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How can I search for or find text within a web page on the android browser?

How can I search for or find text within a web page on the android browser?
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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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Delete individual cookie on andriod phone?

I have an android phone (Samsung s3 mini). Can I delete an individual cookie? I can see how to delete all cookies, but this isn't what I need to do.
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Titanium backup shortcut/widget to toggle app freeze

My CyanogenMod 7.2 stock browser refuses to remember its defaults. I've taken to freezing opera mini, my other browser, with Titanium backup when I want to use stock to avoid all the preferred app ...
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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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Internet not working in browsers on mobile data, but works on WiFi and in all apps. Please help!

I get the error "ERR_CONNECTION_RESET" in Chrome along with the message "This site cannot be reached" when I am on a mobile network. However, all apps, such as New York Times, The Guardian, etc. 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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Why the F-Droid repository doesn't show latest version of Firefox to download?

The latest version of Firefox available for download is v50.0 but on Play Store v52.0 is available.. Why F-droid doesn't show latest version? Firefox (Browse the web) - https://f-droid.org/app/org....
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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 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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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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Preventing browser redirects on Android (and iOS)

There seems to be an issue occurring with mobile browser apps on Android and iPhone being redirected to advertising sites. This is interrupting the browsing experience. The problem: A user visits a ...
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Is there any way to block websites without Root access

I am searching for a way to block websites without having root access. Is there any way to do it? Any help will be appreciated.
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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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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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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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Sound from browsers with javascript buggy on HTC Desire?

I'm trying to stream music from The Hype Machine on my HTC Desire. When using the HTC Sense stock browser I can press play, go to menu → ... → settings → site specific settings → back out until l ...
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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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Launch Browser from Android's Captive Portal Login

I've configured a Raspberry Pi as a Wifi hotspot and web server. What I'm trying to do is get the user's phone to automatically open a web browser when they connect to it. There is no Internet ...
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What's maximum of bookmark and history in defaut browser in Android

A few days ago I viewed a site that I now want to go back to. However I can't find it in my history. I can't remember the exact day, hence my question about how long this is kept.
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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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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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Changing the writing direction in browser apps (firefox, uc browser)

I write in Arabic most of the time, which unlike English you start writing from the right. Now in browsers writing in Arabic in text boxes starts from the left and the text crawls from left to write ...
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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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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 ...
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How can I flush the DNS Cache?

How can I clear my DNS cache on my android phone? (Droid3, Gingerbread, rooted to be specific) Ideally I'm looking for a command to run through a terminal emulator, something similar to ipconfig /...
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how can i fix this?

when i watch video in YouTube or Facebook or browsing, doesn't matter where, image is always like this. someone to have solutions about this? thank you!
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App that would open a url based on the current date in a browser

I am looking for an app or a way how to automate opening a URL based on current date on the Android 7.0 phone: On 2017-07-01 it would open the following url in a browser: http://myserver.com/...
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What is “http://www.168077.com/12078/index.html” this webpage on my Tab browser

I am getting this web page,titled "smart Site" http://www.168077.com/12078/index.html on my Android Tab. Even After resetting to factory setting, it keeps popping up after some time. After selecting ...
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How to detect memory of a Web page on Android?

I want to test the memory of a Web page on Android. The memory is mainly used for DOM, so I need to know the overall memory, rather than JavaScript memory. Any idea?
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Automatically cycle between web tabs on Android?

I have an information board in an office which I wish to display live web data from an external source as well as data from an internal source. I was using Revolver Tabs for Chrome but this is not ...
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How to export bookmark list from stock android(ICS) browser to pc

I have been using the stock browser which came with the phone for awhile and it has been really useful. Currently I have a large number of articles I have bookmarked that I would somehow like to get ...
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Why does this website look different on Firefox app?

The website is paytm.com. When viewed on Firefox (latest v31.0) it looks like this: Whereas on Chrome/UCBrowser and most other browsers it looks like this: Also on other browsers after ...
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Default Android Browser Error Page Source

I'm wanna ask, where locate source file of default Android Web error page (that shows when for example URL address is wrong)? Example page (click image to enlarge) I just found NOTICE.HTML.gz ...
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Browsers that use compression

I know that Opera Mini is available on Android. Are there any other browsers available that compress content to work faster when not on Wi-fi or 3g?
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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android

I can see 'Settings' -> 'Privacy' -> 'CLEAR BROWSING DATA', but that will clear my browsing info for all sites. I can also see under 'Settings' -> 'Site settings', there is an option to select 'All ...
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How to Enable Android Opera mini browser off-road mode?

Recently I found that, enabling off-road mode in Opera mini browser is a great way to hide my browsing data from ISP. So I installed the version 24.0.2254. But I couldn't find the option in enable the ...
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Unable to upload attachments in the yahoo mail

I am currently using the Xiaomi Redmi 1S device with Android 4.3 operating system.I log-in through yahoo in my mi browser and try to attach an image.The problem comes in attaching an image under the ...
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How do I access the new Oculus Browser in the Samsung Gear VR?

I've come across a lot of news articles, like this one and this one, which say that the newly updated "Oculus Home" interface for the Samsung Gear VR headset comes with a built-in new web browser that'...
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how do i change font style of any website on Android browser without rooting?

I want to know how can I change the font style of the webpage on any browser, it may be chrome, Mozilla, opera, or any other without rooting in android phone.
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How to download files from the Web in the Android Browser?

After trying for a long while to figure it out, I still cannot convince my Android browser to save the file from a web link. If the link is a picture, holding over it and pressing "Save As" saves the ...
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Block URLs and encrypt hosts file

I am looking to block a few URLs from an android device... however, I would like to take an extra level of security and password protect the hosts file. I think I can do that with ES File Explorer ...
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Cannot open webpages in browsers under Bluestacks

I installed Bluestacks mostly because I wanted to take the advantage of the Android browsers. I installed UC browser, and although it launches correctly, it could not connect to any websites. Any ...
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Change rendering mode of chrome

Aosp browser rendered text and pictures a lot differently then chrome. It would white box what is rendered while the cpu and stuff catches up. Chrome seems to freeze when CPU strapped. Is there a ...
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Webpage objects extend beyond visibility

Usually, when I see mobile webpage issues, I chalk it up to the site's developer not making the page universally mobile-friendly. Sometimes it's videos that extend beyond the bounds of the screen and ...
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What is this “in app browser” called and how do I disable it

I factory reset my Nexus 5x a few days ago and ever since most apps (if not all) are opening all links in this in-app, stripped down, reading mode browser. Before the reset I'd never seen this: It ...
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Bypassing mobile detectability from the browser

First of all I know that there is "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 they want ...
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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

Not long ago, Google added a new feature called Chrome Custom Tabs since Chrome 45 on Android JellyBean or later. What are Chrome Custom Tabs? App developers face a choice when a user taps a ...