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

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Open SWF in Chrome for Android

I can open SWF URLs in Chrome for PC, however, I cannot open them using Chrome for Android on my device. Is there a Chrome plugin, or is there Java code that will do the mission, if there is, I will ...
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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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How to enable experimental reverse port forwarding in chrome?

Commonly you have a web server running on your local development machine, and you want to connect to that site from your device. If the mobile device and the development machine are on the same ...
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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 install it . I click on link to download a video file , Google chrome showed a toast message that the ...
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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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Read access to /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_chrome/profile on a Nexus 10 [duplicate]

How's this for a catch 22 - I would like to make a copy of the full folder structure starting at the path above. I have explored: Finding ways to move the app onto the internet data storage (SD card ...
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Download file, rename right away, including [duplicate]

TL;DR: I need a "Save As" dialogue for downloading files and especially images. On my Android device, when I download a file from within Chrome it is saved to a default location with the filename it ...
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Setting Defaults for Links

I've been confused about how this works for quote some time now-- when I click a link, say in a browser (Chrome for example) and get the "open with" dialog if you will, if I chose to save a default ...
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is there a difference between (and how do I install) Chrome Browser for android and Chrome Mobile?

I'm working with a Web App and testing on: Galaxy Tab 2 (7") with Chrome Browser installed from Google Play Store Kindle Fire HD with Chrome Browser installed from 1mobile.com and then updated via ...
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How to install an older version of Google Chrome on Android? [duplicate]

How can I install an older version of Google Chrome on Android? I need older versions in order to test how web applications perform in each version.
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Location of Chrome user data (Specifically session data)

I have suffered a good deal of OS crashes seemingly as a result of Chrome 29.0.1547.59 (Interface locks up, mainly when switching back to Chrome after doing something else, and having the tabs ...
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No visual tabs on Chrome

Device: Blu studio 5.0 Android: 4.1 When I open the tab viewer in Chrome, all I get is a list of open tabs and no visual tabs. Does anyone know why? I have this problem on the beta and regular ...
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Chrome keyboard shortcuts, external Bluetooth keyboard, Samsung Galaxy Tab

There are a lot of Google hits in which people report that the usual desktop Chrome keyboard shortcuts (e.g., ctrl+t for a new tab) work fine on Android Chrome with an external Bluetooth keyboard. ...
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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 download via Chrome on Nexus 7 with Jelly Bean 4.2.2

I have a Nexus 7 updated to Jelly Bean 4.2.2, with all apps updated. Chrome is version 28.0.1500.94. I navigated to ...
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Set proxy autoconfigure in chrome

To access some of my work web pages from my desktop firefox I use proxy autoconfigure . I just enter http://wwwcache.xxx.xx.xxx/autoconfig into the settings. How can I do the same thing in chrome in ...
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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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How to make chrome open to a blank tab

I'm running CM 10.1 on my Nexus S and it's definitely showing its age. If I want to quickly google something I open up Chrome and then wait 15 seconds for it to load the last page, and then try and ...
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How to get mDNS working for Chrome on Android?

Is there a way to connect to http://mylaptop.local/ using Chrome on Android, or is there another browser that works? I travel from network to network with my laptop and my phone and I often have to ...
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Set Chrome to use desktop version of website

How can you get Chrome to always use the desktop version of websites? I am on a Jelly Bean tablet and I can't see any reason to use the mobile versions at all.
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Opening links from app in Google Chrome Incognito or Firefox Private Browsing mode

When I tap on a link in any app it shows me installed browsers on my HTC One X. The list includes Opera, Internet, Chrome and Firefox. Is there a way by which I can include options of Chrome ...
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regularly refresh Chrome tab

I have a Transformer Prime TF201 which I sit next to my main pc to display a webpage that shows stats about the systems I work on. However this page is a bit rubbish for updating and will time out ...
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Warning received when clicking links in Facebook application

When I click some shared links in the Facebook app and Chrome opens, I get: Please be careful for safety and privacy of your Facebook account, remember... and when I try to click on ...
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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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Open Web Page in Browser (not on SD card)

My question is similar to this one, but my HTML file and resources are not on an SD card, as my phone does not accept SD cards. It is currently at file:///Download/AnotherFolder/here.html. I have ...
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Force a download manager not to manage downloads

I have a nexus 7 and I use chrome on it for my browser. I have a download manager installed, and I use it to download files by URL. However, it has usurped the downloading of chrome, and I like ...
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Chrome browser in Android always renames downloaded file to Download.bin

I'm using a Nexus 7 device and whenever I download a file greater than 28MB, the Chrome browser renames it to Download.bin no matter what the name of the file. When I download a file less than 28MB, ...
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How can I enlarge the fonts on Wikipedia in Chrome?

On most web sites, when I look at them with Chrome on my phone (a Nexus 4 running stock Android 4.2.2), I can adjust the font size by double-tapping a column of text to make it widen to fill the ...
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Switch spell-checker of Chrome to a different language?

On my smartphone I normally use German as default language. Sometimes (like when posting here) I would like to use a different language for its spell-checker. How do I accomplish this? Note that I ...
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Quick way to go to downloads from Chrome?

Often after downloading a file, I try to open this from the notifications page, only for the wrong app to open it. Since I've clicked on it the link has disappeared. Now I have to go through tonnes of ...
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Chrome homepage on Android 4.1.1

Is it possible to change Chrome's homepage? I am currently experiencing the problem that whenever I open Chrome, the last opened tabs will still be there. When I close Chrome, I want to close all ...
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Reset Chrome website permissions

How can I reset website permissions on Chrome for Android? I have face detection software hosted on my home server (192.168.1.7:8020), and if I go to 192.168.1.7:8020/face-detection.html I used to ...
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bring out stack view in Chrome for Android

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. I cannot bring out stack browsing in Chrome. Although I have got an option for something like tilt scrolling in advanced settings but cannot find it useful any ...
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WebRTC in Android mobile phone how to get?

I have brand new Samsung Galaxy S2 / S3 / S4. There i installed firefox/ firefox beta, chrome, chrome beta. And tried webRTC but it fails, all tried but this WebRTC does not work then i installed ...
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Loss of Chrome bookmarks on android

I just experienced a curious situation, so: I bookmarked some tabs in incognito mode in android Chrome, but when my cell phones shut down and rebooted, it seems that these bookmarks are gone! 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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Autostart browser with a webpage

I would like to autostart chrome or the builtin browser on a certain url on a android tablet 4.04 is that possible?
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What reputable website can I download the Chrome APK from? [closed]

I want to install Chrome on my Kindle Fire HD. The APK file is available at third party sites but I don't know which are trustworthy. Any suggestions? (I'd love to download it from Google but don't ...
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Why does the new Chrome update want the permission to use my camera and audio recording?

Seriously, it specifically states that it can use the camera and audio recording any time it wants, whether or not I wish it to. Why is Chrome on Android requesting those permissions? Should I be ...
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How To Change browser font in Chrome For Android?

I am a seasoned Linux developer, tinkering with Android. I want to modify Chrome so that it uses the font I want as default. So far I've found ...
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Was Firefox ever the default browser for Android?

Before I bought my Android, I heard that Firefox was its default browser. Upon noticing that this is not the case, I had assumed that the Internet browser on the Android was Google Chrome, but I just ...
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Open bookmarks to local files in Chrome

On my Nexus 7 running Android 4.2.2, I can open Chrome and type file:///sdcard/whatever.html and it opens just fine. The problem comes when I want to bookmark this file. The bookmark gets created, ...
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Apps won't open links in Chrome even when I set it as default action

Got updated to Jellybean (4.1.2) finally last weekend. Also installed the Chrome browser. Certain apps, like Call Control, open links in the default browser, but don't make the connection with Chrome ...
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make chrome default browser

I'm using Galaxy Note 2 Nowadays, every link in FB app and in Whatsapp is opened in the native browser I want to make Chrome the defualt browser for all actions including these two apps. How can I ...
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Browser goes to wrong site

Since yesterday, I cannot browse to www.aemet.es (the Spanish national weather service). Instead, it goes to m.antena3.com (a TV station). This happens both with the built-in browser and with Chrome. ...
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Stopping an app from hijacking browser downloads

I have an app (EBookDroid) that automatically opens all PDF links instead of letting me download them. Is there any way to stop this without uninstalling the app? I'm on unrooted Android 4.2 and ...
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Local files revisited: Opening local HTML files (file:///path/to/file) in Chrome on Android 4.x

There are other questions on this same topic, but I'm finding that on 4.0.4 with my HTC One, I can open file:/// URLs just fine with Firefox, but not with Chrome or the Android browser. Those two ...
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How to refresh a web page in Chrome (Ctrl+F5 analogue) on a device without menu button?

I have a Nexus 7 Android device with 4.2.2 and Chrome browser. How can one perform a deep refresh of a web page - analogue of Ctrl+F5 hotkey on desktops? Please, notice that the device does not have ...
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where are Android Chrome bookmarks?

What is the path of the bookmarks file for Chrome in Android 4.1.2? eg is it in the /sdcard/data directory or somewhere else?
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Stock Browser splitting HTTP POST requests into separate TCP segments

I am currently testing different web browsers and devices for compatibility with a web interface that has been developed. We have realized we have an issue with code already in production. The bug ...