Allowing or removing permissions

The permissions page should appear first time you try to use the Read&Write for Google Chrome  web and Google Docs toolbars.

If the purple puzzle piece iconRead&Write for Google Chrome icon  to the right of the Chrome Omnibox address bar is not appearing, greyed out or you don’t see the purple puzzle piece tab when you open a Google Doc, it’s likely that the permissions page was canceled, closed, or not accepted.

Read&Write for Google Chrome Web Toolbar Icon Web toolbar icon

Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Docs Toolbar Tab Google Docs tab


Checking Permissions

To check if permissions have been granted, copy and paste the link below into your Chrome address bar:

https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions


Removing Permissions

To remove permissions for Read&Write for Google Chrome here (there should be at least two).

Click the Remove Access button to revoke permissions.

Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Remove Permissions

A dialog box will appear asking to confirm removal, click OK and repeat for any other instances for Read&Write for Google and/or Read&Write for Google Chrome


Granting Permissions

Click on the purple puzzle piece iconRead&Write for Google Chrome icon  next to the Chrome address bar or open a Google Doc and click on the purple puzzle piece on the Read&Write for Google Chrome  toolbar

Read&Write for Google Chrome Web Toolbar Icon Web toolbar icon

Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Docs Toolbar Tab Google Docs tab


This will prompt to grant access to the extension

Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Allow Permissions

Click the Allow button when prompted.


Other Permissions Required

When you collect Highlights or use the Vocabulary tool you will also be prompted to grant access


Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Review Permissions

 Click the Review Permissions button (Clicking Cancel will not allow these features to work)


Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Allow Permissions

Click the Allow button on the next screen to grant access


Successfully Authorized to Access Data

You have granted access when this screen appears. Click the X to close the dialog box


Using the Voice Notes feature also requires granting access. Click the Voice Notes button on the toolbar

 Voice Notes Button


The following permissions screen will appear

Read&Write for Google Chrome Google Allow Permissions

Click the Allow button to grant permissions