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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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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 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 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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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 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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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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WebView err_unknown_url_scheme

I had to edit a WebView app for client, there's a link in the app for another android app on google play which has this schememarket://details?id=..... When I open the link from the app, I get the ...
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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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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 ...