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Does Chrome's reduce data make browser faster?

I was wondering if using "reduce data"-function under bandwidth management would make the browser load pages faster on slow connection like mine ~512kbit. I have unlimited data so the pure amount of ...
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How does my android phone load lower quality versions of pictures on the web?

Anyone else noticed this? Even when I use my tethered connection on a computer or on the phone its self, the phone loads lower quality versions of all jpegs (I think) you look at on the web. I guess ...
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Can I get a mobile view for every web page on the Internet?

Is there an app that lets you view a tiny-screen-optimized version of any web page, whether or not it was coded with this in mind? Opera's "Mobile View" is like this, but it doesn't give satisfactory ...
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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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Has anyone ever made a plugin for the stock Android browser?

Based on this StackOverflow question, there's a possibility to develop for the native/stock Android browser. But it doesn't seem developers are latching onto creating at least some plugins for it. So ...
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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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Page can't be loaded in S4 using http, but it does in https

I'm having special issues loading a website in my Galaxy S4, either Chrome and the default browser. In my case, when I try to access a website file using http, it throws an error 500, while accessing ...
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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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Is there a web browser for the 1st generation Kindle Fire that uses TLS1.2 or higher?

Various websites are starting to fail to load in the built-in Silk web browser, and I've tracked the issue down to the fact that Silk uses only TLS 1.0. TLS 1.0/1.1 is outdated and insecure to such ...
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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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Auto refresh a webpage every N minutes

Does anyone know any way that I can refresh a webpage every N minutes? I am running Kiosk browser with fullscreen, I need to have something that can refresh the page every N minutes. The Kiosk ...
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Accessing Port 8888 in Android Web Browser

I'm developing a mobile site which runs on port 8888. I want to see how it looks on my Android phone. How can I use my phone's web browser to view pages on port 8888?
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How can I tab in web forms?

I'm looking for a method of tabbing between web fields in the Android browser, similar to how one would with the Tab key on a PC. Is there a keyboard or another app that will enable this?
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Is it possible to exclude apps from the “open with” dialog?

I have two browsers on my device, Chrome and Opera, but generally always want to use Chrome. But even if I select Chrome for opening weblinks and press the "Always" button, it might still ask me again ...
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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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Can't access internet in Chrome, Internet Browser

The problem is little weird, I'm unable to access internet via Chrome and Samsung's default internet browser. The error that appears is : Connection Refused. Whereas I can easily access from other ...
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Recently, I tried viewing a website on my Android device. Some of the content of the website contains text in a specific Indic font. I noticed that the website is not displayed in the Android browsers ...
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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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Copying links off Google Search results directly

I Googled for one document, a PDF file. If I navigate to that link using my device browser, the document starts downloading. However, what I actually want is the actual URL to the document copied to ...
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Making the browser remember its current location when minimized

When I minimize the Android browser, it seems to forget what page it had open. What setting will make it remember? Here are the steps I take. First, I load a website in the Android browser to ...
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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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Cannot get Lynx browser to work

I downloaded a compiled lynx binary from XDA and everytime I start lynx it tells me that it is unable to connect to remote host. I changed the lynx.cfg to use localhost and it loads, but when I enter ...
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How can I change the Locale in the default browser?

I have a Nexus One with Android 2.3.3 and I use the default browser. My phone doesn't have "Swedish" as language setting, so I use English. But now when I use Google, I'm not redirected to the Swedish ...
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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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Chrome browser in fullscreen

I want to put my Chrome browser in fullscreen mode without having to scroll down first. Is there any option over the settings page? Is it possible? How can I do it? Maybe there is any browser that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Internet browser icon changed to Lookout icon

My internet browser icon has changed from a picture of earth to Lookout icon. Has anyone else had this happen? Why?
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Android browser: how to revoke ssl permission on a single site after giving it?

I'm building a website under ssl certificate. It just works on desktops but android browser argues that the ssl authority is not trustworthy. So to see the staging site I told it to just consider it ...
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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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if my phone shuts down, does my google incognito tabs stay up?

My phone received water damage and I had some stuff up that i don't want my parents to see if they manage to make it working again? Do my tabs stay open or do they close?
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How to push website links from phone to chrome/other browser?

I can't seem to find an app for this. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3.
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Videos working on my website do not work when viewed from Android browser

My website has videos which are in MP4 format and work well when viewed from a Google Chrome browser. But when I try to load my website from the browser of an Android OS, the video doesn't show up. Is ...
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How to remove all of default speed dials of Opera Mobile? [closed]

Opera Mobile comes with some pre-loaded speed dials which annoy me. So, I remove them all leaving speed dials added by me. But, whenever I restart Opera Mobile after that, those default speed dials ...
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How long does the Android browser keep its history files for?

I'm one of those people who actually likes to keep all my old history files, since I like to see what sites I was browsing 6 months ago. So does anyone know how long the Android browser stores data ...
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can't see what I'm writing on a web form

Samsung I9001, android 2.3.6. If there is a multiline web form, using landscape mode, I'm just seeing the empty part of the web form while I'm using the on screen keyboard. Any solution?
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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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How to bookmark an automatically redirecting link on the Android?

I am on page_1. There is a link_1 to page_2 that redirects to a random URL page_x. I cannot go to page_2 because I will not see its URL in the address bar (it redirects to page_x) I want to bookmark ...
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Can Opera Mini or Mobile be configured to set the page title as the subject when sharing as email?

Can Opera Mini or Mobile be configured to set the page title as the subject when sharing as email?
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Does the Android web browser support x509 certificate user authentication?

I'm attempting to determine if the built-in Android web browser supports user authentication using x509 certificates. Assuming I have my web server configured correctly, and I have added the user ...
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Android 2.2 - Visited Links Color

I just got the 2.2 update for my T-Mobile MyTouch 3G (3.5mm) and while playing around with the browser discovered that, unlike with the previous version, visited html links on web pages are now purple....
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Browser to use in 3G with optimized (in size) content retriaval

I need a browser to use when running in 3G due to the fact that its speed in my country is far for nice especially in some areas. My wish it to have a browser that does not download images, video, ...
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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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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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Cannot connect to HTTPS sites due to device clock being ahead

I cannot access 'My Search.com' I just set as my homepage (Brave browser) and Yandex for my search engine (new install). I got an error saying that my (device) time is ahead. Your clock is ...