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

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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

Not long ago, Google added a new feature called Chrome Custom Tabs since Chrome 45 on Android JellyBean or later. What are Chrome Custom Tabs? App developers face a choice when a user taps a ...
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Can the Chrome logo icon in the notifications bar be changed to reflect the site delivering the push notification?

I've heard plenty about the power-draining properties of Facebook's app - I'm obviously as keen as the next smartphone user to find ways to save battery power. Of course, others have concerns about ...
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Exporting Chrome bookmarks from Android to PC to import to IE11

Here's the scenario. I have a Google Nexus 6 with build MOB30D and Android version 6.0.1. I am at work with a desktop PC that only uses Internet Explorer 11. Therefore, I cannot access my Google ...
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Facebook mobile website tries to open Messenger all the time

On Facebook's mobile website on my sister's phone, when you click the messages tab, it first opens Play Store opened on Messenger app (or, it opens Messenger if it's installed). If you click back, the ...
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Some location based mobile sites not working in chrome

I'm getting a message from some websites (m.yelp.com and nextbus.com) they do not have "permission to access your location". I have my location permission turned on for chrome in the app manager and ...
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Close/reset Chrome tab(s) without launching Chrome

I've got into a peculiar situation with Chrome on my Samsung Note 2 running Android 4.4.2. I've been playing with JavaScript and apparently created some bad code. I know it because PhpStorm showed the ...
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How to remember/cache a client certificate

I support a web-application that requires an https connection with client certificates as part of the authentication scheme. On most browsers (Desktop clients, iOS Safari, etc) if you are prompted for ...
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Chrome opens PDF files only through Google Drive, other apps work fine

Bug: pdf files from Chrome open only in Drive app directly, disabling Drive gives me "cannot open file" error. I can open them from Adobe PDF app or FBreader app directly but that is annoying. ...
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How to recover application data after deleting it from the settings menu?

I wanted to cancel a download, which I did until now by long-tapping on it, then "App Info" button and killing the download manager and deleting its data. However, this time, the "App Info" button ...
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Can you change user agent and device info on non-rooted phone?

For example, I have Samsung Galaxy and use android Chrome but I would like to fake it so that the user-agent shows I'm using HTC One and some other browser. Is this possible on a non-rooted phone or ...
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AdChoices block on Android Chrome

I have an MLS Ocean 3G tablet and i see a small banner on the bottom right corner of Chrome (for Android). It comes from Ad Choices. I tried to remove it by scanning with various malware/antivirus ...
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Make all new chrome Windows incognito

Is there a way to make all new Google chrome Windows on my Android be in incognito mode? Thank you!!
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Location in Chrome

I am wanting to utilize a high accuracy GNSS position in a GIS data collection application optimized for the Chrome browser running on my Android device. The problem is that the device doesn't have ...
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how to add custom chrome search engines on android [duplicate]

One of most powerful productivity tools i use on chrome is custom search engines. However I was wondering how i can do the same thing on chrome android? I went through the settings on chrome android, ...
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Import Cookies from Google Chrome Mobile to another Mobile browser

I would like to know that is there anyway I can import cookies from Android version of Google Chrome to any other mobile browser (on the same device)? Just like when we install Firefox/Opera/Chrome ...
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Chrome Remote Debugging: Inspect fails, flashes new window momentarily

I'm trying to use Chrome Remote Debugging, and seem to be having a different problem from most folks. The chrome://inspect window lists tabs ok, and the "open" and "reload" functions work properly. ...
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How to stop automatic play videos?

When I am listening to music surfing the net if in the website there is a video (often it is advertisment) it happened that the video play automatically stopping the music. How can I prevent this ...
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Force Google Chrome to load background pages

I open links via context menu item Open in background but background pages begin to load only when tab is selected. Is it possible to force Google Chrome for Android to load pages which are opened in ...
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Does clearing Chrome appdata delete all the currently opened tabs?

My phone has a low memory problem, so I have to periodically clear the app data of some apps which makes them act like I just installed it. Currently I have many open tabs (100+) in my Chrome ...
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Preventing users removing managed accounts

I've been using Android For Work (Google Admin) for a while now and I'm fairly happy with its range of policies available. Some of the main policies I've been applying for enrolled devices are ...
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Chrome 48.0.2564.95 Battery Usage

I have been dealing with an issue where Chrome eats my battery like now tomorrow (I'm lucky if my phone will even charge because of how much it uses), and none of the solutions I have found have ...
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Android Chrome tab data

On desktop Chrome, data about tabs, like their arrangement and the URLs that accessed via the back and forward buttons, are stored in the files "Current Tabs" and "Last Tabs". Since Chrome for Android ...
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How to display javascript console on Chrome (or a different browser)?

I want to quickly try some Javascript code on Android phone. I cannot find how to open console or something similar on either Chrome or default browser. about:debug doesn't do anything, and I don't ...
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How to avoid stop music when open web pages?

When I am listening to the music with my headset and I travel on the web it happened that the music player stop when in the web page there is a video in automatic play. How can I manage it? I use ...
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Chrome for Android: view page source? [duplicate]

I want to view the page source in Chrome for Android the time I check its html, css, js, etc... (for instance to see whether WAI-ARIA tags are present and their organization). Is this possible or do ...
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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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Can't copy image url (4.4.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Avant with Android 4.4.2 and up until a couple days ago I've been able to copy image addresses with Google Chrome but now I don't see the option anymore. I've tried it with ...
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How to avoid / troubleshoot on-page refreshing bug in Chrome for Android?

I've been experiencing a bug since the upgrade to Lollipop, perhaps even earlier, where the current tab refreshes while I'm looking at it. This has been very difficult to find info about, because of ...
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Chrome Browser is not supported on this device (Samsung GT-P7500)

I have a tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (P7500) with stock firmware P7500XWLPG (Android 4.0.4). I want to install Chrome Browser on it. But when I find it in Google Play I see message "This app is ...
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Sync/save android chrome bookmarks to google account

need to save/sync android chrome bookmarks to google account. sync is on, on chrome android dev, but it hasnt synced or saved bookmarks. i haven't found a way via google, in house. pls help with in ...
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The Tab Switcher in Google Chrome on Moto G(3rd Gen) is stuck in accessibility mode

Ever since my phone came from Motorola service centre after a SIM slot repair some things are wrong with it. 1)Like the title says, Google Chrome's tab switcher is stuck in accessiblity mode. I've ...
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Chrome not loading tabs

I have Moto G3 XT1541 on stock Lollipop 5.1.1 and sometime tabs won't load. I just get stuck on this Usually, I just have to close the tab and reopen it and it will work but it's quite annoying
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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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Android Chrome's Dinosaur game doesn't start

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite, which has the latest Google Chrome (47.0.2526.83, Android 4.2). When I open the app without internet connection I get the picture of the dinosaur which is supposed ...
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Go back in Chrome browser

New Android user here with what I considered to be a pretty basic question. How do I go back in Chrome? I know the "obvious" answer is to hit the back soft button, but that doesn't actually go back ...
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Prevent redirection on chrome

Whenever I select anything I have Google on Chrome, I always get redirected to another spam like site or says my phone is infected. I have an antivirus software which doesn't pick up any virus ...
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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

Is there a way of disabling auto-play of video in Chrome? Many sites have moved to HTML5 video and so you have ads or featured videos that start automatically playing the moment the page loads.
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Prevent registration to web scams

I just got a strange SMS claiming that I've registered to some weird service and based on that they took the money from my account. This was proceeded by a popup related to some mobile games while I ...
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Why are all my websites suddenly loaded in desktop mode?

A little while ago my YouTube wasn't working on Chrome on Android tablets, so I hit "Request desktop" and the videos were working fine. But about a month later, Chrome started loading all of my ...
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Why does Chrome open links from wonderlandads.com on scrolling?

I have been seeing this problem for a long time in my Android mobile devices and laptop Chrome browser. When I try to scroll down a page, the browser just hangs for a microsecond and then ...
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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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Dialer app doesn't show dial button

When I tap a number in Chrome Mobile my default Dialer app opens and shows the below screen. I struggle finding out how to actually dial the number, there is no button for that at all. I've been ...
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How can I view a certificate's details in Chrome on Android?

I recently upgraded my smartphone (from Samsung Note II running KitKat to Samsung Note 5 running Lollipop). The new phone uses Google Chrome Browser version 46.0.2490.76 and it is great, EXCEPT I ...
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How to skip “Welcome Page” in Chrome using adb

I am trying to open a URL in Google Chrome using adb command line. Have set "--no-first-run" using following command - adb shell 'echo "chrome --no-first-run" > ...
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Chrome not downloading PDFs on Marshmallow

I migrated from a Nexus 5 to a Nexus 5X using "Set up nearby device". On the Nexus 5 when I visit turtletrader.com/pdfs/babe-ruth.pdf in Chrome it offers to download the PDF. On the Nexus 5X it ...
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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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Any way to get a text file list of all my Chrome Favourites?

How can I get a list of all my current Chrome favourites on my phone WITHOUT a PC. I need to do this without computer access at all. I'm on a S6 on 5.0.2. Also, I only want to save the Favourites I ...
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Disable Incognito Mode in Chrome without rooting

Is there a way to disable Incognito Mode in Chrome without rooting? My phone is running Android Lollipop.
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How to synchronize visited links between smartphone and pc?

Please look at this picture: What do I have to do to synchronize these links between devices? I just have enabled all synchronization options on the phone and PC but I don't get the colored visited ...
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Open a new tab in chrome from a shortcut or app

Problem Since updating to Android 5.1.1 I started using the new tab switcher merged with recent apps, however, every time I click on chrome I have to wait for it to open the last tab only to open a ...