Chrome for Android is the Android Version of Google's web browser Chrome

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Setting IncognitoModeAvailability policy for Google Chrome on an Android tablet?

Google Chrome supports an “IncognitoModeAvailability” policy that I want to set on my Android (Jelly Bean) tablet. Here is a link that describes the policy, if you want to read more about it: ...
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Samsung s4 , chrome app , youtube does not play any videos anymore .

The play button does not exist and stays black with duration of video in bottom corner. I have updated the app chrome , but still no luck .
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Always use desktop mode for specific websites on Chrome

When I tap one of my favourite site, Chrome suggests me the link to mobile version, but I do not want it. I want to disable it only for my favourites. I want to set the desktop mode only for some ...
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Run Google Chrome with flags (not from chrome://flags)

There are command line flags (or "switches") that Chromium (and Chrome) accept in order to enable particular features or modify otherwise default functionality. Chromium Command Line Switches Run ...
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Can devices running android use mDNS (bonjour-like) device addresses in chrome?

I am creating a service on a Raspberry Pi that will have a mDNS service on it so that it may be accessed via raspberrypi.local, allowing configuration from a web browser. The idea is that it's easily ...
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Turning off Proxy for chrome incognito?

I have tested Adblock plus which tries to filter ads as a proxy. After uninstalling i had to remove proxy settings. It works generally, but not in chrome incognito mode. How can I change proxy ...
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Typing in Web Browser (Firefox and Chrome) Text Boxes and Text Areas on Android is Awkward

There are several sites which have web browser text areas which you can type stuff in. When these sites are visited with Firefox or Chrome, and you want to enter more than 3 lines of text (for ...
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Some apps not able to connect internet for some time and then automatically starts connecting

In my Sony XPERIA E , Since last month, some of my apps like Google Chrome, Opera Browser are not able to connect internet for some time. At that time, other apps like whats app, opera mini, are ...
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Debug sites in Android stock browser

I know I can debug sites in Android Chrome browser with Chrome Dev Tools. Is there anyway to debug also Android Stock Browser like "Internet" in Samsung devices? I know that from Android 4.4 there is ...
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What does 'sandboxed' webview actually mean?

I keep hearing the argument for Tinfoil for Facebook(vs mobile site) that it is sandboxed. What does it actually mean? what can websites access on normal web browsers that they can't on isolated ...
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How can I view SSL certificate information (the padlock popup in Chrome desktop) in Chrome Mobile?

When I'm on my Desktop Chrome, I can click on the padlock icon in the address bar and see the information about my SSL connection, like the TLS version, the certificate strength, the authority that ...
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Why isn't Android using the IPSec VPN for browsing etc.?

I have configured IPSec VPN using a PSK to connect to my home network using the default built-in VPN settings in Android 5 on my Nexus 5. It connects correctly, but most apps don't use the connection ...
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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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Unable to connect my phone based on Android from PC (Chrome) for remote debugging websites

I would like connect to my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini) to run Google Developer Tools embedded into Google Chrome on my PC for remote debugging javascript on a webpage opened on my phone. I ...
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accidentally set chrome so it never asks me whether I prefer chrome or stack exchange app. how do I fix this? [duplicate]

I have an android phone and use chrome. I have the stack exchange app. But I happened to be googling and went to the stack exchange via chrome. A pop up came up that asked me whether I would prefer to ...
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How do I remove the Chrome menu button?

It appeared in Chrome 40 and occupies precious space in the address bar. I'm using a Samsung phone, which already has a menu button.
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Android / chrome file chooser uses stale filesystem information

Android 4.4.2 on Moto X 1st gen with Chrome. Downloaded several configuration files from a wireless router for backup as I worked problems, picking names poorly. Chrome put them in the ...
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Can I download a file in Chrome into Dropbox so that it gets uploaded to Dropbox?

Is there a way to download a file in Chrome (on my Nexus 7) and then have it uploaded to a folder in Dropbox? On a desktop PC, I'd just save it into the Dropbox folder and the app would upload it. ...
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Access Denied to site using Chrome app

When attempting to access the NASA ADS ( http://adsabs.harvard.edu/ ) site via my Samsung tablet (SM-T530NU) connected to a WiFi network I get the following message: ...
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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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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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How to get Paste menu to show in textarea on Chrome?

When typing in a textarea on Chrome for Android (such as when asking this question), I can't figure out how to get the Paste menu to show. If I long press, Chrome wants to highlight. Of I double trap, ...
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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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Chrome - How to clear incognito pages from memory/history?

Short: As Chrome reopens the incognito pages/tabs after closing it (the browser, even after ending it in the "Active applications" list), how can one make sure those pages are forgotten by the phone? ...
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Turn off served by Google feature in Chrome

Whenever I visit a webpage in Chrome, the pages are being served by Google which is a plain version of the webpage. Here is a picture describing the same. Screenshot (click for larger variant) How ...
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Why won't my Android phone access any HTTPS websites through WiFi?

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 can not access any secured website while connected via my home WiFi – even applications like Google Search and Facebook can't access the internet and give an error saying ...
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Is closing Chrome tabs in Lolipop right? [closed]

Android 5 "Lollipop" has introduced a feature that lets Google Chrome merge its tabs with the recent apps list. I understand how it works and how to close tabs, but I'm not sure if that's really the ...
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Chrome won't load articles/page linked on FaceBook

Just started 2 days ago. If I click from within FB app to read a blog or whatever, it just shows me a blank page in Chrome or stays stuck in one site no matter what site I click. Did a full hard reset ...
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Chrome history not showing

I have a galaxy s4 and I am trying to look through my chrome history to find something. I have history since august of 2014. when I click older it goes back date by date but then it goes back from ...
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Where is Chrome's “Merge tabs and apps” option on Android Tablet running Lollipop?

System: Nexus 9 32GB Wi-Fi Android 5.0.0 Lollipop LRX21R Chrome 39.0.2171.93 While researching this myself, most questions I found are about how to disable 'Merge tabs and apps,' but I haven't ...
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How to change device name used by Google Chrome?

I use the same Google account with Google Chrome on several devices including my Android phone. So, Google Chrome shows me tabs opened on other devices (ex: chrome://history/). Is there any way to ...
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I can't switch/close tabs in the CHrome browser on my Android tablet

I just recently purchased a cheap tablet(DigiLand DL701Q 8gb), as my first foray into Android. I've been using the pre-installed Chrome browser but I can't figure out how to switch tabs or close ...
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FTM on ZTE Android from sprint

I wanted to do a factory reset, I followed youtube vid about how to do it and I NEED to reset my phone, it was suppose to show a hidden menu but instead it showed FTM. How can I actually activate the ...
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Fullscreen mode on Chrome on Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

I can hide status bar with clock and battery on android stock browser. But why I can't do the same on Chrome browser? Is it possible to hide status bar on Chrome? I have Android 4.4.2. Thanks :)
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How do I allow Chrome Android to load “insecure” or “phishing” content?

How do I allow Chrome for Android to load insecure content? I would like to know this so I can log in to my Hotel WiFi. The message it gives me is: Your connection is not private Attackers might ...
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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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Chrome and Chrome Beta suddenly won't fill up the entire screen on launch

So, I'm currently on the N5X rom with a cyanogenmod 4.4.4 base on my Samsung i9300, I restored Chrome Beta from one my backups in titanium Backup, after flashing the latest version of the ROM ...
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Browser content shifted left and outside of view

I don't know how to ask this question exactly. I browse the web with my Xperia SP using Chrome. Websites don't show fully: it's like if the body tag had a css style margin-left: -5%. This also affects ...
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Mathematical fonts in Android

I am reading the following (mathematical) website https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/ in android (using chrome webreader). The problem is that mathematical formulas and even simple symbols like ...
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Chrome display corrupted after update? (Jelly Bean 4.2.2 / Chrome 39.0.2171.59)

I'm running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 on Samsung Galaxy Note 8. I recently updated Chrome to 39.0.2171.59, and now when in Chrome the display is blanked out / completely corrupted when the menu is showing. ...
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How to set Kiosk mode in Chrome

I'm trying to set the --kiosk and the --kiosk-printing flags in Chrome on my Galaxy Tab 10.1. All the instructions that I can find here and elsewhere tell me to go to chrome://flags and set the flag ...
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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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Android chrome print, how is it set up?

I'm looking to replace a mobile laptop with an Android tablet. I noticed on my Android 4 phone, in Chrome, there is an option Menu>Print, which lets me generate a PDF, or select a printer. When I ...
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Open bookmark list in new tab using chrome 38

I usually surf with multiple tabs open. There is a new fancy version of Chrome-android, (38.0.2125.102 and later), and with it disappeared the possibility of seeing the bookmarks list when opening a ...
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Force settings button on Chrome for Android on Samsung devices using AOSP rom

Is there any way i can force settings button to appear on Chrome for Android on a Samsung Galaxy S4 after flashing to any AOSP ROM (Current: SlimKat 8.9). I found out that Chrome does not create a ...
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“Reading list”-like feature for Chrome

I'm looking for an extension, boormarklet, app or whatever that can help me save links to read them later, much like the "Reading list" feature in Safari. I know about Readability and Pocket, but they ...
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Video embedded in web site was cast to chromecast. How does this work?

I recently was browsing a site on Chrome on my Samsung Note 4. There was an embedded video on the page and when I played it, it casted the video to my Chromecast device! I have no idea how it did ...
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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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Android compresses all the photos I see online

My HTC One M7 (ARHD 81.0) is compressing all the photos/videos I see online. Instagram? Compressed (even more than normal). Imgur on Chrome? Compressed. Photos from bacon reader? Compressed. Google ...
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Android Google Chrome browser cache location

I am using a Samsung Note 2 (N7100) running on root. I wanted to know where do google chrome browser save it's cache files? Similar to the desktop version [..\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User ...