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How to add website as a website link with Brave/Chrome to the Android home screen?

On a Brave (or Chrome) 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 instead opens a custom app ...
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Typing in Web Browser (Firefox and Chrome) Text Boxes and Text Areas on Android is Awkward

There are several sites which have web browser text areas which you can type stuff in. When these sites are visited with Firefox or Chrome, and you want to enter more than 3 lines of text (for ...
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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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Chrome Websites track when location is disabled

I'd like a solution to prevent websites from tracking my geo location even with the android location service turned off. Certain sites such as craigslist, google and bing will turn up my geo location ...
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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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Disable all in-app browsing while keeping Chrome as default browser

In previous versions of Android, in-app browsing was facilitated using WebView (1). Disabling in-app browsing system-wide could be achieved by uninstalling the WebView app (2). Recently, an in-app ...
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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 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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Get Chrome to translate web pages

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy 10 tablet. How can I get Chrome to automatically translate a web page? My laptop will do so, either on its own or by right clicking. I have turned on Google translate, but ...
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How can I force Chrome into loading facebook as a desktop site by default?

I hate the Facebook messsenger app, so I ditched it. However, my current work-around is: Open the messages tab on m.facebook.com Wait for Play store to load Close, enable desktop mode 4, Go to the ...
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Why does the YubiKey Neo only use Firefox, not Chrome?

I want to use the YubiKey NEO with Chrome, and when I tap the NFC sensor to the phone, the only app I can use is Firefox. I would like to have SSO work with Chrome, but not sure how they were able to ...
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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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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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Stopping an ongoing download without exiting Chrome

I have a file that has been stuck at "2 seconds remaining" for about a day. I feel it's never going to finish, so I want to know how to cancel it without quitting or stopping Chrome. None of these ...
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Opening incognito tab in chrome when swiping on chrome icon?

As you all know that Nova Launcher allows assigning swipe actions to icons on home screen. For example I have attached the swipe action on the dialer to call home directly. Now I am trying to assign ...
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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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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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How do I set Google Chrome to close when I swipe away the last tab?

On another device, when I swipe away chrome's last open tab, the whole app closes. I don't know how I got it to do that.
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How to disable autocomplete in Chrome for specific sites

When I visit passwords.google.com in Chrome for Android (Marshmallow) I have the option to autocomplete the password. I would like to disable passoword autocomplete for this site only, or maybe for ...
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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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Oneplus 3T Chrome/Downloads app on Android - “Can't open file”

When I download a doc or docx file via Chrome, it often happens that I can't open it directly. Where with, say, a pdf, the file will open in e.g. Acrobat straight after i tap 'download', doing the ...
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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 allow Chrome Android to load “insecure” or “phishing” content?

How do I allow Chrome for Android to load insecure content? I would like to know this so I can log in to my Hotel WiFi. The message it gives me is: Your connection is not private Attackers might ...
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Chrome taking up lots of space on my Android device

I have an OnePlus 5T running Oxygen 5.1.4 (which is based on Android Oreo 8.1.6). According to the app DiskUsage, Google Chrome is using almost 15 GB of data. (Click image to enlarge it) Apart from ...
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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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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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Chrome Crash/Close immediatly on open. Android 4.0.4

Chrome version 42.0.2311 running on Android 4.0.4 on eeepc 701 x86. Browser crashes and closes immediatly Is there any way to troubleshoot? I have already uninstalled / reinstalled. Cleared the ...
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Android chrome print, how is it set up?

I'm looking to replace a mobile laptop with an Android tablet. I noticed on my Android 4 phone, in Chrome, there is an option Menu>Print, which lets me generate a PDF, or select a printer. When I ...
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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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Associate HTML files with Google Chrome

I want to create a file association between my local HTML pages and Google Chrome, the reason being that I am beginning to develop HTML pages and I need to be able to access the URL address as I use ...
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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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App force opens Play Store when I try to open Chrome

I downloaded and installed GO Launcher and there was an icon preinstalled with it. I clicked on it once accidentally, and it opened in the Play Store. Now when I try to use Chrome anytime, it force ...
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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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Import Cookies from Google Chrome Mobile to another Mobile browser

I would like to know that is there anyway I can import cookies from Android version of Google Chrome to any other mobile browser (on the same device)? Just like when we install Firefox/Opera/Chrome ...
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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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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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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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Android tablet very laggy and freezing for 3 minutes (slow internal storage?)

I have Pipo M9 Pro with Android 4.2.2 OS is quite laggy and to use Chrome is almost impossible... it is so very slow and sometimes I cannot do anything for 3-5 min because of freezing. I made some ...
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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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“Accept-Language” header sent by Chrome browser on Android

What exactly it depends upon? For example, if I have only one language specified in the Settings, but the Accept-Language header appears as: uk-UA,uk;q=0.8,ru;q=0.6,en-US;q=0.4,en;q=0.2 How can I ...
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Cannot use keyboard in Google Chrome app

Update (20/10/2014) After a routine update of installed apps everything seems to be working as expected. I suspect that updating the LG Keyboard app (which came with the phone) did the trick. ...
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Android Oreo autofill on chrome

I know android Oreo has an auto fill feature, and I like that it can be integrated with a third party password manager. However what is unclear is whether that auto fill feature works within a browser ...
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How to cancel download on chrome

I accidentally clicked download button of 1.2 GB (my wifi speed is slow so it's a problem) file, from chrome browser on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, now I want to cancel this download package but it seems ...
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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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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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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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