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

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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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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

Is there a way of disabling auto-play of video in Chrome? Many sites have moved to HTML5 video and so you have ads or featured videos that start automatically playing the moment the page loads.
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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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Why does Chrome open links from wonderlandads.com on scrolling?

I have been seeing this problem for a long time in my Android mobile devices and laptop Chrome browser. When I try to scroll down a page, the browser just hangs for a microsecond and then ...
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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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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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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 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" > /data/local/tmp/chrome-command-line'...
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Chrome not downloading PDFs on Marshmallow

I migrated from a Nexus 5 to a Nexus 5X using "Set up nearby device". On the Nexus 5 when I visit turtletrader.com/pdfs/babe-ruth.pdf in Chrome it offers to download the PDF. On the Nexus 5X it doesn'...
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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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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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Disable Incognito Mode in Chrome without rooting

Is there a way to disable Incognito Mode in Chrome without rooting? My phone is running Android Lollipop.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Combining Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere on Android?

On my PC (Windows 8.1) I am happily using Firefox with the Addons Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere. I really like this combination so I winder how I can achieve the same things on my Android phone. I ...
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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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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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View chrome passwords on Android device

I've been searching for a way to do this for a while now and haven't come up with a good solution. Does anyone know if chrome-saved passwords can be viewed on an android device? If they can't be, is ...
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Android browsers blocking Youtube preroll ads natively

I was wondering if anyone else noticed that Youtube preroll ads are automatically blocked when browsing on Android Chrome or Android Firefox. This is without any adblocking features enabled (no ...
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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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HD Video in Chrome Browser is not working properly

I have an Android device with Android 4.2. It's a Box with an HDMI Output, to plug in to a TV. This box is capable of playing 1080p HD-Videos in the media-player app. However when I try to display a ...
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Setting Flags in Android Chrome

I have an Android 4.2 device with the latest Chrome-Browser. in this Browser I can set some custom flags, by browsing the URL about:flags If I screw it up, I can go to the app-settings, delete the ...
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Data network problem: Chrome timeouts while Twitter fine

My OnePlus One cellphone works fine with WiFi. Android 5.0.2, OxigenOS 1.0.0. All apps are updated. However, when on data (3G or LTE), Chrome, Google Play and a few other apps can not communicate ...
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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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On Android, how can I disable Google Chrome's incognito mode?

Google Chrome for Android includes a feature called incognito mode. This feature, when I activate it, is designed to help prevent Chrome from automatically remembering and storing information about ...
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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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Tapping Back button for closing Chrome always redirects to the same website

Every time I want to close chrome with the back button I am redirected to same website. I want to get rid of this website but i cannot. I cleared the browser history but the website keeps reappearing ...
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Chrome failed during startup with an unexpected error

When starting Chrome on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, I just get the following error message, and no error code. Chrome failed during startup with an unexpected error. Googling the above phrase gives ...
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In Google Chrome, how do I drag things around on a touchscreen Android device?

Clicking and dragging something from a webpage is easy from a PC. For example, the bar in the screenshot below can be dragged by holding the left mouse button and moving the mouse simultaneously: ...
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Disable swipe down to reload a page in Chrome browser

While filling out an HTML form, I accidentally swiped down and lost all my filled information because the browser reloaded the page. Is it possible to deactivate this swipe down functionality? My ...
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Where can I find the Chrome bookmarks stored locally in Samsung Galaxy S6?

I'm freaking out as my Chrome browser on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S6 got reset after using Datasync, and when I opened my Chrome browser it showed as a fresh install. Like never used before. I had ...
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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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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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save facebook images via chrome

I can save images from other sites on chrome browser but cannot do it on facebook. Does it contains any JavaScript which block saving images? How to save them ?
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Useful autocomplete in chrome url

Everytime I start typing a url into chrome it autocompletes after the first letter, then appends the rest of my letters to the end of whatever it has autocompleted. Is there an option to make chrome ...
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How to retrieve saved password in Google Chrome for Android?

Is there any way I can retrieve stored password specific to any URL in Google Chrome for Android. This is not in any way connected with Google Chrome running in Desktop versions. I'm able to see saved ...
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Galaxy S4 will not play gifs in Chrome

I recently bought a Galaxy S4 and then downloaded Chrome. Then I found out it would not play gifs. I can download them and play them in the photo app but I would like to know if there is a fix that ...
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Block specific cookies?

Some sites use cookies to annoy users in various ways (i.e. by nagging return visitors). Is there a way to block specific sites from using cookies in Chrome without disabling cookies globally? I know ...
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Easiest way to add a font so Chrome will recognize it on a Nexus 10?

I want Chrome for Android to recognize the Verdana font on a Nexus 10. That's it. Currently, it only seems to recognize Arial, Open Sans, Times New Roman, and a couple of fixed width fonts. All of ...
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Download source code (mobile website) from Chrome? [duplicate]

Is there a way to download the source code of a website (just visible in mobile) using Chrome browser in an Android device? I am trying to load up the same webpage on desktop but it is not visible. ...
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Create cookies on Droid Turbo local drive using Chrome

Developing XHTML based product for Droid Turbo. Chrome will not permit javascript from file:/// to create cookies for security reasons. If Chrome is started with "--enable-file-cookies" then cookies ...