The Nimble Prospector browser extension for Google Chrome amplifies your workflow by giving you visibility into email, social signals, activities and follow-up reminders -- all without having to switch browser tabs.
How to Install

Add it to Chrome


The Nimble Prospector browser extension allows you to see insights on all of your contacts instantly, anywhere you work. It’s available to use Nimble on top of any existing website or web application you use at your company. You can even use the app within your Gmail inbox.

With this app, you can:

  • See the "Live Profile" for any person or company - this is a record we automatically build for you, complete with company, location, title, and social insights. All available without needing to create a contact record in Nimble. 
  • View a Nimble Contact Record from any website to create tasks, view correspondences, or do anything that you might want to do, all without having to open Nimble in a separate tab. 
  • Hover over any contact in an email thread to bring up their Nimble information.
  • Access all the functions of Nimble while you work on any website, app, or in your Gmail inbox. 

Before getting started, make sure that you have Cookies enabled for Nimble in your Chrome's settings.

If the app window is blank, you must update your settings in Chrome's cookies to add an exception for "" and ""

Here are the steps to update your cookie exceptions

How do I get started with the app?

  1. Download it on the Google Chrome Store
  2. After you install the widget, please restart Chrome to finish the installation process.
  3. Click on the "Nimble" logo on the top-right menu of Chrome and sign into your account.

4. Once signed in, you'll be good to go to look up your profiles and add more contacts to your Nimble account!

Current App Users: This widget has different permissions than our prior release, and you will need to toggle the extension on and off in chrome://extensions, then selecting "Update" in the top-center, as shown below.

How do I add a contact profile from anywhere I work?

The Nimble Prospector browser extension is enhanced to work on Twitter, Facebook, AngelList, CrunchBase, Google+, HootSuite, Salesforce, Foursquare,, and more!

You can also highlight text on any website and Nimble will do a text look up for that contact or company. Email, call, log tasks, notes, or view any contact details from within Gmail. 

For this example, we are going to use Facebook to add a profile.

  1. Go to a contact profile page
  2. Click on the Nimble button on the browser toolbar, and we will automatically show that contact's "Live Profile" or bring up their existing Nimble profile.

Update Existing Data Fields with the Widget

  1. Go to a profile on Facebook, and open the widget. If a contact exists in Nimble, we will show you the data fields that differ. 

2. If Nimble detects different job titles, location, or companies, you will see an option to "update data fields" with the simple click of a button.

Not on a profile page? You can add any contact by highlighting text with the widget open in "Magnifier" mode.

  1. Open the app and hover over a contact's email (in Gmail), their Twitter, or Facebook profile, or highlight their name to look up their record. 
  2. After a moment, the widget overlay will appear, and we will display their "Live Profile" or their existing contact record.

Multiple lookups with our "Nimble Magnifier" feature

  1. Hover over a contact name link (Facebook, Twitter profile hyperlinks) or select (highlight) contact information to find matches in Nimble or import contacts to your account.

Hover over any email address to bring up that contact's profile or add them to Nimble to start taking action on their profile. 

Email, call, log tasks, notes, or view any contact details from within Gmail. 

Scroll down to see all contact history, upcoming tasks & events, social stream, and contact data with any of your contacts in the thread. 

How do I collapse the display? 

To collapse the display within your Gmail account, click on the "expand" arrow on the top-right in Chrome. 


Watch our overview video below: 

If you have any questions, please write us at, initiate a chat from this FAQ, or join one of our Nimble Onboarding and Best Practices sessions, held every weekday at 9 AM PT.


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