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Gogle finance desktop shortcut stuck in weird state

Siituation I got into very strange state after sync of my old phone (Pixel 2) to my new one (Pixel 5). The phone (or chrome) thinks that the Gogle Finance shortcut for the widget is on the desktop but ...
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Getting lost chrome android data back

My mom uses my android phone sometimes, and I guess yesterday or the day before she had reset one or more of my apps, including chrome, since all my open tabs and history is gone. I was not syncing my ...
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Can't Open/Close/Switch Tabs in Google Chrome on a Samsung Tab S2

I have been having an issue with Google Chrome for about 3-4 months now whereby after awhile of usage the ability to open or delete another tab is disabled or ignored by the application. I can open a ...
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Android browser that prevents zoom and is always fullscreen

I'm trying to use an interactive HTML site and it keeps on zooming in and out whenever i accidentally touch it with 2 fingers, is there a way to make a browser prevent the zoom behavior? Similarly, ...
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Something happened to my Chrome on Android, and now StackOverflow looks weird [migrated]

Something happened to my Chrome on Android (my phone was in my pocket, so maybe something got clicked), and now StackOverflow looks weird. What happened? This is how it should look (this screenshot is ...
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adb backup dosen't work even with allowBackup=true

I noticed that for some system apps (for example chrome, which is preinstalled by default on my device) I can't do adb backup . Doing so results in the 47 bytes dummy .ab file. I checked in manifest ...
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How do I close all, or many at once, Chrome tabs on Android on a phone? [duplicate]

I'm on Google Pixel 2, Android 11, Chrome 87.0.4280.101. I have 494 open tabs, as I explain in my answer here on how to count them. I need to selectively close about 450 of them, or just close all of ...
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Can't close browser tabs

I'm having an issue with an LG G pad. Chrome 87.0.4280.101 Firefox Daylight 84.1.2 (Build #2015783145) OS Android 5.1.1 LG-V940n Build/LMY47V I don't do much with it other than email, browsing and ...
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What are Points and How do I get them? [migrated]

I signed up for the Android Enthusiast because my tablet has gone goofy. Specifically chrome and firefox. However, I can't ask questions or comment until I have reputation points. But I don't see any ...
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How to check Firefox/Chrome developer console/tools on Android without a computer?

I am aware of these two questions How can I access the browser console on Opera Mobile on Android? Is it possible to open developer tools console in Chrome on Android phone? However the first one ...
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Scroll problem with my android mouse

I have a HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Lite 10 tablet I use it with a mouse connected to USB thanks to this adapter. For some time with my mouse, I can no longer scroll through the pages of browsers like Firefox ...
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How do I get from a Google AMP page to that actual webpage in Chrome?

I don't want to disable AMP completely, but if I'm on an AMP page sometimes I want to get to the original webpage. There used to be a link to get there but that seems to be gone now. How do I get to ...
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How to access / open Google Chrome cache on my android? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get access to the Google Chrome cache on my android phone. I want to view all links that i had opened before. Can someone please explain how can i do it?! I'm wiling to take the time to ...
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What is this pop-in from the bottom of Chrome for Android?

I'm suffering from a pop-in, coming in from the bottom of the screen, in Chrome for Android. It seems to be doing a Google search with whatever text I may have tapped. There's no button to close, and ...
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I can't open or close any tabs on my Android tablet in Chrome

This is a tablet I've had for years, and suddenly it decided that tabs in Chromes cannot be selected, exited, or added (The only change I can do is the new tab button option on the 3 dots, but I can't ...
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Chrome's “share to device” and “click to call” keep sending to the wrong phone

I have 2 Android devices of the same brand and model, one is for gaming and such and has no SIM card, the other one is my main phone with the SIM card and able to make a phone call. I discovered this ...
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I'm unable to toggle between Chrome Tabs [duplicate]

Earlier I used to toggle between tabs by swiping left or right and clicking on the tab I wanted to open. But know if I click on the change tabs icon, I can only see the list like this attached image. ...
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Chrome, autofill, and biometric security

One of the recently added Android features is biometric-protected autofill. It should enable something similar to iOS, where credit card numbers and passwords are protected by a fingerprint or Face ID....
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How to run Zoom meeting directly in the browser?

I have a ZTE Avid Plus Z828 running Android 5.x. Using Chrome 85.0.x, I'm not seeing an option to run a Zoom meeting from the browser. It only says to download the app, whereas I'm looking to just ...
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Chome flag “Overscroll history navigation” by default

I have casually found this feature without having enabled anything in chrome://flags. Suddenly the option has disappeared. Why this behaviour? I don't understand why the feature was enabled, and I can'...
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I have to click links twice to get them to open in Chrome

When I make a search, the first time I click the result it blanks the page and the progress bar moves half a centimeter. I then have to hit back and click the link again to get the page to open. But ...
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How to open FTP URLs on Chrome for Android?

I can open the following link in Chrome on my PC, but my phone browser, which is also the latest version of Chrome, doesn't open it: ftp://tchdata.eili.ir (can only be accessed from Iran) How can I ...
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Problem with chrome: cascading tab list not displayed, have to do it blindly

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Android 6.0.1 Chrome 86.0.4240.198 (latest update at the moment) Just yesterday Chrome's tabbing started misbehaving. When pressing the button to look at the list of tabs, the ...
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Intermittent scrambled panels when browsing on Chrome for Android 7.0

The client has intermittent scrambled panels when browsing on Chrome for Android 7.0. They display randomly as pages are loaded. Image resized. Click for the full image. The phone in use is LG K8 (...
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How can I delete from my smartphone the images downloaded by Google Chrome from the internet, which I can't find anywhere?

I have a A3 Umidigi smartphone, Android 9. I downloaded the images by Google Chrome (search images engine), and I can't find them in any folder (included Download, Pictures or DCIM), but I can see and ...
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Open Outlook links in Chrome

Using Outlook version 4.2041.3 on my Samsung Galaxy A30s with Android 10. If I receive an email with links in it And then click in the link it opens up in a weird browser. I would like for it to ...
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How to open PDF files directly in Chrome on Android

I am writing from my android. On my laptop its pretty simple to choose to open a pdf file directly in the browser rather than opening it in an external program. The problem comes when I try to open it ...
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Android Chrome - enable auto-fill for the site

Android 10, Chrome 86. I have keepass2android installed and it works like a charm. The question is: if I accidently tapped 'do not use autofill for site XXX' in the dropdown on the login field, how to ...
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How does Android Chrome send newline from soft keyboard?

I am attempting to access an ESP32 microcontroller running MicroPython over a web interface using the following page WebREPL which within my local network using Chrome on my PC is all fine. The ...
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Chromium-based browsers can download without storage permission

I just installed Brave browser, and it looks like the browser can download files into the Downloads folder without being granted the Storage permission. I have not previously granted it, and it does ...
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Disabling Chrome tab groups

My phone (Samsung S7 running Android 8.0.0) recently updated to Chrome version 85, and with it came tab groups. I am sure this is a welcome thing for many, but I rarely have more than 8 tabs open at ...
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How can I switch from WiFi to mobile data without interrupting my current download in Chrome?

I am currently downloading a roughly 50 GB file in Chrome for Android (10). I am on my home WiFi. Given the speed of my network it should take roughly 8 hours. It is a regular file download which is ...
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How to save an HTML page from a web site using Chrome

I have a web site that has some simple HTML pages with no images, no external CSS or JavaScript references. So the whole HTML page is a single self-containing file that has HTML code, together with ...
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Video files mysteriously deleted

I get some files deleted when doing this, it happened twice and it doesn't happen anywhere else: I download some mp4 files with Chrome or Brave, both in incognito mode, and directly to the microSD ...
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How to disable the developer option in Chrome for Android?

I have enabled developer options accidentally by clicking on Settings > About Chrome > Application Version 7 times. I didn't find any option to disable this developer options. How to disable ...
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Chrome “Touch to Search” does not work

You can turn on "Touch to Search" on Chrome for Android by going to Settings > Sync and Google Services > Touch to Search. This should allow you to merely tap lightly a word in a ...
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Block URLs on Android Chrome?

I'd like to block particular URLs on Android Chrome. I've tried BlockSite, but the experience is poor - the page still loads for several seconds before the block dialog appears. Is there any better ...
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Chrome voice search does not recognize additional languages, while Google (Assistant?) App does

On my Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) running Android 7.0 i got the following issue: I have both the Google app (or is it called the Assistant?, i'm confused about the many different ways to access Google ...
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How to add website as a website link with Brave/Chrome to the Android home screen? [duplicate]

On a Chrome or other Chromium browser (Brave, Kiwi..) on Android When I click "add to home screen" from the Brave/Chrome menu, on some sites the icon that is added does not open website but ...
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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 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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