How To Use Add Ons in UC Browser

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UC Browser is quickly becoming one of the most popular web browsers in the world, thanks to its stable, responsive nature and security, among others.When using the UC browser, you may come across add-ons that you can download to further enhance your internet browsing experience. But the question is, how do you use add ons with UC browser PC?

Before that, let’s see how you can install UC Browser in your PC. Depending on your OS, or Operating System, you’ll want to find a compatible version. If you’re using Windows 7, then we’d recommend downloading the UC Browser for PC Windows 7 free download 32 bit. Otherwise, do an online search to find out the appropriate software.

Once you have UC Browser set up it’s time to start using add-ons.

How To Use All Add-ons in UC Browser

UC Browser users can manage their add-ons, or sometimes called Extensions by going to the Chrome Store. UC Browser is completely compatible with Google Chrome apps since its framework is about the same as Google Chrome’s. For this reason, you’ll be able to download and install all your favorite Google Chrome themes, extensions and apps at the Chrome Store and run it with confidence knowing that it will work.

AdBlocker, Google Maps, Translator and Online Video Downloader are just some of the most popular add-ons out there. You can search at the Google Store for some of the things you’ll be needing whenever you’re using the UC Browser.

Open your UC Browser on your PC. Then, head over to the official Chrome Store. Look at the top left part of the page and you’ll see a Search function. Below that are the types of add-ons you can get, e.g., Extensions, Apps and others. Further down are filters that let you refine your search. Type the add on you want at the search bar, then press Go or hit the Enter button on your keyboard. The results should appear on the right side of the page.

The choices will be divided according to popularity, number of installs, reviews, etc. There will be a blue button that says “Add To Chrome” and a plus sign right beside it. If you want to install AdBlocker, then click on the blue button to have your PC begin downloading the add-on.

Afterwards, you will be prompted with a pop up that says “Confirm New Add-on”, along with the name of the app and what it can do once you install it. If you agree to all that, you simply have to click on the orange button that says “Add Extension” and wait for UC Browser to install and finish.

In some cases, UC Browser will ask you to restart your browser program. If there’s a prompt, then it’s safe to say “Restart Now” and wait for UC Browser to reboot.

Depending on the nature of the add-on you installed, it should become immediately available to use. For example, the AdBlocker app will stop ads from coming in when you visit websites. In others, a new button will appear that will allow you to download videos on YouTube or any streaming platform, for example. Make sure to read up on the add on you’ll be using so you’ll know what to do when it’s installed.

Removing The Add-On

Sometimes an add on or extension will outlive its usefulness or may no longer be needed or used. Therefore, in order to save space and precious computing data on the UC Browser, you may uninstall the add-on by going to Settings.

To begin, you’ll need to locate the Manage My Extensions icon, which can be found at the top right section of the browser. Clicking that will reveal a new page where it lists all your addons.

To disable, all you need to do is to uncheck the “Enable” radio button. You can also click the Trash icon at the side if you want to completely delete it. A prompt will come up and ask you if you really want to delete the app. Confirm, then wait for the UC Browser to finish uninstalling.

Conclusion

Using an add on in UC Browser is not so difficult once you know where to go and what to install. Make sure to read up on what the app is all about and how it could capture your data so you can keep personal information safe.

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