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Using Extensions in Shift
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Extension library

Shift supports a small, but mighty list of your favorite Chrome Extensions! ⚡ Extensions can help streamline tasks or add extra features to your email that make work easier. Shift currently supports 12 Chrome Extensions that are integrated into the Shift extension library:


Note: extensions are only available for paid users. Learn more about our plans here.


Use an extension that's not on the list? While there is no way to add a custom extension to Shift, you can fill out our survey here to vote for the Chrome extension you'd like to see added to future a release of Shift.


 How to add an extension to Shift

  1. Open Shift and go to Options (bottom left corner) > Settings > Extensions
  2. Browse the extension list and toggle on the extension(s) you wish to use
  3. Once toggled ON, navigate back to your email account and click on the "Extensions" icon in the top right corner to log in

Make sure you use the Extension icon in the upper-right corner of Shift to log into your extension!


How to log into an extension in Shift

You will need to sign in to the extension of your choice in each email account, application, and Workspace you've added to your setup. Through the use of separate partitions, you can utilize different accounts for the same extension or simply log into the same account of your extension multiple times. Make sure you use the Extension icon in the upper-right corner of Shift to log into your extension!


It's very important to authenticate within the Shift browser when logging into an extension. If you log into the extension outside of Shift in your default browser, you won't get signed into the extension properly. We recommend temporarily setting links to open within Shift during the extension login process. Go to Options (lower left) > Settings > General > Functionality > scroll to find "Open links in Shift" and enable the setting:


How to disable an extension in Shift

  1. Go to Options (bottom left corner) > Settings > Extensions

  2. Click on the slider next to the Extension you wish to disable


What's next?

Complete your setup and learn about Shift's best features in our Getting Started section here.


Find out how to quickly navigate among apps and email accounts here. 

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