Understand when Manifest V2 will stop working for extensions
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As Manifest V3 approaches full feature parity with Manifest V2, we'll be progressively phasing out Manifest V2. This page specifies the timetable for this deprecation and describes the meaning of each milestone.
Check this page for any updates and for more specific dates as these milestones get closer.
Chrome Web Store behavior changes
Chrome Browser behavior changes
January 17, 2022
Existing Manifest V2 extensions can no longer be changed from “Private” to "Public" or "Unlisted"
Chrome Web Store stops accepting new Manifest V2 extensions with visibility set to “Public" or "Unlisted”