Google Docs Offline Chrome extension stopped working all the time

When opening a Google doc (or sheet, slide, etc) all of a sudden it always pops up with " The Google Docs Offline Chrome extension is missing or disabled. To edit offline, enable the extension. To disable offline editing, [update your settings]." I can enable it and it’ll work for that session, but the same thing pops up the next time I open the same thing. I tried it using Chrome and it still works fine there.

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Same here – stopped working without any update installed or other changes.

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I’m having the same issue. I enable it, reload the page, and it’s immediately disabled again.

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I am also having the same issue. Was anybody able to resolve this?

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Exactly the same problem here

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I noticed today that the Copy/Paste extension is also disabled. Is this an issue with all Google Docs/Chrome extensions?

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Same problem here. I hope it gets fixed soon, because its rather frustrating

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Seems like there’s some disconnect between Google and Brave.

It’s almost as if Google (makes money on ads) doesn’t like Brave (blocks ads) for some odd reason.

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This also happened for me. Brave seemed to think that the Google Docs Offline extension had been corrupted.

I was able to fix by:

  • Opening brave://extensions
  • Noticing that the extension was listed as “This extension may have been corrupted” with a “Repair” button.
  • Clicking the “Repair” button
  • Reloading any of my Google Documents.
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Same issue, it’s really annoying as I use Google Docs/Sheets etc quite a bit an the error constantly pops up while using.

The repair trick worked for me too.

This also fixed it for me. Thanks!

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