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PWA opens a new Chrome tab on Pixel 4a

I use a Pixel 4A with the latest Android 13 (the model doesn't support Android 14). When creating a PWA via Chrome "Add to Home Screen", an "app" is created but every time it opens ...
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How Can I Fix the Problem of Chrome Using High Storage?

I've cleared the cache of Chrome many times, but it keeps growing to 4 to 5 GB automatically after a few days, taking up space on my phone without reason. How can I fix this? Any solutions?
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Google Takeout exports only few last entries

I synced to a Google account on Chrome for Android and used Google Takeout to export history to json but there are included only a few entries like from today in it. I should be able to do this on ...
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Is there a way to configure policies/preferences for chrome

I want to set some Chrome policies on my Android device. (Samsung Galaxy A71) I know this is possible on PCs. I ran into similar question about chrome-flags, but couldn't figure out a way to do it for ...
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Where chrome history is stored on Android phone? [duplicate]

I want to import my phone history on pc or acces it on pc in sqlite
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Android 14 Chrome, Add to Home screen Install, for internal URL path [duplicate]

Is there a way to use Chrome Add to home screen -> install feature to create a home screen 'app' that points to an internal path of a domain ? For example if I go to a FB group https:://www....
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I accidentally clicked an extension in Chrome on my Android. How to remove it?

I accidentally clicked on "Add to Desktop" on an extension and now it shows "Added to Desktop" on my Android. But I can't find extensions in Chrome to remove it. It happens with ...
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Opening a new tab using the google search bar w/o closing current website searched

When you're using the google search bar once you are on a website I am unable to open a new tab without the current one closing. If you use chrome you can always open a new tab but does Chrome have a ...
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Unable to select saved password and username on chrome: not fixed [duplicate]

Unlike previous post I Still can not use saved id,and password, anyone?
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Android Chrome: Cannot Click Saved Password Button

Hope someone can help me with something that just recently started happening, and I have no idea why. When I open a site in Android Chrome for which I have saved passwords, I am properly promoted to ...
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Permanently delete site from Chrome Android address bar

I am trying to delete a site from the address bar in Chrome Android. I have already deleted the site from my history. I have cleared all my cookies. I have done this that seems to be suggested ...
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How to uninstall PWA on Android Phone

I have installed a PWA on my Android phone and wanted to uninstall it by removing the icon from my home screen. However, this only removed the icon, but the app is still installed. It should be ...
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How do I cause a form submit on a webpage?

I use a website with a very simple form (A single text entry box) regularly. On desktop and laptop, I put type my text and press enter and the form submits. On Andriod with gboard I can't seem to ...
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Is there a way to stop website I search through Chrome Android requesting me SMS reading?

While I'm logging in website through SMS it always asks me to read SMS and code inside of it. Is there a way to prevent such requests?
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HTML does not find local links and local images (Chrome on Android 10)

I am using a tablet (Lenovo M10 FHD Plus) which works under Android 10. According to Local files revisited: Opening local HTML files (file:///path/to/file) in Chrome on Android 10.x, in order to use ...
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How to disable Google Chrome request to install website app?

This message is quite new. I get it when I visit reddit.com but also developer.android.com and other sites. It only comes once so when you visit one of the sites I named perhaps you won't see this ...
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Chromium-Based Browsers Displaying Blank Pages Only + Pages Appear Briefly When Frozen On An Onn Pro 11" Tablet Running Android 13

I have a new Onn Pro 11" Tablet running Android 13; I just set it up last night, but never bothered to open Chrome. Now, I need to run a Chrome-specific plugin and have discovered that all web ...
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How can I disable the "Include surrounding text" setting, once enabled?

Chrome has for the last year and a half had a bug where the "Mark text to search" feature breaks if you enable "Include surrounding text". You can read more about the bug here, but ...
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Resetting a synced Android Chrome profile

I would like to clear whatever settings I have enabled in Android Chrome and have the resulting clean profile synchronised. I have synchronisation of Google Chrome enabled on Android, but there are ...
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Get an older version of the website if visited previously?

I visited a website which hosted something I need in plain text. Now the website removed that page and I can't access it. I still have the old link and I visited it from Chrome on my phone. Is it ...
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Chrome Android does not Autofill Basic password

I have noticed recently that Chrome for Android does not autofill passwords on Basic HTTP authentication pages. For example, if I navigate to https://httpbin.org/basic-auth/Bijan/Password on Chrome ...
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Chrome bookmarks desktop (embedded in Chrome)

I was wondering whether within Chrome it is possible to create a set of bookmarks via web site icons that get placed on a special, scroll-bar and screens enabled, bookmarks page. That way, WITHIN ...
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How can I configure Android so that Chrome doesn't stop uploading when Chrome doesn't have the focus?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra running Android 13. I am uploading a large video to YouTube via https://www.youtube.com/upload and not the Android YouTube application. I notice that when Chrome ...
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Is there a way to specify a default download path for Google Drive/Chrome to an external microSD card?

I have a 512 GB external microSD card that's connected to a smart phone. For speed reasons, I would like some functions like the camera to still use the on-board phone memory, but would like files ...
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JavaScript bookmarklets not executing in Android Chrome [duplicate]

I know that Javascript bookmarlets work in Android Chrome as I did see them working before, but today for some reason they don't. I installed Android Firefox, and they work there. I have reviewed site ...
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Adding extension to Chrome mobile browser [duplicate]

I, like must people use my cell phone a lot. I use the Chrome browser. But if I try to add an extension, say for example...a coupon extension... It won't add it to my mobile browser. Is that something ...
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Need Chrome Android timestamp from history - wasn't synching so not in Activities but page does show in app history - doesn't show time

I need the timestamp of history from 3 days ago on the Google Chrome Android app. I need to prove the time I visited a parking website 3 days ago using Chrome on Android. I can see the page under ...
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Syncing Kiwi using 'hard links' into Chrome's data folder

Kiwi Browser has no syncing option, while other Chromium browsers do have. A workaround The idea/hack is to: install another browser (like Chrome Beta), not use it, and hard-wired Kiwi's data into ...
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Youtube plays a video when my phone is locked and when it should not be playing anything

On my Samsung 20 FE 5G I'm getting a bad problem with YouTube on a browser. If I watch a video and it ends you get the standard auto play next video in 10 seconds. If I click on the youtube icon, to ...
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Get rid of simplify page option in Chrome for Android

I am on Chrome 117.0.5938.60 which was updated on 11 Sep 23. I occasionally see this Simplify page colored sticker Which collapses into a page icon after a while I am not sure if it is because of ...
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How to add extension Allow CORS in Android Tab Chrome browser [duplicate]

I need to open a website in mobile chrome browser. Its not opening there is CORS issue. I fixed that issue in Laptop added a extension Allow CORS in Chrome browser. When I tried in mobile there is no ...
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How to manage Android Chrome new tab shortcuts?

I'm using Chrome on my Android tablet. The new tab page contains 8 shortcuts (pretty much as in Chrome for Windows). In Windows however, I can configure the shortcuts: one of the 10 positions is ...
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How can I easily force a browser refresh without going into settings, clearing all caches?

On my Windows 11 PC Firefox browser, if I want to refresh my webpage and load the new style.css that I uploaded instead of using old cached one, I can do "control- [click on browser page refresh ...
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Zygote keeps restarting force-stopped app

I've got Chrome running on a Pixel 4a (Android 11). If I close the app manually (i.e., swiping with my finger), it closes as expected. However, if I run am force-stop com.android.chrome from an adb ...
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How to get Chrome (or any browser) to present a TLS client certificate?

I've set up a server that accepts HTTPS connections with a custom CA certificate. I've installed it on my Samsung Galaxy A50, and can now access the server without warnings in Chrome. Now, I'd like to ...
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Chrome doesn't require permission to download files and install web apps?

Chrome for Android seems to require no permission to download files and install web apps. Disabling storage permission does not prevent the browser from downloading the EICAR test file, and disabling ...
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Lock tablet to run ONLY a webpage on chrome fullscreen

I have created a software for restaurants. Some restaurants have tablets on each table so that their customer can order food/drink without a waiter. I have finished coding my software, and now I have ...
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Opening items from the Google News feed using Firefox?

I'm using the Google News feed (swipe left from home) a lot. However, I want to open the respective links using Firefox instead of Chrome (mostly because I can disable autoplay on Firefox, but not on ...
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Change Chrome Tab View/Layout

I have a problem with changing Chrome Tab View/Layout. Before I had this tab view: Now I have this tab view: I don't know how and why it is changed. Perhaps, due to Chrome auto-update? How to get ...
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Why does `chrome://flags` return google.com?

Why does chrome://flags return google.com?
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Where are Chrome tabs stored? [duplicate]

I've noticed that, if I have multiple Chrome tabs open and restart the browser, the tabs are still open. This suggests that the tab info is stored on the hard drive somewhere. Where is this ...
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Green video using Chrome on Fire 10HD tablet

Android 9, KFMAWI, PS7427 Chrome 113.0.5672.162 Recently, when running Chrome on my Fire 10HD tablet some videos will only display a green screen. Audio does work. Example I have re-installed Chrome ...
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When was "Show zoom option in main menu" implemented on Chrome for Android?

When did Chrome on Android allow us to "Show zoom option in the main menu"? I just found this out yesterday and now I can zoom in and out on websites like Safari for iPhone. When was this ...
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How to reload an image (which failed to load) without refreshing the page on chrome on Android?

On a certain webpage, when the website is really busy, an image sometimes fails to load. When it happens on chrome on a laptop (windows), and I right-click on the icon/image which appears instead of ...
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Five full-screen buttons in embedded Youtube videos

I am using Android Chrome. Why I am seeing four additional full-screen buttons in the embedded Youtube players as shown below, instead of the play and other buttons. The issue reproduces on various ...
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How to make gmail links open in chrome, in new instance or tab?

My question is like this one, but it's 10 years old: Links from Gmail all open in same Chrome tab I would like to be able to open links from gmail in chrome and have it not blow away what I already ...
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How to IMPORT passwords to Google Chrome for Android

I would like to import my passwords from Chrome for Windows to Chrome for Android and because I do not sync any data via google account and I do not want to, how do I manage to do that. I've tried ...
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How to get rid of Chrome's 'Continue browsing' link without visiting it?

There is no sensible way to get rid of Android Chrome's 'Continue browsing' link when it appears, if one does not wish to visit the site in question again. Are there any workarounds? (In our above ...
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How to disable localhost:9000 in mobile?

I downloaded an application on my Android, and when I tried to open, the only thing that happened was Chrome trying to open a page called localhost:9000. I've tried deleting the app, but my browser ...
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Can websites access photos on device if Chrome has access?

If the Google Chrome app on Android has access to media/files/photos, can any website access photos on the device since the permission is granted to chrome, or would the photo picker (before the ...
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