On a Galaxy S4 I9505 with Android 4.2.2, typing something in the Google search bar widget on the home screen opens a browser page with search results. The problem is that you can't open multiple tabs from this page, as no menu opens on long-tapping a link.

As the Google bar on the home page is the fastest way to start a search, is there a way to set it so that it opens results in a different browser, or to enable the "Open in new tab" functionality in search results?

  • No, I don't think there is. – Dan Hulme Sep 13 '13 at 14:15
  • What you describe is different than what I see - when I search from the Google Search bar/widget it displays results in the Google Search app. Once I tap on a result my browser opens and a new tab is created to view the link. (GNex & N7, Stock 4.3) – Mr. Buster Sep 13 '13 at 16:17

I would like to know if they do create a solution for this as this would streamline things while doing a search. I wouldn't imagine it be too hard for google to do this. Just program the app to open tabs inside chrome app. IDK maybe it is harder but what do I know I'm no programmer

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    This is not a forum site. So bumping is not needed. – Sid Oct 13 '13 at 2:42

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