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How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs?

You can use the Remote Devices feature in the Chrome debugger to connect to Chrome on the device and access the tabs. Just expand the list of tabs visible to get the full list and then highlight & ...
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How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs?

Just joined this StackExchange to show some appreciation for Jeremy's answer above, and also add the few lines of JS I used to export the tabs list (since copying with the cursor isn't ideal!) As ...
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How can I edit the URL of a home screen bookmark?

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 ...
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Why is the Android stock browser still alive?

Why is the Android stock browser still alive? As of June 2014, 15.7% (0.8+14.9) of users still use Android 2.2 and 2.3.x (Froyo and Gingerbread), since Chrome supports only Android 4.0+, these users ...
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How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs?

tl;dr: have the Android command line tools installed on a development machine, and USB debugging enabled on your device. The device does not need to be rooted adb forward tcp:9222 localabstract:...
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Samsung (Galaxy S4) does not show Authorize USB debugging dialog box

I have had this happen multiple times on multiple Android devices. Solved every time by putting the device in Photo transfer (PTP) mode. ADB will not work for me when my device is in MTP or any other ...
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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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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

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: ...
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How can a bookmarklet be ADDED on mobile Chrome without copying and pasting?

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 ...
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What is this pop-in from the bottom of Chrome for Android?

This is Chrome for Android's feature known as Touch to Search. The user can tap a word to let Google search quickly without leaving the current page. From Google Chrome Help, Search the web on Chrome ...
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How can I export the list of open Chrome tabs?

I came across this solution when I was looking to recover tabs that had been permanently closed after my browser crashed one day. In order to access the information you require, your device needs to ...
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How to change device name used by Google Chrome?

As of 2019, the Android devices cannot be renamed; both from themselves and from other devices. The name listed on "Other devices" currently depends on the operating system: Windows, macOS, and ...
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How to find in page in google chrome mobile?

If you click the three dots menu you should see a 'Find in page' option which allows you to enter the text to look for.
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Samsung (Galaxy S4) does not show Authorize USB debugging dialog box

My SAMSUNG Galaxy S4 sometimes bothers me with this annoying offline status message too. I always fix it by trying options below: Try to revoke the USB Debugging authorization on Developer Options ...
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How to retrieve saved password in Google Chrome for Android?

In Windows, if you open Manage password in Chrome, then it asks for a master password (i.e. Windows Admin password) to view and manage your passwords. But that's not the case in Android. So for ...
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How to disable autocomplete in Chrome for specific sites

It is not possible for an user to disable autocomplete for a single site. You can check this link to disable the feature on Chrome (all sites) - it is a simple tutorial on how to do it. However, for ...
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Add DuckDuckGo to search engines list in Chrome

This is now possible in Chrome 57. Just visit DuckDuckGo, perform a search (search for anything), then visit Settings > Search engine and DuckDuckGo should be listed at the bottom of the page. After ...
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com.google.android.trichromelibrary causes many Android apps to crash

It was a WebView issue and it has been fixed as mentioned here: https://www.google.com/appsstatus#hl=en&v=issue&sid=1&iid=aa75515d184a2423be444d676b7ebf45 Updating Android System WebView ...
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Close current tab on Chrome for Android without showing all tabs first

Long press the tab number next to the 3 vertical dot, a menu will appear. Select Close tab.
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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 many tabs are open in chrome browser? (Above 100)

This is an Easter egg coded 4 years ago From this XDA post- you need a rooted device ( you can't access /data/data/ without root ) Download a root explorer capable app such as ES file explorer ...
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Chrome's Development Tools on Android

Directly on the device? I don't think so. If you have a computer running chrome, and a usb cord for your phone, then you can use Chrome's remote debugger to access a web console on your computer that ...
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Chrome 37 back button

Yes, they've completely removed it from the UI, so you have to use the Android back button.
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Samsung (Galaxy S4) does not show Authorize USB debugging dialog box

I am not sure if you ever solved this problem, but I ran into this problem, and tried out many many different procedures, each of which might have helped others, but this is 2016 and a summary might ...
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How do I temporarily edit a webpage in Chrome?

Running the following snippet in the URL bar works in both Chrome for desktop and Android: javascript:document.body.contentEditable='true'; document.designMode='on'; void 0 One important note: ...
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How can I view a certificate's details in Chrome on Android?

Click on Green Padlock symbol in navigation bar next to URL, click on Details and click on Certificate Information to view the Connection details. (Click image to enlarge) You can also view ...
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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

On Android Chrome 54, turn off autoplay of media by going to Settings - Site Settings - Media - Autoplay and Block autoplay. This feature is disabled if you have data compression enabled in your ...
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What does a check mark on a site thumbnail means? And how does one remove it?

It means the site is downloaded for offline viewing. You may have done it by accident but that is what the icon means (unless Google changed the meaning in your Canary build which I find very unlikely)...
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How to enter IP address with port into Google Chrome for android?

To use specific ports in Chrome for Android (and most mobile browsers), you must include the transport protocol as well.. For example (IP addresses are as an example, not valid just news.com): 64.38....
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How do I switch profiles in Chrome for Android?

There is no way to change Chrome profiles on Android/iOS as per Google Chrome Help here. But, you can use apps like Parallel Space to have multiple chrome profiles.
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