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Questions tagged [stock-browser]

The term "stock-browser" refers to the web browser which usually comes pre-installed with your Android device.

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Risks of removing the stock browser on LineageOS

I would like to get rid of the stock browser (org.lineageos.jelly) on my phone that runs LineageOS. Other threads and sites already go into the details of removing pre-installed apps with/without root ...
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key or gesture to display “virtual/on screen keyboard” (even if there is not text input)

I want to open on screen keyboard on demand and not when android detects an input. Real scenario, I loaded a url containing a javascript web page, this page asks to type a name. Trying on Android ...
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Disable specific apps access to stock browser?

With a productivity lock in place with an access code that is set by someone else, the phone user cannot directly open the "stock browser" unless Android asks: Sign into public wifi network if I ...
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Is there a way to find history of websites which was opened through app browser?

I tried to find the websites I opened through apps like Twitter, Instagram; but I wasn't able to find them again. Is there a way to search for history of websites which was opened through app browser ...
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Advanced “Find in page” in Google Chrome mobile?

Regarding the "Find in page" feature of Android's default and/or Google Chrome web browsers: Is there a way to fine-tune the search parameters in order to search for strings with more precision or ...
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Where does LineageOs store stock browser bookmarks?

How could I export or backup my bookmarks in the LineageOS 14.1 default browser? Several apps failed to retrieve bookmarks The name of the browser doesn't appear anywhere in the browser itself find /...
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How to copy/export default android browser browsing history to android chrome?

how's it going? I have been using android default browser of galaxy j5 for about 1 year and it doesn't show browsing history beyond like 3 months (only last 3 months or less) and my browsing history ...
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Android Stock Browser downloads file immediatelly after start

Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Stock Browser If I start it or open new tab, downloading of apk file (xb_client_blah-blah-blah.apk) from site no.stepfaster.com immediatelly starts instead of opening page which ...
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Why does my browser think that it's Chrome?

While browsing the web from my phone, I currently use the stock browser. However, I've encountered a curious problem. If I go to a page, and then switch to another tab, it will often take the tab ...
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How to accept SSL certificate using selenium on an emulated Android

I'm using selenium (with python) to test a website on an emulated android device (Android version 6 and Android version 5.1) on Sauce Labs. Selenium tries to access a website using the native ...
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Receive HTML MMS messages

Background I have recently switched to Android from iOS and have run into a problem regarding receiving MMS messages on the phone. Previously on iPhone, I was able to receive HTML MMS messages by ...
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Allow usage of SID and LSID cookies in Android browser

I have a fresh Android 5.1 phone with two separate Google accounts already configured. I just started up the Android Browser and got a confirmation dialog about whether I want to allow Google to use ...
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How to access the browser history beyond the last 7 days of the default browser?

I know it's possible to view the entire browser history in other browsers. I can only see the last 7 days of my browsing history. How can I see which sites I visited beyond just the last week? Or are ...
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Retrieve Stock Browser History?

I have a Galaxy S4 and today 45 browser tabs I've been using for about six months just disappeared (should have been bookmarking things, yes). Is there a way I can retrieve my browser history via my ...
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Silk Browser's full screen option has gone on Kindle Fire HDX?

Am I going nuts (well, yes, but ..), or has Amazon Kindle Fire HDX removed full screen from the silk browser? I can not find the full screen button now, just a sort of menu button in the navigation ...
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Android Jellybean stock browser in Samsung S3 is rendering SVG improperly

I have been using SVG to render images in my App, the images render improperly in Samsung S3 device's NATIVE BROWSER only. They work fine in CHROME browser in the same device. What could be the ...
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How does Android WebView Update from Google Play work?

One of the touted features of Android 5 is the updates of WebView through Google Play. The official documents state: The initial release for Android 5.0 includes a version of Chromium for WebView ...
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Cannot load the page when opening YouTube link in HTTPS on stock browser

When I try to play YouTube video in Android stock browser, it is showing blank screen. Log message: Blocked URL: [blocked] The page at 'https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ij_0p_6qTss' was loaded over ...
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Cannot upload picture because browser refreshes

When I try to upload a photo to most sites, my low-end phone (an LG Optimus F6) refreshes the page after I select the file, regardless of what browser I use. Chrome at least explicitly tells me that ...
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How to clear Stock Browser cache when browser isn't installed?

Edit: This question was made when I assumed that apps put their web cache into the stock browser's own cache. This is not the case. Apps usually put this data into their own app_webview folder. I'll ...
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Request desktop site on stock Android Chrome by default for certain websites [duplicate]

For certain websites on my Nexus 5 running stock Android 5.1, I would like to always display the desktop version instead of the mobile version. My current workflow is as follows to navigate to a ...
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How to find the list of servers accessed by a webpage on android?

On my desktop Firefox I can view the list of servers any given web page accesses either by checking with Firebug or by pressing "Ctrl-i" Page Info > Media. Out of the two Firebug is of course much ...
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Save for later reading [duplicate]

Back before chrome became the default browser for Android, there used to be a stock Android browser called "Browser" (anyone who used a stock version of Android before 4.2 knows what I'm talking about)...
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Get control over Stock Android browser via adb shell or other way

I have to test web page in Android Stock Browser. Testing Chrome can be done via Chromdriver. But I want to cover Stock Android Browser( Samsung devices have such). As i couldn't find the same (...
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How to set default browser used by NFC?

I have a Samsung S4 mini, stock Jellybean ROM. I have several browsers installed, one of which is Firefox configured for browsing through a proxy. When I tap on an NFC tag, Android opens up Firefox - ...
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What kind of data is stored in website settings?

While looking at my Android browser settings, I notice there is this advanced setting for individual websites. So far I have only Twitter using this special setting on my browser. But I do not know ...
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Why is the Android stock browser still alive?

The Stock browser in Android has not been actively supported, and Google Chrome is actively developed and uses modern technologies unlike it's predecessor. Yet, the stock browser still has 22.77% of ...
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Inspect Android Browser elements like Desktop Chrome Inspector [closed]

I'm a web developer (don't know any native Android Development) and would like to inspect any web page in Android's browser without using an emulator. Is there something available like how you can ...
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Seeing ads on every website no matter where I visit on my android phone

I don't know what I've installed to my android phone but something cause my phone to show ads on every page I visit. It doesn't matter if I use Google Chrome or default android browser. I try to ...
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Export bookmarks from Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser for use in PC Browser

How can I export bookmarks from my Android 4.1.2 Stock Browser, for use in Chrome and Firefox on my PC? I've checked the stock browser thoroughly, but could not find anything like the Export feature ...
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Which engine does the stock Samsung browser use?

The title says it all - is it based on webkit, gecko or something else? Thanks!
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Clear stock browser cache?

I'm trying to do some css / javascript changes to a webpage with the android stock browser. How does one clear the stock browser cache, on the Samsung galaxy s3? I've checked settings and settings ->...
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Easiest method to backup my stock and Chrome favourites so I can access them on a new device?

My Samsung Galaxy S III running Android 4.1 looks like it's going to die and I was wondering what's the quickest method to backup my Favourites from Chrome and stock so that I can copy them to a new ...
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When will the reader option appear in Samsung's Internet-browser?

Samsung's browser called "Internet" offers for some sites a separate reader. But not for all sites. What is the criterion to offer the little green box? It looks quite random to me.
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What is the name/version number of the stock browser that comes on Android 2.3?

I am doing research on mobile web design for an upcoming project and part of what I need to find is the marketshare of mobile browsers so we can determine which ones we will support. I have found ...
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How to install the stock Browser app on Nexus 7 (2013)?

I would like to run the stock Android Browser app on a Nexus 7 (2013) tablet to make sure that websites that I develop will work properly in the stock Browser. However, a Nexus 7 (2013) tablet comes ...
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.htaccess protected HTML5 videos not playing

I have videos in a directory which is protected through .htaccess. I want to deliver the videos by means of the <video> tag. Here is an example: protected video Use test/test to login. ...
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How can I determine the SD card's path?

I'm on a Thinkpad with Android 4.0.2 trying to open an HTML file on an SD card, using the default browser. Answers here have indicated you should access file:///mnt/sdcard, file:///mnt/sdcard-ext, ...
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Any way to auto close Chrome when closing the last tab?

I have been using the stock Android browser for several years and I am trying to make the switch over to Chrome. The one major annoyance I have with Chrome is that the browser doesn't automatically ...
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How do I stop the “which browser” window from popping up every time I try to open a new page in the stock browser?

My stock browser never used to have this problem until I downloaded the Puffin browser and the Photon browser today. So, every time I type in a URL or open a new window in the stock browser I get the ...
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Deleted stock browser browing history recovering and stock browser “opened tab” information

For some reasons, I cannot see my browsing history for a week (does Android stock browser automatically delete browsing histories?): So, has my browsing histories been deleted? If so, is there any ...
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How to save an image displayed in the stock browser without downloading it a second time?

I am trying to save a scanned image from a printer on the local network with the stock Android browser. The browser interface looks something like this: As soon as I click "start scan", the printer ...
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How do I export my favourites from Chrome to the stock browser?

I have been searching online for a way but couldn't find anything. How do I copy my Favourites from the latest version of Chrome Android to the stock browser on my Samsung Galaxy S3? I want to be ...
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Why do my browser's contents disappear each time I leave the page

So for example, I am looking at a web page on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and the phone rings. After I am done with the call, I go back to the browser app. I even go through the menu view where you see ...
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How to use “drag & drop” on websites?

I use the adroid stock-browser and I'd like to play chess using e.g. http://www.shredderchess.de/schachproblem-des-tages.html Unfortunately you have to drag and drop the pawns. I tried several ...
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How can I find the saved password in Android browser?

I have Prestigio Tablet with ICS. I forgot a password from important site. It's remembered in the tablet's browser. How can I see it without rooting the tablet?
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Browser goes to wrong site

Since yesterday, I cannot browse to www.aemet.es (the Spanish national weather service). Instead, it goes to m.antena3.com (a TV station). This happens both with the built-in browser and with Chrome. ...
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How can I update the default stock browser (com.android.browser)?

I have version 2.3.3 of the stock android browser on my phone. I know there are newer versions out that support features that I want which are not available in 2.3.3. However, I do not see any ...
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Stock Browser splitting HTTP POST requests into separate TCP segments

I am currently testing different web browsers and devices for compatibility with a web interface that has been developed. We have realized we have an issue with code already in production. The bug ...
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Is it possible to specify multiple home pages for the default android browser?

That is, I want my browser to start with two tabs open, set to two different URLs. I have tried putting "google.com | facebook.com" into the URL but that does not seem to achieve the intended effect.