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

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Disable images in Chrome for Android

I want to save some bandwidth for my mobile data plan, is there a way I can disable loading images for Google Chrome, the way I can for Opera Mini for example? I couldn't find an option in the ...
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How can I clear recent searches from search bar in Chrome?

To be clear, I don't want to clear my search history in general. I just hate that when I go to search something a few bars beneath my search shows my three most recent searches. I don't mind search ...
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Chrome save as PDF doesn't work

For some reason whenever I try to save a webpage as a PDF Chrome generates a 0-byte size document. And when I try to open the PDF in my Downloads folder QuickPDF tells me "Error while opening file. It ...
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Save link option not working in chrome android

I want to download a mp3 file in my smart device so, for this i long pressesd the download link and a menu box appeared which has the save link option in the last but the problem is that it is ...
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Chrome New Tab Page Different/Changed. Samsung Tab 3, Android Kitkat

Usually my chrome://newtab looks like this: When I opened chrome recently and made a new tab, it looked like this (PLEASE NOTE! This is an image I took from chrome beta to recreate the image as I ...
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How to manage browser favorites with Chrome?

How can I manage the position of my favorite links in the grid of chrome? I have several favorite in the default grid, but the position is determined by the order of saving. I would like to order my ...
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How to show one bookmark in chrome on both mobile & desktop toolbar?

It looks like that one bookmark instance can only exist on one of chrome folders. Such that when I want to visit a site from both my phone and my laptop, I always have to change my bookmark folder ...
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App of the day Android

When I click on the link in the "app of the day" to view the app offered every day it seems that before liking to the google play page it open an ads page that I am not able to view. It is right and ...
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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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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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Change video quality of embedded YouTube video in Chrome for Android

Is there a way to change the video quality when playing embedded YouTube videos in Chrome for Android? I can only change the video quality in the YouTube application.
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Google Chrome icon disappears from app tray after restarting?

I have installed the Google Experience Launcher on my Nexus 7, and have a variety of applications in my app tray, including Google Chrome. However, each time I power off and power on the device, ...
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Android Chrome playing video shows blank screen, but performs well when full screen

I have a tablet and an android tv stick. Both are on OS 4.1 I have an mp4 video file. On my tablet, the mp4 plays well inside the chrome browser. But on my android tv stick, it shows a blank black ...
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How do I disable “Link Preview” in Chrome?

This feature magnifies links when it seems unsure of which you touched. This article talks about an "Enable Link Preview" setting as if you can turn it off. Beyond its annoyance, as I have to click ...
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Why does the YubiKey Neo only use Firefox, not Chrome?

I want to use the YubiKey NEO with Chrome, and when I tap the NFC sensor to the phone, the only app I can use is Firefox. I would like to have SSO work with Chrome, but not sure how they were able to ...
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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 ...
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Unexpected touch behavior in Chrome

On my 2012 Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4 and the latest version of Chrome, I've noticed that when I touch and hold links that are close to each other, it may not select the link I intend to select. ...
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How to disable popup on Chrome for Android?

I have once opened a website on Chrome for Android. By mistake, I allowed the popup. Now I am not able to find how to disable this popup. As a result, every time I open the URL (which is quite ...
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Can I browse a locally hosted web site from a USB connected device?

I am attempting to remote debug a locally hosted web application on Nexus 7 and 10 tablets running Android 4.2.2, that are connected to a development machine via USB. My goal is to browse to the ...
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How to copy the current URL in Chrome?

I was sure in the version prior to 18.0 you could fiddle around and long press on the URL in the address bar and get a menu to copy the current URL. I just updated Chrome, now if I long press it I ...
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Is the “secret flag” chrome://flags/#max-tiles-for-interest-area a legit trick - OR SCAM?

I've been seeing these "secret flags" for chrome browser on Android posted all over the internet. Are these legitimate tricks, or scams to phish users?
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Sliding to change tabs in Chrome

When I opened Chrome for the first time on my tablet, it told me (among other things) that I can switch tabs by sliding on the side of the screen.....have since tried, and it did not work. What am ...
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Why is the Android stock browser still alive?

The Stock browser in Android has not been actively supported, and Google Chrome is actively developed and uses modern technologies unlike it's predecessor. Yet, the stock browser still has 22.77% of ...
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How can I tweak the amount of RAM allocated to Chrome for Android?

I have a Samsung S4 running Android version 4.4.2. I am using Chrome browser version 35.0.1916.141. I am constantly on the go and I utilize my phone's browser pretty heavily. I've noticed that with ...
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Does Chrome for Android sync passwords?

Does Chrome for Android currently sync passwords to Desktop Chrome through your Google Account? I found the issue at https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=113164, but last they say you ...
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How can I add a custom search engine to Chrome (beta, stable…)?

Call me dumb, but, I don't see an obvious way to do this. I want to add duckduckgo.com as the main search engine in Google Chrome for Android (beta, stable...)
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Android's Chrome bookmarks won't show up in desktop's Chrome

I have a Moto G (Kitkat 4.4.2) which I've synced to my Google account. The desktop Chrome bookmarks show up just fine in my cellphone's Chrome but the bookmarks added via the phone, which are stored ...
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How do you get chrome to always trust a certificate?

I'm running android 4.4.3. When I connect to my work network, I have to accept a policy. When I do, I am prompted to trust a certificate (view screenshot below). Is there any way I can add this cert ...
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How to right-click in google chrome

I'm trying to get directions from two points on the map. I can't figure out how to do this in the mobile version of the site, so I switched to "classic" (desktop) mode. It says to right-click on the ...
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Cannot connect to the real [website.com]

I just bought a Galaxy Tab 4 and I'm trying to set it up for development. Being behind a proxy that needs authentification, I installed drony to provide my credentials. I'm now able to surf most http ...
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Unable to change tab in Google Chrome when swiping from side to side on the toolbar

I have Google Chrome v35.0.1916.141 installed on my HTC One X running Android 4.2.2 with HTC Sense 5. One of the previous updates introduced a nifty feature to change tabs by swiping from side to side ...
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chrome uninstall left behind com.android.chrome[noinfo] apk with active connections

I have an unrooted Samsung Note phone (active service with AT&T). It is almost two years old and became slower and slower. I do not have any unnecessary apps and I mostly use my phone for email ...
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How to open a html file which is in a hidden folder?

I have a folder which has many html files and images. I set the folder to ".myfolder" to hide the folder because it has so many images and they mess up my Gallery app. After set the folder to the ...
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How do you configure custom Accept-Languages to Chrome and Android browser?

Being multilingual, I find it very useful to configure Accept-Languages in my web browser so that web sites present their content in languages in my preferred order. I have done so for FireFox and ...
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How do I close all tabs in Chrome for Android?

I'm using Chrome 32 on an Android tablet (not phone) and just can't figure out how to close all open tabs in one go.
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Sync Chrome Mobile with Desktop Firefox?

On my desktop computers, I use Firefox with the Firefox Sync service but on my mobile Android device I prefer using Chrome Mobile. Is there any way to sync Chrome Mobile with Firefox Sync? (I thought ...
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Adware in Chrome

The Chrome browser on my Nexus4 started to showing the same overlay ad on every web site I visit. I noticed it the first time using a hotel wifi a week ago. The nexus is not rooted but 'installing ...
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Seeing ads on every website no matter where I visit on my android phone

I don't know what I've installed to my android phone but something cause my phone to show ads on every page I visit. It doesn't matter if I use Google Chrome or default android browser. I try to ...
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On campus e-resources cannot be accessed via Google Chrome Android

I own a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet(Wi-fi only model) featuring Android 4.1.2. My problem is that I cannot access and use library e-resources on campus although I have my tablets MAC address registered ...
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Slate 21 crashes with Firefox or Chrome

I recently purchased the HP Slate 21, All in One Desktop-Tablet and I have the pre installed apps. When I try to use chrome, it crashes upen exec the same with firefox, any tips? Tom
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unable to log into google+ account or google play acount via chrome or app

I have a new smartphone (samsung galaxy s4) without a SIM currently. when i try to login to my google+ account with it google says that the password is wrong although it works on my desktop computer ...
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Chrome browser immediately crashes and I cannot get to my bookmarks

Does anyone know why I'm no longer able to access my Mobile Bookmarks on my Galaxy S3 since the last major Android update several months ago? Prior to that update I had no problems with my bookmarks. ...
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I get an application error 919 when updating Chrome. How to proceed?

While updating Chrome, I repeatedly get the following error: Unknown error code during application install: "919" This is on a Wolfgang AT-AS43D4, running stock 4.1.2. I have about 100 MB free ...
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Android tablet very laggy and freezing for 3 minutes (slow internal storage?)

I have Pipo M9 Pro with Android 4.2.2 OS is quite laggy and to use Chrome is almost impossible... it is so very slow and sometimes I cannot do anything for 3-5 min because of freezing. I made some ...
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What's in Chrome's data?

I'm running stock 4.1.2 on a Wolfgang AT-AS43D4 (not rooted). According to DiskUsage, I have about 755 MiB app storage in total, of which I have currently around 100 MiB free space left, so I try to ...
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Issues selecting text in Chrome 34

I'm trying to use the javascript text editor at http://codemirror.net. Normally, I can long tap on any text to bring up a selection that I can modify and copy/cut/paste. However, long tapping in the ...
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Why doesn't Chrome recognize mobile Blogger templates on the Nexus 7?

I use Chrome on a Nexus S and a Nexus 7, both with Jelly Bean 4.1.1. When I visit Blogger blogs that use mobile-optimized templates provided by Blogger, Chrome on the phone correctly displays the ...
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Hide the address bar (“omnibox”) in Chrome for Android without scrolling?

I'm dealing with a web app that I can't scroll up and down or zoom (scale) in and out, and there is just a tiny bit of the bottom of the page that doesn't fit on the display. Since scrolling and ...
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How can I stop being redirected to the App Store/Google Store by dodgy ad-scripts?

There are a load of sites that do this now, and it's really annoying: I visit a content site on my Android device. 10-15 seconds after loading starts the site hangs for a few seconds. Google play ...
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Are there any current, major phones based on Android 4.4 that don't have Google Chrome pre-installed as a browser?

I'm asking since Android 4.4 doesn't include a browser and it needs to be licensed separately by the handset manufacturer.