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Desktop Notifications for Android for Chrome


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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 2/18/2017.

Two combined screenshots of Desktop Notifications for Android


Desktop Notifications allows you to read your Android notifications on your desktop. Instead of checking notifications directly on your phone, you can read them while working on your computer. The app was developed as part of a research project at the Human Computer Interaction (hciLab) group at the University of Stuttgart (Germany).

The app was featured on Lifehacker,, GoogleWatchBlog and many other blogs!

Receive Android notifications in your browser.

This extension allows you to receive Android notifications in your browser. In order to use this extension you also need to download and install a free app for your Android phone or tablet.

Desktop Notifications on Google Play

After installing the app on the phone, sign into your Google account on both the phone and Chrome to connect the devices.

Compatible with all popular messengers like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram and Hangouts.


We are very happy if you have feedback for us and/or report problems. But we can't respond to comments and ratings in the Chrome Web Store so please send us a mail to [email protected] instead. Thank you.

PACKAGING NOTE: This installs no software. It installs a registry key for the extension that Chrome will see and then ask you for permission to enable the extension if you are in Chrome or on the next run. Chrome will install the latest version of the extension. The mentioned version is the version at time of packaging, you can ignore it. Chrome will handle updates to the extension.

To install Desktop Notifications for Android for Chrome, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install desktop-notifications-for-android-chrome

To upgrade Desktop Notifications for Android for Chrome, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade desktop-notifications-for-android-chrome


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    $packageName = 'desktop-notifications-for-android-chrome'
    $extensionID = 'giicnncicnopjohcpamieklkiacdoeni'
    if ($bits -eq 64)
        if (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID")
           Write-Host "Extension already installed." -foreground "magenta" –backgroundcolor "blue"
           } else {
             New-Item -Force -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" | out-null
             New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID\" -Name "update_url" -Value "" | out-null
             New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID\" -Name "ChocolateyPackageName" -Value "$packageName" | out-null
        } else {
          New-Item -Force -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" | out-null
          New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID\" -Name "update_url" -Value "" | out-null
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $bits = Get-ProcessorBits
    $packageName = 'desktop-notifications-for-android-chrome'
    $extensionID = 'giicnncicnopjohcpamieklkiacdoeni'
    if ($bits -eq 64) {
        Remove-Item "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | out-null
        Remove-Item "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\$extensionID" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | out-null

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