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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?

Update October 2022: As per Remote debug Android devices, the chrome://inspect/#devices page has replaced the Remote devices debugger panel, breaking the JS in this answer and similar ones. Just ...
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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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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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Why does `chrome://flags` return google.com?

chrome://flags should still work on all versions of Chrome (confirmed on v114). You probably tapped the search suggestion instead.
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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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Force fullscreen mode in Chrome for Android

Yes, you can do it by just running a line of JavaScript on the webpage. To do so, you can just type in the URL bar this code: javascript: (function(){document.querySelector("body")....
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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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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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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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How many tabs are open in chrome browser? (Above 100)

Google Chrome on a Galaxy Z Fold4 (as of April 20th, 2023): Tap the "Switch or close tabs" button (i.e. the ":D" button) At the top right, tap the vertical ellipses button "⋮&...
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Clear cache for specific site on Chrome for Android?

From the overflow (3 dots menu) Settings → Site settings → tap All sites → choose your site →clear and reset From Chrome help Cached images and files: Chrome remembers ...
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How can I view downloaded .txt files as UTF-8 in Chrome on Android 13?

It turns out on Android 13, in Chrome, one must manually navigate to file:///sdcard/ and then via the directory tree to select the file. Note, that the final "/" is important. Without it, ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Local files revisited: Opening local HTML files (file:///path/to/file) in Chrome on Android 10.x

You have 2 options: You can use a local web server in your Android phone itself. There are many server apps out there in the Play Store, one such app is Simple HTTP Server. You can put 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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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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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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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 does "virus been detected" on android pop up on chrome when visiting some sites?

In short: Nothing to worry about, unless you have downloaded an app suggested by the pop-up. In More detail: It's an old issue. You visit a normal website, and suddenly you see pop-ups telling you ...
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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 refresh a web page in Chrome (Ctrl+F5 analogue) on a device without menu button?

On the left side of the URL, there is an info icon (i) or a lock icon. Click the icon and then [web site configuration]. You will find a trash icon to clear the cache of the current site, and ...
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Export Chrome for Android's history

You can use Google Takeout to download a JSON file of your Android Chrome history. You can also download your bookmarks, along with a lot of other Google data.
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How to add desktop shortcut for URL, ignoring web app manifest?

To bypass any site's web app manifest Copy the following code JavaScriptx:<!-- NOTE: JavaScriptx is NOT A TYPO!!! --> if (meta=document.querySelector('meta[name="mobile-web-app-capable&...
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