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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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Why are all android web browsers unable to display PDF documents?

Short answer: Install a PDF reader app to your device. Or find a browser (or other app) which suits your needs. Long answer: Android from the start has a concept called Intents, which means one app ...
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Why are all android web browsers unable to display PDF documents?

Your premise is wrong. Android browsers absolutely can display PDFs. However, the application design paradigm in Android is fairly Unixy in that applications are generally designed to do one thing (i....
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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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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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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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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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How can I view timestamps in my Chrome browser history (on Android)?

Perhaps, if you go to Google My Activity, you will be able to see this information. You can use the filter and choose "Chrome" so that only your browser history is visible for convenience.
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What is the most modern mobile browser possible to install into an old Android 1.5, 1.6?

Cross-checking the Wikipedia entry for Android web browsers with APK mirroring sites, looks like only Opera 12.1 is supported on Android 1.6. For references: Browser Android version Brave Private ...
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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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App that would open a url based on the current date in a browser

With Tasker this is very easy. Setup a task like this: Code → Run Shell: Command: date +"%Y%m%d" Store Output In: %date App → Launch App → select your browser app: Data: static ...
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Is there a web browser for the 1st generation Kindle Fire that uses TLS1.2 or higher?

Firefox 47 can be installed on the 1st generation Kindle Fire. It supports TLS 1.2. Download link: Mozilla's official FTP.
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How to load URLs in a separate browser from within Samsung Messenger?

I was also looking for the same but literally there is no such option. However, what Samsung's Official site suggests to do it, is: If you would prefer to use another browser as default from the ...
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Any way to find the list of webpages I added to homescreen from Chrome Android?

Unfortunately, the information you are looking for is simply lost. The shortcuts that a user adds to the homescreen are saved inside the default home launcher's data directory. Typically, it is a ...
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Android browser's desktop mode not really the same as PC desktop

There are various ways of creating responsive web pages. The developer can ask the browser to tell whether it is Windows OS, Android, iPhone, or whichever browser it is, etc. Secondly, most often, ...
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Android browser's desktop mode not really the same as PC desktop

Try Firefox for Android with a User Agent spoofing addon. You may also need some addon to lie about the viewport dimensions. I don't know what exactly the best option to do so is, so I hope these ...
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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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SSL certificate fails only on Chromium browsers in Android

In my experience, recent versions of Chrome for Android now require certificates that are issued by a root CA which participates in the certificate transparency program. This program records all ...
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Is there a way to use PC browser bookmarklets with the Android Browser or Dolphin HD?

Works in Chrome mobile. Here's the recipe: PREPARE Create a bookmarklet = add a script to your bookmarks: on Chrome PC¹, then sync (so your bookmarks show up in Chrome mobile on your phone) or ...
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Page up and page down in web pages and elsewhere

The old but good question. Answering it to myself, I came up with using MacroDroid alone for this. At least now volume up/down scrolls one page in Chrome. The method might be applied either to another ...
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How to stop web browser offering to sign into Google account

Disable "Google Account sign-in prompts," which allow Google to offer a faster way to sign in with your Google Account on supported third-party sites https://myaccount.google.com/permissions?...
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Force browser to hide nav & tab bar

I am using Fully Kiosk Browser to read books on https://openlibrary.org It works great. Key features: Immersive mode from the start Ability to choose screen orientation without having to enable ...
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Android system Webview installed but not used by apps

I have followed @eldarerathis's answer and made a step by step guide on how to update webview on an Android 5.0 emulator. It probably works on Android 5.1 to Android 6.0 as well. Hope it will help ...
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Prevent apps opening links in Chrome Custom Tabs (i.e. open in default browser directly)

I'm using 7.1.1 android. Open Google application or do a search, click the hamburger in the top left and go into Settings. Go into Accounts and privacy. Turn off 'open web pages in app'. This ...
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How to Save Website Pages for Offline access in Firefox/...?

You can try HTTrack Website Copier. Seems to match your needs fully, not tried by me : HTTrack is a free software (GPL) offline browser utility, allowing you to download (copy) a website from the ...
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Webpage objects extend beyond visibility

It isn’t browser’s fault, the video container has hardcoded width of 560px, that’s about 1960px on Nexus’s screen, which itself has width of 1440px. That’s webmaster’s fault, as it’s possible to make ...
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Is it possible to install the Android browser and email app if they weren't built-in?

Stock Android browser and email app were discontinued since KitKat : Google puts Android’s stock e-mail app in the Play Store Android 4.4+ KitKat ships without browser app. OEMs have to license ...
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Is it possible to install the Android browser and email app if they weren't built-in?

if you are really interested in installing those previous applications; you may download their apk files from reliable resource and put them in your phone SD card or internal memory. once done, go to ...
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