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

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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 New Tab Page Different/Changed. Samsung Tab 3, Android Kitkat

Usually my chrome://newtab looks like this: When I opened chrome recently and made a new tab, it looked like this (PLEASE NOTE! This is an image I took from chrome beta to recreate the image as I ...
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App of the day Android

When I click on the link in the "app of the day" to view the app offered every day it seems that before liking to the google play page it open an ads page that I am not able to view. It is right and ...
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Why does the YubiKey Neo only use Firefox, not Chrome?

I want to use the YubiKey NEO with Chrome, and when I tap the NFC sensor to the phone, the only app I can use is Firefox. I would like to have SSO work with Chrome, but not sure how they were able to ...
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Chrome pages turns blank after loading

I have been having this happen to me for a long time now but recently it seems like it has gotten worse. What happens is that A page loads, and you can see the webpage and almost all content while ...
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Unexpected touch behavior in Chrome

On my 2012 Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4 and the latest version of Chrome, I've noticed that when I touch and hold links that are close to each other, it may not select the link I intend to select. ...
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Chrome save as PDF doesn't work

For some reason whenever I try to save a webpage as a PDF Chrome generates a 0-byte size document. And when I try to open the PDF in my Downloads folder QuickPDF tells me "Error while opening file. It ...
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Browsers Zoom In and Out while Scrolling

Every time I open a page in either Chrome, Opera or Firefox and try to scroll with the tip of my finger, the browser seems to suddenly zoom in and out while scrolling, interpreting the scroll down as ...
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Sliding to change tabs in Chrome

When I opened Chrome for the first time on my tablet, it told me (among other things) that I can switch tabs by sliding on the side of the screen.....have since tried, and it did not work. What am ...
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How can I tweak the amount of RAM allocated to Chrome for Android?

I have a Samsung S4 running Android version 4.4.2. I am using Chrome browser version 35.0.1916.141. I am constantly on the go and I utilize my phone's browser pretty heavily. I've noticed that with ...
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Does Chrome for Android sync passwords?

Does Chrome for Android currently sync passwords to Desktop Chrome through your Google Account? I found the issue at https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=113164, but last they say you ...
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Why is the Android stock browser still alive?

The Stock browser in Android has not been actively supported, and Google Chrome is actively developed and uses modern technologies unlike it's predecessor. Yet, the stock browser still has 22.77% of ...
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How can I add a custom search engine to Chrome (beta, stable…)?

Call me dumb, but, I don't see an obvious way to do this. I want to add duckduckgo.com as the main search engine in Google Chrome for Android (beta, stable...)
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Android's Chrome bookmarks won't show up in desktop's Chrome

I have a Moto G (Kitkat 4.4.2) which I've synced to my Google account. The desktop Chrome bookmarks show up just fine in my cellphone's Chrome but the bookmarks added via the phone, which are stored ...
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Unable to change tab in Google Chrome when swiping from side to side on the toolbar

I have Google Chrome v35.0.1916.141 installed on my HTC One X running Android 4.2.2 with HTC Sense 5. One of the previous updates introduced a nifty feature to change tabs by swiping from side to side ...
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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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chrome uninstall left behind com.android.chrome[noinfo] apk with active connections

I have an unrooted Samsung Note phone (active service with AT&T). It is almost two years old and became slower and slower. I do not have any unnecessary apps and I mostly use my phone for email ...
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Cannot connect to the real [website.com]

I just bought a Galaxy Tab 4 and I'm trying to set it up for development. Being behind a proxy that needs authentification, I installed drony to provide my credentials. I'm now able to surf most http ...
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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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Adware in Chrome

The Chrome browser on my Nexus4 started to showing the same overlay ad on every web site I visit. I noticed it the first time using a hotel wifi a week ago. The nexus is not rooted but 'installing ...
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Seeing ads on every website no matter where I visit on my android phone

I don't know what I've installed to my android phone but something cause my phone to show ads on every page I visit. It doesn't matter if I use Google Chrome or default android browser. I try to ...
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Is the secret flag “chrome://flags/#max-tiles-for-interest-area” a legit trick or scam?

I've been seeing these "secret flags" (e.g. chrome://flags/#max-tiles-for-interest-area) for Chrome browser on Android posted all over the internet. Are these legitimate tricks, or scams to phish ...
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On campus e-resources cannot be accessed via Google Chrome Android

I own a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet(Wi-fi only model) featuring Android 4.1.2. My problem is that I cannot access and use library e-resources on campus although I have my tablets MAC address registered ...
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Chrome browser immediately crashes and I cannot get to my bookmarks

Does anyone know why I'm no longer able to access my Mobile Bookmarks on my Galaxy S3 since the last major Android update several months ago? Prior to that update I had no problems with my bookmarks. ...
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I get an application error 919 when updating Chrome. How to proceed?

While updating Chrome, I repeatedly get the following error: Unknown error code during application install: "919" This is on a Wolfgang AT-AS43D4, running stock 4.1.2. I have about 100 MB free ...
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Hide the address bar (“omnibox”) in Chrome for Android without scrolling?

I'm dealing with a web app that I can't scroll up and down or zoom (scale) in and out, and there is just a tiny bit of the bottom of the page that doesn't fit on the display. Since scrolling and ...
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Android tablet very laggy and freezing for 3 minutes (slow internal storage?)

I have Pipo M9 Pro with Android 4.2.2 OS is quite laggy and to use Chrome is almost impossible... it is so very slow and sometimes I cannot do anything for 3-5 min because of freezing. I made some ...
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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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How to export SSL certificate from Android, Chrome

I have a Nexus 5 with the latest Android 4.4.2. I'm registered on using Chrome . 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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App force opens Play Store when I try to open Chrome

I downloaded and installed GO Launcher and there was an icon preinstalled with it. I clicked on it once accidentally, and it opened in the Play Store. Now when I try to use Chrome anytime, it force ...
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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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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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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 ...