Using my Samsung Galaxy Tab3 10.1 (4.4.2) I have just started using Chrome as the default browser instead of the built in "Internet".

I have recreated many of the bookmark links on the home screen without issue, and they open Chrome as expected.

However if I open http://www.bbc.co.uk/news and then "Add to Home Screen", the bookmark opens Chrome as a webapp meanng there are no tabs or any ability to use it like a normal browser.

How on earth can I stop it opening as a webapp, and make it open as a normal tab?

  • Thanks @beeshyams, but the blog shows the <meta> tag from the site itself... which I obviously have no control over.
    – freefaller
    Jan 8, 2017 at 11:51
  • @beeshyams, it means that the BBC website developers are the only ones who can change the instruction. But you have helped, as it is has shown that it's simple not possible for me to override it, which is highly frustrating (at least not that I've found)
    – freefaller
    Jan 8, 2017 at 12:05
  • I've just found this answer which has worked perfectly :-)
    – freefaller
    Jan 8, 2017 at 12:26


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