You have already installed the latest version of IDM, and everything works fine but downloads do not start automatically with IDM so you have a problem integrating the IDM extension into your browser.
In this article, we are going to see some methods to integrate IDM into popular browsers so that downloads will automatically launch into the best download manager, IDM.
Internet Download Manager is no longer a software to present, it is the most popular download manager on Windows PC. IDM has a download speed of up to 5 times faster than average.
Source of the IDM integration problem
Internet Download Manager integration is done automatically in all popular browsers during installation. However, it may happen that IDM does not appear on YouTube, and several other sites in a browser. There, IDM is no longer integrated into your browser, then you would have to download the IDM extension for Chrome, Firefox, the browser you are using and integrate it manually.
What does the IDM Module Extension Do?
It's the IDM Module Extension that explains to the browser that when you click on a downloadable file, it loads directly into IDM. If it is not well integrated into the browser then the browser will take care of the download itself.
Basically, if downloads are no longer managed by IDM then you have a problem integrating IDM into browsers.
How do I integrate IDM into all browsers automatically?
Prerequisites: Have download and install IDM.
Step 1 : Launch Internet Download Manager and then go to Downloads -> Options.
Step 2 : You will land directly on the General tab, If your browser is not checked in the list then check it.
Step 3 : If it is checked but downloads do not start automatically in IDM, click on Add Browser and locate your browser's executable file.
Step 4 : Then Validate and Restart your browser and try to download to see if the problem has been fixed.
How to manually integrate IDM with Chrome, Firefox and other browsers
Although there are several browsers, here we are going to show you how to integrate IDM with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox just because almost other browsers use the core of Chrome and therefore the method for Google Chrome should work in Opera, Avast Secure, Brave Browser, UC Web, etc.
Integration of IDM Module in Mozilla Firefox
Go to the directory where IDM is installed « C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager », drag and drop the file « idmmzcc.xpi » in the Firefox browser, then the file « idmmzcc2.xpi » and finally « idmmzcc3.xpi ».
In Firefox, you will receive a notification to install IDM Integration, click « Install » to start the installation.
Restart the browser, IDM has been successfully integrated in Firefox.
Integration of IDM Module in Google Chrome and other browsers
In Chrome, in the address bar, type this « chrome://extensions/ » and validate to open the extensions page. Go to the directory where IDM is installed « C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager », drag and drop the file « IDMGCExt.crx » dans le navigateur chrome.
Update : Download IDM Integration Module from the Chrome Web Store and that's it. It's done. See the video below for more details.
Click on « Install » to start the installation.
Restart the browser, IDM has been successfully integrated in Chrome.
Video Tutorial: How to integrate IDM in Chrome
This is the end of this article, if you still have problems downloading with IDM in any browser or site so ask the question in the comments, we are here for you.