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

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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.
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Easiest method to backup my stock and Chrome favourites so I can access them on a new device?

My Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.1 looks like it's going to die and I was wondering what's the quickest method to backup my Favourites from Chrome and stock so that I can copy them to a new ...
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Does Chrome's reduce data make browser faster?

I was wondering if using "reduce data"-function under bandwidth management would make the browser load pages faster on slow connection like mine ~512kbit. I have unlimited data so the pure amount of ...
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How to make chrome not swallow bluetooth play/pause event?

On my nexus 5, when listening to music, I can pause it on my headset by pressing the pause / play button. It seems to work regardless of what app in focus. Unless that app happens to be chrome. ...
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Motor disability – In Android Home or “All Apps”, tapping on right edge = swipe to the left – Tap bottom in Chrome = swipe up/page down?

Microsoft has the Sticky Keys accessibility option so that you don’t have to hold down a modifier. Too much holding down, like in mouse dragging, and swiping on a touchscreen can be bothersome for ...
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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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how to cast from samsung s2 and ipad mini to chromecast?

A friend has just bought chromecast. we understand we need to download chromecase browser extension and it would be easy to watch a special chrome tab from our PC. but how can he cast from his ...
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Chrome JavaScript stops - reloading tab fixes it

On my Samsung Galaxy Note II, when I visit StackOverflow it occasionally doesn't highlight interesting questions (which is done after the page has loaded). I believe this is a Chrome issue, where ...
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Debugging android from chrome developer tools being offline

I'm debugging some html on an android device using chrome's developer console (chrome 32.0). Neither my laptop nor my device are connected to the internet; I'm using xampp as the server and netsh ...
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Google services not connecting

I have a Samsung tab 3 and I'm having a problem with Google services. I am logged in with my Google account but none of my apps are syncing. In youtube it says check network connection. In drive it ...
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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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How to exit fullscreen in android chrome?

I've added one of my regular news websites to my homescreen in android chrome (android 4.4, phone). This works great, it now even opens the site fullscreen to give an 'app experience'. How can I ...
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Chrome Browser does not render mobile site

I use SAMSUNG GALAXY Y GT-S6312. I was testing my site on google chrome for mobile view render. But it renders desktop site only Tried clearing cache of browser. Stopped application. But no results. ...
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Android Download PDF Giving Download Unsuccessful

I have been trying to figure out what this error is and how to get rid of it. Whenever I try to open the pdf file from this website on chrome: ...
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Chrome / internet hogging dat

I have an HTC One using 4.3 I have recently "lost" a lot of data. I think I've narrowed it down to Chrome, which hogs about 10mb every morning around 6am. This is detailed as "foreground" in my usage ...
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Add DuckDuckGo to search engines list in Chrome

I am using a Samsung S3 Rooted phone. I want to customise Google Chrome to add DuckDuckGo in the list of search engines, and maybe make it my default one. It is not possible to do this in chrome by ...
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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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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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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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What do I need in my emulator to run Chrome's apk?

Most answers here just mention to download the APK file and install it via adb. But after that i get a dialog about critical functionality missing. What exactly are the requirements for running ...
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Change low resolution playback of embedded YouTube videos in Chrome

Device: Nexus 5 If I try to playback an embedded YouTube video on a page using Chrome, it always plays back in low quality. If I play the same video back in Dolphin browser or directly in the YouTube ...
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how to “repair” a Nexus 10 that spontaneously exits Chrome

Sometimes the Nexus 10 will exit Chrome spontaneously in the middle of displaying a YouTube stream. Why is this happening and how can it be resolved? In order to operate conservatively, I have ...
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Install USB Driver for (Chrome) Web Developer Tools in Windows 8

As the Chrome v32 allows to connect Android phone in order to emulate a mobile experience, the "remote debugging" (https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/remote-debugging?hl=es) I ...
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How to show local language fonts in Chrome?

How to show Gujarati language font in Chrome for Android? I cannot read any Gujarati site like divyabhaskar.com, etc. By the way in Opera Mini for Android browser there is the ability to show bitmap ...
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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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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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Synchronizing cookies between Windows Chrome and Android Chrome?

Is there an app/hack which automatically synchronizes cookies between Windows Chrome and Android Chrome? That way there would be no need to login to websites twice. History/saved passwords are ...
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Changing default video player in Google Chrome for Android

tl;dr When you open any video, default HTML5 player is used. What I want is to make Google Chrome to use custom video player whenever it wants to playback a video Longer story My real goal is to ...
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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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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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Chrome white pages and image not loading

Since I upgraded to Android 4.4 (Kitkat), I'm having a lot of problems with anything web related. Often, when calling an URL, the loading is fast and shows nothing: the page remains white. Even ...
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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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Error code (ERR_ACCESS_DENIED) Local HTML file on SD card with Chrome

I cannot access local HTML files at external SD card on my Lenovo S6000 within Chrome. It is mounted at /mnt/extSdCard. Browsing to file:///mnt/extSdCard does show this message: The file at ...
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How do websites know if the device being used is an Android phone? [duplicate]

I was browsing a website on Chrome on my Android 4.3 phone. The website immediately showed me a popup telling me to download its Android app. So my question is how does the website know what device ...
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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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quick way to add chrome (or internet) shortcuts to home screens [duplicate]

On the iphone, under the Safari settings, there was an option ADD TO HOME SCREEN. that gets quite handy to have direct bookmarks launchable from a single tap on the icon. How do you do that in the ...
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Chrome disappears/hangs after reboot?

I'm using Android 4.1.2 that's rooted. Because Google Chrome has a big size, especially the cache (which is troublesome to delete it every visiting a new site), i moved my Chrome to SD Card by using ...
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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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Tab bar in Chrome browser

I have a Galaxy S4. I use Chrome browser. Anytime I play with an Android tablet, Chrome has a tab bar like on a desktop OS. I want to enable this on my phone, but I can't find an option to enable it. ...
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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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Opening local HTML project shortcut from tablet desktop with Chrome

Trying to create shortcut to my html project on my tablet desktop. I've use File Manager/File Shortcut etc from Play Store to create the shortcut. My problem is my best option with "complete action ...
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Setting tasker to launch a chrome homescreen web app or launch a browser in full screen

Now that Chrome can create homescreen web apps , is there a way to launch these with tasker? If not, is is possible to set tasker to launch a browser in full screen mode?
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Chrome browser will not connect to intranet web addresses [duplicate]

I can access a internal address using http://companyweb which redirects to http://companyweb/default.aspx from my windows desktop fine. I can also access http://companyweb on my iphone. However, when ...
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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 do I disable full-screen mode in Chrome for Android?

Some time ago, both Chrome and Chrome Beta started going full-screen. That is, I no longer see my status bar. This is a deal breaker for me, as I can no longer see what time it is or if I have ...
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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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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 ...