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Browser's webview.db doesn't store Hotmail password, but it can still auto login. Why?

On my rooted Galaxy Nexus 4.1.1, stock browser doesn't store any password for Hotmail, but whenever I open Hotmail, it logins automatically. I checked data/data/com.android.browser/webview.db, the ...
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Is it possible to permanently disable CSS on Android browsers?

Is it possible to permanently disable CSS on Android browsers like Firefox, Dolphin, Chrome and Opera? I want the browsers to completely ignore any stylesheet rule. Can this be achieved with the ...
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check certificate fingerprint

In any desktop browser i can check the fingerprint of ssl certificates, but in mobile Browsers this seems to be impossible. Checked Firefox and chrome on android. Does anybody know how to do this?
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Improve scrolling lag in Android

I am not referring to the App opening/closing animations (that can be modified in the launcher or the Developer Options changing the animation scale) but the actual scrolling of websites, webviews, ...
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How can I change the default browser?

I need to change the default browser in my Android device to Opera. Is there any way to do that?
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Is there any Android browser which lets you control page refresh?

I like to read the news when I take the subway. The problem is that there is no internet connection on the subway, and thus my strategy is to preload in different Chrome tabs all the articles that I'd ...
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How to download unsupported files from the default browser?

When I try to download an SVG through the default browser (eg, by clicking on the image on a Wikipedia illustration - despite the .svg extension, that page is actually showing a PNG preview), the ...
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Browser opens play store when tried to load certain link

I just found that when I tried to visit certain page in firefox(also in the built in browser), it opened play store's page for a certain app which is related to the website. The website I tried to ...
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Internet browser icon changed to Lookout icon

My internet browser icon has changed from a picture of earth to Lookout icon. Has anyone else had this happen? Why?
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I cannot save files from web since last software update. Does anyone know the reason?

So since the last software update I can't save files from web (whether it is a video or a picture) after long pressing on the files. I have no problem with saving files using other methods but there ...
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Dynamic links on passing mouse with smartphone?

Is it possible to activate the dynamic links that allow to view lists on the PC when I pass on it with the mouse? In the web navigation from the smartphone I am not able to view those lists
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Cannot get Lynx browser to work

I downloaded a compiled lynx binary from XDA and everytime I start lynx it tells me that it is unable to connect to remote host. I changed the lynx.cfg to use localhost and it loads, but when I enter ...
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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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Is there a browser that will display Armenian letters?

I have just got a an HTC Desire as a present and I want to view www.mathnet.am which is an Armenian site. But insted of Armenian letters I see squares. I have read some advices in some forums, but ...
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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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Black “erasure” on address bar

I noticed this on my phone lately: You can see on the upper left of the address bar that there's a black erasure. What does this mean?
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How to find the list of servers accessed by a webpage on android?

On my desktop Firefox I can view the list of servers any given web page accesses either by checking with Firebug or by pressing "Ctrl-i" Page Info > Media. Out of the two Firebug is of course much ...
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Indic Language (Punjabi) not displaying

I have created one mobile website using WordPress in Indian Language i.e. Punjabi. I have used Unicode characters. When I try to open this website on my Spice Android Phone having version 4.0.2, ...
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How do I prevent the Browser and Dolphin HD from deleting old history entries?

So I've noticed that for both the default browser and for the Dolphin HD browser, all the history entries get deleted when you go beyond a certain number of pages visited. Does anyone know how I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.