Update extensions, add-ons, and plug-ins in Chrome, Edge, and Firefox


Software updates are compelling. While many of us have now learned the importance of keeping all our system instruments up-to-date, there is one place that continues not get sufficient traction. Sadly, this is using ways one of the vital used and inclined places – the browser extensions, plug-ins, addons. Fortunately for us, browsers like Chrome, Edge & Firefox update addons and extensions robotically. However, if you ever need to update them manually, it’s always a good idea to know how.

This risewindows article will learn to manually update extensions, add-ons, and plug-ins in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Let me go over them one by one in detail.

How to Update Google Chrome Extensions?

If you want to update extensions in the Google Chrome browser manually, use these steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, launch the Chrome browser on your computer.

Step 2. Now, click the three dots (Customize and control Google Chrome) button on the top right.

Step 3. Then, in the drop-down menu, choose More tools > Extensions.

Step 4. After that, a new tab will open with the Extensions title. Here, turn On the toggle switch “Developer mode.”

Step 5. Next, three buttons will appear: Load unpacked, Pack extension, and Update. To update all installed extensions, click the Update button.

All extensions installed in the Chrome browser will now be updated, and you will see a message on the bottom “Extensions updated.”

Chrome extensions can also be updated by visiting [/keybt]chrome/settings/[/keybt] and selecting Extensions from the left sidebar, then turning on [/keybt]Developer mode[/keybt]. When done, you can update all extensions simultaneously by clicking on the Update button.

How to Update Edge Extensions?

To update Edge extensions, perform these steps:-

Step 1. First, launch the Edge browser.

Step 2. Now, paste edge://extensions/ into the address bar and hit Enter on the keyboard.

Step 3. Then, from the left side, enable Developer Mode.

Step 4. After that, three buttons will appear on the right side: Load unpacked, Pack extension, and Update.

Step 5. Finally, click the Update button to update all the extensions or addons installed.

How to Update Firefox Plugins & Add-ons?

To update Firefox plugins and addons, follow these simple steps:-

Step 1. First, open the Firefox browser.

Step 2. Now, paste edge://extensions/ into the address bar and hit Enter on the keyboard.

Step 3. Then, on the right sidebar, click on the “Tools for all add-ons” and select the Check for Updates option to update all addons and plugins simultaneously.

Finally, you can check the option “Update Addons Automatically” so that any update for an addon or plugin will automatically apply when Firefox opens.

That’s it for the article.

I hope you will understand this article.

Good luck & stay healthy, guys.

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