How To Make Google Chrome Extensions Work, Run In Incognito Mode aka Private Browsing Mode

by Rohit Khurana on August 27, 2010


There are times when you are running Google chrome browser in incognito mode aka private browsing mode as you don’t want to others to know what websites you are visiting, as in this mode the websites you visit does not get recorded in browser history.


In private browsing mode all the extensions installed in Google chrome does not work, but users may want some extensions to work in incognito mode too, today we will tell you how to make Google chrome extensions work on private mode too, as this option is provided in Google chrome itself no tweaking required to do it.

Follow the procedure below to know how:

1. Run Google Chrome in normally, and navigate to Google chrome extensions page as shown in the image below



2. On the extensions page, check all those extensions which you would like to work in private mode too. In make extension run in incognito mode, you will need to check the option Allow this extension to run in incognito as shown in the image below.


3. When you check an extension to run in private mode, it will ask to confirm it.


3. Once you have checked all the extensions which should run in private mode, exit the extension and next time you run Google chrome in private mode as you can see in the image below.


Hope you find this tutorial easy to follow.

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legit March 20, 2012 at 5:20 am

This does not work for me, my menus are slightly different and I don’t have the option “Allow this extension to run in incognito”

Can anyone help with the current version of google chrome?

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