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How do I disable “Link Preview” in Chrome?

This feature magnifies links when it seems unsure of which you touched. This article talks about an "Enable Link Preview" setting as if you can turn it off. Beyond its annoyance, as I have to click ...
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How to refresh a web page in Chrome (Ctrl+F5 analogue) on a device without menu button?

I have a Nexus 7 Android device with 4.2.2 and Chrome browser. How can one perform a deep refresh of a web page - analogue of Ctrl+F5 hotkey on desktops? Please, notice that the device does not have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to stop Chrome from causing Download folder to reappear in gallery?

Wanting to exclude the Download from being scanned by the Gallery application, i do as required, and create a: .nomedia file in the Download folder. That correctly causes the Download folder to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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Issues selecting text in Chrome 34

I'm trying to use the javascript text editor at http://codemirror.net. Normally, I can long tap on any text to bring up a selection that I can modify and copy/cut/paste. However, long tapping in the ...
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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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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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Debugging android from chrome developer tools being offline

I'm debugging some html on an android device using chrome's developer console (chrome 32.0). Neither my laptop nor my device are connected to the internet; I'm using xampp as the server and netsh ...
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Google services not connecting

I have a Samsung tab 3 and I'm having a problem with Google services. I am logged in with my Google account but none of my apps are syncing. In youtube it says check network connection. In drive it ...
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How to export SSL certificate from Android, Chrome

I have a Nexus 5 with the latest Android 4.4.2. Using Chrome I registered on . They use client certificates to authenticate the user. I installed the certificate and could successfully use the site ...
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Chrome / internet hogging dat

I have an HTC One using 4.3 I have recently "lost" a lot of data. I think I've narrowed it down to Chrome, which hogs about 10mb every morning around 6am. This is detailed as "foreground" in my usage ...
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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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Change low resolution playback of embedded YouTube videos in Chrome

Device: Nexus 5 If I try to playback an embedded YouTube video on a page using Chrome, it always plays back in low quality. If I play the same video back in Dolphin browser or directly in the YouTube ...
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how to “repair” a Nexus 10 that spontaneously exits Chrome

Sometimes the Nexus 10 will exit Chrome spontaneously in the middle of displaying a YouTube stream. Why is this happening and how can it be resolved? In order to operate conservatively, I have ...
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Install USB Driver for (Chrome) Web Developer Tools in Windows 8

As the Chrome v32 allows to connect Android phone in order to emulate a mobile experience, the "remote debugging" (https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/remote-debugging?hl=es) I ...
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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 to manage browser favorites?

How can I manage the position of my favorite links in default browser (chrome)? I have several favorite in the default grid, but the position is determined by the order of saving. I use chrome with ...
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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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Touching multiple web elements simultaneously brings out area with magnification for clarification of intended target – name of feature?

When you touch multiple web elements simultaneously, perhaps due to the widgets being too small, and/or too close together, the area around where you touched pops out, giving you a magnified view of ...
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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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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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is there a difference between (and how do I install) Chrome Browser for android and Chrome Mobile?

I'm working with a Web App and testing on: Galaxy Tab 2 (7") with Chrome Browser installed from Google Play Store Kindle Fire HD with Chrome Browser installed from 1mobile.com and then updated via ...
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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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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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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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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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How To Change browser font in Chrome For Android?

I am a seasoned Linux developer, tinkering with Android. I want to modify Chrome so that it uses the font I want as default. So far I've found ...
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Why does Chrome on Android 4.1 show magnifier?

What could be a reason for Chrome on Android 4.1 to show an empty magnifier? Here is an example: http://tjs-projects.de/ When you tap on the cube, sometimes nothing happens. Sometimes an empty ...