Customizing Chrome

Wondering how to customize Chrome? Learn all about customizing Chrome so it's user friendly for you in this free lesson.

The Chrome Web Store

The Chrome Web Store allows you to download different web apps, extensions, and themes, which can make Chrome even more powerful and personal.


Web apps work just like software you might install on your computer, but they run through your browser instead of your operating system. Web apps range from simple tools like a calculator or notepad to complex applications like a photo editor or even a game!

Watch this video from Google to learn more about apps and the Chrome Web Store.

To install an app:

  1. Navigate to
  2. The Chrome Web Store will appear. Click an app to learn more about it.
  3. The app page will appear with information on how the app works, user reviews, screenshots, and more. If you want to use the app, click Add to Chrome.
  4. A dialog box will appear. Click Add app to install the app.
  5. The Apps page will appear with the installed app. Click the icon to start the app.

  6. Depending on the app, it will open in either a new tab or window.

To rearrange or delete an app:

You can view, open, organize, and delete your apps from the Apps page.