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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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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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How to extract/backup your phone contact list and browser bookmarks (stock browser, not chrome)

Android - how to extract/backup your phone contact list and browser favorites (stock browser, not chrome) - a modern Samsung smartphone. Hi, I am grateful for any replies (pls note that we always ...
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Typing in Web Browser (Firefox and Chrome) Text Boxes and Text Areas on Android is Awkward

There are several sites which have web browser text areas which you can type stuff in. When these sites are visited with Firefox or Chrome, and you want to enter more than 3 lines of text (for ...
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In Android, view previously opened web page when offline

On a laptop, I can open some tabs in the browser, switch to another window, disconnect from the network, return to the browser window, and the tabs are still there. On Android, when I return to the ...
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recover passwords from browser

please need help me on this. i have saved my passwords for some webpages in andriod browser (defult browswer). when ever i need, i just open the page and am already signed in. somehow, something have ...
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How can I view a TLS 1.2 only website on an outdated tablet?

I have a tablet from 2011 (Prestigio MultiPad PMP3384B) with Android 2.3 which I use occasionally. I’ve experienced recently that I cannot view some webpages (https://www.nytimes.com/, for example) as ...
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Default browser doesn't play embedded music from a website

Today I came upon a situation where I had a website which had an embedded player in it which plays sample music. To my surprise I came to know that the Android 2.3 default browser or Opera web browser ...
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How do I prevent the Browser and Dolphin HD from deleting old history entries?

So I've noticed that for both the default browser and for the Dolphin HD browser, all the history entries get deleted when you go beyond a certain number of pages visited. Does anyone know how I can ...
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How do I open an offline website on Android?

I have a directory with some .html files, some .jpgs, an index.html file, and some other stuff. If I drag the index.html into chrome (or other browsers) on my desktop PC this static/offline website ...
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App Passwords Sync between devices

On an Android device, if we sign up on any app, the password gets automatically stored on the Google Account. With this, we can use Google Chrome to access the saved password on Desktop too. Can we do ...
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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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Indic Language (Punjabi) not displaying

I have created one mobile website using WordPress in Indian Language i.e. Punjabi. I have used Unicode characters. When I try to open this website on my Spice Android Phone having version 4.0.2, ...
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How to block access to a website?

Is there any way to block access to a particular website through the stock Android browser?
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Should I be worried about a website attempting to access my credential storage?

I was reading a website having clicked on a link in the official Twitter app. I was shown this dialog. I took this screenshot, clicked back, then closed the browser. Should I be worried? How come ...
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Any way to find the list of webpages I added to homescreen from Chrome Android?

I had to disable Chrome Android on my phone today due to an unrelated software install issue. In the process, all the webpages I had added to my homescreen on my S8 phone from Chrome Android ...
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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 : https://i.imgur.com/PIQDA96.png I tried to go ...
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How to stop creepypasta.wikia from suddenly redirecting me on Android basic browser?

For the past few days I've been reading the creepypasta.wikia site on my new, virus-free Android phone. For the past couple of days when I'm reading a story, not clicking anything at all, the page ...
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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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how to properly debug websites on the samsung browser

the samsung browser is not chrome nor android stock browser. And our webdev teams has some bugs that only show up on this specific browser (which i'm inclined to call android's IE6) Is there any way ...
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No quality option on YouTube app

recently I don't have any quality optiones on YouTube app and videos just can play on default quality and i though maybe the app has problem , so I updated app but that's not work.after that I search ...
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Playing VLC streams directly from web page?

do you know is there any way to watch VLC streams from my android phone (nexus 5)? I found several pages that provide streams directly (e.g. http://www.jagledam.com/Pink-Action-2-uzivo-stream) and in ...
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How do I get rid of SmartSite (www.zlnav.com) tab on my Google Chrome?

Everytime I open up my Google Chrome browser, a tab SmartSite opens up by itself, which has the address www.zlnav.com, which I suspect is a phone virus/Trojan/adware. I have tried the following so far:...
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Import Cookies from Google Chrome Mobile to another Mobile browser

I would like to know that is there anyway I can import cookies from Android version of Google Chrome to any other mobile browser (on the same device)? Just like when we install Firefox/Opera/Chrome ...
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How to stop my Android device from being spammed in the browser as well as in the application?

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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uc mini's speed mode not working

Something went wrong suddenly with my uc mini browser. It's speed mode has stopped working on my android phone . With its speed mode on, uc mini works well even over slow 2G network. But now, turning ...
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Cannot use keyboard in Google Chrome app

Update (20/10/2014) After a routine update of installed apps everything seems to be working as expected. I suspect that updating the LG Keyboard app (which came with the phone) did the trick. ...
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Is it possible to permanently disable CSS on Android browsers?

Is it possible to permanently disable CSS on Android browsers like Firefox, Dolphin, Chrome and Opera? I want the browsers to completely ignore any stylesheet rule. Can this be achieved with the ...
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Force browser to hide nav & tab bar

This is dangerously close to "recommend me an app" although it is not necessarily so. I am currently doing a lot of reading on an online library site. Usually my browser (chrome, android 4.4.2) will ...
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how to have ad-blocked browsing?

I use Firefox and uBlock on my PC to save CPU time and data. Is there a similar way to get faster browsing in Android? I prefer not to use Adblock Plus.
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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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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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View local website on an Android device

Web developer here. I have two devices, a Samsung Galaxy S3 & a Samsung Note 10.1. I have developed a website which is running on PHP and I would like to view my website on these two devices ...
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Is there a way to make the text on a site reflow in Firefox Mobile?

It used to be the case that when you zoomed a page in or out, the text would reflow to fit the page. I recall reading a bug report somewhere where reflow-on-resize was removed for performance reasons (...
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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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What alternative browsers are available on Android?

What are the browser alternatives on Android and what are the main features that they offer?
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What info does a Mobile Browser send to the Web Server [closed]

What info can be gleaned from a Mobile Phone by a website? (Not an app). Is user specific information such as Phone Number, IMEI, Google Account info etc obtainable via HTTP headers?
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Is it possible to install Chromium on Android?

I really like the Chromium browser, it's quite speedy, but I can't find any functioning downloads for Android. All the sites I've tried so far have the following error while trying to install the APK ...
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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 good reader. Occasionally I use the browser that is included, but this is very outdated (based on Android 2.2) and often gives errors about ...
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Remove “ad-type.google.com” adware in any Android device browser

ad-type.google.com is appearing regularly whenever I access the web through Chrome. It's a new adware and there are no solutions available other than Go to system Settings > Applications > Chrome >...
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How to extract internet favorites&offline links from the original android stock browser?

I need one urgent help thank you in advance!! Situation: I have hundreds of personally important internet favorites saved within the original web browser of samsung android (android version 7, NOT-...
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How can a complete web page be saved and viewed on an Android device?

There are situations 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 Android and I don't ...
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Browser keeps refreshing tabs

I have a LG V480 (1GB RAM; LG Lollipop 5.0.2), when switching from one tab to another tab which was loaded before, it will reload it. Example: 3 tabs with 3 websites, everytime i switch tab it will ...
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Sync DuckDuckGo bookmarks between devices?

Is it possible? 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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How to use “drag & drop” on websites?

I use the adroid stock-browser and I'd like to play chess using e.g. http://www.shredderchess.de/schachproblem-des-tages.html Unfortunately you have to drag and drop the pawns. I tried several ...
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How to save sessions in browser

I use Session Buddy browser session manager chrome plugin quite heavily on desktop and I want similar functionality on android. I know chrome does not have plugin support on Android. So I tried bunch ...
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Can you store history for 12 months in Samsung Internet Browser?

Just wish to know if you can store the history for 12 months on Android in the Samsung Internet Browser? Thanks
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Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere

I can't figure out a usable way of scrolling page by page. I'm using Android 4.1 (stock Android from Google). I have root access if needed. I want this especially in the default browser, but a ...
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Microsoft “web safe” fonts on Android?

I was testing various Android web browsers (but I think the stock one is fine) and noticed that the MS "web safe" fonts (Trebuchet, Verdana, Tahoma and the like) were displayed with substitute fonts. ...
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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? ...