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Retrieves an array of ExtensionInfo objects, one for each installed add-on.

Note that Google Chrome retrieves apps as well as add-ons. In Chrome you can distinguish apps from add-ons using the type property of ExtensionInfo.

This API requires the "management" API permission.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.


var gettingAll = browser.management.getAll()



Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with an array of ExtensionInfo objects, one for each installed add-on.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support Yes No551551 Yes

1. Before version 56, only extensions whose 'type' is 'theme' are returned.


Log the name of all installed add-ons:

function gotAll(infoArray) {
  for (info of infoArray) {
    if (info.type == "extension") {

var gettingAll = browser.management.getAll();

Example extensions


This API is based on Chromium's chrome.management API. This documentation is derived from management.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

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