Internet Download Manager IDM Chrome Browser Integration

How to install the “IDM Integration” extension from Chrome if the Installer does not work correctly.

You need to open IDM installation folder (“C:Program FilesInternet Download Manager” by default, arrow 1 on the image), then rename “IDMGCExt.crx” to “IDMGCExt.zip”. (arrow 1 on the imageextract the zip into a folder such as /idm plugin/  (arrow 2 on the image). Then go to chrome’s Extensions options by going to select “Settings” menu item. Then select“Extensions” tab and click on Load unpacked extension (arrow 3 on the image) and select the folder /idm plugin/. It should add the plugin to installed extensions.


2. How to configure IDM extension for Chrome?

You need to press on Chrome menu (arrow 1 on the image), and select “Settings” menu item (arrow 2 on the image). Then select“Extensions” tab (arrow 3 on the image).

Check that “IDM Integration Module” extension is enabled (arrow 4 on the image). If you use incognito mode in Chrome, you need to enable “Allow in incognito” checkbox (arrow 5 on the image).

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