Questions tagged [chrome-for-android]

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Cannot view PDF files inside an iframe on Chrome for Android

I have this screenshot displaying a PDF in an iframe on Chrome for Android. My device is Samsung Galaxy S9+. When I click on the open button, nothing happens. I've also opened the same page in the ...
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Assistant does not fully complete most requests; rather, it gets partway through and opens Chrome

I've been trying to get the Google Assistant to function on my Galaxy S10e properly, but to no avail. As the title says above, when I ask Google a question, it will partway respond and then just open ...
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Chrome - how to swipe to dismiss articles on home page

Chrome - swipe to dismiss articles on home page missing answered for previous versions of Chrome. This does not work on Chrome 84.0.4147.89 Internet search and experiments didn't help. Any ideas?
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how can i do right click with usb mouse on android chrome (57 version)? [duplicate]

The mouse button act as home back and not as PC mouse. I'm needed right click for text selection in chrome 57v running on android 7 tv-stick. i browsed some questions like How can I "right click&...
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How to check if Android app is taking pictures in the background?

I have Android app that I found to be loading Camera in the background. It's one of the most widely used internet browsers - Chrome. I been trying debug what is actually happening with LogCat in the ...
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Why is meet attendance icon not enabled in Google meet?

I (seem to) have installed the meet attendance chrome extension for Google Meet by clayCodes.Org from Chrome Web store from my android phone. The site responded by messaging that it has been added to ...
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Onyx Boox Max 3 - how save a web page as a pdf (chrome, default)

My Onyx Boox Max 3 ebook reader uses Android 9. There is no print option from the share menu though. I've installed a couple of web to pdf apps and can't get those to work either. Any ideas?
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Where to find IndexedDB in Android

I have this problem that I cannot open the page anymore since I already reach the max limit capacity of my indexeddb but I wanted to copy it so that I can migrate it to another device. My question is ...
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Does the Sophos Intercept X app have a feature that can prevent browser hijacks for my Chrome & Kiwi browser?

Downloaded Intercept today cause my Chrome browser kept opening to web.bwanet.ca all of a sudden + all my open tabs were gone. Is there a specific feature in the Sophos app that can stop future ...
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Google and Chrome - are they independent?

I have a Hudl 2 tablet and am running out of space. I have just bought an SD card but it seems I am very limited with what I can move to the SD card. Also it seems I can not install new apps directly ...
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How do I get rid of the search suggestions in Chrome?

I want to remove these suggestions on chrome for android, but I cannot find how to do it anywhere. Can someone help me with this? Once I type a letter the normal suggestions appear. I just don't want ...
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Changing User Agent in Chromium browsers on Android

Is it possible to change Chrome, Bromite or Brave browser user agent? I am on Android 10 AOSP rom. Rooted device. It can be done easily on Android Firefox or Kiwi browser with addons and extensions. ...
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Unable to Block or Allow permissions on Google Chrome

When I navigate to a website on my Android Phone I periodically get a prompt for me to Block or Allow a site permission to (e.g.,) use my location. I try to click block or allow and nothing happens. ...
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Google Chrome and picture reenabling and reinstalling without authorization or interaction?

As somebody really wary of Google in general, the first thing I did on my phone was to disable Chrome and Google Pictures, and replaced them by apps from F-Droid For a few days now, I've seen them ...
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What is the URL of the bookmarks or favorites section in Chrome for Android?

I need to add my bookmarks window to the main page. For that, it asks me for a URL which I don't know what it is. I know that the URL for the history list is chrome://history. I tried with the PC or ...
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WhatsApp Built in Scanner Won't Work

I have spent 2 days reading everything on the web concerning this issue and trying all the solutions suggested, with no success. The problem: When I try to connect to to WhatsApp Web, the QR will ...
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Chrome and Firefox cannot add specific URL to home screen

I'm using Chrome and Firefox on Android 10. I need to add a link to my home screen and I can't find a way to add the specific link. I know that I can do the following: Go to the URL Tap the overflow (...
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Enabling Mixed content on Chrome Android

Is it possible to enable insecure content explicitly for a site in android chrome? It's possible in desktops by going into site settings and allowing "insecure content" but when I checked the same in ...
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How can I allow my friend to see my screen using a web browser without requiring installation of any app on their or my device?

I am specifically not looking for an App. The reason is that I want to just be able to send a link to a friend without them having to download an app. Also sharing part of the screen, for example a ...
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Does OWA support a Dark Mode on Android?

Does OWA in Chrome on Android (10) support a dark mode? Ive found dark mode on the Outlook app for Android, but not in OWA. Thanks.
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How to install old chrome mobile version on Android

I installed a few of the latest Chrome versions on my android and the interactions on YouTube are annoyingly buggy. I'm finding once I engage in the comments section the scroll viewer becomes disabled ...
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Move Chrome's address bar to the bottom

From How to Move Chrome Address Bar to Bottom or Top, Chrome's address bar can be moved to the bottom by using experimental features from chrome://flags. However, it has been deprecated since Chrome ...
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Unable to sync chrome passwords on Huawei P20: “Android system sync disabled”

Recently, my passwords are no longer being synced to my phone, which is a Huawei P20. When I open Chrome - Settings, it says: "Android system sync disabled". When I click on this, it says: Sync isn'...
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Android Chrome share - send to your devices: device doesn't show up

I'm trying to share a link between my desktop and Android, I'm using Chrome on both and am fully synced. On my Android, when I tap the link -> Share -> Send to your devices, I only see my laptop ...
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How can I transfer/copy open chrome tabs from an android phone to a windows pc?

There is already a question regarding this exact same topic here: Android Enthusiasts \ The reason I'm posting this query again here is because I can't comment on the answers available there since I ...
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Change Google Chrome mobile New-Tab to about:blank

How to change the Google Chrome mobile browser new tab page to about:blank? Is there a chrome://flag available for it?
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How to stop a website from referring to it's app/play store?

I'm trying to use Prime Video as a desktop website on Chrome (Galaxy S9+). The PrimeVideo app would not let me view any better than 720p, which is ridiculous. But the website always refers me back to ...
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Samsung keyboard won't respect my input language choice in web browsers

I just got a new Samsung S20 and am working on getting it configured properly. The system language is English because I like all my technical things in English, but the input language I want is ...
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Chrome shortcuts on long press

I added a shortcut to my home screen through Chrome by selecting the "Add to Home screen option", but unfortunately added a few that do not work (they come up with "page expired" when I tap the ...
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Chrome - swipe to dismiss articles on home page missing

As in title With the latest version 80.0.3987.132, I noticed you can't swipe to dismiss articles. Instead you need to tap 3 dots menu next to each article and "hide story". Articles also take up much ...
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How do I permanently remove Game of the Day from Chrome?

On Chrome's new tab page, under "Articles for you", there's an entry at the top called "Game of the Day", that takes up space from articles that I might actually care about. I know I can temporarily ...
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Is it possible to search for an open tab in Chrome?

Is there a way to search for a currently open tab in Chrome (or Chrome Canary)? And then to be taken to that tab's focus rather than merely load its URL in the current tab you're on. Due to the way ...
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Is it possible to open new tabs/links next to current tab in Chrome?

In Chrome (or Chrome Canary), I'd like to be able to open new links/tabs next to the current tab I'm on. If this was on a PC, the equivalent would be tabs/links opened at the top of the tab tree/stack....
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chrome searchbar setting changed arbitrarily

I have a samsung a5 2017(android 8.0) phone and since this very morning(5 hours ago), settings in my search bar changed alone.. Now I have a sort of icon at the suggested url's left. This is unwanted ...
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Chrome cache: malicious code running as an independent app. Is this possible?

I got one of those take-over screens, such as in forced false impressions, but afaik, it did not come from an app as I tried nearly every anti-malware, and none found anything. Previously, a ...
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Browsing play.google.com without opening Play Store

When I try opening play.google.com in Google Chrome, it redirects to the Google Play Store app. I want to access the Play Store from my browser so I can easily get links to different apps for sharing. ...
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How can I use a dark theme for all webpages on Chrome for Android?

How can I use a dark theme for all webpages on Chrome for Android? I don't mean having a dark theme for only the Google chrome UI (which can be done via Settings, Theme, Dark Mode) but also the ...
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How can one remove the animation when searching for a string in a web page in Google Chrome for Android?

How can one remove the animation when searching for a string in a web page in Google Chrome for Android? For example searching for "law" with the "Find in page" Chrome feature on https://en.m....
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Change default folder for Chrome bookmarks

Every time I add a bookmark in Chrome, it saves it to "Mobile bookmarks". I now have to press "Edit" and change the folder to "Bookmarks bar". I'm sure that Chrome previously saved to the last folder ...
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Local files revisited: Opening local HTML files (file:///path/to/file) in Chrome on Android 10.x

You may note the almost duplicate title from this question. It keeps coming up when trying to solve my current issue. I created a little web app to help at work. Just some html and javascript, and ...
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How to remove android chrome notification requests?

Phone: samsung s10 runs android Sometimes when i visit "certain" websites, the site requests to send notifications to me through chrome. How do I remove these chrome site notification requests from ...
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How can I view timestamps in my chrome browser history (on android)?

For security reasons I need to check exactly when I accessed some websites on my phone a few days ago. The activity is stored in my mobile chrome's browser history, but apparently the timestamps ...
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Firefox's “stop loading X” button. Where is similar function in Chrome for Android?

I'm using Firefox newest update and Chrome newest update on my cheap walmart LG phone. For certiain web browsing puposes I find it handy to use the "stop loading X" button on the immediate right hand ...
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How can I add a shortcut to a bookmark on my homescreen

I am using Google Chrome on my Andoid 9 phone, and I would like to add a shortcut to a bookmark (favorite) on my homescreen. This may seem quite convenient, because in Chrome, you can add favorites ...
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Forcing a minimal font size on Android Chrome without any exceptions

Is it possible to truly, no ifs or buts, force a minimal font size on Android 9, Chrome 78? Yes, it may break the layout, but that's another problem. I don't even get that far to get Chrome ...
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Where are my Chrome bookmarks located in the Android file system (Pixel 2 XL)? [duplicate]

My Chrome bookmarks aren't syncing to my account for some reason. I'm just looking for the easiest / quickest way to move them to my computer. What's the folder path they're located under on a Pixel 2 ...
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Android Pie keep reinstalling Google Chrome even disabled

I've got Brave as my primary browser for my LG V30 (H93230d) running on Android Pie several months ago with Chrome disabled in my settings. However recently I started to see Chrome appearing in my ...
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Google Chrome downloading issue in Android 9.0

Recently I copied files from my sd card and internal storage (which includes pictures,videos etc) into my laptop after which whenever I try to download anything from Google Chrome it directly goes to ...
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PWA without Chrome

Can PWA (progressive web application) be run without Chrome but with other Chromium based browser? I plan to run Twitter PWA with Kiwi browser. Looking into PWA relevant data data/data/...webapk.../...
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Android One default apps and links

I have Android One on a Xiaomi Mi A2, and I have DuckDuckGo as a default broweser. I recently opened 1 link on a youtube video bio and it redirected me to Chrome, and all the other links there all ...

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