How to load unpacked or unsafe extensions


Load unpacked or unsafe extensions.


  • Mac/Windows computer with Chrome browser


Ensure Developer mode has been enabled.
  1. Go to the Admin console and access "Devices" > "Chrome" > "Apps and extensions" > "Users and browsers"
  2. Look for "Additional Settings" on the right
  3. Select the user/browser (in case of managed browsers) OU.
  4. Set the policy "Allow insecure extension packaging" to allow. 
  5. Set "External extensions" to be allowed also. 
  6. Save the changes.