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How to get rid of Chrome's 'Continue browsing' link without visiting it?

There is no sensible way to get rid of Android Chrome's 'Continue browsing' link when it appears, if one does not wish to visit the site in question again. Are there any workarounds? (In our above ...
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How can I view downloaded .txt files as UTF-8 in Chrome on Android 13?

We download many UTF-8 encoded .txt files. Later in the e.g., Northwoods, far from the Internet, we find they are unreadable. Yes, we could simply open them in a different app, but we wish to keep ...
Dan Jacobson's user avatar
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Voice Access taking forever to download language update

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. I am new to Voice Access. I have been following the tutorial to try and set it up, so that I can operate my phone and the user interface that it and its ...
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How can I make my entire calendar accessible offline in the Google calendar Android application?

By default, the Google calendar Android application only caches part of my calendar on my phone's memory. How can I make my entire calendar accessible offline in the Google calendar Android ...
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How can I load a webpage from cache for offline browsing in Google Chrome browser?

In Google Chrome browser running on an Android phone, I opened a webpage under wifi. Now I am disconnected from WiFi, I want to access the webpage loaded before from the cache, but it shows "No ...
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Live Transcribe & Notification offline languages

I can not find it anywhere. Is list of languages supported for download and offline transcribe published somewhere? When I check languages on my current old phone, none of them are shown as available ...
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Is it possible to enjoy online app in offline mode in this problem?

This is not about changing the online app into offline by Lucky Patcher so that I don't bother with ads. No, it's not. The app is a dictionary which requires the internet to open each entry. Actually ...
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Do any versions of Google's "Voice Typing" work completely offline?

Do any versions of Google's "Voice Typing" work completely offline? Note that when I specify "completely offline", I mean with absolutely no data sent to Google or other parties.
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Complete backup in offline mode [duplicate]

In front of me I have an Android phone that has been infected with a malware installed as system service. I want to perform a factory reset on this phone, but first I need to make a backup, of course. ...
Roland Illig's user avatar
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Access Spotify cached files

How to use cached files in Spotify application under Android ? The mentioned file extensions are ".file" , which are not normally playable, but it is clear from the size and type of ...
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How to view pages saved on storage (or disk)

I have a very simple html page that I saved on my disk on my computer. It only contains a link to an image, saved in the same folder with that html page. I can view it without any problems on my ...
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How to access OneNote android app content on PC by connecting to PC?

Is it possible to use OneNote completely offline and transfer/read it's content on PC manually by connecting mobile device to PC? I don't want to use sync, I want it to be used completely offline and ...
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Does YouTube Music allow non-premium accounts to download their own uploaded music to their device for offline use?

I just received an email notification that Google Play Music would be discontinued later this year, and instructing me to transfer my library over to YouTube Music (I haven't done this yet). I am ...
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How do I open an offline website on Android?

I have a directory with some .html files, some .jpgs, an index.html file, and some other stuff. If I drag the index.html into chrome (or other browsers) on my desktop PC this static/offline website ...
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How to extract calendar data from the stock calendar app of Android Gingerbread (2.3.6) without a Google account?

I am confronted with an old Android phone: OS: Gingerbread (2.3.6) Type: Motorola XT320 It holds quite a significant amount of data in its local calendar, operated by what appears to be the stock ...
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Possible to create offline (local/non-synced) contacts in Android Oreo 8.1?

In Android Oreo 8.1 (on a Motorola device), is it possible to create offline (aka "local" or "non-synced") contacts? This was fairly easy on previous Android versions, but I'm not seeing a way to do ...
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Google Maps with Offline Maps sometimes gets stuck on "Finding best route"

Google Maps with Offline Maps sometimes gets stuck on "Finding best route" I don't think it's a GPS issue 'cos my phone's GPS is normally fine and also, as soon as I connect to WiFi it gets past the "...
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Google Maps not working offline even though I already have maps downloaded

My phone is a Nexus 4, running Android 5.1.1. I am getting this error when I try to go to a postcode in London. No network connection Can't connect to the network. Check your data connection and try ...
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Switching Google Voice typing language and force offline mode?

I've been using Google Voice for quite some time as it's fast and convenient compared to typing on the phone keyboard. However, I speak multiple languages and when I use the Google Voice software, if ...
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YouTube Download not available

I was on vacation in Asia a couple of weeks ago with my old cell phone. I discovered the YouTube offline feature and loved it! Now, back home, i tried to use it with my newer cell and discovered that ...
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How do I export saved web pages from Chrome on Android?

I have a lot of sites saved for offline reading in Chrome. Some of them aren't online anymore. Is there a way to get them out of the app in HTML files? Chrome version: 60.0.3112.116
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How can I save a web page offline?

I have this url : http://prepaid-data-sim-card.wikia.com/wiki/China and wish to download as an offline document. How do I do that ?. I am taking that there is no wifi access in the place I intend to ...
Dan Chan's user avatar
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Is it possible to make Google Drive folders available offline?

Can I create folders that can sync with Google Drive similar to Windows? Actually I have to store some files offline in multiple phones, tablets, and computers. I'm fine with the Windows version of ...
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Offline translation files not recognized

When I try to use Google Translate offline, I get an error: Translation failed. Offline translation file not available. Please check SD card is inserted. In Settings-> Storage I could see ...
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Error While Saving videos offline on YouTube (unplayable)

I tried to save videos offline on YouTube on my Android mobile (Vivo V3) and it said that the video couldn't be save offline due to an error, "Unplayable". What does this mean and how can I fix this?
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YouTube Offline video issue

Iam going to perform a factory data reset on my phone but i don't want to lose my 8.45 GB of youtube offline videos , What do I do now??
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YouTube Offline Playlist

It has been a while since I am using the YouTube's offline video feature. But there is one thing which is annoying me off late. I have set of YouTube videos saved for offline view, and it seems ...
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How to Save Website Pages for Offline access in Firefox/...?

I need to save the website of some shops etc Power.fi because you cannot use LTE data in their shops (metallic halls) but I need to compare their prices to their website prices and others. Options of ...
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Google Translate offline translation

I downloaded tons of offline translation packages for Google Translate some time ago. Then at some point I must have done something, maybe an update, or a setting change (perhaps that Primary Language ...
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Are offline google maps used device wide?

If you save an area on google maps on an android device, will other apps that use the maps api, pull data from this cache if it's available? Or is it separated and doesn't know that it exists? I ask ...
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reverse tethering - offline for some applications

I try to get internet on my phone from my computer without instlling any tools. My configuration looks like : mybox -----(Ethernet)------[my computer]------(USB)-----[the phone] I enabled usb ...
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How can I browse some document-like apps offline?

Some Android apps are actually some kind of documents/ebooks, but it seems that I can't browse it offline. for example, it seems that when my phone is not connected to a network or mobile data service,...
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How to store reminders from Google Now offline?

I find it very convenient to set reminders using voice "OK Google" with Google Now. However, I cannot seem to get it to work when I do not have an internet connection. Is there a way I can ...
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Once you use “Free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline?

Once you use “free up space” in Google Photos, how do you keep some photos for offline? I selected some photos and tried to share them to Gmail, but it created a link to the photos in online form.
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Create a playlist of Offline videos in YouTube

YouTube's offline feature allows downloading selected videos so that they can be viewed later, without internet. I downloaded few of these from different publishers and now have set of such videos in ...
learningbrain's user avatar
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Is accessing Google Play Music subscription files legal? [closed]

From Where does Google Play Music v5 store music locally? I can see that if I am rooted, I can access the .mp3 files which I have downloaded to play offline from my Google Play Music subscription and ...
Liam Baker's user avatar
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Pattern-locked Samsung Galaxy with SuperSU and no internet

Some months ago, I rooted my Samsung Galaxy and installed SuperSU. Stupidly, I'd had believed that the only thing that happens when you enter the pattern wrong too many times is that you have to wait ...
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Google Voice Search requiring internet access even when offline speech recognition pack is installed

When installed, the Google app includes Voice Search. In the settings for Voice Search, there is an option to install Offline speech recognition packs. Despite doing this, Voice Search is still ...
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Offline YouTube feature suddenly gone

Till yesterday noon I was using this offline option, but from yesterday night I can't get the offline option. My YouTube app is built-in app, will that make any difference? I even tried re-...
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Canceling the sending of a queued email in Gmail for Android

How do I cancel the sending of a queued email in Gmail (Android)? The conversation is in the outbox and I don't see an option for deleting the message alone. I'd like not to have to delete the whole ...
Andrew Cheong's user avatar
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

Weird behavior of offline videos. I had downloaded a lot videos from office for offline viewing at home. But when i went home they were showing expired and when i clicked on them it showed connect to ...
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Does Play Music download songs more than once if they are in different playlists?

I have several playlists which overlap in terms of the songs they contain. I have these downloaded on my phone. If a song is in two playlists, will it be stored twice on my phone?
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How do I effectively use offline documents on a WIFI-only tablet and other connected devices?

This is more of a usability type question. I have a wifi-only tablet. I also have done a lot of documents online using Evernote, Google Drive, etc., and have tried to store them in various places like ...
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Change path to store YouTube offline videos in external memory

Is it possible to change YouTube's offline video path to an external memory path? I have less internal memory in my phone.
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Why doesn't "Keep offline" in Google Docs always let me access my document?

I have a Nexus 5 and I am having trouble understanding what the Keep offline option in Google Docs does. For example, I have a Shopping List document. Sometimes when I am at the supermarket, I have ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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Communicating offline between different android devices

I have multiple android devices that need to operate in areas with limited network connectivity. At the same there, I need the data capture on one of them to be immediately available on another device ...
Pratik Mandrekar's user avatar
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How can I backup the entire Gallery (photos and videos) to my desktop computer?

The Gallery on my Android device seems to show all the photos and videos, whatever the method to get them could had been (camera, whatsapp, bluetooth, and so on). I would like to backup them all, ...
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"There was a problem while playing. Touch to retry" when trying to play offline video

I encounter problems when I play videos downloaded from Youtube. I've downloaded 5 videos. Those videos are added to disk. The downloads were all completed successfully, but when I try to play them, ...
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Precaching online content on Android App for offline usage

I would like to read the Stack Exchange Android app while offline (no Wi-Fi and mobile data) during my train commute. Is it possible to preload any pages and read those, like we do with a web browser,...
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