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How to Add Extensions to Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Thanks to Windows 10's Anniversary Update, Extensions is available via the Windows Store, and this tutorial will show you how to install extensions in Microsoft Edge.


Part 1: Add Extensions in Microsoft Edge via Windows Store

You can download the popular extensions like Adblock Plus, and LastPass easily from the Windows Store, if you have update to Windows 10 Version 1607. Here will show you how to add extension via Store.

Step 1: Open Microsoft Edge, then click More..., then select Extensions from the menu.

More button

Step 2: Click on the get extensions from Store link.

get extension from Store

Windows Store will open with a special page listing all the available Edge extensions.

Step 3: To download an extension, search it in the list. Click the Free button.

Click free to download apps

The Windows Store will download the extension to your computer and automatically install it in Edge. When any updates are available, they'll be automatically downloaded and installed via the Windows Store.

Step 4: Click or tap Turn it On to enable the extension, when it pop-up asking you for the permissions.

Enable extensions

Step 5: For easier access, you can right-click the menu icon, select Show next to address bar option.

Show it next to address bar

It will appear in Edge's toolbar along with any other icons.

Part 2: Install Extensions from Dowloaded Folder

If you haven't yet upgraded to Windows 10's Anniversary Update, you mightn't see an Extensions option in the list. But you can still install extensions, if it is downloaded from the security webpage.

Step 1: Open Microsoft Edge and type about:flags into the address bar.

Type about:flags

Step 2: Select the Enable extension developer features checkbox.

Enable extension developer features

Step 3: Open Microsoft Edge, then click More..., then select Extensions from the menu.

Menu botton

Step 4: Click on Load extension in the Extension panel.

Load extension

Step 5: Navigate to your extension's folder and select the Select folder button.

Select folder

You should now see the extension listed in Microsoft Edge's extension pane.


How to remove or uninstall an extension

If you want to remove an extension, right-click the extension you want to remove and select Uninstall button.

Uninstall an extension