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

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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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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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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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How to avoid / troubleshoot on-page refreshing bug in Chrome for Android?

I've been experiencing a bug since the upgrade to Lollipop, perhaps even earlier, where the current tab refreshes while I'm looking at it. This has been very difficult to find info about, because of ...
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Always use desktop mode for specific websites on Chrome

When I tap one of my favourite site, Chrome suggests me the link to mobile version, but I do not want it. I want to disable it only for my favourites. I want to set the desktop mode only for some ...
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Open bookmark list in new tab using chrome 38

I usually surf with multiple tabs open. There is a new fancy version of Chrome-android, (38.0.2125.102 and later), and with it disappeared the possibility of seeing the bookmarks list when opening a ...
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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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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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Using the GPS instead of Google Location Services in Chrome

I do not consent to Google collecting constant background information about my position at all times through their Google Location Service program. So I have got that option disabled. I can get just ...
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Setting IncognitoModeAvailability policy for Google Chrome on an Android tablet?

Google Chrome supports an “IncognitoModeAvailability” policy that I want to set on my Android (Jelly Bean) tablet. I tried to set up the policies as described here: ...
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Why isn't Android using the IPSec VPN for browsing etc.?

I have configured IPSec VPN using a PSK to connect to my home network using the default built-in VPN settings in Android 5 on my Nexus 5. It connects correctly, but most apps don't use the connection ...
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Chrome - How to clear incognito pages from memory/history?

Short: As Chrome reopens the incognito pages/tabs after closing it (the browser, even after ending it in the "Active applications" list), how can one make sure those pages are forgotten by the phone? ...
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Mathematical fonts in Android

I am reading the following (mathematical) website https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/ in android (using chrome webreader). The problem is that mathematical formulas and even simple symbols like ...
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How to recover Chrome open tabs

I used to have the Chrome app with more or less 40 open tabs for some months. I opened it pretty often and it always restored all the tabs, until yesterday. I opened Chrome by mistake while I was ...
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Embedded Youtube videos don't play in browser

I have a Samsung S4 running Android Kitkat 4.4.2 (latest version on Verizon). Both in the Android default browser and chrome browser, when I'm on a page with an embedded Youtube video (all pages with ...
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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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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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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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Apps won't open links in Chrome even when I set it as default action

Got updated to Jellybean (4.1.2) finally last weekend. Also installed the Chrome browser. Certain apps, like Call Control, open links in the default browser, but don't make the connection with Chrome ...
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Is there a way to automatically load insecure content in Chrome browser for Android?

Similar to this question but for the mobile space... How to allow Chrome (browser) to load insecure content? Is there a way to automatically load insecure content in Chrome browser for Android? I ...
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Google Chrome crashes when attempting to access Desktop Bookmarks (Asus Nexus 7)

Steps to reproduce: launch Google Chrome browser and open new tab touch bookmarks option on bottom menu select Desktop Bookmarks This causes Google Chrome to crash, resulting in: "Aw, Snap! ...
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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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Chrome Remote Debugging: Inspect fails, flashes new window momentarily

I'm trying to use Chrome Remote Debugging, and seem to be having a different problem from most folks. The chrome://inspect window lists tabs ok, and the "open" and "reload" functions work properly. ...
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Can't copy image url (4.4.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Avant with Android 4.4.2 and up until a couple days ago I've been able to copy image addresses with Google Chrome but now I don't see the option anymore. I've tried it with ...
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Chrome not loading tabs

I have Moto G3 XT1541 on stock Lollipop 5.1.1 and sometime tabs won't load. I just get stuck on this Usually, I just have to close the tab and reopen it and it will work but it's quite annoying
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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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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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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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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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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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what does the app showbox mean when it says “cant play this link”

Showbox was working when I first got the app but now whenever I try to watch one of my shows it loads and then says "can't play this link" PLEASE HELP!!!! I'm not even done with my show yet and I ...
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Turning off Proxy for chrome incognito?

I have tested Adblock plus which tries to filter ads as a proxy. After uninstalling i had to remove proxy settings. It works generally, but not in chrome incognito mode. How can I change proxy ...
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What does 'sandboxed' webview actually mean?

I keep hearing the argument for Tinfoil for Facebook(vs mobile site) that it is sandboxed. What does it actually mean? what can websites access on normal web browsers that they can't on isolated ...
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Why won't my Android phone access any HTTPS websites through WiFi?

My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 can not access any secured website while connected via my home WiFi – even applications like Google Search and Facebook can't access the internet and give an error saying ...
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Playback MP4 video clip in Chrome

I get several emails everyday from my security camera system. Such mail contains links to video clips (aprox 20 sec each) form cameras in MP4 format. I use native Gmail client for Android. After ...
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Trigger Mousewheel in Android Chrome without mouse

Is there any way to trigger the mousewheel javascript event without actually attaching a mouse? I'm asking as a user.
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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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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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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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Browser goes to wrong site

Since yesterday, I cannot browse to www.aemet.es (the Spanish national weather service). Instead, it goes to m.antena3.com (a TV station). This happens both with the built-in browser and with Chrome. ...
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Stop Chrome caching webpages

Is there anyway to stop Chrome on Android from caching webpages? If not is there either another browser that will allow this or a way to achieve the same functionality?
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Some features of Chrome for Android cause it to crash to the homescreen

I have an LG Optimus 2X P990, which is running Android 4.0.4, ParanoidAndroid ROM. I have downloaded Chrome for Android from the Google Play Store and it works like a charm in some places, but others ...
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Chrome crashes on Acer Iconia A200

I'm seeing problems identical to this issue, where Chrome either crashes, becomes unresponsive, or the screen goes black if I switch between tabs. Logcat shows: OpenGLRenderer is out of memory ...
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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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AdChoices block on Android Chrome

I have an MLS Ocean 3G tablet and i see a small banner on the bottom right corner of Chrome (for Android). It comes from Ad Choices. I tried to remove it by scanning with various malware/antivirus ...
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Location in Chrome

I am wanting to utilize a high accuracy GNSS position in a GIS data collection application optimized for the Chrome browser running on my Android device. The problem is that the device doesn't have ...
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How to stop automatic play videos?

When I am listening to music surfing the net if in the website there is a video (often it is advertisment) it happened that the video play automatically stopping the music. How can I prevent this ...
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Preventing users removing managed accounts

I've been using Android For Work (Google Admin) for a while now and I'm fairly happy with its range of policies available. Some of the main policies I've been applying for enrolled devices are ...
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Chrome 48.0.2564.95 Battery Usage

I have been dealing with an issue where Chrome eats my battery like now tomorrow (I'm lucky if my phone will even charge because of how much it uses), and none of the solutions I have found have ...
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How to avoid stop music when open web pages?

When I am listening to the music with my headset and I travel on the web it happened that the music player stop when in the web page there is a video in automatic play. How can I manage it? I use ...