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

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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 ...
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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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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 ...