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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Recover a cached page from the stock browser from my Xperia U?

I have a Sony Xperia ST25i (Xperia U) running its OEM OS (4.0.4) and I want to recover a HTML page from the browser cache. How to do that? I have researched a few things like root access to /data ...
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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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Why does the google web browser time out when launched on a HTC 1s? [closed]

Just recently started to occur. After launching a second time it fires right up. It happened after a facebook update so it seems.
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Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 doesn't recognize double-clicks

I wanted to buy a Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 to demonstrate a web application I wrote, but the one on display was not able to sense a double-click (double-tap?). The salesman said it only had a mobile browser, ...
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3G web browsing problems despite full bars

I consistently have problems browsing the web via my 3G connections despite the fact that it shows that I've got a "good" signal. Often I will have the blue bars but they eventually turn grey after ...
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Resolving SSL Protocol Error on data connection but not on wifi [closed]

When I try to access secure web sites via https (ssl), I get an error. Chrome error message: Error 107 (net::ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR) SSL_Protocol Error Firefox error message: ...
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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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How to see Emojis in web browser?

I've got a Nexus 10 tablet running Android 4.4 and when I browse wesbsites with emojis, it displays black rectangles. I already activated the iWnn IME emoji keyboard in the settings but it doesn't ...
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Cannot play videos in any browser only in player

I use Opera for Android but the same problem exists in the stock browser as well as Mozilla. Until about a week ago I could play videos from the web in the browser but now when I click on the video ...
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Debugging the Android Browser Debugger

Normally, when I go to about:debug in the android browser the a prompt to expand the console appears at the top of the screen. On some pages of a site that I'm trying to debug, the console won't open. ...
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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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View local website on an Android device

Web developer here. I have two devices, a Samsung Galaxy S3 & a Samsung Note 10.1. I have developed a website which is running on PHP and I would like to view my website on these two devices ...
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android data plan only works w/ browser

I have a rooted sony xperia active on airtel network while living abroad in Zambia. I bought a data package for my phone but it only seems to work with my web browser and a select few other apps. It ...
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Opera mini v12 automatic clear cache history & cookies

Is there a way to get rid of all cache, history and cookies automatically. Preferably each time I shut down or start up the browser Opera mini. If this one doesn't anyone know another browser that ...
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Will I have to reset my Nexus 7?

I have a Nexus 7 running Jelly Bean. I was downloading a file and somehow I managed to remove a tick mark some were. Now I can not download anything from the net without Chrome stops working. Then I ...
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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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How long does the Android browser keep its history files for?

I'm one of those people who actually likes to keep all my old history files, since I like to see what sites I was browsing 6 months ago. So does anyone know how long the Android browser stores data ...
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Behave as a PC browser

I want to watch streams of a TV channel. That channel also offers an unfree app to do that. When I visit the site with my tablet I am forced to download the app to use the site. From my PC I can ...
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How to always use a particular browser for certain URLs [duplicate]

I have two browsers on my device: Chrome and Firefox. I usually use Firefox, but I have to use Chrome for some sites to work around Firefox bugs. All the same, I get bored of having to choose the ...