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How to Import, Add, and Use Arc Browser Extension on Mac

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Arc browser has been attracting a ton of attention lately because of its long list of cool features. However, those who have recently switched to it can feel a little lost in its interface. But, one thing that can really help folks adapt to a new browser is having their existing and consistently used extensions available. So, if you are missing your favorite extensions and wondering how to add or import them to the Arc browser on your Mac, we will guide you through the process. Let’s get started.

How to Add Import arc browser extensions

How to Add Arc Browser Extension on Mac

Adding extensions can greatly improve work efficiency. The method to add extensions on Arc Browser is more easy than you think.

Note – Since not all MacOS versions support similar settings and features, some steps mentioned in this article might not work. The steps mentioned in this article are performed on MacOS Monterey 12.7.2.

1. Either hit Command + T or Click on the search bar on the right side of the side panel on Arc.

2. Type Add Extension and click on the first result.

Click on search bar and type Add Extension

3. The Chrome web store will open on a new tab. You can either browse or scroll and select the extension of your choice.

How to Import Arc Browser Extension For MacOS.

If you have been using extensions in your older browser and want to get them on Arc on your MacOS, you can follow the steps below to import them:

1. Click on Arc (beside Apple Logo) from the menu bar and then click on Import from Another Browser…

2. Select the browser from where you want to import extensions and click on Next.

Sekect the browser and ckick on nect

3. Select your preference under Which Arch Profile should we import to and click on Import.

4. Enter your password, select the extensions you want to import, and click on Next.

Once imported successfully, you will get a notification pop-up about it.

Also Read: Arc Browser vs Chrome vs Safari: Should You Switch to Arc?

How to Pin or Unpin Arc Browser Extension on MacBook

As there are many extensions on the browser, it can become difficult to find the frequently used one. For such cases, you can pin the Arc browser extension on your MacBook for maximum efficiency.

1. Click on the Site Control icon in the Arc browser side panel.

Note: The site controls are available to access only on the primary space on the browser.

2. Hover the cursor on any extension you would like to pin and click on the pin icon next to the extension icon.

Click on the Site Control icon in the Arc browser side panel. Hover the cursor on any extension you would like to pin and click on the pin icon next to the extension icon.

3. Similarly to unpin, hover the mouse pointer on the targeted pinned extension and click on the pin icon again.

Also Read: How to Download and Use Arc Browser on Windows 10/11

How to Enable/Disable Extensions in Incognito Mode on Arc Browser in MacOS.

Arc extensions do not get enabled on Incognito mode automatically. You will have to enable it manually. Follow the steps on your Macbook Pro or MacBook Air:

1. Go to the Site Controls and hover over the extension space, then click on Manage.

2. Click on Details on the extension you want to enable or disable.

3. Toggle on the Allow in incognito option to enable the extension. 

Toggle on the Allow in incognito option to enable the extension

Likewise, to disable it, toggle off the Allow in Incognito option. You can also remove any unwanted extensions with the help of the above steps. Just tap on Remove beside the details option.

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We hope our guide helped you add extensions to the Arc browser on your Mac. If you have any queries or suggestions for us, do let us know in the comments section. Stay tuned to TechCult for more such tech-related information.

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