Chrome Background Runner

Chrome Background Runner

Keep your browser open in the background for faster re-opening

Chrome Background Runner
What is Chrome Background Runner?
'Chrome Background Runner' is a simple yet effective Chrome extension designed to keep Chrome running in the background even when all windows are closed. Its prime functionality is to streamline and expedite the process of reopening the browser. It values user privacy and does not access any personal data.
By: firatoz
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 5.00 (7)
Version: 0.0.1 (Last updated: 2022-05-19)
Creation date: 2022-05-18
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • background
Size: 25.04K
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This extension simply keeps Chrome running in the background.

This extension literally has no way to access any of your personal data anywhere while you're browsing, its only purpose is to let you keep Chrome in the background.

Keeps a background process open. This extension doesn't actually do anything.

It merely allows you to keep Chrome running in the background even when you close all of the Chrome windows.

Chrome starts faster when it is already running in the background.

Note: Make sure that you have the Chrome "Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed" option set on.

User reviews
by Mohamed Ashraf Mohamed Ashraf, 2024-02-16

makes your chrome running in the background so you can still receive notifications even when chrome is closed.
by Hamadax97 Hamadax97, 2024-01-16

Great extension, this feature used to be essential in chrome settings, now it does not work without installing this extension.
by Yazz Yazz, 2023-11-12
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Risk impact

Chrome Background Runner is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Chrome Background Runner has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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