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Google chrome won't connect to the internet on mobile data

This site can’t be reached m.facebook.com refused to connect No issues browsing the net on Chrome using WiFi No issues browsing the net on Firefox using mobile/WiFi No issues installing app for the ...
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Stop Chrome opening every web page in a new tab

Looking at my significant other's phone, they had dozens of tabs open in Google Chrome (I don't use it). This has to have memory impacts! It appears that every time one clicks a link, it opens in a ...
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How do I recover lost bookmarks in Chrome

I just uninstalled Chrome updates and lost all my bookmarks. I didn't sync my accounts. Is there any way to recover all the lost bookmarks? I'm using a Samsung GT-N7100 Android version 4.4.2
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Stop Google Chrome from asking to be my default browser every day

It seems as of late that I get a notice in my system notification area on an almost daily basis reading "Set Google Chrome as your default browser". I don't want Google Chrome to be my default ...
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Unable to open Wikipedia app on Android TV

I have Mi TV 4a pro and I want to open Wikipedia app on it. I had installed Wikipedia app on TV via pendrive but when I open the app it crashes. Is there is any way? Further I had installed chrome ...
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How to determine what's causing Chrome to consume cellular data

Short: How can I know why my Android Chrome consumes so much data - which sites, maybe some rogue plugins etc. Background: Recently I've been getting notifications from my carrier and also from my ...
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Use another Google account in Chrome only

My Android phone has 2 Google accounts set up. I see those when I go to Google > Account in my phone settings: Google Account 1 (main user) Google Account 2 Google Chrome is configured to use ...
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Connecting Macbook Pro 2019 Type C cable to android phone with type C port

I have a type c usb phone and Macbook pro with type c port. Since I don't have a usb converter for mac, I used the Macbook pros charging cable to connect to the phone. I can see the files in the phone ...
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Chrome Uses Background Data Despite Its Background Data Has Been DISALLOWED in Android Setups

Android Chrome eats LOTS of background mobile data on my phone. This is despite the fact that in Android setups I DISALLOWED Chrome to use background data (i.e., Settings -> Connections -> Data usage -...
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Restoring deleted files and bookmarks following Chrome downgrade

Dear Android Enthusiasts, The story – likely shared with many users who cannot currently find a solution to this exact predicament – is as follows: About two hours ago, my Android 7.0 phone (Samsung ...
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Nothing will clear chrome's cache on android

I'm editing the mobile version of my website and I can't get the site to update on my phone. I have tried: Clearing the cache normally Going in incognito mode Requesting the desktop site Pressing (i)...
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How to save a PWA page to the home screen?

I use Home Assistant which when set up properly is a PWA (Progressive Web Application). I saved the web page opened in Chrome to my home screen and it was acting like an application. Then I deleted ...
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How do I switch profiles in Chrome for Android?

Is there any way to switch Chrome profiles while using the Chrome mobile phone app?
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Chrome on Android has just eaten all my data plan

I am using Chrome on Nexus 5X. Nothing like this ever happened until the last 2 days - my data plan was depleted suddenly, the carrier's app claimed that I have no more data, and when I checked my ...
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How to hide profile avatar icon from Chrome's toolbar?

I recently updated my Chrome for Android to version 76.0.3809.111 and noticed a pesky profile avatar icon on the New Tab page which I rather find unnecessary in my toolbar. tapping it opens "Sync and ...
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How to watch chrome history of my friend, who is logged in from my gmail id?

What i did - I have signed in, one of my friend's android phone (its samsung j2) with my gmail id. What i want - I want to monitor his phone's youtube and chrome browsing history using my gmail id ...
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Bookmarks in Chrome getting added to “Managed bookmarks” folder

This just started happening. When I star a page it gets added to s folder called Managed bookmarks and then press the star again to edit the entry, all of the fields are greyed out and I can't edit ...
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Vysor app isn't working for chrome on windows 7

I referred this site to install and run vysor app but it turns out that it needed a graphic card instead of using integrated graphic cards on my windows 7 there was solution on how come over this ...
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In Google Chrome for Android, how to remove permanently all the visited pages icons - or restore all the removed ones

I want to have a clear new tab page in Chrome so that I don't get suggestions on what to browse. For that reason I pressed each of the icons on it and remove them. However new ones keep appearing all ...
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cannot see option to turn off my google news feed

I am using a Moto G7 Power , android phone When I open the Google browser (chrome I suppose), it says on the bottom "discover, updates, search, more...". If I choose "more..." and then 'settings', ...
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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 ...