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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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Can I navigate to a specific URL in Samsung browser, instead of a Google search?

The simple stuff: Using Android 8.1.0, Samsung Internet 11.1.2.2 Whenever I type an URL in the top bar, it performs a Google search with that parameter. Worst thing is that in some cases, the target ...
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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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How do I create a working filter to block sites, etc with NoRoot Firewall?

NRF seems fine for blocking applications' use of data, but not blocking sites or other communication with them on a case-by-case basis; it's an all-or-nothing proposition. I've followed guides on how ...
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how to export bookmarks from Silk web browser without rooting?

I would like to export my Silk browser bookmarks, ideally to an HTML file. Amazon has apparently made it impossible to export bookmarks from its Silk web browser on Kindle Fire. Searching on ...
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Automatic downloads

I've noticed in several occasions that on mobile browsers (I suppose it happens also on desktop ones) downloads can be forced without user consent. I've studied the matter and I've learnt that this is ...
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How to block websites from chrome using Google family link or similar

While using Google family link I am unable to block some websites. Maybe it's a bug, but for some reason for website like Instagram is blocked from being accessed but reddit is not. Does anyone have ...
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Add URL to homescreen

Can I somehow place a link to an URL to the homescreen without having to open it first? I would like to place a threema:// URL to the launcher -- of course, my browser won't show it long enough for ...
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Internet Access unavailable in browsers and mail. But Youtube and Google Play worrk fine

[EDIT] after further diagnosis I observed that I am unable to access my router via its (local)ip address in chrome but I am able to access my router via edge browser. Chrome in my android device is ...
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Chrome and Firefox cannot add specific URL to home screen

I'm using Chrome and Firefox on Android 10. I need to add a link to my home screen and I can't find a way to add the specific link. I know that I can do the following: Go to the URL Tap the overflow (...
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How can I allow my friend to see my screen using a web browser without requiring installation of any app on their or my device?

I am specifically not looking for an App. The reason is that I want to just be able to send a link to a friend without them having to download an app. Also sharing part of the screen, for example a ...
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How I can see time of visiting websites in the MI Browser 11.9.3-g?

How I can see time of visiting websites in the MI Browser version 11.9.3-g?
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Brave browser : switch between search engines on Android

I am using brave browser on android and would like to know if there is a way to switch easily between search engines engines. This feature exists for Firefox and opera who provide small icons of ...
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Change Google Chrome mobile New-Tab to about:blank

How to change the Google Chrome mobile browser new tab page to about:blank? Is there a chrome://flag available for it?
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Changing third-party websites on android device without browser extensions available

I'm searching a way on how to change behavior of some website in mobile browser. For example: Remove annoing Ad (specific one) Change some elements on a website, to make it easier to read on small ...
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Page loading stops and cannot be resumed when changing tabs in Android Tor Browser

I'm trying out the Tor browser on Android 9.0 (device is not rooted). When I open a page and change tabs before the new page is fully loaded, the loading process is interrupted and cannot be resumed. ...
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Can online games from websites be played in Android?

My nephew and I were playing an old Atari videogame from a website on the PC. He has an Android phone and asked me if he could play it on that. I went to the site on Google Chrome and the game loaded ...
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How can I change the default browser on MIUI 10.x?

I've read this question: How can I change the default browser? but the instructions there don't fit my Xiaomi phone, which has the MIUI 10 interface. How can I change the default browser there?
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Is it possible to search for an open tab in Chrome?

Is there a way to search for a currently open tab in Chrome (or Chrome Canary)? And then to be taken to that tab's focus rather than merely load its URL in the current tab you're on. Due to the way ...
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Is it possible to open new tabs/links next to current tab in Chrome?

In Chrome (or Chrome Canary), I'd like to be able to open new links/tabs next to the current tab I'm on. If this was on a PC, the equivalent would be tabs/links opened at the top of the tab tree/stack....
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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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Browser desktop mode not really the same as PC desktop

Is there anyway to make android browser browse 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 menu, and some ...
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how apps bypass VPN?

I installed flipkart from apk. And without logging in searched for mobile phones.Then cleared app data and started VPN and then opened the app again but I was getting recommendations of searched ...

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