A lot of apps on Android show "web content" (e.g. HTML web pages include din the app or loaded from the Internet).
As this is very common Google decided that the apps can use a so called WebView for displaying such content so that not each app developer has to include an library for HTML parsing and rendering.
On the other hand we know that web ...
In case any one else runs into this problem, you can stop this behavior by going to Settings -> Apps -> Google Maps and under More settings and permissions -> Open by default and disabling Open supported links to stop it from launching the app. This works on both Android and Chromebooks to stop the Android app from launching any time a Google Map ...
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 anyone who wish to use a more recent webview on old Android devices.
emulator (30.3.5) (...
I created a bookmarklet for this:
This displays any TITLE texts as text with ...
Since you are open to trying other browsers, install Opera and open the site in it. Next, tap on the symbol with letter A (circled in screen shot below) and the content is rendered legibly in Reader Mode
If you are comfortable viewing in desktop mode, that also works.
Edit: If you want to use Chrome and are fine with Safari like experience, from Settings → ...
Storage access permission should be granted manually.
Many thanks to user Hardon from Android Forums.
OK, I think I see what it's doing, and I might have a guess at what your problem was. Have you granted it storage access permission? Without that it cannot see any of your directories, and because it's an old app (not updated for 4 years) it doesn't know ...
As being said by @Robert in the comment section,
Google has disabled the file:// protocol by default
AFAIK on the latest Android, apps no longer can access internal storage. Which is Chrome will say access denied. Even if you try to open it by yourself with html viewer, it can only access just what you open excluding other files are ...
This solution requires Tasker (paid; trial version here) app. It is tested on a OnePlus 6 running Android 10.
How do I get any browser available on Android to open a fixed set of urls on startup?
You can't, unless a browser app (doesn't matter which browser) is selected as default Browser app or is selected as default app to handle certain protocols (such ...
One of the best trends these days is the shift to encrypted Internet traffic, aka Transport Layer Security or TLS, and mobile apps are not the exception, often when testing a mobile app we need/want to see the data being sent from and received on our mobile devices but since most of the apps are using TLS on their network requests we cannot just proxy the ...
Your question made me search and it's modal bottom sheet
are an alternative to inline menus or simple dialogs on mobile and provide room for additional items, longer descriptions, and iconography. They must be dismissed in order to interact with the underlying content.
The method might not be optimal but it works for me.
Open the app drawer, Long press on Kiwi browser icon.
Two choices will appear: New tab and New Incognito tab. Long press on New Incognito tab to create a shortcut.
Optional: If you there is a Kiwi browser on your home screen, delete it. Edit the shortcut name from Incognito tab to Kiwi Browser if your ...
According to Support
This is a new Edge webview experience with the Bing search
capabilities which is expected. There is no way to disable this at the moment. However, if you want to open a link in the default browser,
you will need to click the link, then tap on the overflow menu at the
bottom and choose "Open in Browser".
SSL/TLS support is based on the Android version. There's no way for Android end-users to fix this issue unless to upgrade to a newer Android version if possible.
In this case, based on Qualys SSL Server Test, the site only supports TLS 1.2.
TLS 1.2 is only supported since Android 4.4.2 KitKat, where Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and before only supports TLS 1.0 (...