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How do I delete juat one specific auto suggested URL from android chrome browser

I would like to remove only one particular URL from auto suggestions in my mobile (android) chrome browser. U know how embarrassing it gets sometime when u forget to use incognito mode and don't know ...
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Chrome stuck at loading upwork.com

When I go to upwork.com the page loads. However, when I click the login button it gets stuck loading. Image: http://imgur.com/6fgPAfw
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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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Synchronize bookmarks between Android Chrome and PC [duplicate]

I would like to synchronize bookmarks between Android Chrome browser and Firefox on PC. Is there application for that? Currently I am using xmarks to synchronize browsers on PC but there is no plugin ...
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Browser that doesn't reload tabs all the time

Is there a browser for Android that won't constantly reload tabs when switching between them? I'm using Chrome on a Nexus 5 (lollipop). And even when there are no other apps running it will reload any ...
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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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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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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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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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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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How to display javascript console on Chrome (or a different browser)?

I want to quickly try some Javascript code on Android phone. I cannot find how to open console or something similar on either Chrome or default browser. about:debug doesn't do anything, and I don't ...
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I just reset my android phone, how do I recover my Chrome bookmarks?

I just reset my Moto G, hoping that the Chrome bookmarks would be synced to my account but they haven't and I lost them all. They were extremely valuable and I want all of them back. Please let me ...
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How to open an URL in Chrome Incognito Tab by launching the Incognito Activity?

Is there any way to open a link in Google Chrome's Incognito Mode from the Terminal ? I tried this but it didn't work: am start -n com.android.chrome/com.google.android.apps.chrome.document....
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Disable “Close all incognito tabs” notification?

Recently, Chrome on Android changed a feature to add a notification on the Lockscreen and on the Notification Bar any time you have Incognito tabs open. I really don't want a large notification on my ...
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I can't access the chrome:settings and other chrome: and about: urls un Google Chrome

Although google chrome does suggest those urls: It doesn't allow you to access them: I'm very upset, since I am forced to use Chrome (it's pre-installed and takes 100MB) but I can't even access ...
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Gifs only load a static image in Google Chrome

When browsing google images in chrome, gifs simply show a single frame from the image and don't play the animation. Even opening an individual gif image from the source yields the same result. I am on ...
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Opening incognito tab in chrome when swiping on chrome icon?

As you all know that Nova Launcher allows assigning swipe actions to icons on home screen. For example I have attached the swipe action on the dialer to call home directly. Now I am trying to assign ...
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How can I securely install an older version of Chrome on a device that won't support newer versions?

I have an Android device that runs Android 4.0.2 and can't be updated any further. When I tried to install Chrome from the Play Store, I was told: Your device isn't compatible with this version. ...
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How do I switch from Chrome Browser to Chrome Beta (FOR GOOD)?

I'm using: Huawei Nexus 6p with Android 6.0.1 and stable version of Chrome Browser. How do I completely switch to Chrome Beta without having two browsers installed on my phone? Is there a way to do ...
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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 can I hide the most visited sites on New Tap page in Chrome?

When I open a new tab in Chrome I get a new tab that shows the google search bar and a list of the most recent visited tabs. How do I hide all these recent visited sites without having to remove ...
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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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Intermittent internet connectivity problems on Samsung Galaxy S4

So last night Chrome on my Galaxy S4 suddenly started refusing to load websites while connected to the exact same WiFi network that works flawlessly for two different laptops and a PC within my home ...
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Error 102 chrome

I have a micromax a102 and when ever I try to visit a page which I was able to visit few days ago like Google weblite I get error 102 or connection refused on pretty much every where a few points you ...
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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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Facebook mobile website tries to open Messenger all the time

On Facebook's mobile website on my sister's phone, when you click the messages tab, it first opens Play Store opened on Messenger app (or, it opens Messenger if it's installed). If you click back, the ...
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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 use keyboard in Google Chrome app

Update (20/10/2014) After a routine update of installed apps everything seems to be working as expected. I suspect that updating the LG Keyboard app (which came with the phone) did the trick. ...
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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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Visiting site using Chrome restarts device

I came across an unusual behaviour in Chrome (50.0.2661.89), running on a Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F)/Android 6.0.1 . The behaviour seems to be repeatable, causing my device to restart every time I scroll ...
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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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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 can I prevent an application (Chrome) from opening another application (Google Play Store)?

So today Facebook Messenger declared a war against users of the mobile website. Of course we have been plagued for months with small header messages as well as overlays hiding all content and ...
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How to add desktop shortcut for URL, ignoring web app manifest?

Goal: Have a desktop shortcut that opens https://news.google.com/news/i#0 , ignoring the contained web app manifest that otherwise "overrides" the saved shortcut to http://news.google.com/news?sapa=1 ...
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Make all new chrome Windows incognito

Is there a way to make all new Google chrome Windows on my Android be in incognito mode? Thank you!
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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

Not long ago, Google added a new feature called Chrome Custom Tabs since Chrome 45 on Android JellyBean or later. What are Chrome Custom Tabs? App developers face a choice when a user taps a ...
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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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Can the Chrome logo icon in the notifications bar be changed to reflect the site delivering the push notification?

I've heard plenty about the power-draining properties of Facebook's app - I'm obviously as keen as the next smartphone user to find ways to save battery power. Of course, others have concerns about ...
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Exporting Chrome bookmarks from Android to PC to import to IE11

Here's the scenario. I have a Google Nexus 6 with build MOB30D and Android version 6.0.1. I am at work with a desktop PC that only uses Internet Explorer 11. Therefore, I cannot access my Google ...
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Can you change user agent and device info on non-rooted phone?

For example, I have Samsung Galaxy and use android Chrome but I would like to fake it so that the user-agent shows I'm using HTC One and some other browser. Is this possible on a non-rooted phone or ...
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Chrome's Development Tools on Android

Is it possible to open Chrome's Development Tools in Android? Is it possible to do so with Java? I tried going into the settings and such, but is it possible to access the console and create cookie ...
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Some location based mobile sites not working in chrome

I'm getting a message from some websites (m.yelp.com and nextbus.com) they do not have "permission to access your location". I have my location permission turned on for chrome in the app manager and ...
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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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No tab preview on Chrome

I have Blu studio 5.0 on Android 4.1. When I open the tab viewer in Chrome, all I get is a list of open tabs and no preview of them. Does anyone know why? I have this problem on the beta and regular ...
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How to remember/cache a client certificate

I support a web-application that requires an https connection with client certificates as part of the authentication scheme. On most browsers (Desktop clients, iOS Safari, etc) if you are prompted for ...
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Chrome opens PDF files only through Google Drive, other apps work fine

Bug: pdf files from Chrome open only in Drive app directly, disabling Drive gives me "cannot open file" error. I can open them from Adobe PDF app or FBreader app directly but that is annoying. ...
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Close/reset Chrome tab(s) without launching Chrome

I've got into a peculiar situation with Chrome on my Samsung Note 2 running Android 4.4.2. I've been playing with JavaScript and apparently created some bad code. I know it because PhpStorm showed the ...
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How to copy the current URL in Chrome?

I was sure in the version prior to 18.0 you could fiddle around and long press on the URL in the address bar and get a menu to copy the current URL. I just updated Chrome, now if I long press it I ...
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How to recover application data after deleting it from the settings menu?

I wanted to cancel a download, which I did until now by long-tapping on it, then "App Info" button and killing the download manager and deleting its data. However, this time, the "App Info" button ...
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How do I disable zooming on text input focus?

I know there are certain tricks to disable zooming when making a web page, but how do I disable zoom on focus on my device? I have Paranoid Android and the Xposed Framework, so, I know anything is ...