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

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Google Now - “no app found to open url”

I've been having this problem for about two days. It started happening at random and I've not been able to find solution to the problem. Basically if I try to open a link to a website that has an ...
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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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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 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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Chrome and Skype takes up a lot of storage

I'm not sure if this is a problem different for anyone but these apps are very large. I'm on a very limited storage of 2Gb with no move to sd capabilities and both these apps rise above 150Mb in ...
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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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Cannot upload arbitrary files using Chrome

Using for the first time latest Chrome (v30.x) on Android 4.0.4 ICS on a 1st Gen. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. To my huge surprise am not able to upload any files other than images or camera ...
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Chrome's Development Tools on Android

Is it possible to open Chrome's Development Tools in Android? Is it possible to do so with Java? I tried going into the settings and such, but is it possible to access the console and create cookie ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chrome for Android: How to see network console information?

Is there any way to see networking information on mobile Chrome, ala the networking tab on fully fledged desktop Chrome, on the device itself? I'm attempting to try some remote debugging for a user ...
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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome for Android? (i.e. right click and Ctrl functions are not available) If it helps, I'm using Android tablet.
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How do I activate Google Translate in Chrome?

When I go on a page that's totally in a foreign language the "do you want to translate" option comes up but how do I make Chrome translate a page that has 90% English and a few lines in another ...
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Chrome crashes Play Music

OK, I've been having this problem for a while now. And it's back with a vengeance. I have 2 phones. A 2013 Moto G and an LG Transpyre VS810PP. Both phones have the same chipset, the Qualcomm ...
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Unable to download .apk from a blank tab in Chrome

I am working on a mobile application and to be able to test it on a device I have a URL, where I go from my device and download .apk installation package. To open the URL and download the app I use ...
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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 can I automatically clear my browsing data when I exit Chrome?

I don't like having my searches and web history hanging around forever. Therefore, I wonder: Is it possible to automatically clear browsing data on exit in Google Chrome? If it cannot be done with ...
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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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When you lock down a Lollipop device to disable Chrome's incognito mode, this creates an XML “restrictions file”. What actual XML is inside the file?

Note: If this post is too long to read, please see the summary in the last paragraph. I own an aging Samsung Galaxy S Relay cellphone. It's running Android 4.1.2 and has a built-in physical keyboard. ...
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Chrome 37 back button

I've tried various different Google searches on this, but can't seem to find the answer or even someone reporting the same problem. I cannot for the life of me find the browsers back button. It's ...
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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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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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Bookmark a page to be accessed on both mobile and desktop Chrome easily

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 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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How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs?

Chrome's sync feature isn't picking up all of the tabs open on my Android phone. Are the tabs stored in a file somewhere that I can access? My intention is to export the list of tabs so that I could ...
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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 ...
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Can I open Chrome on Android from command line ?

Is there command line alternative to Chrome Remote Debugging ? Manually, I can open tabs from chrome://inspect/#devices . As well as I can open Chrome on desktop from CLI - e.g. chrome.exe ...
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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://downloads/ does not available in Google Chrome for Android

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab s2 and Google Chrome for Android is compatible with my Tab, so I installed it. I clicked on a link to download a video file. Google chrome showed a toast message that the ...
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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 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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Remove “ad-type.google.com” adware in any Android device browser

ad-type.google.com is appearing regularly whenever I access the web through Chrome. It's a new adware and there are no solutions available other than Go to system Settings > Applications > Chrome ...
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Android Google Chrome browser cache location [duplicate]

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 ...
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Export Chrome history in android

Is there a way to export the entire browser history from Chrome under Android, in any file format (csv, xml, whatever)? I have Chrome 42.0.2311.111 under Android 4.2.2.
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How do I change zoom behavior when selecting fields in Chrome on Nook HD+?

We bought a half-dozen NOOK HD+ tablets for use in our warehouse, and they do what we need just fine, but they don't all behave the same way when using the chrome browser. We have an inventory count ...
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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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Modify hosts file on Android without rooting device

Is it possible to add entry to hosts file on Android without rooting phone? I am contractor working in remote and I have to use AirWatch and Cisco AnyConnect to get access to VPN, but if I root ...
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How to read small fonts in browsers without horizontal scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (for example on Wikipedia website) are so tiny. After zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! Moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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Add specific website to Chrome's New Tab Page [duplicate]

Is there a way to explicitly add a URL to Chrome's new tab page dial pad?
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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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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) ...