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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 ...
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WebGL support - which browsers?

Which browsers (and which versions) support WebGL? In particular I am interested in checking Three.js examples, but I do not want to limit this question about a particular WebGL framework or a page.
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What is the browser engine on Android devices?

Different vendors send non-Chrome browsers by default. Can I assume all of them to be Chromimum based?
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How to restore/add google search to android browser - Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830L

I own a rooted Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830L. My carrier decide it was a good idea to remove Google search from the default android browser replacing it with a absolutely useless search engine they ...
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Why does the browser in skd emulated phones whenever i try to download anything from the browser?

I've got android sdk emulator setup on my laptop and have been trying to use it to run existing mobile apps but I'm having some quite serious stability problems. The browser in the emulation crashes ...
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What is the default browser of Android 5.0 and above?

Android devices used to have its stock web browser as its default browser, but nowadays, it is replaced by Chrome. And it is said that the default browser of Android 5.0 and above is going to be ...
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How to track time spend on website?

Is there a way to track how much time I spend on a website? So far I've only known about app usage tracking, which tracks the time I open and quit apps. I want to do that with websites as well. Maybe ...
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Link to app will not open in Google Play

I am using the URI format http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=<package_name> described in Linking to Your Apps on Google Play in order to open the app in Android Market or Google Play ...
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How to force load desktop version of website (changing user-agent doesn't work)?

Some webpages forces mobile version even I change user-agent. I changed user-agent in built-in browser and "Dolphin Browser HD", I am checking it on page www.user-agent-string.info Main problem is ...
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Why I have problem downloading iso file in android?

Background: Our company monitor the network data usage and give warning to employee with high internet data usage. What I want to do is download the big file in my android phone because I have a ...
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Which browser does support proxies?

I'm runing ICS 4.1.1 on a Nexus. I'd like to set up a web proxy at home so I can filter pages before reading them on my Nexus when connecting over 3G (not Wi-Fi). I looked around the settings of the ...
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How to stop web browser offering to sign into Google account

This question seems to be all over various forms, but i haven't yet found an answer. On my Android phone, the stock web browser offers to sign in to my Google account when i visit Google websites. At ...
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Why ES File Explorer not listed when I've to select file for web upload?

When using a Samsung Tab A, with Android 6, I would like to have ES File Explorer listed when I have to select a file to be upload from a web site file selector control. Is there any configuration ...
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Black rectangle on CyanogenMod (AOSP) browser with Quick Controls enabled

I have fallen in love with a browser built in CyanogenMod 12.1, but there is a problem with a black rectangle which has shown about 3 days ago and it do not disappear after rebooting the device I ...
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How to browse to a NAS in Android?

I have a NAS attached to my home router, and the NAS is running a web server. I would like to run the browser on my Android tablet, enter the URL (in my case, diskstation/wordpress) and get the page. ...
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Access website hosted over LAN

I am developing a webpage and would like to see how it looks on mobile browsers, preferably the real thing and not some emulator. So I thought of making my locally hosted site available over LAN. I ...
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How to capture downloading address of downloading file?

I am downloading the file in PC browser so I can easily capture the download link by entering into Downloads Tab & click "copy link address" In Android, I know by long press on Download button, ...
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Prevent Chrome from accessing passwords on the web?

I have my Google Account set on my android phone. But I want to prevent passwords from being saved on my phone and my possibility of people accessing my password list on my Google Account. Is this ...
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How to force browsers not to reload recently seen page after resume?

When I visit a website then switch to another app, then switch back to the browser the page is reloaded which I have just seen. It happens not just with builtin browser - I also tried Opera Mini and ...
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1 blue bar, but Google search results don't load

I typed something into the address bar of the builtin browser, Android Browser 4, and it tried to load Google but the browser said, "There was a network error." Does anyone know why Google searches ...
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Is it possible to adblock while on mobile data?

I can use AdBlock Plus to block ads on wifi. Is there a way to do it while on mobile data? I'd like to use it in Chrome, if possible.
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Android browser not able to access router's settings page

I can access the router's settings page via 192.168.1.1 with my PC but not with my android device. What can be the reason? My device: Android gingerbread with stock browser. Also tried with other ...
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How do I check which browser I'm using?

Some context: I'm using Desire, and it bugs me that it adds "http://www." when I type a word into the address bar. I just want to search... The application I'm using is called "Internet". Is it ...
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Any way to auto close Chrome when closing the last tab?

I have been using the stock Android browser for several years and I am trying to make the switch over to Chrome. The one major annoyance I have with Chrome is that the browser doesn't automatically ...
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chrome uninstall left behind com.android.chrome[noinfo] apk with active connections

I have an unrooted Samsung Note phone (active service with AT&T). It is almost two years old and became slower and slower. I do not have any unnecessary apps and I mostly use my phone for email ...
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Browser which always allows scale/zoom?

I absolutely 100% hate, hate, hate mobile-optimized design sites, particularly ones that disable zooming. Up until now, I've done pretty well spoofing a desktop user agent to get the full pages, but ...
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Android 6.0: Where are the cookies of a native Android browser stored?

I have a phone with Android 6.0. I'm trying to download the cookies file of a native browser. For Android 4.4 version the valid path is: /data/data/com.Android.browser/database/...
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How to use mobile Internet on trains effectively?

When I'm on a train ride (mostly in Germany) I often find that this results in very poor mobile Internet connectivity on my Android devices. Particularly, loading of even small web pages may take ...
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What browser is used on old Samsung Galaxy?

What browser is used on the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S2? I am testing my website on those models using BrowserStack but am experiencing problems. I think one of the HTC ...
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Receive HTML MMS messages

Background I have recently switched to Android from iOS and have run into a problem regarding receiving MMS messages on the phone. Previously on iPhone, I was able to receive HTML MMS messages by ...
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Ads page opening on browser startup

I'm getting incredible bored of this situation. 2 different friends phone got infected with some kind of ads-malware that open internet page at random while navigating with news, shopping and google ...
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Are there browsers that automate download time?

Are there any browsers that automate downloading time? For example I want to download a huge file during a certain time that I would be unavailable with my device but I'd like the file being ...
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Android Browser -Can it be set to NOT open new tabs?

I have an elderly friend that has an app - the app has a button that opens a website. When this person taps that button multiple times during the day a new browser tab opens every time. I can't teach ...
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Can't open non HTTPS websites on mobile network. (Android Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4)

I recently updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop. The problem is that when I am on a mobile network, I can ONLY open HTTPS websites. All the HTTP websites appear as a blank white page. When I am on WiFi, ...
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Browser infected Pop-up

Today I opened my mailbox in my new Samsung galaxy J7 and this screen appeared: WARNING Your Samsung galaxy j7's browser is still infected with a serious virus! Continue with instructions to fix ...
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How do I view source in the Android browser?

Is there a way to view the source HTML in the Android web browser?
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Youtube in flyperlink

I recently came across a beautiful web browser named Flyperlink. It's really good but only problem with this browser is whenever i open a youtube link in it, it opens youtube app instead. Is there ...