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Blocking Reddit on android

I have a habit of using reddit app and I want to kick out this habit. I have tried the following ways to block reddit. Blacklisted this website on a blocker and now cannot access it in any browser. ( ...
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Import settings from Habit Browser

I'm trying to import settings for Habit Browser. After navigating to Settings -> Advanced -> Import Settings, I get: 0 ../ How can I change the location to the Download folder? Alternatively, ...
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Close tab and end current page in browser. When I restart FireFox, Chrome or other browser on Android phone or tablet, last page browsed comes up

On my Windows computer, if I close a browser page, the next time I launch the browser, it goes to my home location. This is true regardless of the browser so far as I can tell. On my Android tablets (...
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Chrome won't open unlinked URLs on Android 11

I have a Google Pixel 4a running Android 11, and I haven't been able to open any links in Chrome by tapping them. On my old Android 9 phone, I was able to tap/select a URL, and there was an option to ...
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How to change the User Agent string in Edge or Chrome

How can I change the User Agent string in either Edge or Chrome on Android? I found old tutorials suggesting either going to about:debug or about:useragent but neither of these seem to work anymore.
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Adguard HTTPS filtering

Are there any Reviews/audits verifying the security of the Adguard HTTPS filtering (interception)? I know that any MITM software is a security risk, but without this feature ads are not blocked on ...
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Is there a Chrome / Chromium extension to, by default, open links in a new, background tab?

I am running, on an Android tablet, the Kiwi browser (which can install Chrome / Chromium extensions) and want to, when browsing a news website, have every time I click a link of a headline, have ...
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Open chrome (or any other browser) without browser controls

I am trying to open a chrome browser instance without all browser control. In Linux I could achieve this with: google-chrome --new-window -app=https://webaddress.domain How can I do same in Android?
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Web Browser Screen Resolution / ViewPort width

I've recently upgraded from a OnePlus 5T to a Oneplus 9 Pro. I have noticed that when viewing webpages, the viewport width on the 9 Pro is smaller than on the 5T, even though the 9 Pro has a higher ...
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Restoring browser history in Android

In an unrooted Android tablet, is there any way to restore web browser history searches that have been cleared? It is Chrome web browser, and it's not linked to a Google account. Android version 6.0
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Unable to block element Adguard content blocker

I am using AdGuard Content Blocker with Samsung Internet on Android. I want to block an element (top ad banner) on livemint.com After inspecting element, I found these div tags. <div id="...
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How to load an HTML file on an SDCARD in a browser using Android 11

Background Using a file explorer I can select an HTML file and it will start the default browser and then do its thing. The HTML file is on an inserted SDCARD In the browser, the HTML file takes some ...
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any browsers with console in it? [duplicate]

is there any browser/browsers which have Javascript console in it? or is there any way to add Javascript console to an browser like an addon or does the Chrome browser have console, if yes how can i ...
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How to suppress the welcome note and sign-in form on freshly installed chromium(for android) browser startup

I have created a script for modifying the chromium browser's behavior when it starts. If the browser is freshly installed and if anyone opens it for the first time, the user will get a welcome note ...
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How can I activate the new Chrome tab management tools tab groups & grid layout?

I make heavy use of my tablet for research & typically have 200 to 500 tabs open. So I have been looking forward to the alternate grid layout and to Chrome Tab Groups for Android, which would make ...
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SMB/CIFS URL not working in Android browser. How to open SMB shared files and folders in Android browser

I'm sharing some folders and files from windows in my LAN. I can access the files using ES-explorer and X-plorer apps. What I want is to open the folder in browser using URL. All laptop browsers can ...
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How to view pages saved on storage (or disk)

I have a very simple html page that I saved on my disk on my computer. It only contains a link to an image, saved in the same folder with that html page. I can view it without any problems on my ...
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Unlocking capability of a locked Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge phone only for medical purpose

I have just been given a very special type of a phone and I want to know what I can do with it. Let me explain my situation: I just got a Medtronic pain pump installed via surgery and after I was ...
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How to enable ajax access to local files in any Android browser?

On Desktop, some browsers provide an option to enable ajax access to local files. For Chrome, it's the command line option "--allow-file-access-from-files". For Firefox, it's the config ...
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How to link chrome html files together on android

I have multiple chrome html files on PC that are all linked together. For example, there is a table of contents and if I click A it will then open the html file for A and this can be then used to go ...
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Browser going “Back” by itself

having a super weird issue with Google Pixel 4 XL. Since yesterday my Chrome (tried later on Brave and something wild like Vivaldi) is acting out. Opening new tab and going to website like facebook....
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How can I restore the browser button?

For some magical reason, the browser button on the home screen of my Android phone (Xiaomi MI 9 SE, MIUI 10.2) has gone missing. I can't find it! ... how can I restore/recreate it? Note I'm not ...
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How to whitelist websites? [closed]

How would I whitelist so that I can only use certain websites in my browser?
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Does sync work on Firefox Lite for Android

As a privacy conscious user I am trying to decouple as much as possible from our internet overlords Google, Facebook, Twitter et al. To that end I have decided to shift from using Google Chrome to ...
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Android browser that prevents zoom and is always fullscreen

I'm trying to use an interactive HTML site and it keeps on zooming in and out whenever i accidentally touch it with 2 fingers, is there a way to make a browser prevent the zoom behavior? Similarly, ...
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How do I get any browser available on Android to open a fixed set of urls on startup?

How do I get any browser available on Android to open a fixed set of urls on startup?
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How to run Zoom meeting directly in the browser?

I have a ZTE Avid Plus Z828 running Android 5.x. Using Chrome 85.0.x, I'm not seeing an option to run a Zoom meeting from the browser. It only says to download the app, whereas I'm looking to just ...
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Why does Adaway want to install a self signed certificate?

In the preferences for the ad-blocker Adaway, it has option to "Install self-signed certificate". What exactly does this do and what are the risks involved?
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What is the official name and nature of the panels that are sliding upwards in web browsers

I think the title sums up pretty good what I am asking but, here is a screen capture of the particular type of in-browser panels I'm wondering about I don't mean the ones android system shows when ...
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Android 9 - What is the “Browser App” setting in the App Info page of web browsers?

I don't understand this option. Can someone clarify for me? This is what I figured it's for: If I'm on chrome's App Info page and I set "Browser App" to chrome because I don't want the ...
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How to use a different file chooser app in Android?

When using many different Android apps, a file chooser is displayed to allow the user to select a file to process. For example, in the Privacy Browser web browser, visiting the VirusTotal website and ...
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Error: No browser on device. What are you doing?

I am using Android 10. Samsung One UI 2.0. I have installed: google-chrome, firefox in my android. But, when I click on external url on various apps, I get this error very often: No browser on device. ...
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How to clear the Android file chooser history?

When using many different Android apps, a native file chooser is displayed to allow the user to select a file to process. For example, in the well-regarded Privacy Browser web browser, visiting the ...
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How to start the kiwi browser always incognito mode?

I want to start the kiwi browser always in incognito mode. How can i do it ? I know there is a option to click on incognito mode, But I want it to start with incognito mode.
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How can I transform my extensions in Microsoft Edge Windows to Kiwi Browser Android?

I want to use my MS Edge extensions on Kiwi Browser without having to install each one on its own.
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Open Outlook links in Chrome

Using Outlook version 4.2041.3 on my Samsung Galaxy A30s with Android 10. If I receive an email with links in it And then click in the link it opens up in a weird browser. I would like for it to ...
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Disable transition for tab window in Firefox Mobile?

in the latest version of Firefox Mobile (Fenix, Nightly 201010; alternatively latest release), there is a transition animation when you open the list of tabs - they "scroll up" from the ...
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how to take android browser offline when my external ip changes?

My ISP only provides ipv4 ips dynamically. I have tracked them using a termux script and found that i can get back ips after reconnecting a couple of times. Now what I want is to restrict my browser ...
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SSL error on Firebase hosting on old Android devices

I am not being able to see my Firebase Web App on old Android Devices due to SSL error. There is a question about this, but the answer doesn't say how to solve it. Is there any solution for this?
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Prevent the uninstallation of Chrome's extensions on Kiwi Browser

So I am on Kiwi Browser which allows me to use Chrome's extensions on Android. This is great and all, but I want to prevent the extension from being installed. I am doing this because of self-control ...
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Use firefox as the in-app browser instead of chrome

When I click a link in another app, say "gmail" for instance, it opens up an in-app browser to view it. When you clock on the top right menu bar, you can see that at the bottom it says "...
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Video files mysteriously deleted

I get some files deleted when doing this, it happened twice and it doesn't happen anywhere else: I download some mp4 files with Chrome or Brave, both in incognito mode, and directly to the microSD ...
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How to use Gmail app without any browsers installed?

I had rooted my Android phone, and after uninstalling all browsers, I am unable to use the Gmail app on my phone. While I still get notification of Gmail in the notification bar, it closes as soon as ...
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Why does Tinder constantly appear on my Opera mobile home page without me adding it?

I've been using Opera Mobile on my phone for roughly two months now and lately I've noticed that Tinder repeatedly appears on my Opera mobile browser homepage without me adding it. The first time, I ...
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How can I change my location on Tinder (free version) on a rooted phone?

Android 7.0. Using GPS spoofers doesn't seem to work. It works on Google maps though. I don't know what Tinder uses to know where you are but it's pretty good. How can I bypass it? Things I've tried: ...
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How search for similar images in the phone? [duplicate]

I am looking for an equivalent functionality that is available on the desktop Google Search page: upload an image and search for similar ones. Unfortunately once Google recognizes that I am on the ...
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How can I sign up for a Firefox account?

I want to back-up bookmarks and history, but the Sync "application" on my android device "cannot connect to network" and the webpage only provides a never ending swirl, even on a ...
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Remove the URL/menu bar for a mobile website

A while back I noticed a cool feature in mobile Firefox that removed the URL/top menu. This made the website feel like it was a native mobile app and I was able to use this feature by making the ...
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Why do android eCommerce apps feel snappier and smoother than visiting eCommerce websites on mobile

Everyone knows that visiting a website like ebay.com on a mobile device doesn't feel as smooth and snappier as looking and browsing through ebay using the ebay mobile app. The mobile app experience is ...
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Android 4.0 – any browser able to set UserAgent?

Is there any browser (or its add-on) running on Android 4.0 where I can tweak UserAgent string? I would like to use older Android device to view Microsoft To-Do list in a browser. But they obviously ...

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