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Are they any browsers without double-tap zoom feature? [closed]

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 can I view title text for a web image (xkcd.com) on an Android based browser?

How can I see the title alt text for website images on an HTC Desire? I'm currently using the Dolphin HD browser but I can't see a way of getting the alt text.
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Android browser: how to revoke ssl permission on a single site after giving it?

I'm building a website under ssl certificate. It just works on desktops but android browser argues that the ssl authority is not trustworthy. So to see the staging site I told it to just consider it ...
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how to have ad-blocked browsing?

I use Firefox and uBlock on my PC to save CPU time and data. Is there a similar way to get faster browsing in Android? I prefer not to use Adblock Plus.
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Why I cannot save passwords in web browsers?

I am using Galaxy Nexus and as it is not supported anymore, so I use Cyanogenmod for software updates. Up to now I have used CM11, now I use CM12. I have noticed some long time ago (probably with ...
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CyanogenMod browser displays only a white screen

I just installed CyanogenMod (11-M12) on my Galaxy S3 I9300. Now after some days, web browser only displays a white screen, not page content, not address bar, only a full screen white page (only ...
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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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Memory limitations of websites?

Does anybody know the memory limitations of websites running AOSP back to 4.0? We often see sites using around 30MB-60MB in Chrome's heap inspector (which seems kind of random). Sometimes upwards of ...
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HTML Viewer seems not running the website's Javascripts

I have an offline saved htm web page on sdcard to test Javascript. The default render on my phone seems to be HTML Viewer. But when I tried to open the page, the code didn't run. I know this because ...
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1answer
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Browser redirects to coo123.net

When I open my tablets browser to yahoo it automatically redirects to coo123.net page. How do I stop that from happening?
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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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Save for later reading

Back before chrome became the default browser for Android, there used to be a stock Android browser called "Browser" (anyone who used a stock version of Android before 4.2 knows what I'm talking ...
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how to increase internalstorage on an Android devise [duplicate]

I am using WHAM! WG40 mobile. It's internal storage is only 120mb. How can I increase it's internal storage.
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0answers
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How to access WebRTC settings in Opera browser for Android?

Where to setup WebRTC getUserMedia() allowed and blocked pages in Opera browser for Android? (In desktop version of Chrome, it is chrome://settings/contentExceptions#media-stream.)
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2answers
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Playing VLC streams directly from web page?

do you know is there any way to watch VLC streams from my android phone (nexus 5)? I found several pages that provide streams directly (e.g. http://www.jagledam.com/Pink-Action-2-uzivo-stream) and in ...
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How to recover Chrome open tabs

I used to have the Chrome app with more or less 40 open tabs for some months. I opened it pretty often and it always restored all the tabs, until yesterday. I opened Chrome by mistake while I was ...
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1answer
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Cannot use keyboard in Google Chrome app

Update (20/10/2014) After a routine update of installed apps everything seems to be working as expected. I suspect that updating the LG Keyboard app (which came with the phone) did the trick. ...
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3answers
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How do I zoom web pages?

I'm using Android 4.2.2 on my Q.mobile. I am trying to zoom a (or any) web page on Chrome by double tapping or by swiping two fingers but nothing happened. I also tried the same thing using the ...
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0answers
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how to clear web address autocomplete suggestion on android 4.4.2

So I went to some unsavory websites using the incognito tab on the internet browser thinking that I'll be safe. After clearing all the cache data, history and so on, the web address suggestions ...
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11answers
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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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How can I view webpages locally?

Is there an app available on the Play Store that allows us to view websites/webpages that have been transferred to the SD Card? I've tried several android browsers and none of them allow me to open a ...
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1answer
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Can't open non HTTPS websites on mobile network. (Android Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4)

I recently updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop. The problem is that when I am on a mobile network, I can ONLY open HTTPS websites. All the HTTP websites appear as a blank white page. When I am on WiFi, ...
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4answers
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ICS: how to get to browser home page?

Newbie ICS question: how do I get back to my browser home page? My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread), and I'm still finding my way around. On ...
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3answers
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How to stop web browser offering to sign into Google account

This question seems to be all over various forms, but i haven't yet found an answer. On my Android phone, the stock web browser offers to sign in to my Google account when i visit Google websites. At ...
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Service highjacks browser and opens a link in Lenovo K900

I have a Lenovo K900 device with an unrooted firmware JB android and every so often when I turn the screen on, what I think is a service running in the background opens the default browser (it's not ...
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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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Preventing smartphone from malware while using internet [closed]

On my PC, while surfing internet, I use mywot extension for firefox so that I only visit legitimate websites. What should I use while surfing the internet through Opera Mini on android?
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What is the browser engine on Android devices?

Different vendors send non-Chrome browsers by default. Can I assume all of them to be Chromimum based?
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2answers
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Can the Dolphin browser be configured so that the toolbar doesnt scroll along with web pages?

Can the Dolphin browser be configured so that the toolbar doesnt scroll along with web pages? As you scroll down a web page the browser toolbar scrolls off the screen. Is there a means of fixing its ...
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1answer
752 views

Can't access internet in Chrome, Internet Browser

The problem is little weird, I'm unable to access internet via Chrome and Samsung's default internet browser. The error that appears is : Connection Refused. Whereas I can easily access from other ...
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1answer
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if my phone shuts down, does my google incognito tabs stay up?

My phone received water damage and I had some stuff up that i don't want my parents to see if they manage to make it working again? Do my tabs stay open or do they close?
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Recently, I tried viewing a website on my Android device. Some of the content of the website contains text in a specific Indic font. I noticed that the website is not displayed in the Android browsers ...
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Where do you publish information about a vulnerability you have found within android?

I found a small vulnerability within the default web browser, here is the ticket. Submitted last year. Issue 42647: Android Web Browser, JavaScript Popup Bug. Tested on 11 Jan 2013. ...
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Trigger Mousewheel in Android Chrome without mouse

Is there any way to trigger the mousewheel javascript event without actually attaching a mouse? I'm asking as a user.
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how to tell if #enable-tcp-fast-open is enabled or disabled

When tinkering around in the chrome flags area, some have a drop down menu which is self explanatory. However many other commands are available with only the clickable words (enable) or (disable). So, ...
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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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2answers
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Unable to upload attachments in the yahoo mail

I am currently using the Xiaomi Redmi 1S device with Android 4.3 operating system.I log-in through yahoo in my mi browser and try to attach an image.The problem comes in attaching an image under the ...
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4answers
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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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3answers
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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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2answers
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Can I send a link from my phone to my desktop?

I have "Chrome To Phone" that lets me click a button on my desktop browser to open the page on my mobile. I'd like to be able to do the reverse -- sometimes, you take one look at a page and decide ...
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How to Pinch Zoom on device with no touchscreen, like an Android Stick?

I have some Android TV "sticks", such as the RK3188, which is basically a tablet minus the screen. You control them using keyboard and a mouse. The problem is, I have no way to zoom in or out in the ...
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VLC plugin in android browser

i found VLC for Android Beta (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc.betav7neon&hl=sk) which enables to play videos in VLC player on Android. But I need VLC plugin for ...
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App Filtering apps to protect from bad content

Good afternoon. I was searching for an app that suits a friend of mine. He gave me an Android tablet and he wanted me to "filter" the tablet so he only can visit 2 or 3 pages, and use the rest of ...
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2answers
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The name of the default android browser

does anyone know if the standard Android browser that comes pre-installed on the cell phones has its own name? Every browser on the market has one - Safari, FF, Fennec, Dolphin, etc. But the "standard ...
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2answers
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How to 'Forget' Password to Google account on my Mobile?

On my phone, when I go on the browser to the google homepage it asks you if you want to sign in and when you click sign in it doesn't ask me for my password, it just automatically remembers it now. I ...
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1answer
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How can I auto refresh my web browser in android? (Any web browser) [duplicate]

I want to refresh (reload) a webpage every x minutes. How can i do this? Firefox addon's don't work, dolphin addon's don't work either...
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0answers
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Why my Android phone not correctly show a web page

I can't show this page using my Android device. I have used many browser but none of them show the timetable. I guess that my phone is missing something but what? I'm using Android 2.3.7.
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3answers
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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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Cannot play video on web browser

Every time I try to play a video inserted in a web page, it appears an error message "this video cannot be played". I can play the video only if it it comes from youtube I cannot install flash ...
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1answer
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Browsers Zoom In and Out while Scrolling

Every time I open a page in either Chrome, Opera or Firefox and try to scroll with the tip of my finger, the browser seems to suddenly zoom in and out while scrolling, interpreting the scroll down as ...