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Any way to auto close Chrome when closing the last tab?

I have been using the stock Android browser for several years and I am trying to make the switch over to Chrome. The one major annoyance I have with Chrome is that the browser doesn't automatically ...
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Are they any browsers without double-tap zoom feature?

I am looking for a browser to use on an Android tablet or mobile device that either does not have a double-tap zoom feature or where the double-tap zoom feature can be disabled. There are other uses ...
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How to paste a password in a field of web browser?

This question may look ridiculous at first look, but this is more sad than funny. In some cases, standart web browser (or any of the alternatives I tried - firefox, opera, dolphin) simply doesn't ...
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1answer
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Which engine does the stock Samsung browser use?

The title says it all - is it based on webkit, gecko or something else? Thanks!
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Is there a way to use Userscripts / Greasemonkey Scripts on the Android Browser or Dolphin HD?

I would like to be able to use userscripts in Android. Is this even possible? I read that it was a couple months back and tried a tutorial which I can no longer find but it didn't work. This ...
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1answer
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Default browser doesn't play embedded music from a website

Today I came upon a situation where I had a website which had an embedded player in it which plays sample music. To my surprise I came to know that the Android 2.3 default browser or Opera web browser ...
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1answer
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Android browser not able to access router's settings page

I can access the router's settings page via 192.168.1.1 with my PC but not with my android device. What can be the reason? My device: Android gingerbread with stock browser. Also tried with other ...
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What browsers are compatible with Adobe Flash Plugin?

Even if Flash Player on Android is no more supported by Adobe, it is still very easy to obtain it (eg, via Aptoide). The problem is that Chrome is not compatible with it. On my Galaxy Note 10 I can ...
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Alternative to 'Tab' for external keyboard hyperlink selection/navigation?

On Chrome for Windows using Ctrl-F to search for link text and then Ctrl-Enter (or Esc then Enter) to open the link is a method. But it doesn't appear to work on the mobile version (on my Nexus 7 with ...
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web browser exits after a few hours

I wanted to use an Android tablet for a browser-based info frame, displaying an autorefreshing page. I installed a program that disables screen timeout / blanking, I set the webpage as the homepage, I ...
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2answers
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Browser which always allows scale/zoom?

I absolutely 100% hate, hate, hate mobile-optimized design sites, particularly ones that disable zooming. Up until now, I've done pretty well spoofing a desktop user agent to get the full pages, but ...
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4answers
2k views

Access website hosted over LAN

I am developing a webpage and would like to see how it looks on mobile browsers, preferably the real thing and not some emulator. So I thought of making my locally hosted site available over LAN. I ...
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7answers
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How to download files from the Web in the Android Browser?

This is probably quite a stupid question, but after trying for a long while to figure it out, I still cannot convince my Android browser to save the file from a web link. If the link is a picture , ...
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1answer
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Does Chrome's reduce data make browser faster?

I was wondering if using "reduce data"-function under bandwidth management would make the browser load pages faster on slow connection like mine ~512kbit. I have unlimited data so the pure amount of ...
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1answer
585 views

How to prevent MoboGenie popups in Chrome?

I browse around with many tabs open. Frequently, an ok/cancel dialog "MoboGenie - Play Now" pops up for attention. The host (of the popup) site keeps the dialog hidden till it pops up for attention. ...
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10answers
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How do I view source in the Android browser?

Is there a way to view the source HTML in the Android web browser?
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0answers
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Weird transition animation when launching Opera Mini

I have a question, but I'm not sure where this belongs. I use Opera Mini as my default browser. When I launch the app after it gets killed because of of other apps needing more RAM or in general ...
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0answers
129 views

How to delete a single saved Password in the android standard browser?

I need to replace or delete an saved password for a single webpage. I have Android 2.3.6. How can I do that?
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3answers
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How to start browser in incognito mode by default?

I have a samsung galaxy tab 2 10" running Android 4.0.4. Is there a way for the default browser to automatically start up in incognito mode? Or, is there an alternative browser that can do it?
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1answer
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Cannot open webpages in browsers under Bluestacks

I installed Bluestacks mostly because I wanted to take the advantage of the Android browsers. I installed UC browser, and although it launches correctly, it could not connect to any websites. Any ...
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1answer
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Site Specific browsers on android

Are are there any site specific browsers for android ? We want to allow accessing our web based ERP and nothing else. I tried Surefox - but it does not honour target="_blank" in my anchor tags ...
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1answer
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How to view the link's URL before opening it in a web browser?

I'd like to see what URL I'm going to visit before opening it in my browser. What setting or app allows me to do that? If there's no such setting, an app that adds an entry to the following box would ...
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1answer
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Pop Ups in Browser - Possible Viruses?

Since moving to Japan, the chrome web browser on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) has been acting strangely. Sometimes it will happen when I switch to a new article on a news mobile website, or even if I ...
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3answers
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Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere

I can't figure out a usable way of scrolling page by page. I'm using Android 4.1 (stock Android from Google). I have root access if needed. I want this especially in the default browser, but a ...
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0answers
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Browsers are using default application, not themselves, to open links — how do I fix this?

Yesterday on my phone (Android 4.3.2, Galaxy 4S) Chrome started opening the stock browser (just called "Internet") when I clicked on links. That's not what I want -- a browser should use itself to ...
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2answers
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How to force browsers not to reload recently seen page after resume?

When I visit a website then switch to another app, then switch back to the browser the page is reloaded which I have just seen. It happens not just with builtin browser - I also tried Opera Mini and ...
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1answer
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Enable autoplay HTML5 video in chrome

In my project I need to autoplay a HTML5 video in the browser when the page is loaded. I have tried a several javascript solutions but none of them work. I read that the android browser blocks ...
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TiddlyWiki + Dropbox + Android

Greetings, I keep a Tiddlywiki in my Dropbox folders, and I'd really like to be able to open/edit/view it on Android. Currently when I try to open the Tiddlywiki file, I am asked if I want to view it ...
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1answer
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Floating browser window that can be minimized? [closed]

My problem: I need to have an open web page floating on top of my Kindle app which can be minimized to the screen and not on the status bar as that covers the book. What I need is an open resizeable ...
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1answer
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Android browser red lines at the bottom and right side

When using chromium I get a red line at the bottom and right side (Not the square red frame set by strict mode), within the rendered web page when viewing some pages requiring WebGL. What does it ...
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3answers
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Stylish for Android?

I've occasionally used Stylish to improve usability of websites on the PC. Is there an equivalent for Android - either plugin to FireFox, the default browser (mine is a Galaxy Note), or other. ...
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1answer
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How to prevent Chrome tabs or any kind of app from sleeping when in background?

I want to listen to things on Youtube (app) or on the web (Chrome) while doing other things on my Asus Transformer. Is there any way to prevent background Chrome tabs or background Apps from falling ...
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1answer
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Web Page Not Available on StraightTalk Android ZTE

I have a StraightTalk ZTE Merit, and the browser keeps on saying "web page not available". Data enabled and Data roaming are both checked under Mobile network settings. For some reason, it will not ...
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1answer
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Printing documents from secure online system w/ controlled page breaks?

We use an online system where you can log in with a username and password and gain access to printable documents. The online system uses CSS rules, so that if you are viewing it on the screen it has ...
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Control Amazon Flash/Silverlight player in desktop browser

I am using desktop computer (Windows 7) as a home entertainment center connected to big screen TV. One place I stream my media from is Amazon Instant Videos - which works fine, but it's really ...
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Install USB Driver for (Chrome) Web Developer Tools in Windows 8

As the Chrome v32 allows to connect Android phone in order to emulate a mobile experience, the "remote debugging" (https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/remote-debugging?hl=es) I ...
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1answer
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How to play video on mobile browser's webpage WHILE ON the webpage?

On any browser I try, even with SkyFire 4.0 and Flash, when I play a video on a webpage, what happens is the video is actually played by another program(Moboplayer, SkyFire's client, HTML5 browser ...
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1answer
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Handeling android emulator via command line

I installed default android emualator in windows xp . Is there a way to launch android browser with a specific url open on it with help of command line . Basically I use emulator for testing my ...
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How to reduce Android emulator launch timing . [duplicate]

I am using windows xp and install the default android emulator in it (with jre) enviourment. What I am normally using emulator is for testing websites on android browser. I wonder why the loading ...
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2answers
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How to multi select emails in browser or Gmail app?

I want to do something like below given question in Android, is it possible to do in browser or Gmail or any other email app? Is there any way to easily select multiple messages in Gmail?
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5answers
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Securing a young child's tablet

My wife has decided to get the kids a set of android tablets for christmas. These are Coby Kyros 4GB wi-fi only models. The kids are ages 6-10 so I don’t particularly want to let them have free ...
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12answers
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Sharing Browser Links between PC and Phone

I'm starting a wiki to compile a short list of browsers, apps, extensions, etc. that allow users to easily link or bookmark webpages between their PC and phone. This is ultimately just a "best apps" ...
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3answers
1k views

Block Adult Websites

Is it possible to block all porn, chat sites, and adult content web pages on a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2? And is it possible to hide the fact that they are being blocked?
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6answers
4k views

Force refresh of a webpage on default browser?

I'm doing some website development, and I'm changing files (e.g. CSS) on a remote server. I am testing to see what it looks like on my 2.2 android phone (HTC Desire). I want to refresh the page to see ...
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2answers
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Passwords containing “!” are always wrong

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with untouched Android 4.1.2 and problems with logging into accounts on any website, in any browser, as long as the password contains an exclamation mark ("!"). I use the ...
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4answers
2k views

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in Android browser?

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in Android browser like I can take in my Desktop with Help of Firefox Addon called "Fireshot"?
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1answer
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Browser for multiple tabs?

I like using many tabs when browsing. It's a bit annoying to click links and open it as a tab on firefox. It's annoying to close and switch between them too (Next tab so I can read VS pull a list and ...
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1answer
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Can CSS be over ridden on Android the same way userContent.css works on Firefox?

This is related to another question I posed recently, but I thought I should keep issues separate and specific. On a desktop computer running Firefox, one can create a file called "userContent.css" ...
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1answer
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Wifi access point login page everytime I open the browser via an intent

This one is driving me mad :) A few days ago, I connected to a free WiFi AP at a store. The network requires a logon and showed the logon page when I opened the browser. The terms and conditions ...
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2answers
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Swipe animation during back/forward navigation? Where is it?

I've come to heavily rely on Safari's back/forward animation, which allows me to not only navigate quickly between visited pages, but also reveals the content of the previous/next page while on the ...