most powerful browser for Android OS devices, it has many downloads and 4.5 ratings in playstore. Chromium and WebKit engine gives more power, advanced features and many customizations like:

  • Extensions: Supports all Google Chrome extensions (add-ons or plug-ins).
  • Ad blocker: Internal ad blocking system of Kiwi hides all the annoying ads while browsing the internet.
  • Night Mode: Makes your screen dark and allows comfort browsing in night times (you can turn on/off).
  • Private Browsing: Private (incognito) web browsing makes websites to do not track browsing activity, passwords, and search history.
  • Cryptojacking protection: Worlds 1st web browser to offer Cryptojacking protection for mobile devices.
  • Facebook: You can use it as a Messenger app for Facebook, you don’t need to Facebook messenger app on your device.
  • Translation: The Kiwi browser allows you to translate the web page into 60 different languages.

Install Chrome Extensions on Android:

If you want to install your favorite Chrome extensions on Android? You need to install one of the above mentioned mobile web browsers on your Android device.

After, installing! visit the Chrome Webstore by this URL: https://chrome.google.com/webstore. And, search for your favorite chrome extension in the search bar. Check the below image for more information.

Chrome Web Store

I have searched for Youtube Dark extension in Chrome WebStore, after searching for your favorite extension you will get a list of extensions on the screen.

Chrome Web Store add to chrome in android

Now, you need to select the Add to Chrome option, once you click the Add to Chrome button? The extension will start the download and install on your Android smart device.

I have installed the Dart Theme for YouTube chrome extension on both Yandex and Kiwi mobile web browsers. You can check the below screenshots:

For Yandex mobile browser:
Chrome extensions on Android with Yandex browser
Chrome extensions on Android with Yandex browser
Side Note: If you want to manage all installed extensions in Yandex browser goto >Options >Extensions. Now, you will get all the extensions list, you can manage all extensions from here. Check the above screenshot for more information.
For Kiwi mobile browser:
Chrome extensions on Android with Kiwi browser
Chrome extensions on Android with Kiwi browser
Side Note: If you want to manage all installed extensions in Kiwi browser goto >Options >Extensions. Now, you will get all the extensions list, you can manage all extensions from here. Check the above screenshot for more information.

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