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How to load URLs in a separate browser from within Samsung Messenger?

In Samsung Messenger, if an SMS message includes a URL, clicking on that URL seems to always load the website in Android System WebView. Is there a way to specify which external browser app to use to ...
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How to enter a URL into a smartphone without doing a search?

Scenario: I'm talking in-person with someone and during the course of conversation I think of a website whose URL I know from memory, and I want them to type the URL into their smartphone and access ...
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URL Scheme for Google Gmail?

WhatsApp and many other services offer URL Schemes (they work like direct links or deep links) for their apps. An example is whatsapp://. Is there one available for Google Gmail? I tried these and ...
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Android Skype for Business URL compatibility

I was planned to participate in a meeting and was given an URL of following format from my partner: conf:sip:john.doe@ms.com;gruu;opaque=app:conf:focus:id:478367GD%3Frequired-media=audio This URL ...
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Copying url file from Windows 10 computer to Samsung Galaxy A5 fails, system sound sounds

I have created a .url file using Windows Explorer on a Windows 10 computer. When I try to copy the .url file to my Samsung Galaxy A5 phone the file cannot be copied to my phone. I just hear a strange ...
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How to block access to domains with DNS66?

I'm using the open source Android app DNS66 to block ads on my smartphone. Is it possible to block entire domains (like facebook.com, twitter.com) with it too? My goal: Nothing loads if I visit e.g. ...
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how to block a specific URL without root?

i want to block a specific URL (a .json file on a webserver) i dont have root it should run on ANY modern android device AND FireTV ;) would be nice if we find a way ;)
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Open url links to the Washington Post in the Washington Post app

Is there any way to force my phone (pixel, Android 8.0) to open url links to the Washington Post with the Washington Post app? This kind of desired behavior works automatically with other apps/urls ...
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Add local pictures to iMindQ mind maps for Android [duplicate]

Almost all is in the title: iMindQ asks an URL when attempting to add a picture to a node. I would like to add a local picture... I tried something like this: file:///sdcard/pictures/position_-...
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How do I have a URI send Tasker an intent?

I have a task that goes to a webpage, and I'm trying to get it to callback to Tasker. I assume I'll need to receive an intent in Tasker, but I can't figure out how to do that. The two ways I've tried ...
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How do I add an app-specific (i.e. Trello) URL to my home screen?

I've got an app-specific URL that opens in a particular app, rather than my webbrowser. In this case Trello, for example someone sends me a link to a Trello card, like https://trello.com/c/xyz123abc/...
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Block URLs and encrypt hosts file

I am looking to block a few URLs from an android device... however, I would like to take an extra level of security and password protect the hosts file. I think I can do that with ES File Explorer ...
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Know the url of File being downloaded from App on Android phone

This is the situation: I have an app named "ABC" installed on my phone. and it has some media files which can be downloaded. when I click on files shown in the app it starts downloading and I can see ...
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How to block specific URL instead of whole domain

I am looking to block a specific url like: http://foobar.com/abc.php instead of the whole domain of foobar.com I have tried to edit the host file by adding an entry 127.0.0.1 foobar.com/abc.php ...
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open multiple URIs with one click (similar to desktop Firefox “open all in tabs”)

I want to open a folder of about 20 bookmarks in a web browser with one click. So far I have not found any browser or any addon that will do this, but maybe I am overlooking something obvious. An ...
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How to retrieve saved password in Google Chrome for Android?

Is there any way I can retrieve stored password specific to any URL in Google Chrome for Android. This is not in any way connected with Google Chrome running in Desktop versions. I'm able to see saved ...
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Retrieving a URL from Facebook app

Is it possible to get the URL of a post from the Facebook app and copy it to the clipboard? If so, how to do it?
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How to track links that certain app accesses?

I always get concerned about backing up data that is relatively large, for the sake of bandwidth, which is kind of expensive in my area, really expensive. For example, when I installed "Google ...
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Open Facebook links with Facebook app?

When I receive a http Facebook link, I have the option to choose my browsers but not the Facebook app, is there a way to force it? Is it the normal behavior?
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Chrome browser will not connect to intranet web addresses [duplicate]

I can access a internal address using http://companyweb which redirects to http://companyweb/default.aspx from my windows desktop fine. I can also access http://companyweb on my iphone. However, when ...
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How to view the link's URL before opening it in a web browser?

I'd like to see what URL I'm going to visit before opening it in my browser. What setting or app allows me to do that? If there's no such setting, an app that adds an entry to the following box would ...
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How to get Picasa/Google+ shared photo's URL quickly from Android mobile device?

My sister doesn't use Google+ so it is quite hard for me to share an individual photo of my Picasa album with her. Currently I can only do that from a PC - opening picasa web album site, open the ...
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Finding the true URL of a Web radio stream [closed]

(I was originally going to ask how to do this with my computer, and then I realised I can't be leaving my speakers on all night, and apparently, they can't be controlled by the computer. https://...
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Hack ICS browser to restore “menu button exposes URL field”

I just got a Galaxy S3, and I'm finally being forced to confront an aspect of ICS that I've hated from the moment it showed up on my Xoom: the fact that pressing the 'menu' button no longer drops down ...
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How to create a url link file in Android?

In windows, we can create a .url file to link to a website. How can I do this on Android? I want to send some links to my Android device from my PC.