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

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Run google-chrome with flags on Android

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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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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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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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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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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How to export SSL certificate from Android, Chrome

I have a Nexus 5 with the latest Android 4.4.2. Using Chrome I registered on . They use client certificates to authenticate the user. I installed the certificate and could successfully use the site ...
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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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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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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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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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Lost Chrome Beta session after an update, how do I recover it?

Is there a backup of the session stored anywhere? I'm on 4.4.2 and after an update of Chrome, the phone crashed and when I restarted, all my 20 tabs were gone and I couldn't find anything in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Set Google Chrome default font

As of this morning, Google Chrome Beta has suddenly begun using a silly font (HYTravel) as the default in web pages. (See screenshot below.) Setting the Android default application font (a feature ...
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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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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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Why does accepting Calendar invites open a browser? Can I prevent it?

I'm on an unrooted Galaxy Nexus, and using stock Gmail and Calendar apps on Android 4.1.1. But I am using Chrome rather than the stock browser. When I get a invite from a Gmail user to my Gmail ...
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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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How to export bookmarks from Chrome in Android?

I need to import bookmarks from my Chrome Android mobile. Is there any direct way to do it? Please do not suggest to sync Chrome account in desktop and do import from there, my Sync rights has been ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I switch off loading of pictures in Chrome for Android?

In the Android browser one could switch off loading of images to save bandwith, battery and time when the images were not needed. There seems to be no obvious way to do this under Android 4.4.2 ...
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Touching multiple web elements simultaneously brings out area with magnification for clarification of intended target – name of feature?

When you touch multiple web elements simultaneously, perhaps due to the widgets being too small, and/or too close together, the area around where you touched pops out, giving you a magnified view of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...