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Is it possible to play .3gp videos in browser on Android?

I am not able to play .3gp videos with Google Chrome nor Firefox on Android. Chrome plays the video without image, only sound. And Firefox asks me directly to download the video. I wonder if there ...
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Run www.notion.so in a browser in Boox M96

Hi there I have an eReader brand Boox M96 (android 4), and I'm here to ask opinionn to install a browser in order to run the website www.notion.so I already have tried: opera mini via browser ...
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What internet browsers are able to provide text wrapping (fitting the screen) when zooming (beside Opera)? [closed]

I am not sure I am using the proper terms, therefore I will exemplify them with screenshots. Please help me improve my terminology if I am wrong. (I'm not sure Browser which always allows scale/zoom? ...
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Chrome - unprompted auto-download of files after opening the browser - bug or something else?

Upon opening google chrome on android, it suddenly downloaded (unprompted by me) a jpeg, as well as a "seed" file. After scanning both files with the mobile version of kaspersky, i opened the jpeg ...
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key or gesture to display “virtual/on screen keyboard” (even if there is not text input)

I want to open on screen keyboard on demand and not when android detects an input. Real scenario, I loaded a url containing a javascript web page, this page asks to type a name. Trying on Android ...
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is it possible to view stored webpages via USB otg?

that is on some on android browser, chrome or other. I usually access video content via OTG usb SD , like a breeze. I have a lot of LARGE (100's MB image heavy) webpagges i want to view via OTG. Any ...
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Clear HTML5 storage in Samsung Internet?

I have a problem using Samsung Internet Mobile Browser on my NoteFE running non-rooted Android 8.0. Some websites (like mega.nz) use - what I suppose - HTML5 to store data/files offline somewhere. To ...
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Way to update and keep a browser in custom android device

We have custom android terminal and it comes without Google Apps and only few system apps are there and without a browser app. We need to install a browser in the device and keep it updated. Will it ...
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Append a string before opening external URLs

I frequently read news articles shared on social media. A lot of times, these articles are full of advertising and other irritating elements. I use a service that strips just the content and formats ...
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Cannot connect to HTTPS sites due to device clock being ahead

I cannot access 'My Search.com' I just set as my homepage (Brave browser) and Yandex for my search engine (new install). I got an error saying that my (device) time is ahead. Your clock is ...
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Why can't I have more than five browsers and/or apps up on my phone at once?

On my LG phone, if I try to bring up a sixth app/browser/whatever, it automatically deletes one that is already up. But other people on my plan, with the exact same phone, can have more things up, ...
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Any way to scroll browser or page w/ volume buttons? [duplicate]

I"m using Oreo on a Nexus 6p, and read online a lot. Is there any way without rooting that a web browser can scroll or page with the volume buttons?
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My search results open in samsung browers rather than chrome browers

How can I change it to chrome rather than Samsung on my samsung s3 tablet? I do not know how to change it
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WhatsApp Web doesn't generate QR code on Android phone's browsers

WhatsApp Web doesn't generate a QR code when opened on Android phone's browsers. I have already changed my settings to the desktop view, but still, the QR code is not generated. How to show WhatsApp ...
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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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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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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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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 ...