How to Install Google Chrome Themes in Microsoft Edge

Perhaps you already heard, that the new Microsoft Edge is built on Chromium.

Simply put, Edge and Google Chrome are built on the same engine and have a lot of similar features.

One of such features is the ability to install Chrome themes.

Yes, you that right. If you are moving from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge and want to use your favorite theme, you can do it. It is quite easy to install a theme from Google Chrome in Edge. 

If you are interested, here is a simple guide on how to install Google Chrome themes in Microsoft Edge.



STEP 1: First, you have to update the Microsoft Edge to its latest version.

NOTE: For older versions of Microsoft Edge, follow these steps:

Launch Microsoft Edge and then type this path in the address bar edge://flags/#edge-allow-store

 You will see a new tab. Find the Allow installation of external store themes and change the option next to it from Default to EnabledAfter you change it, you have to restart the Edge browser.


STEP 2: Find themes you want to install. Simply head to the Chrome Web Store Theme page.

STEP 3: After you open the store, you should see a notification. It states You can now add extensions from the Chrome Web Store to Microsoft Edge. Hit the X button to simply close the notification.


How to Install Google Chrome Themes in Microsoft Edge


STEP 4: Now it’s time to browse through the selection of themes, and find the right for you.

STEP 5: If you want to install some theme, simply click the Add to Chrome button.


how to install Chrome themes to Microsoft Edge


That is all. You have successfully installed a new Chrome theme to Microsoft Edge.


If you no longer need a theme and want to go back to the default Edge look, there is an easy way to do it.

STEP 1: Go to the Settings and then find the Appearance section.

STEP 2: Next, under the Custom theme section, simply click the Remove button.

Since Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are using the same Chromium engine, there are more features and abilities they share together. Did you know, that you can also use the extension from Google Chrome in Microsoft Edge? Yes, there is a simple way to do it.


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