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com.google.android.trichromelibrary causes many Android apps to crash

Recently, apps that are fine an hour ago now crash when I open them. The crash report message seems to be caused by a null pointer exception (NPE) in com.google.android.trichromelibrary. Apps affected ...
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Make Chrome tell the user that it is downloading

When I click a link to download a file (example), the file gets downloaded without any toast, popup or any indication (except in notification panel) . If I refresh the page again, it asks me if I want ...
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Stop user from changing Chrome settings on Android

I'm trying to find a way to stop users from being able to change Chrome's settings on an Android device. The main focus in not letting people turn on saving passwords, as multiple people share the ...
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How can I activate the new Chrome tab management tools tab groups & grid layout?

I make heavy use of my tablet for research & typically have 200 to 500 tabs open. So I have been looking forward to the alternate grid layout and to Chrome Tab Groups for Android, which would make ...
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Can I save/transfer session data from the chrome app (like tabs) without root?

I am trying to save / back up the current chrome app session, emphasis on the tabs, before changing the battery on a nexus 6p phone. I know the data is stored in /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_tabs ...
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Do phones heat up when using incognito?

Every time I use incognito my phone heats up a bit. Is this normal?
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How do I use an older version of a website's cookies on Chrome on Android device?

I am using a kod karaoke system comprising of hardware equipment and software. I connect my phone to my local wifi and open a browser e.g. Chrome on my Android and go to the webpage kod.sg which is in ...
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Does Google Chrome's on Android 'Lite mode' affect PWAs?

If I install a PWA onto my Android phone using Google Chrome, does that PWA use Chrome's Lite mode? Say I install the Twitter PWA, and use it to view a photo. Does that photo go through Google's ...
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Disable search suggestions based on current page

Chrome has recently started offering search suggestions based on whatever is currently in the tab when I enter the address bar, like this: How can I disable this?
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Disable “Call via hangouts” in Contacts.google.com in browser - use tel: instead [closed]

I use "click to call" from my phone often on phone numbers in my laptop browser (Chrome) and recently tried it from Gmail and Contacts tabs of Google apps. I even created a page to paste ...
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Chrome update on android makes the application freeze. I need help transporting its hundreds of tabs

Chrome updates are the worst. I've lost my tabs before when it updated, and the whole thing deleted my tabs after several times of lagging a minute after opening the app. I fixed it by reverting to ...
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Sync Chrome cache on android

Are android's chrome cache different with laptop's chrome cache or are they both the same when using google sync?
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How can I enforce Google SafeSearch on Firefox/Chrome?

I'd like to enforce Google SafeSearch on Firefox/Chrome on Android. Is there any way to do it? For example, if I enable it and then switch to Incognito/Private mode the setting will disappear. For ...
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Android Chrome Password Pop-up

Does anyone know how to eliminate this annoying pop-up (see screenshot) in Chrome that has a separate window for passwords? I know it can be done but I can't find it and any every time I search for it,...
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Where to find webview-command-line for retrieving netlogs

I need to get netlogs for the Android webview used by my application. The chromium describes few steps to do so. It required userdebug build for which I am using emulator. But the commandline flags ...
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How can I transfer tab data from the Chrome App to another phone - including back and forward data?

So my nexus 6p is getting on in years, and I'd like to back up my chrome tabs onto another phone. I'm aware there's a sync function, but that: Does not cover the back and forward data from each tab, ...
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My Google chrome update stop at some percentage [duplicate]

I am using android 9. Google chrome update stop at 56%. Sometimes it stop 82%. I am not able to update fully.
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downloaded file disappears from file manager, but chrome wont re-download (replace), or re-name (create new file)

Android 7.1 on LG phone "stock" chrome I download a movie, its a really long filename, and the file didn't show up in downloads so few days later I stumble upon same movie, try to download, ...
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Android Chrome browser is making a duplicate of every photo downloaded to my external SD card

Every time I download a photo (.jpg or .png file) with the Chrome browser (stable version) to my external SD card, it gets duplicated and stored also in "/storage/emulated/0/Pictures" folder ...
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Getting McAfee warnings despite not having McAfee?

I own a Galaxy S10, and after the recent update I've started getting warnings from McAfee in my Chrome browser telling me sites I've been visiting for years are suspicious... except I don't have and ...
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Android Chrome - shortcut icons shown on Chrome home page

there are up to 8 shortcuts on the android chrome homepage. How do I specify which web pages I want them to link to?
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How can I restore Google Chrome after I deleted it on my rooted phone?

I have a rooted Mototrola G6 Play, and today I deleted google chrome because I don't use it, but once I deleted it a bunch of apps stopped working like LastPass and Coursera just to name a few... I ...
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Lower half of screen looks pixelated on Chrome for Android

I recently finished developing a website made of scalable vector graphics (SVG). The site looks great on all devices but Chrome for Android. On Android Chrome, the site looks more pixelated near the ...
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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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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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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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