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Questions tagged [chrome-for-android]

Google Chrome is a popular browser. Use this tag if your question is about its Android version or issues related to it only

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Bookmarklets do not run in Chrome

I am using Chrome for Android. If I have a bookmarklet saved as a bookmark, then I am able to run it by: Typing its name in the address bar until it shows. Clicking the upward-leftward pointing ...
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How to create app-like Chrome shortcuts?

I have a Chrome application which, at some point, I added to my home screen and it was behaving like a real application: there was no Chrome toolbar (for the URL and other settings). The icon was also ...
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Chrome and keyboard minimizes

My phone is acting really weird today. While browsing in Chrome, it'll suddenly minimize to the lower right corner of my phone. And, my keyboard continues to suddenly hide, about every minute or so. ...
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How to remove quick links in Google chrome homepage

How do I remove this quick links from Google chrome Android app. Please help.
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What is the purpose of “Tracing” settings in Google Chrome Canary?

I use Chrome Canary and I found an option named 'Tracing' in Chrome > Settings > Developer options. The option doesn't exist in stable Chrome version and I guess it exists in Beta and Dev releases. ...
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Getdoc.html and getdocbyid.html automatically downloaded

my google chrome for android was updated and when I started it and googled something I needed at the moment, I noticed that getdoc.html and getdocbyid.html were automatically downloaded. I did not ...
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Allow android chrome to load unsafe scripts

When any site has mixed content (HTTPS + HTTP), and when you try to open HTTP content, on Desktop chrome, it shows a "shield" icon like screen below, This allow user to load unsafe script. However, ...
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Saving links with Pocket on Android browsers?

Should I have a bookmarklet of some sort that does that? There doesn't appear to be a button to do that in Firefox mobile or for Google for Android which is strange since there's a Pocket App for ...
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Lost all Chrome tabs after crash. Can i recover them?

After a chrome crash i lost all open tabs. They were nearly 100 tabs. They are not in the history since i used to delete history. In the "recent tabs" option, there are only 3 or 4 tabs out of the ...
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Google Chrome - remove old tabs

When I click on a link, Chrome opens and the link will be displayed in a new tab. However all my previous tabs are still there. By clicking multiple links again and again a new tab is opened. Over ...
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Why browsers don't accept per site JavaScript settings anymore?

Before, I could block JavaScript on Chrome for Android for a specific site. I could let JavaScript enabled as a general setting, and add an exception for a site that annoyed me with it's JavaScript. ...
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Convert Progressive Web App to URL link

I have just switched to Android Pie (Resurrection Remix, based on LineageOS). I wanted to add a shortcut to a newspaper I read regularly. For this I opened Chrome, went to the corresponding web page ...
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Stop Chrome auto closing when no tabs are left

I noticed a new behavior in Chrome after updating my device to Android 9. When I close every tab in Chrome, the app closes automatically. This used not to be the case before I updated, even if there'...
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Why no sound in chrome web browser?

I would like to loop a song of Youtube, so I need to play it in Chrome browser rather than in the Youtube mobile application. The loop itself is working fine, but unfortunately no sound. I am using ...
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How to loop a song in youtube?

I used to listen to some favourite song in youtube (Android). I would like to loop so it plays all time till I stop. Previously I have tried using Chrome web browser. It work to loop, but no sound. So,...
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Chrome on Android displays minimalistic list of tabs [duplicate]

For a couple of months now the default Chrome web browser on my Android device has changed the way it displays tabs when thr Tabs icon is tapped. Previously it used to roll out all of my open tabs in ...
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Overriding CSS persistently on Chrome for Android

Is there any way to override CSS on Chrome for Android, just like we can on Desktop (either by using extensions suck as Stylus or even the embedded devtools Overrides feature)? I miss the ability to ...
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Chrome browser frozen from scam tab. How to fix?

I got an ad popup in a new tab in the Chrome broswer from visiting a site & now that tab ad won't close or let me use Chrome. Tried force stopping & clearing cache but Chrome is still frozen....
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Where are Chrome Settings Stored in Android 4.4.2

I am configuring a lot of devices and one thing we have to do is turn off Autofill in Chrome. Is there a way to drop a settings file in a folder that contains this setting or do we have to manually go ...
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How do I remove Incognito mode on a rooted phone? [duplicate]

Device : samsung galaxy j3 2016 sm-j320fn android 5.1.1 Root : Kingoroot So how do I disable Incognito mode (chrome) using SuperUser?
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How can I make an app impossible to uninstall or least very hard too?

I want "DisableChromeIncognitoMode" to be uninstallable or at least very hard to uninstall. I would also like to be unable to change its settings to "off" (meaning i can use incognito mode). Or i ...
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'Can't take screenshot due to security policy.' [duplicate]

As you know that some sites/apps don't allow to take screenshots with a flashing message 'Can't take screenshot due to security policy.' Is there anyway to get screenshot from these sites/apps ?
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Disable star button in chrome address bar

On some websites the chrome browser on Android shoes an icon with an open circle and some stars Is there any way to remove this?
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Why is Chrome Data Saver significantly increasing my website's loading time?

I'm using a aws ec2 instance to host a website which is brownatom.com on Mumbai region of aws datacenter. I'm also hosting other websites on the same region and platform. They are all facing the same ...
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Should a certificate be installed when a browser offers to install it?

I was accessing my internet banking site, and I found my browser asking to install some certificates noted some extensions of certificate. Do I need to install certificate to access the site safely ...
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Does Chrome for Android implement tab discarding, and how to access its controls?

I'm trying to diagnose an issue on my Android. See below for more background on the underlying issue. But what I want to ask you now is why I can't seem to find anything in my Android Chrome (version ...
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How can I speed up sidereel.com using Chrome on my android TV PCs?

I have several android TV PCs, all with the same apps and configurations. One use is watching streamed shows on TV. I use sidereal.com to keep up with my shows, but it takes forever for the site to ...
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Google chrome search results different view

I'm using latest version of Google Chrome in my android. Recently, the view of Google search results have changed. I don't like this view because address is in a grey color background and search ...
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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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How to automatically remove placeholders for ads when blocking them in Chrome?

I have a Moto Z2 Play running a Pixel Experience Oreo (8.1) 64-bit ROM. I have TWRP, Magisk root and Xposed Framework running. My browser is Chrome 70.0.3538.110 which is the latest stable release as ...
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How to update a Google Chrome password?

Here at work we use a Wi-Fi connection that requires the user's sign-in before it can be used, with a username and a password. This password is changed every few days. After connecting, Chrome starts ...
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Finding out what App causes unwanted new tabs in firefox on Android [duplicate]

Recently some app started opening new firefox tabs with the adress 'livemobilesearch.com'. I uninstalled the most recentently installed apps, but the problem still persists. I assume the pages get ...
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How can I conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? [duplicate]

I have opened a number of web pages in Google Chrome browser in my android phone. Is it possible to conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? This is ...
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How do I turn off the “suggested news” stories on Chrome's homepage in v70?

Chrome 70 - homepage now showing "suggested news" stories and is sucking up data and is slow. The flags solution is now gone in Chrome 70. How do I get rid of this stupid news feed?
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advanced download manager (adm) to intercept chrome links?

how can I use adm with chrome? I haven't been able to set it up, chrome downloads with its own download manager, has anyone managed it?
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Disable “open with” in chrome

How do I disable the "open with" feature in chrome on android? An alternative would be to have chrome itself in the list of alternatives.
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Recover chrome tabs from tab_store0

I usually have a lot of tabs open in my android's Chrome. Today i've opened Chrome and instead of it loading all my tabs it just displayed a new blank tab. I'm trying to recover them. Most of them ...
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My android device doesn't show up when I do ADB Devices but DOES show up in my Chrome developer tools

Really not sure what's going on because it seems to be detected by chrome when I plug in but ADB doesn't know whats going on.
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Possible to access Chrome Incognito session data?

First post in a fit of desperation on what is probably a lost cause. Would there be any way to recover or view Incognito tabs lost during an automatic app update in the past 24 hours by snooping ...
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Where does Google Chrome automatically save pages?

I opened the following page: https://goughlui.com/2014/10/01/usb-cable-resistance-why-your-phonetablet-might-be-charging-slow/ When disconnecting WiFi and even after rebooting the mobile phone, the ...
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Remove password bar when tapping on text field from Chrome Dev 70

I have Chrome Dev 70.0.3538.15 on my tablet. When I tap on any text field I get a password bar above my keyboard. Note that it happens only on my tablet (Mi Pad with Android 8.1) and not on my phone. ...
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Bypass Chrome's SSL errors by adding server certificate to device's trusted credentials

I hate this stupid habit of Chrome's that consists of it throwing me NET::ERR_* and then either: Not allowing me to click through the warning because HSTS or whatever. (This one makes me the most ...
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chrome won't open video in external app

I have a website that serves raw .mp4 files; Google Chrome stopped asking which app to open the videos in when I click on a link to one of the videos. I've tried clearing the defaults for which app to ...
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Include in-app browsing history in Chrome sync

On Android, in-app browsing is facilitated using an in-app version of Chrome (1, 2, 3). This means there are actually 3 versions of Chrome: Chrome Desktop Chrome Mobile Chrome Custom Tabs (in-app ...
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Prevent bookmarks added to home screen from opening a new tab

Is there some way to prevent web bookmarks added to the home screen from opening a new tab every time you open it? I constantly have to clear all tabs (which even more annoyingly does not support ...
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Disable all in-app browsing while keeping Chrome as default browser

In previous versions of Android, in-app browsing was facilitated using WebView (1). Disabling in-app browsing system-wide could be achieved by uninstalling the WebView app (2). Recently, an in-app ...
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How to remove adware popups from notifications in S8?

So I visited a torrent site (not sure if it's the cause 100% though) on my S8 last night & since then have been getting the popups shown in the screenshot. I downloaded & ran Malwarebytes, ...
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How to revert to tabbed overview in Chrome?

I recently updated my Chrome for Android (currently on v68) and noticed that tapping on the box icon (next to address bar) gives a tab list instead of SystemUI type overview that Chrome used to give. ...
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Chrome taking up lots of space on my Android device

I have an OnePlus 5T running Oxygen 5.1.4 (which is based on Android Oreo 8.1.6). According to the app DiskUsage, Google Chrome is using almost 15 GB of data. (Click image to enlarge it) Apart from ...
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Other apps can't see PDF printed by Chrome

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J3 with Android 7. Here's what I did to print the PDF from Chrome: Open Google Chrome app and go to a website I want to save Go to : Menu, Share ..., Print. (It defaults ...