Install the Okta Browser Plugin

Installation Guides

 

Plugin onboarding banner

The onboarding banner for the Okta Browser Plugin is only visible on the new Okta End-User Dashboard when the improved installation of the browser plugin for end users is enabled. This feature works with plugin version 5.40.0 on Chrome, Chromium Edge, and Firefox. It auto-focuses and refreshes on a tab with an open dashboard. In IE, at the end of the installation helper, Launch the Okta dashboard when finished opens a sign-in prompt for your org upon finishing installation. Currently, Safari isn’t supported for this feature and has no new behavior upon installation.


Install the Okta Browser Plugin with Chrome

Use the following steps to install the Okta Browser Plugin for Chrome:

  1. Navigate to the Okta Browser Plugin page on the Chrome Store.
  2. Click Add to Chrome.
  3. When prompted, verify the permissions granted by your browser to the Okta Browser Plugin before clicking Add Extension.

    Note: If the Okta Browser Plugin isn’t visible in the taskbar after adding the application, click the puzzle in your taskbar and then click Manage Extensions to ensure that it's enabled. If the Okta Browser Plugin isn’t enabled, toggle the switch in the bottom-right corner of its section to enable the plugin.

  4. After the plugin is installed, sign in to your Okta End-User Dashboard to complete the installation. After you have signed in, your apps are visible through the Okta Browser Plugin pop-over window.

Install the Okta Browser Plugin with Safari

Use the following steps to install the Okta Browser Plugin for Safari:

  1. Go to the Okta Browser Plugin page on the Mac App Store.
  2. Click View in Mac App Store.
  3. In the App Store, click the download link in the top-right corner of the window to download and install the browser plugin. A separate window should populate and announce that the Okta plugin is successfully installed upon completion.
  4. Click Open Safari in the separate window.
  5. Enable the extension by going to Safari > Preferences > Extensions in your toolbar at the top-left corner of your page and selecting the checkbox for the Okta Extension App.
  6. Sign into the Okta End-User Dashboard to complete the setup. After you’ve signed in, your Orgs apps should be visible through the Okta Browser Plugin window.

Install the Okta Browser Plugin with Firefox

Use the following steps to install the Okta Browser Plugin for Firefox:

  1. Go to the Okta Browser page in Firefox browser add-ons.
  2. Click Add to Firefox.
  3. When prompted, verify the permissions granted by your browser to the Okta Browser Plugin before clicking Add Extension.
  4. After the plugin is installed, sign in to your Okta End-User Dashboard to complete the installation. After you’ve signed in, your Orgs apps should be visible through the Okta Browser Plugin window.
Caution

Caution

Don’t select the option Never remember history in the Firefox browser, as it makes the Okta Browser Plugin inoperative.


Install the Okta Browser Plugin with Internet Explorer

Use the following steps to install the Okta Browser Plugin for Internet Explorer:

  1. Go to the End-User Dashboard for your Okta Org.
  2. After signing in, click the Install the Plugin prompt at the top of the page.
  3. If prompted again to either Run or Save the okta.swa.ie executable, select Run.
  4. After the installer opens for the IE Okta Browser Plugin, click Next at both the introduction and welcome steps.
  5. Click Install to run the installation.
  6. After the process is completed, click Finish.
  7. Navigate back your browser and follow the instructions listed in the new window opened by your browser.
  8. After restarting your browser, sign to your Okta End-User Dashboard to complete the setup. After you’ve signed in, your Orgs apps should be visible through the Okta Browser Plugin window.

Install the Okta Browser Plugin with Edge

Use the following steps to install the Okta Browser Plugin for Edge:

  1. Go to the Okta Browser Plugin page on the Edge Store.
  2. Click Get.
  3. Once redirected to the Microsoft Store, click Get to download the plugin and begin the installation.
  4. After being redirected to the downloads page of the Microsoft Store, wait for the installation to complete before clicking Launch to open Edge.
  5. In your browser, open the settings page by clicking the ellipses in the top-right corner of the browser window.
  6. Select Extensions, and toggle the switch to turn the Okta Extension on.
  7. If prompted again, click Turn On.
  8. Finally, sign in to your Okta End-User Dashboard to complete the setup. After you’ve signed in, your Orgs apps should be visible through the Okta Browser Plugin window.

Install the Okta Browser Plugin with Chromium

Use the following steps to install the Okta Browser Plugin for Chromium:

  1. Go to the Okta Browser Plugin page on the Chromium-based Edge Store.
  2. Click Get.
  3. When prompted, verify the permissions granted by your browser to the Okta Browser Plugin before clicking Add Extension.
  4. Sign in to your Okta End-User Dashboard to complete the setup. After you’ve signed in, your Orgs apps should be visible through the Okta Browser Plugin window.