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Prevent / unhide address bar / tabs when javascript hides them [migrated]

Some sites open pop-up windows without tab bar / address bar, etc. Is there a way to prevent this, preferably without an additional extension? Alternatively, is there a way to show these on-demand ...
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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browser back button on bbc

In the Chrome Browser atleast. If you watch a video on the bbc eg http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-35478960 when it gets to the end of the video it will auto play the next one. it seems to ...
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Can I delete Chrome apps that represent links only? [migrated]

I noticed in my Chrome's app menu that some installed apps only seem to represent links (e.g. Google Slides, Google Drive). Will I use some core functionality (e.g. offline access to Google Drive) ...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

Chrome's omnibox features are really great, e.g. to create a new Google Calendar event. Is someone aware of any possibility to create a new Google Keep note from the omnibox?
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Google Chrome doesn't print to Google Drive. In my Gloogle Cloud Print I don't have Google Drive

Instead of having "Save to Google Drive" like they say here: https://support.google.com/cloudprint/answer/2541913?hl=en&ref_topic=4456182 in my Chrome 48.0.2564.82 m (64-bit) there isn't this ...
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Chrome Context Search Extension [migrated]

When I used Firefox I had this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/context-search/ It used the same search engines already configured in Firefox. There are similar extensions ...
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Chrome dev channel, update stuck on 'Updating google chrome' [migrated]

Steps taken: Initially, updating was working fine. Two days ago, clicked 'enable automatic updates for all users' in about:chrome Then received 'chrome Update failed (error: 11)' Searched on how to ...
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How can i reduce the CPU usage of Google's Inbox

Even with all my extensions disabled Google Inbox takes 2-5% constantly and 20-40% in spikes every so often. This is also without the tab having focus. Currently I just open Inbox when i need it and ...
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Clear Autofilled Password on formload in chrome [migrated]

i am working on a mobile web Dev project where in the login page i need to prevent or clear the password field which gets autofilled. I tried with having a dummy field with type="password" which is ...
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Forcing search engine to display stock quote in Chrome

Is there a way (extension, tag) to input a stock ticker into the Google Chrome search bar and return the relevant yahoo finance/ google finance/bloomberg page for a stock? Most of the time google is ...
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Making Google Docs into its own application on Mac

I've been trying to figure this out all afternoon... My dream is that I want to be able to open Google Docs on my Mac as if it's an application. Chrome's setting's has a built-in "Add to ...
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Google Drive Synced with Errors. On Ubuntu, can I recover my offline version of the file before it synced?

So I finished a bunch of work offline, and then I synced it... and it did not go well after: It merged without deleting a bunch of parts as you can see there, and Page 7 is gone completely: The ...
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How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Google Inbox doesn't appear to offer to handle mailto: links as Gmail does. Is there a way to enable this in Google Inbox?
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Wikipedia Spam Filter Notice

I've been an occasional Wikipedia editor and user for many years. Twice recently when I tried to make a minor page edit, I received the following error: "Spam filter notice" Your edit was not saved ...
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How to remove an account from Google login options? [duplicate]

When I am in the main screen where I get to choose which account, it does not give me the option to remove an account. When I click the arrow, it just signs into that account.
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Is there any way to disable DASH playback in the HTML5 player?

I like watching YouTube videos using the HTML5 player rather than the Flash player because I can get 60 FPS video. However since I have poor internet, I would like to be able to pause the video and ...
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How can I clean up the downloads from MEGA?

I was wondering how to clean up the downloads from MEGA? I know it stores them locally before allowing you to actually downloading them VIA browser. Something to do with API's? I just noticed that my ...
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Change Google account name

How to change Google account name? I was trying to find answer with google, but got many not actual information since google has done many changes in its use interface.
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Selectively remove/disable syncing Google Drive documents on Chrome

I have installed the Google Docs app (extension) on Google Chrome (v43.0.2357.65 (Official Build) beta (64-bit) on Ubuntu Linux 14.04), and enabled offline sync on my Google Drive account. Offline ...
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Is it possible to see passwords that Google Chrome has saved to my account from my Android phone or a secure website?

There's an option in Chrome for me to turn on automatic password generation for when I'm creating a new online account. I'd love to use this feature but one hurdle stands in my way. If I'm on a ...
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Double/single-spacing for Gmail under Windows 7/8 with Chrome?

I must have hit some magic keystroke. Suddenly using the most recent copies of Gmail, Chrome, with those 7/8, etc. I'm getting double-spacing in Gmail for the Unreads and Everything Else. Until today ...
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Mute web.skype.com chrome notifications only

Two part question here, the first is, I notice that the new Skype web beta doesn't add itself to Chrome's notification list but still uses Chrome notifications so I can't disable that. Is that just ...
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Search Google Drive files directly from the Chrome search bar?

Is there a way (perhaps a Chrome extension) to show Google Drive search results in my Chrome autocomplete menu? For example in this image, if I had a Google Doc or Google Sheet called "orange juice" ...
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WhatsApp prompting me to update my browser

I am trying to access WhatsApp Web and I get the following message: WhatsApp Web works for Google Chrome 36+ To start using WhatsApp Web, update Chrome or use Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Opera. ...
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How to set default video playback resolution on Google+?

I've been using google plus to host and share videos lately and I really like it. Unfortunately when I click to play back a video it defaults to 360p when 720p is available. Is there some way to set ...
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How to make CTRL+P in Gmail automatically use the print-friendly version

I do support for an older relative that uses Gmail extensively. No matter how often I point out the print-friendly icon, he always forgets about it. I need a way to make the CTRL+P shortcut use the ...
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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?
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Google Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

In some Chrome instances, several extensions (apps?) called Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc. are installed (I've seen various subsets of these across different Chrome instances). What are these for / ...
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How to prevent Google Hangouts Chrome extension from popping up for other users of the same Chrome installation?

My wife's laptop has Chrome installed. She uses it under her Chrome username. I sometimes use it with my Chrome username. Since installing the Google Hangouts extension on my Chrome account (on my own ...
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Google Sync is destroying my bookmarks?

How do I see how many and which devices my Google account is syncing with? I clicked the new icon in the upper right of chrome and logged in and synced. First off this makes no sense because I signed ...
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Can't start a Hangout conversation

Has anyone seen this issue? About once a day, I can't get the Hangout chat pop-up to appear. I can see under any given contact that I've been sent a message, see the first few words, the contact is ...
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How do I download images from Google Keep?

I shared an image from my phone to Google Keep. I open it on the Google Keep Chrome application. But there's no download option. How do I download images from Google Keep? Is there a work-around?
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Use Google Translate without mouse

When I want to translate something i do this: Open browser Write translate into searchbar. This makes the translator come up. Click on the "input text" window write something that should be ...
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Google spreadsheet thinks Chrome is Firefox

I am an Ubuntu user with Google Chrome 39.0 and whenever I enter a Google Spreadsheet-document (with Chrome), I get a warning header saying that "This version of Firefox is no longer supported, please ...
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Why does Google Talk think I am “signed in from a different location that doesn't support invisibility”?

I only occasionally use Google Talk, and only via Gmail in my browser. I always stay invisible, and only use it when someone asks me (say, via text or email) to chat with them, and then I send them ...
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Workflowy Chrome app says it's in offline mode

I use Workflowy, but am unsure if my issue is related to Workflowy or if it's a Chrome app thing. I've installed the Workflowy chrome app, and have it in its own window. I've been using it a while, ...
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Why does Gmail now lose viewed new message state?

When using Gmail, the first time in a tab (e.g. Inbox, Social, Promotional, and Forums) new messages get a NEW icon before the subject line of each message that is new since the last time you looked ...
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How can I select text from Google Calendar's Agenda view in Chrome?

Sometimes I want to select text from the Agenda view of Google Calendar, but when I try to do so in Chrome, I'm unable to. Is there a workaround for this?
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in chrome: gmail zoom in returns to default

I surf in gmail via chrome. I usually zoom in (pressing ctrl and +) to 150%. when i click on "inbox" \ drafts \ sent mail the view reset to zoom 100% but if I press ctrl and + I see the zoom ...
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Google Keep auto-focuses Chrome

I opened Google Keep in Google Chrome, then I focused another window while it was loading. Suddenly, Chrome re-focused itself! While I was typing in another window! (I even minimized the window, ...
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Accessing a dictionary within gmail

Is there a way to integrate a dictionary with gmail in google-chrome browser? Whenever I read or compose a mail, I wish to right-click on a word and find a 'synonyms' option similar to what I see in ...
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How to add “On behalf of” in Gmail

I have always previously use this, but for some reason now in Google I can't add a custom email address and send the email's via googles servers. This is bad The old screen looked like this: ...
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Why is Google hiding the search input field?

For some reason, Google search is hiding the input field in Chrome and using the URL field as the search parameters. Is there a way I can disable this feature? How I don't like it: How I would ...
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Save dynamic content in Chrome on a Windows tablet [closed]

I have written a few web pages that get some user data via forms over the course of these pages, store it as cookies, and then get the cookies and tabulate the information on the last page by doing ...
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invisible in Gmail when using Chrome Hangouts [duplicate]

I installed the Google Chrome Hangouts plugin. But after that, I can’t stay invisible. Does anyone know how to stay invisible when we're using the Hangouts plugin or even the Google Talk plugin?
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Why doesn't Google Maps show my home and the starred locations while planning a route?

Is there any way to switch it back on? Now the starring function seems useless.
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In Gmail, what causes email content to yield to white space at right?

The huge white space on the right appears more often than not in Gmail for Google Apps. This does not leave much horizontal width for email contents. Is there a way to prevent this?
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Songs Incorrectly Added to Multiple Google Play Music Albums

Sometimes when I have added one of my ripped CD's tracks to Google Play Music, the tracks incorrectly/annoyingly show up in multiple GPM albums. For example, I ripped my copy of Hank Williams, Jr.'s ...
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How do I default to international search in Google?

I have now reached the threshold for the amount of time I want to spend searching for how to disable a feature. I'm unsure if it's a Google feature or a Google Chrome feature. How do I search ...