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Recover hidden android files without root rights (browser session backup)

I lost the tabs on my browser app (AdBlock Plus), and I'm trying to recover them. I know that there's a chance they are not entirely lost, the browser history remains (plus the browser is Firefox-...
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Is there a reasonably straightforward way to download videos from proprietary web browser players?

I have a Samsung SM-P900 tablet that I bought specifically to watch professional education videos during a long commute. Unfortunately almost immediately after that the videos I want to watch the most,...
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How to open collaborated iwork file in android

I hope that somebody knows a workaround to a situation. Recently, I needed to share a numbers file with a large number of coworkers. I used the collaborate option and opened up the file for viewing. ...
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How to load URLs in a separate browser from within Samsung Messenger?

In Samsung Messenger, if an SMS message includes a URL, clicking on that URL seems to always load the website in Android System WebView. Is there a way to specify which external browser app to use to ...
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What are the privacy implications of apps that use Android System WebView?

From what I've researched, Android System WebView supports cookies and HTML5 local storage. When do those cookies and local storage items get cleared? For example, Samsung Messenger (Samsung's ...
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XBrowser app: where are bookmarks stored?

I have been using this browser for a while now and I am somewhat impressed. I've added some bookmarks which I'd like to import to the browsers on my laptop. So where do I find them? Or are they in the ...
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How to configure android google chrome to use apps instead of web sites?

How to configure android google chrome to use apps instead of web sites? Sometimes if you install ap chrome sees it and offer you to configure itself to always use apps instead of web sites. How can I ...
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how to stop android calling google maps from chrome

My google maps app has got broken. I think I can use a browser version of google maps. But chrome is redirecting me out from the browser to the app. How to stop android google chrome redirect me to ...
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How can I figure out Android browser version?

Our company is developing a web application and I have tested it with different browsers. I have noticed that the application does not work on the default internet browser on my Samsung Galaxy S4 ...
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Xiaomi Swipe up brings Browser, how to change behavior?

After updating to the new MIUI 10, swiping up from the home screen now brings the stock browser rather than the former default (Google search).. and there is no option to change that behavior.. how ...
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In Android, got click-jacked into clicking “Allow” for a pop-up that flashed for 0.1 seconds. How do I find out what I allowed?

In Android, I was using Google Chrome. I clicked on a sketchy website which popped up a new chrome tab. I pressed the tabs button which caused me to view the various tabs. Right as I was clicking on ...
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Disable in-app browsing on the Facebook Lite app

By default, many apps open links inside the app using an in-app browser. On Android, this is a version of Chrome, called Chrome Custom Tabs, optimised for in-app use (1). When in-app browsing is ...
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Disable all in-app browsing while keeping Chrome as default browser

In previous versions of Android, in-app browsing was facilitated using WebView (1). Disabling in-app browsing system-wide could be achieved by uninstalling the WebView app (2). Recently, an in-app ...
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CPU throttling during Web browsing for battery preservation - counterproductive?

The power saving feature in Android (I'm mainly familiar with Samsung phones so this might not apply to all brands) throttles the CPU in order to save battery. If the phone is being used for Web ...
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How can I troubleshoot a very slow initial connection when web browsing on WiFi?

This has been bugging me for quite some time. When connected to my home WiFi, web connections take a long time to initially establish (like ~10 seconds+) on two separate Android phones (OnePlus 3, ...
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“Webpage not available” for some webpages but not all

I can not access all webpages on my phone. While some are working fine, others simply show "Webpage not available". This appears to be independent of the webbrowser. It's always the same webpages that ...
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Android Browser - how to modify Http Header

I'm searching for a way to modify http header of an web application (Android browser) . I've searched on google but couldn't find. Found one "Header Modifier" which only can add header but can't ...
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How do I update the browser of the Sony ebook reader PRS-T1?

I've an old PRS-T1 ebook reader that is still a very reader. Occasionally I use the browser that is included, but this is very outdated (based on Android 2.2) and often gives errors about security ...
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LineageOS 14.1 browser keeps saying “Download Unsuccessful” at 30-35%

I recently installed LineageOS 14.1 x86 (Android 7.1.2), and have been having issues downloading with the default browser. Every download starts working, but then fails at around ≈30-35%. I have: ...
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Open with %APP% Always option not remembering

I have a intranet webpage that has a button that launches a barcode scanner app, basically by calling the app through a link to the company's webiste: <a class="btn btn-lg btn-block btn-success" ...
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Open specific sites in different browser

How can i change the default browser for specific sites only? When I click on links to certain domains in Chrome, those links should automatically open in a new Firefox tab. When I click "back" in ...
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Copy all URLs of all tabs simultaneously

I have Samsung mobile. I am using Google Chrome in Android. I have opened more than 20 tabs in past 20 days . Now , I want to copy n store all the urls (website links) of all the opened tabs in a text ...
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Why there's no proxy support in Android browsers?

Android supports both Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers since long now. While those browsers have full support for HTTP/SOCKS proxies under all other OSes (Linux, OSX and even Windows), they ...
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Cannot edit a link field in a website like Nuclino / Notejoy / Slimwiki etc. in an Android web browser

When I'm using Firefox, Chrome or Opera Touch on Android, I sometimes edit a wiki in a site one of those listed above. When I highlight text, a box pops up with a bunch of options - formatting, ...
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How does open.spotify to detect mobile browser

If you log in at https://open.spotify.com with your mobile you will be redirect to https://www.spotify.com and if you click on the button "launch web player" you will be redirect too. It's impossible ...
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Mi Max 2 Xiaomi apps as default immutable setting

I'm using a Xiaomi Mi Max 2 phone. At the last time I was able to open links with a browser of my choice. But now, the "browser" only is imposed. Additionally, there is a lot of Xiaomi tools and apps ...
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Users are getting “pop-ups blocked” when using my website

I have no intentional pop-ups on my website at all. However, a number of users on different devices and countries seem to be getting "pop-ups blocked" alerts only when using my website, since ~1 or ~...
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Multiple links/files/folders download using Android phones/Apps

How to download all links/files/folders from websites/web directories using android phones/apps?
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Unable to open Progressive Web App after adding to home screen

I'm running in to some very strange behavior when trying to use Progressive Web Apps (PWA) after saving them to my home screen. Every time I try to open on, the OS prompts me to install Chrome (which ...
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Website shortcuts icons lost after a crash

I am using Nova launcher and after a crash, all shortcuts to websites on my home screen lost their icons. Right now, all of them look the same: with the default green android icon. They still work - ...
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Can you see the time and/or date a website was visited on the Samsung Browser?

I’m not an Android user, so I don’t know what all you need to know to answer this question. I am curious about a particular device, but I would like to know if in general this information can be ...
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Firefox Mobile: How to allow saving unlimited browsing history?

Firefox Desktop allows for unlimited history already, if the space storage is not full. Shockingly, Firefox for Android turns out to be a deceiver like Chrome did with version 37 when removing ...
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Open some urls in different browser

My default browser in Android is Chrome. But some URLs I'd like to open in Firefox (due to AdBlock stuff). Is this possible to define that e.g. "http:\abcde.com" or a certain shortcut on home screen ...
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How can I see which websites use up most of my foreground data?

Every month I use up most of my mobile data in Chrome. This is the foreground data, not background data, so the data saver settings don't do much. My plan is to avoid those websites that use up most ...
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I factory reset my old note 4 and gave it to friend [closed]

Hi i removed a sd card put of my old note4 then factory reset it. gave it away , they put their own sim card in it and started using it then got a message from google on it I also got one on my ...
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Is there a web browser for the 1st generation Kindle Fire that uses TLS1.2 or higher?

Various websites are starting to fail to load in the built-in Silk web browser, and I've tracked the issue down to the fact that Silk uses only TLS 1.0. TLS 1.0/1.1 is outdated and insecure to such ...
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Is it possible to install the Android browser and email app if they weren't built-in?

As far as I know, older Android tablets/smartphones have the Android web browser and email app as their built-in web browser and email app. But my Android smartphone does not have those. My Android ...
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Setting screen timeout when browsing

I know that it's a often asked question, however, none of the answers are applicable to me. I read this, this and this answers, but some apps (like Screebl or Keep Screen Lite) are non-existent ...
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How to permanently enable desktop mode on a browser app?

The tablet is brand new so rooted methods are not an option. I seem to remember there being a Firefox add on that had a similar function, which is now dead and and buried. Are there any other tricks ...
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Using a link with a browser

I have a simple link from an email which I click. I get the following error message: "to view this content, install and set up a web browsing app." I already set the default browser to once chrome ...
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Outlook Web App *light* version

When I access my OWA site on my Android Chrome (Pixel 2), I always get the full version like the one on the desktop. How do I access the light version on my Android phone instead? On my iPhone, the ...
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Chrome error **ERR_SPDY_TRANSPORT_SECURITY** only on mobile device

I'm trying to brows one website in my SAMSUNG GRAND MAX mobile, using Chrome/ UC browser etc. it shows below error This webpage is not availale ERR_SPDY_TRANSPORT_SECURITY but same website is ...
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how to open whatsapp with out scanning QR code [duplicate]

i want to open whats app in browser . but i have to scan the QR code produced in the browser through camera. is there any way to get my whats in browser. problem is my camera is not working it is ...
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How can I access iCloud.com from an android device when I don't have access to any Apple device?

I need to access iCloud mail from my Android phone. Many apps are around for this, but they all require some app specific password generated by Apple. To generate such passwords, two factor ...
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Make website think you have a different size screen

If you really want a desktop version of a website to load you need it to think you have a desktop size screen. The resolution of your screen is irrelevant I've been told that changing the user ...
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How to block/disable Snapchat's in-app web browser?

In snapchat, if you type into a chat a website URL you can then access snapchat's browser. For personal reasons, I've taken the time to remove my phones browser via rooting so that I can't access the ...
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Android browser TLS1.0 support

Is there a browser for Android 7 that supports TLS1.0 and SSLv3? I would need it to access my server's iLO 2 console. Thanks in advance.
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Games laggy in Chrome

I have the following system: Galaxy SIII i9300 with LineageOS 14.1 (latest Nightly), rooted. I would like to play a particular game (I usually do not play browser games) against some one to show him ...
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Popup links inside apps

When I try to open links inside apps, eg Inbox AliExpress Whatsapp, instead of opening up them in chrome, it pops up some windows without javascript, and I cannot use it, how can I disable it?
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How to access history or recently closed tabs in Chromer

I use Chromer in web heads mode. Occasionally I have had all web-heads disappear, presumably due to a crash. In past sometimes Chromer suggested me to reopen old tabs when restarted but not today. Is ...