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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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Unable to delete icon in tablet taskbar

I've got a Zeepad 9A23 that is rooted. I deleted the stock browser and the icon under apps is gone, but it is still on the homescreen taskbar. It won't let me move it or delete it. What can I do?
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3answers
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Preventing browser redirects on Android (and iOS)

There seems to be an issue occurring with mobile browser apps on Android and iPhone being redirected to advertising sites. This is interrupting the browsing experience. The problem: A user visits a ...
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1answer
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How do I uninstall a browser

Can I disable/ uninstall the browser that came with the phone without disabling another browser I have installed? How do I do it?
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0answers
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Removing browser ICON from home screen

Is there a way to remove the browser ICON from my home page?
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1answer
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Phone number detected by a web page when browsing from chrome for android

I recently got subscribed to some alerts by the mobile provider automatically and some amount deducted from my phone balance. I called up the customer care centre and they agreed to refund the amount, ...
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1answer
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Force desktop version of websites?

Chrome has a feature that requests the desktop version of sites, but some websites don't oblige, and continue giving the mobile version. Is there any way to force them to give the desktop version? ...
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0answers
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Internet Browser show location from search history

When I opened the internet browser of my Android device, I saw at the bottom of the page the following line: Location - From your search history - Use precise location. I was in this location ...
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How to force android work only on web browser?

I have laptops in my office with android system. I want people in my office to use my laptops in order to use ONLY web browser. Is it possible? Like, they can not close browser and go into other apps ...
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3answers
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What is a “native web app”?

I've come across the term "native web app" also known as "hybrid app". I know what "web apps" and "native apps" are, the difference being that the former are downloaded and run within a web browser ...
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1answer
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How to export bookmark list from stock android(ICS) browser to pc

I have been using the stock browser which came with the phone for awhile and it has been really useful. Currently I have a large number of articles I have bookmarked that I would somehow like to get ...
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7answers
14k views

How to close (shutdown/kill) the Android web browser?

I did read this question What is the right way to close apps in Android? but I want to know how to close - that means close - application to save power and download limit. My observations tell me ...
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0answers
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Open links in instapaper?

Is the an app that lets me open links directly in Instapaper? I tried using Flynx instead of Instapaper but some links are broken when opened from within Google News & Weather.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab cannot switch apps, close browser, or boot in recovery mode

my samsung galaxy tab 10.1 (wifi) appears to boot normally, but then goes to a browser page saying "Web Page Not Available" then a link to http://orderprocessingengine.com/... a very long URL, which ...
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3answers
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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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0answers
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Why would cyanogenmod browser take pictures?

I am wondering if there's any legitimate reason the browser in my rooted cyanogenmod Android device would, without telling me or asking me, use the camera? In settings->apps->browser->perrmissions it ...
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4answers
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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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1answer
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Prevent particular website pages from appearing in Google search [phone]

How do I prevent links to a particular website from showing in search results on chrome, on my mobile? For example I want to see a video of maybe cows dancing But I don't want to see any links ...
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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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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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1answer
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Force browser to hide nav & tab bar

This is dangerously close to "recommend me an app" although it is not necessarily so. I am currently doing a lot of reading on an online library site. Usually my browser (chrome, android 4.4.2) will ...
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2answers
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How to remove or disable pop-up alert()/confirm() box from build-in Browser from malware?

My young niece install low rating free games from Store and she have no any security concern. Some malicious application open malicious site which ask for money in alert() and confirm() message ...
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0answers
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how to properly debug websites on the samsung browser

the samsung browser is not chrome nor android stock browser. And our webdev teams has some bugs that only show up on this specific browser (which i'm inclined to call android's IE6) Is there any way ...
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1answer
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How to make a URL desktop shortcut have the page's favicon?

Theoretically, it should do this automatically. In practice, sometimes it works, sometimes not. All the pages below have proper favicons, but only the O Globo and Amazon favicons made it to the ...
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Android slows down and cannot access web pages

My Lenovo A319 phone running Android slowed down. I cannot access facebook and gmail, the browser hangs. Is this because of too many temporary files? Sometimes a reboot helps. What should I do to ...
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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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2answers
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What is the default browser of Android 5.0 and above?

Android devices used to have its stock web browser as its default browser, but nowadays, it is replaced by Chrome. And it is said that the default browser of Android 5.0 and above is going to be ...
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6answers
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How to force load desktop version of website (changing user-agent doesn't work)?

Some webpages forces mobile version even I change user-agent. I changed user-agent in built-in browser and "Dolphin Browser HD", I am checking it on page www.user-agent-string.info Main problem is ...
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1answer
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Zoom out browser

I want to display content of website on the android device that is connected to a TV. The problem I am having is that it is too wide so I need to Zoom OUT (rather than zoom in). Is there a setting on ...
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1answer
299 views

Force chrome mobile browser to view mobile websites

I am using chrome browser on a 5.5-inch smartphone. I notice that for phones with big screen, the website defaults to the desktop version. This goes the same for tablets. However, I will prefer to ...
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5answers
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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
3k views

I am looking for a simple way to translate words highlighted in the browser

This is my use case: I'm trying to improve my Spanish so I've started reading Spanish-language newspapers in the browser on my phone. What I'd like to do is this: when I need a word or phrase ...
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0answers
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Opt-out for Google Analytics on Android/Chrome mobile browser

Google has an opt-out for Google Analytics To provide website visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics, we have developed the Google Analytics opt ...
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1answer
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Am having multiple issues with Android 4.4.2 tablet

This is a fairly new tablet. First, I couldn't get page reload to stop coming up while using Chrome and stock (google) keyboard. The manufacturer, Prestige, advised me to use the stock browser ...
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5answers
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Link to app will not open in Google Play

I am using the URI format http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=<package_name> described in Linking to Your Apps on Google Play in order to open the app in Android Market or Google Play ...
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Changing CPU architecture in build.prop won't effect browser

Web pages using NavigatorObject can query my platform and see that it is armv7l. for testing reasons i need impersonate i686 CPU. when i edit ro.product.cpu.abi at system/build.prop it doesn't change ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to install Chromium on Android?

I really like the Chromium browser, it's quite speedy, but I can't find any functioning downloads for Android. All the sites I've tried so far have the following error while trying to install the APK ...
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0answers
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Black rectangle on CyanogenMod (AOSP) browser with Quick Controls enabled

I have fallen in love with a browser built in CyanogenMod 12.1, but there is a problem with a black rectangle which has shown about 3 days ago and it do not disappear after rebooting the device I ...
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4answers
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Browser that doesn't reload tabs all the time

Is there a browser for Android that won't constantly reload tabs when switching between them? I'm using Chrome on a Nexus 5 (lollipop). And even when there are no other apps running it will reload any ...
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0answers
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Clicking on video says - Maximize your browser

I am not being able to watch videos on a site. Every time I click on a video I get a message to maximize the Browser. How can I solve this problem?
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1answer
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Is it possible to adblock while on mobile data?

I can use AdBlock Plus to block ads on wifi. Is there a way to do it while on mobile data? I'd like to use it in Chrome, if possible.
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6answers
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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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4answers
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Can I sync my Chrome bookmarks with my Android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I sync the bookmarks in the web browser? Since I'm a big Google user, I'm used to everything (Google Contacts, etc.) being synchronised on my Android phone. Is ...
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5answers
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How can I get my Chrome-synced bookmarks in an Android device?

I'm using Google Chrome and syncing the bookmarks with the built-in feature. How can I get those bookmarks in my Android device?
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10answers
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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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3answers
110k views

How can I see the browsing history and bookmarks in the stock browser?

I have an SGS with Froyo. I can't seem to find the browsing history in the stock browser. I'm also only able to access bookmarks (or favorites, or shortcuts) from inside the browser. How can they ...
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3answers
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Galaxy S5 stock browser user agent

I have a problem with a site not detecting a stock S5 browser as mobile. I don't own a galaxy S5 so I asked the person who found this issue to send me the complete user agent string, this is what I ...
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2answers
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How to browse American Express in desktop mode on Android?

It's seemingly impossible to browse American Express www.americanexpress.com in desktop mode on Android. I've tried Chrome and Dolphin browser, also tried searching for a button on the site that ...
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1answer
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Pop up about security problems

I had a lot of these pop ups and I don't know if it's for real or not.
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2answers
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How can I make 1Password for Android log in with the built in browser?

I have a Droid X and have just installed 1Password. I like that I can take my passwords with em and log into websites via the phone, but it seems to only use the 1Password built in browser, which does ...