I havent been able to find an intuitive way to modify a desktop shortcut's URL, but I have found a workaround for the problem.
Put your phone in airplane mode and disable WiFi to turn off all internet access
Open the Chrome browser
Type in the URL you are trying to set a shortcut for
Press enter and the browser will alert you that you are currently in an ...
I came across this question while looking for a way to do this as well, and it appears that Chrome for Android does not currently have this option.
The following proved useful to me as a workaround:
Open Chrome on your desktop (logged into the same account as on your
In a new window, either hit (Ctrl + H) or go to 'Settings > History &
If you're running Android 4.0+, just use Google Chrome both on PC and Android, and associate it with the same Google account. This allows you to sync your browsers so that you can see open tabs from both locations on all devices. You can even have multiple PCs/OSs synced, just use the same Google account.
"Sign in to Chrome to sync your open tabs, ...
You can add (and execute) bookmarklets entirely in Android Chrome.
The caveat: it takes more work than just drag-and-drop in the desktop counterpart.
Save a bookmarklet (Android Chrome)
Long tap the desired bookmarklet
Select Copy link address
Go to Menu (three dots) and tap the Star (bookmark)
BEFORE IT DISAPPEARS, tap EDIT! (at the bottom)
By far the easiest way to do this is to use Firefox as your web browser everywhere, and then use Firefox's built in sync functionality. This will (optionally) sync not just your Bookmarks, but also your History, your Saved Passwords and your Preferences, and let you see the recent tabs you've had open on different machines.
Start by installing Firefox for ...
Direct editing of PDF content is something hard to achieve. As far as I know, the only solution for this is Qoppa PDF Notes. However: bookmarks (create & edit) and annotations (also create & edit) are possible.
The best eBook-Reader on Android, also known as Moon+ Reader Pro, supports this not only for PDF (Pro only!) -- but also for EPUB and other ...
The short answer is, you can't. Unfortunately.
The Firefox for mobile (Android) is rather limited in its bookmarks capabilities. I stumbled upon your question as I was trying to find out if the tagging of bookmarks is nowadays possible. .. It isn't.
See Mozilla Support for information on using FF for Android bookmarks: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/...
There are apps that can backup your bookmarks, e.g.
GMarks or TitaniumBackup (needs root).
You could also sync the P500 bookmarks with Google (by default on) and also set up sync for a regular desktop chrome browser (very prominently accessible in the settings).
You should be able to export your bookmarks then.
Can't see how to get an individual bookmark with a thumbnail screenshot of the webpage, but there are a couple of similar things you can do with the default browser in ICS.
In the screenshot above the top row are bookmarks added to the home screen by going into the browser, opening the bookmarks list, long pressing on a bookmark and selecting "Add to Home ...
You can check the app on AppBrain, which provides an alternative frontend to Google Play. Their app pages a.o. feature a history section. On the example of aCalendar+:
App history (source: AppBrain; click image for larger variant)
As the screenshot shows, you get a price history along with the changelog (right part) if the app was paid – and you also get a ...
It looks like Google is afraid of being sued by Apple for using "square icon with rounded corners". There is an issu on http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=125076. However there is information about fix version set to 25th release. I don't know if chromium and chrome versions have the same numbers, but last time I checked Chrome it was on v. ...
GTalkSMS (Google Code Project Page) is able to forward links to you PC over XMPP/GTalk. The link can be send either
if the user selects the share option, then GTalkSMS is presented as option
if you open a http(s) URL without having a default App set, GTalkSMS will be presented as option besides your installed browsers
Note: According to the FAQ I have to ...
Android has a Bookmark widget that supports individual sites, and a Bookmarks widget that will display all of your bookmarks.
It looks like you don't want to use the Bookmarks widget, but rather an individual Bookmark.
There are 2 ways:
From within Chrome: Bookmark the site you want to link to. Open the Bookmarks (via Menu > Bookmarks) and long-press the ...
Answer copied from Drake in Can I sync Firefox bookmarks with Android?
Xmarks Premium allows to synchronize all bookmarks between
different PCs (supports Chrome, Firefox and more) and different mobile
phones/tablet (Android, iPhone, Blackberry) for 12$/year.
Edit #1: If you're looking for a FREE alternative, you can try Dolphin browser (it's ...
Though it's in no way a classical bookmark manager, you could combine a few things:
WikiMind note is an editor with Wiki-Syntax support. So you can embed links and even structures easily (pictures as well)1. It stores all the data files on your SDCard, so they are easily accessible with other tools.
This fact (files on SDCard) you can put to use with ...
For Chrome bookmarks the easiest way is to enable Chrome bookmark syncing via your Google account. If this hasn't been automatically done, you can find the option to log in to your google account from Chrome in Menu -> Settings -> Sign in to Chrome. After this, your bookmarks will be synced to the cloud and you can simply repeat the process on the new device....
So, you can bookmark folders in your bookmarks manager. Just hit the star to bookmark your bookmarks manager while viewing your mobile bookmarks and stick it in your bookmarks bar, or where ever you want.
It's not a perfect solution but it should help you out. Following preformatted text is a very simple script that can open a series of bookmarks which are tagged with a particular keyword. Each bookmark would be opened in the browser selected as default for the bookmark's URL type.
Assuming something like EverSync won't work, maybe you could just use the HTM file. Either post it online (as e.g., a page in a Wordpress blog) or save it on the device (accessed via shortcut as needed). Either way, it should open in a web browser, and its links should work.
I believe this issue is caused by using the same chrome login for both desktop and Android and adding a bookmark on desktop. That folder is used for subsequent bookmarks but for some reason, the Android app doesn't know where that is. It could be that it saves a booking folder that was deleted. Anyway, here's what I did to fix this issue on Android:
1) Load ...
You can add a different bookmark and then edit it to what you need.
Open your address https://www.example.com/go/app1 and wait until the final page (with different URL) is read. (Or use any other URL but the previous one may already gives more accurate page title useful for the bookmark.)
Click the menu, then click ☆ (star) to bookmark current ...
In your android chrome browser go to Settings. Under settings you'll be able to see your email id in the Basics section (its mostly located right on top). Selecting the email will take you to the Services section. There you will find an option called Sync. Select it. Make sure sync is enabled and the bookmarks section is checked. I hope this solves your ...
At least my version of Chrome (32.0.1700.107) on OS X has a menu called Mobile Bookmarks under Bookmarks, where I can see my phone's bookmarks. And I can add bookmarks to my desktop Chrome from Android from Menu -> Favorite (the star) -> Folder -> Desktop bookmarks.
Try using Chrome Beta for Android if yours doesn't have that feature.
To edit existing bookmarks:
If you are using Adobe reader, tap the screen and the tap the icon down on the lower right that looks like an open book.
Then, tap the "bookmarks" tab.
Press and hold on the bookmark you wish to edit. You will be given the option to edit the name of the bookmark.
To add a new bookmark:
Tap the screen when you are on the page ...
Have you tried doing this with syncing your bookmarks over google account?
I know that stock browser reads the bookmarks synced with google account when logged in.
If you log into google using chrome browser, syncing bookmarks and then logging into google using stock browser should get your bookmarks there.
Can't test it because I am currently on 4.2.2 and ...
The Play Store does have an option in its central settings for controlling whether shortcuts on your home screen are automatically created for apps when you install them:
You can get here by opening the Play Store, pressing the Menu button on your phone (or the "three dots" menu icon if you don't have a hardware menu button) and select Settings, you should ...
This was originally going to be a comment, as I'm not 100% sure of its accuracy, but here goes:
At least with the stock Gingerbread browser, every link that you click makes the browser broadcast an intent to see which apps respond saying that they can handle the link's target themselves (like when you follow a Play Store link and it asks you if you want to ...