UiPath Studio Guide

Installing the Chrome Extension

From UiPath Studio

  1. In the Setup ribbon tab, from the Setup Extensions menu, select Chrome. The Chrome Web Store is opened in Google Chrome.
  1. Click the Add to Chrome button. A confirmation dialog box is displayed.
  1. Click the Add extension button. The extension is now installed.

Please note that file access is disabled by default. To enable it:

  1. Click the Side Navigation Bar image alt text > More Tools > Extensions. The chrome://extensions/ page is displayed.
  2. In the chrome://extensions/ page, navigate to the UiPath extension.
  3. Under the UiPath Extension, select the Allow access to file URLs check box.

From the Command Prompt

  1. Click the Windows Start button and type cmd in the search field.
  2. Right click on Command Prompt and run it as administrator.
  3. Change the directory to the UiPath installation folder (cd C:\Program Files (x86)\UiPath Platform\UiPath).
  4. Run the SetupExtensions file by typing SetupExtensions.exe /chrome. The Chrome Web Store is opened in Google Chrome.
  1. Click the Add to Chrome button. A confirmation dialog box is displayed.
  1. Click the Add extension button. The extension is now installed.

Please note that file access is disabled by default.This is required when automating HTML pages loaded from the disk (saved locally). To enable it:

  1. In Chrome, click the Side Navigation Bar image alt text > More Tools > Extensions. The chrome://extensions/ page is displayed.
  2. In the chrome://extensions/ page, navigate to the UiPath extension.
  3. Under the UiPath Extension, select the Allow access to file URLs check box.
  1. (Optionally) If you already have loaded pages that you want to automate, please reload them.


Installing the Chrome Extension


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