Install the Chrome Extension

This article will instruct you on how to download and install the VirtualShield extension for your Google Chrome browser.

It doesn't matter which device you're using. This tutorial works with Chrome on all of your various devices, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more.

VirtualShield Chrome Setup

Follow the instructions below to install our Google Chrome browser extension. Once it's installed, it will appear near the corner of your browser, alongside your other extensions.

Note: If you already have our Windows, macOS, or Linux app installed, you do not need this extension. The desktop application will protect all of your browsers, including Chrome.

Open Chrome, and then visit the Chrome Web Store using the link below:

Tip: Open this link inside of Chrome, or copy and paste the link into your Chrome browser.
You will now see a screen that looks similar to the image below.
Click the Add to Chrome button: add-to-chrome_arrow.png
A message will appear, asking you to confirm the installation.
Click the Add extension button to continue:
That's it! VirtualShield is now added to your Chrome browser.
You can access it using the shield icon near the right-hand side of your Address bar:
Note: For more help logging in and connecting, see our Getting Started: Chrome Extension article.

Here's a quick animation showing the entire process above:


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