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Can somebody plant fake site data on a device

I know this may sound like a stupid question But my fiance is claiming someone is fabricating and or planting fake site data on his phone because all of these dating sites, p*** sites, and other ...
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Mobile internet doesn't work on browsers with VPN turned off, but it works in some apps, and works via Wi-Fi in all apps

I cannot use any browser with a VPN turned off using mobile internet, but I can use other apps, such as BBC or Viber. I also can access the internet via Wi-Fi with a VPN turned off. What I have tried: ...
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Browser with extensions able to open local HTML files [migrated]

I am looking for an Android browser which supports extensions and which is able to open and display an HTML file with JS/CSS included dependencies located on the local filesystem. I have tried many ...
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HTML Viewer seems not running the website's Javascripts

I have an offline saved htm web page on sdcard to test Javascript. The default render on my phone seems to be HTML Viewer. But when I tried to open the page, the code didn't run. I know this because ...
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How do I fix monospace fonts once and for all?

Every time I open a programming site on my Samsung Zflip 4 (both Chrome and Firefox browsers), I am seeing something like this: while iOs users are enjoying the luxury of this: Another example, and ...
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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 click on the top right menu bar, you can see that at the bottom it says "...
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Why does MY WhatsApp web take so long to load?

If this question does not belong in Android please be kind enough to tell me where it does belong since I did find a whatsapp-messenger tag here and I thought this fits in Android Enthusiasts. I do ...
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Sync DuckDuckGo bookmarks between devices?

Is it possible to sync DuckDuckGo bookmarks between devices? I wonder if the reason I haven't found anything is it defeats the main purpose of DDG, being a privacy browser?
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Website links on home screen disappeared after device reboot

I saved websites to my home screen on my phone. But for whatever reason, every time I update, it erases those websites that I save on my phone. Earlier today, I restarted my phone. When I restarted it,...
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How to display JavaScript console on Chrome (or a different browser)?

I want to quickly try some JavaScript code on an Android phone. I cannot find how to open the console or something similar on either Chrome or the default browser. about:debug doesn't do anything, and ...
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Disable automatic "zoom on input focus" in mobile browsers

Although a software developer, I'm asking this as an end user. Some mobile browsers automatically zoom in when a text input element is focused; I think this happens when the font size is < 16px. Is ...
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Cursor keeps jumping to the top of the email in Outlook 365 online on mobile devices

In Outlook 365 through web browsers, if I pause typing an email for a moment, the cursor will jump to the top of the email in front of the salutation. This has been happening for years every time. Not ...
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Block Specific settings in Android for self control

Is there any way to block changing of specific settings in Android. Like I am using Familysafe dns to avoid pornography on my device. Is there any way I can lock that specific setting on my device. ...
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How do I disable zooming on text input focus?

I know there are certain tricks to disable zooming when making a web page, but how do I disable zoom on focus on my device? I have Paranoid Android and the Xposed Framework, so, I know anything is ...
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Disable browser auto-zoom in desktop mode

I do some of my works using browser in Desktop Mode. But on every browser I tried, when I click on an input field on the website while in the desktop mode of the browser, it zooms automatically, which ...
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YouTube video in fullscreen mode being cropped

I have a phone Xiaomi Mi 9T with Android 9 and I have MIUI installed on it. My problem is that when watching videos on the mobile version of YouTube in fullscreen mode, videos are being cropped. Here ...
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How can I view timestamps in my Chrome browser history (on Android)?

For security reasons, I need to check exactly when I accessed some websites on my phone a few days ago. The activity is stored in my mobile Chrome's browser history, but apparently the timestamps ...
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How can I view title text for a web image (xkcd.com) on an Android based browser?

How can I see the title alt text for website images on an HTC Desire? I'm currently using the Dolphin HD browser but I can't see a way of getting the alt text.
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Silk Browser only deletes highlighted text partially on address bar

I'm using Silk Browser on Amazon Fire 10 tablet. When I highlight an entry in the address bar to delete it using the backspace/delete button, it highlights it, but only deletes some of it. Ex. https://...
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How to stop my Android device from being spammed in the browser as well as in the application? [closed]

Recently I have downloaded two games: Deer Hunter PreHistoric Worm But after that I have my browser which keeps redirecting me to http://ad.adsmatte.com It is happening every time I load the page – ...
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HTML-only browser for Android? (skip all resources, load just base page/HTML)

For example, I have tuned my desktop Firefox browser to skip loading JS, CSS, fonts etc.; but here I'm asking for something much simpler: when I enter a URL or click a link on an existing page, ...
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Android browser's desktop mode not really the same as PC desktop

Is there any way to make the Android browser browses in true desktop mode, i.e. viewing the same layout as a desktop computer? I know in Firefox, I can click on "request desktop site" in the ...
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Chrome bookmarks desktop (embedded in Chrome)

I was wondering whether within Chrome it is possible to create a set of bookmarks via web site icons that get placed on a special, scroll-bar and screens enabled, bookmarks page. That way, WITHIN ...
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Add extensions to popular Android browsers?

Is there any simple way to make extensions work on your Android phone with popular working browsers like Chrome or Microsoft Edge, or do you have to download other browsers for this to work out? If ...
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Adding extension to Chrome mobile browser [duplicate]

I, like must people use my cell phone a lot. I use the Chrome browser. But if I try to add an extension, say for example...a coupon extension... It won't add it to my mobile browser. Is that something ...
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Copy image from Gallery app or a file browser into a paste target of a web site

A website allows you to copy an image on the desktop (CTRL-C) and paste it per normal CTRL-V into an HTML element for upload. How can the same be done on Android, either in the Gallery app, Amaze File ...
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How to detect which site is being displayed in the TikTok app's proprietary browser?

I am looking for a way to find out the address of a website that is being opened in the integrated (proprietary) browser of the TikTok application. I am trying to stop some fraudulent visits to our ...
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Block URL by VPN

I am using an MDM (Mobile Device Management) service that has a web filtering option built inside the management console. The problem is it can block URLs only on the browser level (like Chrome or ...
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Read websites text on Chrome/Firefox/Edge mobile

Is there any way (e.g. extension) for text reading (text-to-speech) from websites through mobile browsers Chrome/Firefox/Edge, etc.? I'm at the Android latest.
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How can I easily force a browser refresh without going into settings, clearing all caches?

On my Windows 11 PC Firefox browser, if I want to refresh my webpage and load the new style.css that I uploaded instead of using old cached one, I can do "control- [click on browser page refresh ...
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Browser links opening in app instead of browser due to deep links

This is what I am facing right now. I have certain pages configured as Android app links in manifest file of my app. They work as expected when I search for those pages in Google and click on those ...
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How to force Android to tell the browser about real physical resolution?

Samsung Flow allows users of Samsung phones to use the external display, eg. laptop as larger display and also with physical keyboard. However, the browser is still in mobile mode (big UI and big font ...
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How can a complete web page be saved and viewed on an Android device?

There are situations when I require to save a "complete" web page for offline reading. I can easily do that on Windows by saving the web page, but not on Android. I am using Chrome on ...
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How to Save Website Pages for Offline access in Firefox/...?

I need to save the website of some shops etc Power.fi because you cannot use LTE data in their shops (metallic halls) but I need to compare their prices to their website prices and others. Options of ...
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Chromium randomly cannot load pages

I have a Realme 1 with Android 9. No matter what Chromium I use, sometimes the pages don't load, the loading bar being a bit filled. This happens randomly. It even happens with about:blank. I have ...
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Running a web app full screen on Fire HD 10 tablet

I have a Fire HD 10 tablet that I recently purchased. I want to run a web app on it in full-screen mode (this web app, if you're curious), so that neither the system UI (notifications bar and ...
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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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SSL certificate fails only on Chromium browsers in Android

A client of ours has a website that works on most browsers. However, when trying to open it in Chrome (114), Edge (114) or Samsung Internet (21) on Android, there is an error message saying Your ...
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What is the most modern mobile browser possible to install into an old Android 1.5, 1.6?

I got in my hand an old Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro from 12 years ago and this is a quite nice, beautiful, and outdated Android. I do have however interest in seeing how modern mobile apps ...
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How to access Styx Browser & DuckDuckGo sessions/tabs on my Android & transferring them to my Linux PC, possibly ADB method, is root needed?

I've tried every solution recommended. My smartphone is not rooted, it is an LG L355DL, LG K31 Rebel, Android version 10. I got many tabs on my browsers that I need to transfer & review. When I ...
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Android malware opens browser tabs with spec. URL

I got Android malware on my Redmi 9 smartphone which open numerous tabs on my browser with the URL https://jaavnacsdw.com/GAS/GAS.php?c=1797742&c1=VAR. One time, I had 133 tabs. Does anyone know ...
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Disabling custom tabs, or a browser without custom tabs support?

I have searched this topic for a while, but the answers I found are sadly outdated. Chrome/Chromium based browsers (I tried Brave and DuckDuckGo, and according to search results Vivaldi also has it) ...
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How to redirect all web requests from hosts connected to hotspot to a local web server?

I literally have the same question as found in this post: How to redirect complete outgoing phone's traffic to a proxy server? I have an Android phone acting as a hotspot server (using KWS). I am ...
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Bypassing mobile detectability from the browser

First of all, I know that there is a "request desktop site" in the Android browser, but it doesn't solve my problem. I have this site and they have an Android app as well. Because of that, ...
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How do I get rid of target devices to install on the Play store?

Each time I visit the Play Store website via the PC and want to install an app, I get not just my device (Pixel 2), but an emulator that I once used : I tried to go to the settings on the Play Store ...
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How to trigger mouse-over in Android

I visit sites where some features like pop-up menus and tooltips are invoked by placing the mouse cursor over an item. I would like to use all the features while using my Android tablet. So, I'm ...
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Using multi profiles in Android browsers?

I want to have multi profiles in Android browsers. I mean, tabs that can open the same site with different credentials like many browsers on Windows. How to achieve this?
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How to control page refresh on Android browsers?

I like to read the news when I take the subway. The problem is that there is no internet connection on the subway, and thus my strategy is to preload in different Chrome tabs all the articles that I'd ...
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Multiple tabs browsing?

I like using many tabs when browsing. It's a bit annoying to click links and open them as a tab on Firefox. It's annoying to close and switch between them too (Next tab so I can read VS pull a list ...
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Blocking 3rd-party image in Android browser?

For Firefox 4 for Windows, there is a really useful image-block addon for slow connections: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/quickimage/ Unfortunately, Firefox mobile is pretty slow and the ...

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