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I just installed Chrome. Surprisingly, the search suggestions (predictions) won't show up if another search provider but the built-in one will be selected.

I even tried to create a new provider copying the URL from the built-in one, but the suggestions didn't work either.

Why is that?

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closed as not a real question by Alex, Al E., ChrisF Jan 28 '13 at 23:38

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can be little bit more precise? are you talking about google search? elaborate your question a little bit. – user221287 Jun 3 '12 at 9:39

The Chrome documentation appears to be vague about how the prediction service works for other search providers. There are no details on how you can hook up a different "prediction service".

When you type in the address bar, Google Chrome can use a prediction service to help you complete the web addresses and search terms that you're entering.


Unless your default search engine uses a different prediction service, the search terms that show up are the same ones that would show up if you were searching on Google.

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The thing is that the search engine must be the initial Google search engine built in in Chrome. Don't believe me, copy the Google search engine as it is then set the dup to be default and delete the original. – Shimmy Nov 29 '12 at 4:52

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