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Chrome OS Update & Adobe PDF

I recently updated Chrome OS on my Chromebook. Adobe PDF is now not opening files. I'm not 100% sure if it's due to the update, but it might be. I can open PDF's within Chrome's Browser, but not the ...
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why i can't mention in FB on chrome mobile app?

i don't like the fb apps and my phone doesn't have any more space so i use chrome to be able to use FB but when i try to mention any one in comments or any thing the selection menu doesn't show up ...
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Is there a way to always fire up my express VPN app whenever I open an incognito tab in chrome?

Is there a way to always fire up my express VPN app whenever I open an incognito tab in chrome? Basically something like a batch file or shell script maybe that can trigger this?
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How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs without root and USB connectio to PC? [duplicate]

Is there a way to export list of all opened tabs in Chrome? I don't want to root my phone and my USB port is broken (it's hard to maintain connection for the time long enough to use this solution: ...
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Double tap to zoom on Pixel 3a chrome browser?

I've just switched phones from iPhone to a Pixel 3a and one of the things I'm missing right now is double double tap to zoom in Chrome. I haven't found anything suggesting the feature doesn't exist on ...
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how can i get the http sends requests from chrome just like from the network tab?

just like that . pls do not mention network monitoring tools like wireshark
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How to save sessions in browser

I use Session Buddy browser session manager chrome plugin quite heavily on desktop and I want similar functionality on android. I know chrome does not have plugin support on Android. So I tried bunch ...
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Issue with installing progressive webapp

I am on a Android 8.1, latest Chrome, on Xiaomi, Redmi 6 device. I am having issues installing ANY Progressive Web App on my phone. To test I am starting with Twitter. When I open Twitter on Chrome, ...
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Is it possible to access Chrome data without root?

I have a OnePlus 5T. Android version 9. OxygenOS version 9.0.5. Is it possible to access the /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_tabs/0 folder without root privileges? As I understood, rooting will ...
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How can I accept a browser certificate when browsing on Chrome on Android?

I'm browsing an application that is installed on my intranet site. On the desktop chrome browser, I get a security error which I normally accept and the site starts working again. How can I achieve ...
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How to bookmark a custom URL in Chrome mobile browser?

I have an entry URL into an app1 like https://www.example.com/go/app1 which actually goes through a few redirects including SSO login and then finishes on something like https://www.example.com/...
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Samsung S2 Network Stalls

My S2 tab connection stalls. Sometimes when browsing the progress bar gets about 10% and then tops, then I get DNS probe failed error. If I boot to recovery and wipe the cache it then works OK for a ...
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Chrome canary automatically opens downloaded files, how to turn off?

Lately I have noticed that when I download file it opens up when download is finished and it is annoying, it opens .mp3 in chrome and .apk with rar, I don't want to fix that but to turn it off ...
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How to deactivate pull-down tab list view gesture in Google Chromium/Chrome?

For desktop PC's, I prefer Firefox. But for mobile, I had a better overall experience with Chrome/Chromium. Much smoother, faster, more responsive, no URL bar that changes it's content once you tap it,...
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Moving chrome saved passwords to brave browser

Is it possible in any way to replicate chrome passwords to other chromium based browser such as brave. I have rooted device. I tried copying " Login Data" file from chrome data folder to brave data ...
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try to use flags in Chrome command line without ROOT

I use guide Run Chromium with flags My phone is not ROOTed. With agreement of that guide with flags its can be done. May be, anyone try it? at that guide was said:For production build on a non-rooted ...
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How do I go back to the old tab switcher on Chrome?

I don't know when this happened but in the latest version of Google Chrome for Android, I can't swipe down from the 'open tabs' button to get the card UI of all open tabs and switch to or close the ...
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How can I force a website to provide its mobile page?

I'm trying to access the following page using Chrome on my Galaxy S10+, but the website always returns the desktop page, even with the Desktop site check box unchecked. Facebook's built-in browser ...
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Mobile video player in Chrome doesn't work on certain site

I have a problem with build-in video player in Chrome. For such sites, as m.youtube.com it's work correctly and looks like this: It worked for site yummyanime.club as too. But some days ago video ...
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Modifying etc/hosts file doesn't work for redirecting to something else

I need to do it for security testing purpose of an app. I have a rooted emulator which runs 7.1.1, It is rooted, I changed hosts file by using echo command, root file explorer, adb push and every else ...
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How to enable dark mode on Chrome?

I heard that now chrome has a new dark mode theme. Anyone knows how to enable it? Can't find it in settings
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Block/whitelist in chrome on android

I have a rooted Samsung galaxy s4 and I’m trying to figure out how to whitelist websites on chrome. I can do this with the yandex browser with the whitelist manager extension but I’d prefer to use the ...
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Disable smooth scrolling in Android Chrome 73

Is there a way to disable smooth scrolling in Android Chrome 73.X? It seems like it's now enabled for all sites by default, and setting it to “Disabled” in chrome://flags does nothing. Motivation: ...
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Android automatically setting Chrome as the default browser eve though I change

I don't want Chrome to be my default browser. I set my default browser to Firefox. Then when I click a link, It opens in Chrome again. I get back to default apps settings to check and I see Chrome is ...
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Chrome - unprompted auto-download of files after opening the browser - bug or something else?

Upon opening google chrome on android, it suddenly downloaded (unprompted by me) a jpeg, as well as a "seed" file. After scanning both files with the mobile version of kaspersky, i opened the jpeg ...
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Is there a way to check the default web browser that is set up on my smartphone?

I want to use "Chrome Custom Tab." However, to use "Chrome Custom Tab," the default Web browser must be set to "Chrome". Is there a way to determine which default web browser is being used on your ...
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Ctrl+Mouse Drag on Chrome for Android

My work requires me to use an Android mobile phone to surf a web-based image (SVG) viewer. However, the image viewer requires me to press and hold the Ctrl and drag ny the left mouse key through the ...
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I just want to call numbers I find on the internet!

When I click on a phone number in Chrome on the internet it prompts me to download Hangouts. I just want to call it with the default Samsung dialer not Hangouts! How do I do this?
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Is it possible to run a bookmarklet on Chrome by selecting it from the bookmark?

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 ?