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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I disable zooming on text input focus?

I know there are certain tricks to disable zooming when making a web page, but how do I disable zoom on focus on my device? I have Paranoid Android and the Xposed Framework, so, I know anything is ...
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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?

Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I auto refresh my web browser in android? (Any web browser)

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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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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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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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 ...
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Why is hotspot requiring me to go to the settings menu?

I I just click the hotspot app it says checking my subscription status and flashes 'turning hotspot on' but then comes back and does NOT turn the hotspot on. However If I go to Settings -> More ...
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Android KitKat Bug With Default Browser Actions

I'm having a problem with my nexus 5 and I'm getting mad: I installed Dice player as usual, after a factory reset, but Dolphin browser doesn't ask me which app should it use to play videos (from ...
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How can I can open local files in the default Android browser?

I want to open local files that are on my sdcard in the Android browser. How can I accomplish this?
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Why does this website look different on Firefox app?

The website is paytm.com. When viewed on Firefox (latest v31.0) it looks like this: Whereas on Chrome/UCBrowser and most other browsers it looks like this: Also on other browsers after ...
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open a list of bookmarks in one go?

How can I open a list of bookmarks into different windows of Android's 2.3.5 browser in one go? For example, how can I set up a bookmark list that opens 3 windows in one go with the pages: ...
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Chrome pages turns blank after loading

I have been having this happen to me for a long time now but recently it seems like it has gotten worse. What happens is that A page loads, and you can see the webpage and almost all content while ...