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Something is opening Spam URL in my Browser, how do I find out what did this? [duplicate]

Sometimes, when using my phone, suddenly my browser (Google Chrome) opens up and tries to open a Spam URL. This will occur again and again, until I restart the phone. It does not seem to be related ...
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How to disable redirects from Google Search results to Android apps (different issue from 2014)?

This is no duplicate of the same titled questions from 2014: The list of recent "answers" of disgruntled users shows that this is a new problem that seems to have surfaced just recently. As the "...
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open multiple URIs with one click (similar to desktop Firefox “open all in tabs”)

I want to open a folder of about 20 bookmarks in a web browser with one click. So far I have not found any browser or any addon that will do this, but maybe I am overlooking something obvious. An ...
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open a list of bookmarks in one go?

How can I open a list of bookmarks into different windows of Android's 2.3.5 browser in one go? For example, how can I set up a bookmark list that opens 3 windows in one go with the pages: www.nytimes....
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Force Google Chrome to load background pages

I open links via context menu item Open in background but background pages begin to load only when tab is selected. Is it possible to force Google Chrome for Android to load pages which are opened in ...
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Chrome pages turns blank after loading

I have been having this happen to me for a long time now but recently it seems like it has gotten worse. What happens is that A page loads, and you can see the webpage and almost all content while ...
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missing glyphs on web pages

I have a rooted Galaxy Note Pro. I'm annoyed at black blocks that appear instead of whatever symbol, when reading web pages. I copied Code2000, Symbola, and the BMP Fallback ttf files to /system/...
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save web Images with Xperia Z1

How can I save web Images with xperia z1 ? (kitkat) I search for and image in google and find it. now how can I save it. it doen't have save image option like old versions :(
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How do I uninstall a browser

Can I disable/ uninstall the browser that came with the phone without disabling another browser I have installed? How do I do it?
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Removing browser ICON from home screen

Is there a way to remove the browser ICON from my home page?
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Sharing Browser Links between PC and Phone

I'm starting a wiki to compile a short list of browsers, apps, extensions, etc. that allow users to easily link or bookmark webpages between their PC and phone. This is ultimately just a "best apps" ...
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Phone number detected by a web page when browsing from chrome for android

I recently got subscribed to some alerts by the mobile provider automatically and some amount deducted from my phone balance. I called up the customer care centre and they agreed to refund the amount, ...
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Force desktop version of websites? [duplicate]

Chrome has a feature that requests the desktop version of sites, but some websites don't oblige, and continue giving the mobile version. Is there any way to force them to give the desktop version? I'...
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What is a “native web app”?

I've come across the term "native web app" also known as "hybrid app". I know what "web apps" and "native apps" are, the difference being that the former are downloaded and run within a web browser ...
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How to close (shutdown/kill) the Android web browser?

I did read this question What is the right way to close apps in Android? but I want to know how to close - that means close - application to save power and download limit. My observations tell me ...
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Prevent particular website pages from appearing in Google search [phone]

How do I prevent links to a particular website from showing in search results on chrome, on my mobile? For example I want to see a video of maybe cows dancing But I don't want to see any links ...
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How to multi select emails in browser or Gmail app?

I want to do something like below given question in Android, is it possible to do in browser or Gmail or any other email app? Is there any way to easily select multiple messages in Gmail?
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How to remove or disable pop-up alert()/confirm() box from build-in Browser from malware?

My young niece install low rating free games from Store and she have no any security concern. Some malicious application open malicious site which ask for money in alert() and confirm() message boxes....
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How to make a URL desktop shortcut have the page's favicon?

Theoretically, it should do this automatically. In practice, sometimes it works, sometimes not. All the pages below have proper favicons, but only the O Globo and Amazon favicons made it to the ...
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How to 'Forget' Password to Google account on my Mobile?

On my phone, when I go on the browser to the google homepage it asks you if you want to sign in and when you click sign in it doesn't ask me for my password, it just automatically remembers it now. I ...
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I am looking for a simple way to translate words highlighted in the browser

This is my use case: I'm trying to improve my Spanish so I've started reading Spanish-language newspapers in the browser on my phone. What I'd like to do is this: when I need a word or phrase ...
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Opt-out for Google Analytics on Android/Chrome mobile browser

Google has an opt-out for Google Analytics To provide website visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics, we have developed the Google Analytics opt out ...
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Am having multiple issues with Android 4.4.2 tablet

This is a fairly new tablet. First, I couldn't get page reload to stop coming up while using Chrome and stock (google) keyboard. The manufacturer, Prestige, advised me to use the stock browser ...
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Changing CPU architecture in build.prop won't effect browser

Web pages using NavigatorObject can query my platform and see that it is armv7l. for testing reasons i need impersonate i686 CPU. when i edit ro.product.cpu.abi at system/build.prop it doesn't change ...
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Can I sync my Chrome bookmarks with my Android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I sync the bookmarks in the web browser? Since I'm a big Google user, I'm used to everything (Google Contacts, etc.) being synchronised on my Android phone. Is it ...
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How can I get my Chrome-synced bookmarks in an Android device?

I'm using Google Chrome and syncing the bookmarks with the built-in feature. How can I get those bookmarks in my Android device?
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Galaxy S5 stock browser user agent

I have a problem with a site not detecting a stock S5 browser as mobile. I don't own a galaxy S5 so I asked the person who found this issue to send me the complete user agent string, this is what I ...
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How to browse American Express in desktop mode on Android?

It's seemingly impossible to browse American Express www.americanexpress.com in desktop mode on Android. I've tried Chrome and Dolphin browser, also tried searching for a button on the site that ...
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Pop up about security problems

I had a lot of these pop ups and I don't know if it's for real or not.
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How can I make 1Password for Android log in with the built in browser?

I have a Droid X and have just installed 1Password. I like that I can take my passwords with em and log into websites via the phone, but it seems to only use the 1Password built in browser, which does ...
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Can I make a web site continue running when in standby?

I am developing a simple web application which will be used for tracking GPS position. The general idea is that every couple of minutes it'll send the GPS location back to a server with an AJAX ...
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How to open simple html file in Orweb browser?

I have installed Orweb(Android equiv of tor browser), Orweb doesn't appear to allow bookmarks only a homepage, no problem I'll just create a simple html page containing a list of links and set this as ...
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Pop Ups in Browser - Possible Viruses?

Since moving to Japan, the chrome web browser on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3) has been acting strangely. Sometimes it will happen when I switch to a new article on a news mobile website, or even if I ...
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Combining Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere on Android?

On my PC (Windows 8.1) I am happily using Firefox with the Addons Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere. I really like this combination so I winder how I can achieve the same things on my Android phone. I ...
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Which engine does the stock Samsung browser use?

The title says it all - is it based on webkit, gecko or something else? Thanks!
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How to find the list of servers accessed by a webpage on android?

On my desktop Firefox I can view the list of servers any given web page accesses either by checking with Firebug or by pressing "Ctrl-i" Page Info > Media. Out of the two Firebug is of course much ...
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Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone? [closed]

Is there any web browser that can display the desktop version of Gmail on an Android phone?
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Are there any browsers out there that don't drop my browsing session?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S3 ( rooted, not custom-rommed, and running kernel 4.3 ), and often, I would be browsing an interesting site, or an article, and I would get back to work ( hehe ;). Hours later, ...
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Disable swipe down to reload a page in Chrome browser

While filling out an HTML form, I accidentally swiped down and lost all my filled information because the browser reloaded the page. Is it possible to deactivate this swipe down functionality? My ...
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How can I can open local files in the default Android browser?

I want to open local files that are on my sdcard in the Android browser. How can I accomplish this?
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How do I zoom web pages?

I'm using Android 4.2.2 on my Q.mobile. I am trying to zoom a (or any) web page on Chrome by double tapping or by swiping two fingers but nothing happened. I also tried the same thing using the built-...
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All browsers are failing to open any web pages

I have a Galaxy S5 with Android 5.1.1. My phone is rooted, and has been working fine since I updated about a month ago. Within the last few days, I have been having this issue, and I don't know what ...
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How to start browser in incognito mode by default?

I have a samsung galaxy tab 2 10" running Android 4.0.4. Is there a way for the default browser to automatically start up in incognito mode? Or, is there an alternative browser that can do it?
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Which android internet browser can download a specific file by clicking on a specific button?

I'd like to see the four different graphical altitude profiles (original, 1st, 2nd and 3rd alternative) for my specific route with my personal profile (write something in the field "Profile") on my ...
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Supporting Ajax on my Galaxy ACE

I have a galaxy ace s5830, and a website that heavily uses jquery and ajax calls. The problem is my mobile does not support ajax. Is there something that can be done with the mobile (probably install ...
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How to select ALL text in web browser?

On my Nexus One's built-in browser, I am able to copy web page text to the clipboard by: selecting Settings > More > Select text, then dragging my finger from top to bottom (of the screen), seeing ...
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Browser redirects to coo123.net

When I open my tablets browser to yahoo it automatically redirects to coo123.net page. How do I stop that from happening?
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Can Not browse web from my PC tethered to my Android 4.1.1 phone via USB cable

I have a Windows 7 PC connected to my HTC One X running Android 4.1.1 through the USB cable. I've also tried connecting through a wireless adapter. What I get is a connection to the wireless hub and "...
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Cannot upload picture because browser refreshes

When I try to upload a photo to most sites, my low-end phone (an LG Optimus F6) refreshes the page after I select the file, regardless of what browser I use. Chrome at least explicitly tells me that ...