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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
0answers
358 views

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?
3
votes
0answers
248 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
85 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
86 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
395 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
666 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
109 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
852 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
131 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
822 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
483 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
846 views

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! ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
256 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
176 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
437 views

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? ...
1
vote
0answers
336 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
231 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
63 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
261 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
302 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
322 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
750 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Chrome crashes Play Music

OK, I've been having this problem for a while now. And it's back with a vengeance. I have 2 phones. A 2013 Moto G and an LG Transpyre VS810PP. Both phones have the same chipset, the Qualcomm ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Android browsers blocking Youtube preroll ads natively

I was wondering if anyone else noticed that Youtube preroll ads are automatically blocked when browsing on Android Chrome or Android Firefox. This is without any adblocking features enabled (no ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Unable to download .apk from a blank tab in Chrome

I am working on a mobile application and to be able to test it on a device I have a URL, where I go from my device and download .apk installation package. To open the URL and download the app I use ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Data network problem: Chrome timeouts while Twitter fine

My OnePlus One cellphone works fine with WiFi. Android 5.0.2, OxigenOS 1.0.0. All apps are updated. However, when on data (3G or LTE), Chrome, Google Play and a few other apps can not communicate ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Tapping Back button for closing Chrome always redirects to the same website

Every time I want to close chrome with the back button I am redirected to same website. I want to get rid of this website but i cannot. I cleared the browser history but the website keeps reappearing ...
0
votes
0answers
156 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Useful autocomplete in chrome url

Everytime I start typing a url into chrome it autocompletes after the first letter, then appends the rest of my letters to the end of whatever it has autocompleted. Is there an option to make chrome ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Galaxy S4 will not play gifs in Chrome

I recently bought a Galaxy S4 and then downloaded Chrome. Then I found out it would not play gifs. I can download them and play them in the photo app but I would like to know if there is a fix that ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Block specific cookies?

Some sites use cookies to annoy users in various ways (i.e. by nagging return visitors). Is there a way to block specific sites from using cookies in Chrome without disabling cookies globally? I know ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

How to disable TTS after voice search in Chrome?

When I use voice recognition to search in Chrome, it sometimes speaks the first found result (for instance, when I say "Wałbrzych", it tells me aloud basic information about this city from Wikipedia). ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Pop Ups and Page Redirects in Browser

So I have this exact same problem as Marz in this post - Pop Ups in Browser - Possible Viruses? - but instead of happening while moving to Japan it happened while I was in Brazil for work. Even the ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

To show Mobile Bookmarks of Chrome in Desktop?

I would like show my bookmarks in my Screen because some webpages work better than any application. It would be also create an application-like-button for a webpage if possible. Possible through ...
0
votes
0answers
190 views

Export Chrome history in android

Is there a way to export the entire browser history from Chrome under Android, in any file format (csv, xml, whatever)? I have Chrome 42.0.2311.111 under Android 4.2.2.
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Google chrome mobile application opened tab pages thumbnails

So I recently updated to android version 4.4.2 and with this it apperently also updated my google chrome application. In the previous version of chrome, on the overview where it shows all you opened ...
0
votes
0answers
298 views

Android x86 : App stopped working error

I have downloaded and installed android OS (4.4 kitkat) on my pc from android-x86. The installation was successfully and it worked smoothly. I tried opening gallery and it says unfortunately gallery ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

youtube does not play any videos anymore

I have a Samsung S4, when I try to watch a video on Youtube via chrome app, the play button is not displayed and stays black during the whole video. I have updated the app, but still no doesn't work.