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Disable "close all tabs" confirmation in Chrome?

Google somewhat recently added a feature to Chrome for Android that displays a confirmation prompt when you select "close all tabs". Is there any way to disable this? I am not one to leave ...
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Android Chrome saving web page without MHTML extension

Just got a Pixel 6 Pro, Android 12. Whenever I save a web page using the 3-dot menu, download web page arrow, the file is being saved with no extension. It has always been saved as .mhtml on previous ...
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Android chrome: why some page is offline?

Connect android 8.0 device to Windows 10 using USB Tethering. Accessing an web app running on the windows 10 from the android device. Some pages are shown as offline. Reload: does not solve the issue. ...
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How to configure sync and auto-opening of browser tabs

I'm looking for a way to get all open tabs on my PC to be open on android also. Not really need real-time sync just open automatically or with a button. Also, it would be great if it can be done with ...
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Google Chrome - how to prevent loading last page?

this is really silly and useless behavior which just wastes time, battery and data. Imagine I want to open a browser and go to some page, so I tap Chrome, but it immediately loads the webpage which ...
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Open Chrome Bookmarks in the default browser (Firefox)

My primary desktop browser is Chrome. Chrome Bookmark Sync to my Android phone is a snap. The Chrome Bookmark Widget in Android is very easy to use. But without the Chrome extensions I have on my ...
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Where is the path to to the Google Chrome sqlite database on Android? [duplicate]

It seems like the known methods for copying open tabs out of Android Chrome no longer work (a debug interface was removed) and I'd like to see if I can squeeze the open tabs from the sqlite database. ...
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Assign "Read" permission to files in Chrome (Android 11) [duplicate]

I want to open/read my HTML file in Chrome (Android 11). It can be displayed when deployed over an HTTP server. However, I want to read it locally from internal memory. It seems that newer Androids ...
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How to fix android vpn for Intranet

use a VPN for connecting to my company's Intranet and website in my PC and everything is ok, now I want to use this VPN in my android device for connecting to the Intranet, but I can't, [This is the ...
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Configure Chrome Shortcuts using the file system

The usual way of adding a Chrome Shortcut to the Homescreen would be to open Chrome, navigate to the Homepage and tip "add to Homescreen". Since I have a lot (and I mean a lot) of devices, i ...
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How to force desktop version of Facebook on Chrome for Android?

Until recently, it was possible to select the "Desktop site" tickbox in Chrome on Android, browse to "www.facebook.com" and get the desktop Facebook site. That has stopped working ...
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Looking for the folder location of where Google Chrome bookmarks are stored on Android [duplicate]

I'm looking to manually back up and restore the Google Chrome mobile bookmarks on my LG smartphone and wanted to know the folder and filepath of where they are stored on Android. I checked in /data/...
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How to disable the tab panel bar on bottom of chrome?

Note 9 updated to latest version of Android. Using latest version of Chrome. A panel showed up on my phone at the bottom. As I understand it is called a Conditional Tab Strip. I followed advice to go ...
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google chrome android [closed]

What is the difference between each option of the following flags in google chrome for android? Please, Can anyone explain me what does each option of these flags? #metrics-settings-android #web-otp-...
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How to stop Mobile chrome from discarding/reloading tabs?

I have been listening to some old radio shows on an archive website (radioechos) on my phone but if I pause what I am listening to and leave my phone for too long then when I return the tab has ...
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How can I copy paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android?

I tried the following but it doesn't work. How can I copy paste an image into a form field on Chrome for Android without having to download and re-upload the image myself? I use a Google Pixel 6 with ...
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Hyperlink in HTML do not open (video) file locally W/O internet

on my samsung Galaxy Tab A, copied a .htm file. this file has some links. These links are video files which are on same location that of .htm file. I tried relative/ absolute path. I tried http://...
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saved passwords in google chrome deleted

I was using google chrome browser since last 2 years on my laptops and myu phone. I had more than 100 passwords saved in my google chrome account which was syncing well across my devices. However ...
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Disallow web page from disabling horizontal page panning in Chrome

I set the font size on my Android phone rather small. Sometimes I need to use my fingers to zoom in on a region. Then I would touch that region of the page to pan-scroll the page horizontally to read ...
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How can I copy to the clipboard the title of a webpage on Chrome for Android?

How can I copy to the clipboard the title of a webpage on Chrome for Android? I use Android 12 with a Google Pixel 6.
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Chrome doesn't always suggest PDF reader when trying to open PDF files from Downloads tab

I have downloaded a PDF file within Chrome: https://github.com/besp9510/dma_pwm/blob/master/doc/raspberry_pi_dma_pwm.pdf When I want to open it from the Downloads tab, it offers me ridiculous options ...
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Disable power saving mode for WebView on Android 9

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 (SM-T390) tablet with Android 9 and One UI 1.1 and the latest available updates. An app with an WebView looses connection after about six minutes of standby. I ...
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Google "My Business" App cannot verify Chrome camera access

I am using Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G9730) with Android 11. I am trying to "verify" a Business with the "Google My Business" app. It asks to take a video of something. Then it ...
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What does Chrome try to tell me? (aka red dot always appears on Google Chrome without apparent reason)

For a while now, there is a permanent red dot over my Google Chrome app icon: I don't have any tabs open (had many, closed them all trying to get rid of the dot) and checked all possible settings of ...
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Howto hide the top bars in Chrome?

I'm on Android11, and using Chrome v96. Although editing this on a huge (2208x1768) screen, the screen estate is eaten up by chrome's tab bar and url entry bar: So the content area is very thin, can ...
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Will background sync on chrome take up extra mobile data?

I have the samsung a32 5g. I noticed there's an option called background sync on chrome that supposedly makes sure interactions between others are done securely done without error. I know it probably ...
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Can I delete old trichrome library under /data/app?

I have around 50 trichrome library folders in /data/app using around 3 gb. What varies is the alphanumeric string after the package name denoting version: com.google.android.trichromelibrary_410408383-...
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Can Google Chrome Tabs be accessible or exported at runtime without a PC/ADB?

Just like the title suggests. I've been learning Android Development for a year now but I do not know where to approach this particular issue (It might be just impossible but I'm giving it a try). Is ...
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How do I hide 'No Internet Connection' in fullscreen Chrome (on airplane wifi)?

I've started using my phone to watch movies via the in-flight wifi when flying, however Chrome stubbornly reports 'No Internet Connection', which appears as a fairly sizeable and annoying banner on ...
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I wish to export Chrome history synced from a mobile device as a csv list, but this information is not stored in the 'History' file. Where is it?

...AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile #\History usually has all URLs that you have visited, and you can open this up using DB Browser for SQLite. While I can hit Ctrl-H and see the links I'...
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Chrome browser on Android page goes blank after loading

I hope this is the right place to ask for some help. I believe this may be due to recent update or maybe there's a solution someone knows but lately my chrome browser been loading blank pages if I try ...
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Android Chrome shortcuts are grayed out after transfer with "Smart Switch". How come?

I recently bought a new phone and tried to transfer all my stuff from the old phone using Samsung's "Smart Switch" (both phones are identical Samsung S9s, Android V10). It basically worked, ...
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How To Autofill Custom Forms?

I have a webapp I frequently use, which have such kind of forms: <form method=POST action=...> <input type=text name=urname placeholder=urname> <input type=text name=secretid ...
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How can I paste the clipboard content from the Chrome remote desktop desktop (CRD) client to the computer running the CRD server that I connected to?

I use the Chrome remote desktop Android application. How can I paste the clipboard content from the Android Chrome remote desktop client to the computer running the Chrome remote desktop server that I ...
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Stop Chrome from automatically downloading files without a prompt on Android 11

I'm using Chrome for Android (93.0.4577.82) on Android 11. On Chrome on PC and Macs, it is possible to always prompt the user when the browser attempts to download a file. However, on Chrome for ...
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Google Chrome fails to update

I'm on Android 10. When I open google chrome its menu is replaced with a red icon. On clicking it there's a red menu item "Update Google Chrome" or so. On invoking that action I get to a new ...
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IBM website zoomed in too far in various browsers

Android 11; Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-S205G) I've had a long-standing problem on my Android phone with IBM Community forum websites. Forum postings like this one are zoomed in too far. I can't read the ...
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How to make Text Scaling in Chrome Accessibility work in non-desktop mode to make fonts smaller?

When I use text scaling and reduce it to 50%, it remains the same in normal mobile site mode. It only reduces the size in desktop mode. Is there any way to configure this size? In Firefox, I can see ...
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Chrome for Android's media notifications disappear

Chrome and other browsers show media in the notifications area automatically. I use to be able to switch apps and continue playing the media. Now, when the app is no longer active, the media ...
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What is causing these elements/artifacts to be rendered as shown?

My wife changed my minimum width recently, but this hasn't broken browser rendering before in any of our previous devices. Any ideas?
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What is this random arrow in the centre left of my Chrome screen?

Arbitrarily an arrow appears on the center left of my mobile Chrome browser. I cannot even click this arrow. It doesn't really affect any underlying features of my web browsing, at least not on the ...
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How do I preview a PDF document link on Chrome Android like I do on the chrome on a computer? [duplicate]

Whenever we open a PDF document link on a computer browser, we have a preview and then we decide if we want to download. But, when using a smartphone browser, the file is downloaded automatically. How ...
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Location of android browsers' (Chrome and Brave) open tabs [duplicate]

virtually all android browsers remember and load all my open tabs every time I open whatever browser I want to use. Where is this file browsers use to reload all open tabs when restarting? Is there a ...
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Stop websites to redirect to their Play store apps

Some websites force to install their app and won't let me visit their websites in Google chrome on Android without redirecting to playdate Play store. Only workaround is incognito mode because chrome ...
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Does Google Chrome for Android allow you to add a new search engine

Does Google Chrome for Android app allow you to add a search engine, just like it is possible on Google Chrome on the desktop? I have searched the hamburger menu and Settings and it seems like there's ...
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Force Android to display "Desktop Version" when you add to home screen

I view several websites only as "Desktop Versions" but when I add them to my home screen they do not respect this decision. Is there any way to force this feature to work correctly?
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"This site can't ask for your permission" Chrome error on LG Velvet?

I get this error whenever selecting any choice for permissions prompts in Chrome Dev. No results on Google, XDA, or here; Google has a similar but irrelevant hit for Hwaiwei devices (something to do ...
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Inexplicable possible automated event

I'd like to understand the cause of this: I put the smartphone on airplane mode After some hours I turn off the airplane mode, and activate internet connection Suddenly, after having lowered the ...
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Export Google chrome's tabs *by groups*

I have been following How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs? and was able to use Chrome's native method, to generate the tabs list. Not having tried the scripting tips yet, I saved it manually....
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Chrome new grid layout for tabs

I've tried with chrome://flags/# disabling tab-grid-layout reloading several times the browser, but no change works. I've read a lot of articles on the web, some of them indicate this procedure, ...
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