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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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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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Any browser with proxy switching from custom list

I am searching for a browser where I can set some proxy servers and then switch between them in just one or two clicks.
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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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ADB backup no longer contain Chrome data, even though the manifest.xml allows backups

Noticed recently that Android Chrome data is no longer included in my ADB Backup files even though the manifest.xml shows that it's allowed. Anyone know whether there was a change that lead to this ...
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Chrome keyboard shortcut Desktop Site

I am looking for a shortcut to request a Desktop Site on Chrome. My Android 6 phone is hooked up on a 11" Screen and has a Bluetooth Keyboard / Mouse connected to it and the only shortcut I miss is ...
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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 ...
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How to allow downloading multiple files again in Chrome?

When I was recently downloading files from a website, Chrome warned me, that website tries to download multiple files. I haven't seen that warning before and I guessed, that this may be security ...
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Can I set to chrome to handle all browser activity on a Chinese Oppo A77?

I have a chinese oppo A77. On opening the URL https://air.tl/qokF0wwh -- which is an airbnb URL, from my mobile which I received in an SMS, the URL initially opens in Chrome which I have set as my ...
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How to add a JavaScript exception for a local file in Chrome?

I have JavaScript disabled by default in Chrome, with per-site exceptions for a few sites which I trust. However, I now find myself in the position of wanting to run JavaScript on a local HTML file ...
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Disable Chromes “articles for you”

The Google Android Chrome browser (which is the default browser on lots of Android devices) is displaying "suggested" news items on every new tab "articles for you". There doesn't seem to be an option ...
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Chrome keeps logging me out of websites

For the last few months, my Android Pixel 2 XL (running 8, now 9) often shows me the login page on my frequently visited websites. I've managed to reproduce it with these steps: Open Chrome (68.0....
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Open with %APP% Always option not remembering

I have a intranet webpage that has a button that launches a barcode scanner app, basically by calling the app through a link to the company's webiste: <a class="btn btn-lg btn-block btn-success" ...
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Character not rendering correctly in Chrome

I recently got a new phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and i noticed that this "ꜜ" symbol renders as a box in the Chrome app. Screenshot: My old phone, a Huawei Honor 8, did not have any problems with ...
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Android App Browsers Showing up in Chrome History

So today I noticed that all the links I opened in reddits internal browser were syncing with my chrome history. I checked some other apps and they all seemed to be doing the same. I don't recall this ...
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Chrome - Blue or gray check mark next to bookmarks

I have started to notice from a couple of days that every single bookmark I save using Chrome for Android both its thumbnail and Recent Bookmark section bare this check mark icon which should mean ...
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Open specific sites in different browser

How can i change the default browser for specific sites only? When I click on links to certain domains in Chrome, those links should automatically open in a new Firefox tab. When I click "back" in ...
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How to “Add to Home screen” a shorcut with a dynamic URL?

I have a Google Form that I use for daily tracking and I would like to have a shortcut to this form on my home screen. One field of this form is for the date and I would like to have it pre-filled ...
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Unread messages not bold in Gmail on Chrome (Nougat)

Gmail on Chrome on Lollipop (unread in bold messages are fine): Gmail on Chrome on Nougat (unread in bold messages looks thin): As you can see in the second image, the unread message is thinner than ...
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Advanced “Find in page” in Google Chrome mobile?

Regarding the "Find in page" feature of Android's default and/or Google Chrome web browsers: Is there a way to fine-tune the search parameters in order to search for strings with more precision or ...
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Any way to separate Twitter.com's language setting from Chrome's?

I have to set Chinese as first priority language in Chrome for one specific web site to work properly, and I visit that website often, so I tend to leave my Chrome in Chinese language first. Most, if ...