Fast Search Assist Fast Search Assist

Search the web using this useful tool from the address bar.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2020-08-23
Users: 52,833+
Version: 1.2 (Last updated: 2020-05-04)
Size: 12.53K
Price: Free
Search the web using this useful tool from the address bar.
Quick access to yahoo searches from your browser search bar.

This extension configures your default search setting to Fast Search Assist with results powered by Yahoo!

This extension can be uninstalled at any time.

Permissions & Reasons Used

Our extension only uses the minimum permissions required.

Install Dialog:

"Read and change your data on all sites"
Permission: "://*"
Reason: "This allows our extension to work properly. We only request access to the website our extension runs on."
"Change your search settings to:"
Reason: "This allows us to offer you useful searching capability from the address bar with results that go to Yahoo!"
"Read your browsing history"
Permission: "Tabs"
Reason: "We use tabs to ensure we can offer you additional optional products. We do not store or transmit any of your browsing history."

Additional Permissions Used:

Permission: "Cookies"
Reason: "Cookies are used to ensure you get the right user experience when you install our extension. Our extension only grabs the cookies we set on our pages."
Permission: "Storage"
Reason: "Used to save technical information locally on the extension to ensure you see the right content."
Permission: "webRequestBlocking" and “webRequest”
Reason: "This allows us to properly show you the search results you are looking for by sending you to the right place. Without it you would end up seeing the wrong Yahoo search results."