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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android

Press the favicon for the site and a pop-up will allow you to change a few settings for that specific site including removing data like cookies, just did it, Android 6.01, works.
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Android system Webview installed but not used by apps

You can't change this without root. The system framework is hard-coded to use a specific package for applications that request a WebView component. By default (in AOSP) it uses the value com.android....
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How can a complete web page be saved and viewed on an Android device?

In chrome for mobile, you can save the opened web page as a PDF. To do that, you have to install the Google Cloud Print application to do this. Once you have installed it, first open a desired web ...
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Web browser - how to pass true native resolution to prevent sites from serving up mobile responsive design

It turns out you can use Firefox for Android to do this: In the address bar go to about:config and then search for pixels. Select layout.css.devPixelsPerPx and change the value from -1.0 (default) ...
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Which browser does support proxies?

I have a Galaxy S4 and use ConnectBot to connect to my SSH server and setup a port forward via the client to port 8080. Then setup Firefox to use the SOCKS proxy by just going to About:Config and ...
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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

The Custom Tabs help page says: What happens if the user doesn’t have a recent version of Chrome installed? Custom Tabs uses an ACTION_VIEW Intent with key Extras to customize the UI. This means that ...
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How can a complete web page be saved and viewed on an Android device?

You can save as PDF on Firefox too. Just go to menu -> page -> Save as PDF
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Can I get a virus from a browser that doesn't have storage permission?

If an app has storage permissions or not is totally irrelevant if it can be exploited or not (unless you download a malicious file your self). Attacks on web browsers usually use an exploit chain, a ...
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Remove "ad-type.google.com" adware in any Android device browser

ad-type.google.com redirect adware has been most stubborn malware on the internet now. Step 1: Disable JavaScript in all your browsers Step 2: Install Malwarebytes Anti-malware for android ...
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Is it possible to install Chromium on Android?

As mentioned on Eldarerathis' comment, no matter what, you are going to need a newer version of Android, which probably means (CyanogenMod will only get you to 2.3.7) that you'll need a newer phone. ...
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Browser that doesn't reload tabs all the time

Turns out the OPs issue only occurred in the Chrome browser, and when using Chrome Beta it worked (sort of). Old Answer: Try going to chrome://flags Look for "Auto Reload" tags, turn them off: ...
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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android

Settings → (under Advanced) Site settings → All sites Select the site you want and under Usage you can clear any stored data, includes cookies. You can also Clear & Reset. I do not think there ...
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Android support for TLS

Assuming you are not doing Android development, you do not need to worry about Android version. Any serious security-minded application like Chrome on Android will use TLS 1.2. You can verify this ...
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Chrome and Firefox cannot add specific URL to home screen

tl;dr Using the browsers' "Add to Home Screen" (A2HS) feature may not open the expected link due to the browsers trying to comply with the standard of Progressive Web Application (PWA). Try ...
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How to force load desktop version of website (changing user-agent doesn't work)?

This might have nothing to do with the UserAgent – but rather use other means of responsive design. Take my Android site for example: I don't evaluate the UA at all. Try the site with your mobile ...
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How to Pinch Zoom on device with no touchscreen, like an Android Stick?

I just found this info with a quick google http://www.pcworld.com/article/184656/android_keyboard_shortcuts.html I hope it helps. Android Keyboard Shortcuts: Browsing • Menu + I: Zoom in • Menu + ...
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How do I disable zooming on text input focus?

Unfortunately, the answer is that you can't. That's confirmed pretty conclusively by this bug report/feature request thread in the Chrome development forum. The thread goes all the way back to last ...
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Force browser to hide nav & tab bar

Sadly Google Chrome and other browsers don't have a feature to hide the url bar and tab bar. One alternative is the app Full Screen Browser. Its features are: Web browser that allows for full screen ...
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Phone number detected by a web page when browsing from chrome for android

It sounds like your customer care centre is telling you a story to get you off the phone. Some mobile phone providers have been caught out in the past passing your phone number in the HTTP request ...
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How to use Gmail app without any browsers installed?

Android apps can make use of a WebView (web browser that runs inside the app). Depending on the Android version Google preferred used Chrome webbrowser app to provide this WebView or the Chrome based ...
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Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere

For the goal to be achieved precisely we need Xposed Additions Pro and Tasker installed, where the former requires root access and Xposed Framework (stable build) installed. Once you install the ...
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Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere

You can use LMT Launcher's PIE navigation feature to achieve your objective. LMT wouldn't replace your current home launcher which means you can rest assured that your home screen would stay untouched....
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Page can't be loaded in S4 using http, but it does in https

HTTP error 500 indicates a server problem. You should report the problem to the owner of the website so they can fix it. Some sites deliberately behave differently for different browsers and OSes, so ...
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How to trigger mouse-over in Android

Long-press the item (to open its context-menu), then hit the "back" key (to leave the menu). Works on most devices. Explained e.g. here, scroll down to "Smartphones".
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how to have ad-blocked browsing?

AdBlock does not make your browsing faster. It simply blocks ads. Maybe it does, but that's probably insignificant. If you want to improve browsing speed, try Opera Max - Data manager. Opera Max ...
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What is the default browser of Android 5.0 and above?

Lollipop has chrome as its default browser. Even devices which had native browser on KitKat deletes the native browser upon lollipop update.
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Prevent particular website pages from appearing in Google search [phone]

If I understand correctly, you want to filter only some searches when you need it, and not permanently ban sites. Simply including -site:dailymotion.com in the search query should do the trick (make ...
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WebGL support - which browsers?

General information The website Mobile HTML seems to contain some information. It lists WebGL as supported by following platforms + browsers: Android 4+ and Chrome 30+, with following comment: On ...
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