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How to access the URL field used by the macOS Calendar on Android?

I use the calendar application that's built in macOS. Events created there have a URL field. How do I access that field from an Android phone? A sample event with an URL created on macOS, exported ...
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Open YouTube links from Facebook Messenger app in the Youtube app

I am unable to play YouTube videos from the links I get on my Facebook Messenger app. Here's what happens: A friend of mine posts a video link to me (YouTube link) as a message on Facebook. I receive ...
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How to detect which site is being displayed in the TikTok app's proprietary browser?

I am looking for a way to find out the address of a website that is being opened in the integrated (proprietary) browser of the TikTok application. I am trying to stop some fraudulent visits to our ...
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Block URL by VPN

I am using an MDM (Mobile Device Management) service that has a web filtering option built inside the management console. The problem is it can block URLs only on the browser level (like Chrome or ...
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How can I eyeball a URL before clicking, on Brave on Android?

On a desktop, I always hover and look at a link before clicking it. Is there a way I can get Brave on Android to show me the link contents first?
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Chrome Android redirects to web.bwanet.ca

Downloaded Sophos Intercept X today cause my Chrome browser kept opening to https://web.bwanet.ca all of a sudden + all my open tabs were gone. Is it due to Sophos? If so, is there a specific feature ...
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App tries to open an URL with a custom protocol/scheme, browser protests

This app tries to handle logins through the browser with a custom "protocol"/scheme in the URI, i.e. instead of https://..., it tries to open dbnavigator://idm_auth/login?..., but the ...
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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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Copy all URLs of all tabs simultaneously [duplicate]

I have a Samsung mobile. I am using Google Chrome on Android. I have opened more than 20 tabs in past 20 days. Now, I want to copy and store all the URLs (website links) of all the opened tabs in a ...
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Create a QR code that connects device to wifi SSID & opens a URL?

Many questions regarding QR are from years ago. My question is, will a single QR handle 2 functions. What I'm trying to achieve is. A QR which allows user to connect to my Wi-Fi (Hotspot) AND open a ...
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Load URL/URI from NFC tag automatically

I have a Redmi Note 8 Pro which can read NFC tags, and I wrote an NFC tag with a custom URI for an app (Obsidian). The custom URI makes the app to open and write something inside it. The "problem&...
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Block URLs from Android Webview [duplicate]

I am looking for a solution to block all URLs except a few which are required for my device to function. I have all the root permissions required to make changes. Is there any way we can block all ...
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Implement URL whitelisting in Android

I want to whitelist some URLs been used by my device and native apps for sync and updates. Other than these few URLs, I wish to block all other URLs being accessed by any chat window and browser. I ...
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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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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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Chrome won't open unlinked URLs on Android 11

I have a Google Pixel 4a running Android 11, and I haven't been able to open any links in Chrome by tapping them. On my old Android 9 phone, I was able to tap/select a URL, and there was an option to ...
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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.
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Where's the list of TLD that are converted to link in SMS?

When you send an SMS/Text, the Messaging app converts to clickable link certain patterns of text, when it matches a URL. Of course I can use the Android emulator to emulate SMS messages and check ...
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Is there there a way to download media from any android app

I'm not talking about popular applications like Youtube, Facebook or Instagram... Let's say there's an android app called 'bla' and there are videos in it just like youtube and not showing the url... ...
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Can I navigate to a specific URL in Samsung Internet Browser instead of doing a Google search?

Using Samsung Internet 11.1.2.2 on Android 8.1.0. Whenever I type an URL in the top bar, it performs a Google search with that parameter. The worst thing is that in some cases, the target URL is not ...
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How to load an HTML file on an SDCARD in a browser using Android 11

Background Using a file explorer I can select an HTML file and it will start the default browser and then do its thing. The HTML file is on an inserted SDCARD In the browser, the HTML file takes some ...
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Add Maps-URL to homescreen

How can I add a shortcut with this url to my Homescreen? https://maps.app.goo.gl/1234567 When I open this URL in Chrome, the Maps Application starts and shows the desired page/activity. But because of ...
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NFC: Spotify URIs open app, not specified resource

My goal is to program NFC tags in such a way, that Spotify starts playing a specific track/album/playlist. But after writing a Spotify URI (e.g. spotify:track:6rqhFgbbKwnb9MLmUQDhG6) to my tag, it ...
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Block URLs on Android Chrome?

I'd like to block particular URLs on Android Chrome. I've tried BlockSite, but the experience is poor - the page still loads for several seconds before the block dialog appears. Is there any better ...
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How do I open a tg:// URL on Android?

I have a tg:// URL like tg://login?token=BTGjK95sf6QLckQBAZPtH_gSLOcpQoasQLCea18O9A that I want to open in the Android Telegram app. If I paste it into Chrome address bar then it searches for the ...
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Downloading file using wget in Termux fails due to the character '&' in the URL

When I simply put this URL in my Android Chrome or any web browser: https://api.worldtradingdata.com/api/v1/stock?symbol=AHT.L,AZN.L,AUTO.L,AVV.L,AV.L&api_token=...
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some websites having url start with http instead of https are not working in my android tab having version kitkat(4.4.2)

Basically I am using biometric android device tab(photo attached) having android version kitkat(4.4.2) I have android app which is basically used for thumb verification. The app is working perfectly ...
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Read the URL of currently open tab in a browser, every time it changes

I use Logitech media server (LMS) to play my music on a DLNA device. The server also has a youtube plugin and can play the sound of youtube videos if a specific url, which contains the youtube video ...
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Is there an app, or method, to read .desktop file with url links via a file manager

At the moment I can move the .desktop file to the android device and (using FX File Explorer) open as application, choose Firefox, allow Firefox to access files and then it works. But whilst giving a ...
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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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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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Append a string before opening external URLs

I frequently read news articles shared on social media. A lot of times, these articles are full of advertising and other irritating elements. I use a service that strips just the content and formats ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...