As you may already know, in order to access Bing Chat, you typically have to use the Bing search engine or the Microsoft Edge browser. However, in reality, there are simple and free alternatives to using Bing’s chatbot that don’t require these specific solutions. Today, we present to you the Bing Chat sidebar for Chrome, an extension that allows you to integrate Bing Chat into the sidebar of the Google Chrome browser.
While we await the integration of Bing Chat on other browsers…
Although Microsoft plans to make Bing Chat available on other web browsers, the Bing Chat Sidebar for Chrome has already emerged as a top alternative for Google Chrome users.
With this free and open-source extension, Chrome users can already benefit from interacting with Bing Chat, which is based on Microsoft’s artificial intelligence (AI) language model, GPT-4, and OpenAI’s chatbot.
As a reminder, Bing Chat stands out for its ability to handle complex questions, provide comprehensive answers and summaries of information, and inspire users with suggestions and ideas. Whether you want to check the news, sports scores, weather, flight schedules, or obtain summaries and responses to online content, Microsoft’s chatbot can assist you.
With the Bing Chat Sidebar for Chrome extension, all of these capabilities are built right into your Google Chrome browser.
Here’s how to integrate Bing Chat into the side panel of Google Chrome:
- Start by downloading the Bing Chat Sidebar for Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store.
- Click on “Add to Chrome” and confirm by clicking on “Add extension.”
- Once installed, a setup wizard will prompt you to pin the extension to the browser toolbar and then sign in to your Microsoft account by visiting Bing.com. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you can create one for free.
- Finally, open the extension using the hotkey CTRL + Shift + K or by clicking on its icon in the browser toolbar.
There you go! You can now ask questions to Bing Chat anytime from your Google Chrome browser.