Tamper Chrome (extension)

Tamper Chrome (extension)

Allows the user to modify requests as they happen.

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What is Tamper Chrome (extension)?

Tamper Chrome (extension) is a powerful tool that lets you monitor and modify outbound browser requests, alter incoming responses, and observe the data shared in the background. The extension emphasizes giving control back to the user by permitting changes in scripts and AJAX responses. The newer version, Tamper DEV, offers improved features.

Stats date:
Rating: 3.29 (234)
Version: (Last updated: 2021-01-01)
Creation date: 2017-11-18
Manifest version: 2
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • webNavigation
  • tabs
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • debugger
Size: 21.42K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

NOTE: There is a new version of this extension called Tamper DEV - install at https://tamper.dev. Tamper Chrome will continue to work but it's suggested you move to tamper.dev for a better experience.

To use it, refresh the website and look at the developer tools (left-click -> inspect element). Tamper Chrome will appear in a new tab. See the tutorial here: https://github.com/google/tamperchrome/blob/master/README.md

Tamper Chrome allows you to monitor requests sent by your browser and the responses. You can also modify requests as they go out, and to a limited extent modify the responses (headers, css, javascript or XMLHttpRequest responseText).

See what websites are sending in the background, modify submissions, switch out scripts, alter AJAX responses, Tamper Chrome puts the power of your browser back in your hands.

Tamper Chrome will prompt you to install its companion application when you first run it.

If you need help go to: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/tamper-chrome-help

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Can edit almost every part of the request
  • Works well for some users
  • Inline-translation feature appreciated by some users
  • Does not work for some users
  • Cannot modify request body
  • Interferes with browser tabs
  • Does not allow post data modification
  • Occasionally fails to open
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work for some users
  • Inability to modify request body
  • Issues with translation feature
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Risk impact

Tamper Chrome (extension) is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Tamper Chrome (extension) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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