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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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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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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 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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Moving Chrome saved passwords to Brave browser

Is it possible in any way to replicate Chrome passwords to other Chromium-based browsers such as Brave? I have a rooted device. I tried copying the "Login Data" file from the Chrome 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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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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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 ...
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Chrome and keyboard minimizes

My phone is acting really weird today. While browsing in Chrome, it'll suddenly minimize to the lower right corner of my phone. And, my keyboard continues to suddenly hide, about every minute or so. ...
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How to remove quick links in Google chrome homepage

How do I remove this quick links from Google chrome Android app. Please help.
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What is the purpose of “Tracing” settings in Google Chrome Canary?

I use Chrome Canary and I found an option named 'Tracing' in Chrome > Settings > Developer options. The option doesn't exist in stable Chrome version and I guess it exists in Beta and Dev releases. ...
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Allow android chrome to load unsafe scripts

When any site has mixed content (HTTPS + HTTP), and when you try to open HTTP content, on Desktop chrome, it shows a "shield" icon like screen below, This allow user to load unsafe script. However, ...
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Saving links with Pocket on Android browsers?

Should I have a bookmarklet of some sort that does that? There doesn't appear to be a button to do that in Firefox mobile or for Google for Android which is strange since there's a Pocket App for ...
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Google Chrome - remove old tabs

When I click on a link, Chrome opens and the link will be displayed in a new tab. However all my previous tabs are still there. By clicking multiple links again and again a new tab is opened. Over ...
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Stop Chrome auto closing when no tabs are left

I noticed a new behavior in Chrome after updating my device to Android 9. When I close every tab in Chrome, the app closes automatically. This used not to be the case before I updated, even if there'...
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No sound playing 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 there is no sound ...
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How to loop a song in youtube?

I used to listen to some favourite song in youtube (Android). I would like to loop so it plays all time till I stop. Previously I have tried using Chrome web browser. It work to loop, but no sound. So,...
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Chrome on Android displays minimalistic list of tabs [duplicate]

For a couple of months now the default Chrome web browser on my Android device has changed the way it displays tabs when thr Tabs icon is tapped. Previously it used to roll out all of my open tabs in ...
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Chrome browser frozen from scam tab. How to fix?

I got an ad popup in a new tab in the Chrome broswer from visiting a site & now that tab ad won't close or let me use Chrome. Tried force stopping & clearing cache but Chrome is still frozen....
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Where are Chrome Settings Stored in Android 4.4.2

I am configuring a lot of devices and one thing we have to do is turn off Autofill in Chrome. Is there a way to drop a settings file in a folder that contains this setting or do we have to manually go ...
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'Can't take screenshot due to security policy.' [duplicate]

As you know that some sites/apps don't allow to take screenshots with a flashing message 'Can't take screenshot due to security policy.' Is there anyway to get screenshot from these sites/apps ?
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Disable star button in chrome address bar

On some websites the chrome browser on Android shoes an icon with an open circle and some stars Is there any way to remove this?
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Should a certificate be installed when a browser offers to install it?

I was accessing my internet banking site, and I found my browser asking to install some certificates noted some extensions of certificate. Do I need to install certificate to access the site safely ...
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Does Chrome for Android implement tab discarding, and how to access its controls?

I'm trying to diagnose an issue on my Android. See below for more background on the underlying issue. But what I want to ask you now is why I can't seem to find anything in my Android Chrome (version ...
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How can I speed up sidereel.com using Chrome on my android TV PCs?

I have several android TV PCs, all with the same apps and configurations. One use is watching streamed shows on TV. I use sidereal.com to keep up with my shows, but it takes forever for the site to ...
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Stop Chrome from opening Google Maps app

My Google Maps app has got broken. I think I can use the web version of Google Maps. However, Chrome is redirecting me out from the browser to the app. How to stop Google Chrome from redirecting me to ...
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Google chrome search results different view

I'm using latest version of Google Chrome in my android. Recently, the view of Google search results have changed. I don't like this view because address is in a grey color background and search ...
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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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How to automatically remove placeholders for ads when blocking them in Chrome?

I have a Moto Z2 Play running a Pixel Experience Oreo (8.1) 64-bit ROM. I have TWRP, Magisk root and Xposed Framework running. My browser is Chrome 70.0.3538.110 which is the latest stable release as ...
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How to update a Google Chrome password?

Here at work we use a Wi-Fi connection that requires the user's sign-in before it can be used, with a username and a password. This password is changed every few days. After connecting, Chrome starts ...
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Finding out what App causes unwanted new tabs in firefox on Android [duplicate]

Recently some app started opening new firefox tabs with the adress 'livemobilesearch.com'. I uninstalled the most recentently installed apps, but the problem still persists. I assume the pages get ...
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How can I conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? [duplicate]

I have opened a number of web pages in Google Chrome browser in my android phone. Is it possible to conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? This is ...
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How do I turn off the “suggested news” stories on Chrome's homepage in v70?

Chrome 70 - homepage now showing "suggested news" stories and is sucking up data and is slow. The flags solution is now gone in Chrome 70. How do I get rid of this stupid news feed?
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How to intercept Chrome links with Advanced Download Manager (ADM)?

I have installed Advanced Download Manager (ADM), but when I try downloading a file from Chrome, it downloads the file with its Chrome download manager. How to set-up ADM to intercept the download ...
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Disable “open with” in chrome

How do I disable the "open with" feature in chrome on android? An alternative would be to have chrome itself in the list of alternatives.
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Recover chrome tabs from tab_store0

I usually have a lot of tabs open in my android's Chrome. Today i've opened Chrome and instead of it loading all my tabs it just displayed a new blank tab. I'm trying to recover them. Most of them ...
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My android device doesn't show up when I do ADB Devices but DOES show up in my Chrome developer tools

Really not sure what's going on because it seems to be detected by chrome when I plug in but ADB doesn't know whats going on.
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Possible to access Chrome Incognito session data?

First post in a fit of desperation on what is probably a lost cause. Would there be any way to recover or view Incognito tabs lost during an automatic app update in the past 24 hours by snooping ...
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Where does Google Chrome automatically save pages?

I opened the following page: https://goughlui.com/2014/10/01/usb-cable-resistance-why-your-phonetablet-might-be-charging-slow/ When disconnecting WiFi and even after rebooting the mobile phone, the ...

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