Enabling Trend Micro plug-ins or extensions on web browsers

  • Solution ID:1104600
  • Last Updated:Aug. 26, 2019 2:27 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus for Mac - 2018;Antivirus for Mac - 2019;Antivirus for Mac - 2020;Antivirus+ Security - 2018;Antivirus+ Security - 2019;Antivirus+ Security - 2020;Internet Security - 2018;Internet Security - 2019;Internet Security - 2020;Maximum Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2019;Maximum Security - 2020;Password Manager - All;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2019;Premium Security - 2020;
  • Enabling extensions on web browsers | Trend Micro Security
This article provides instructions on how to enable the plug-ins or extensions of Trend Micro programs on your web browsers. Listed below are some of the issues that you may encounter when the Trend Micro plug-ins or extensions are not enabled:
  • Trend Micro Toolbar is missing from the browser
  • Features of Trend Micro Toolbar are not working properly (e.g. Page Rating, Privacy Scanner, etc.)
  • Unable to block websites that were added to the Exception Lists
  • Privacy Scanner features were not applied or are not working 
  • Password Manager toolbar is missing from the browser

To enable your Trend Micro Security Toolbar, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Trend Micro main console. Do either of the following:
    • Double click the Trend Micro icon from your desktop.
    • Double click the Trend Micro icon from your system tray.
  2. Click Settings .
  3. Go to Internet & Email Controls , then choose Web Threats.
  4. Make sure to tick the boxes for the following options:
    • Block potentially dangerous websites
    • Display the Trend Micro Toolbar on supported web browsers
    • Prevent Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome from running malicious scripts on infected websites
  5. Click Apply, then click OK to save the changes.
  6. Check if the Trend Micro Toolbar is enabled in your browser. For instructions, choose from the following:
    Internet Explorer
    Google Chrome
    Mozilla Firefox
    Microsoft Edge
    Apple Safari