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Questions tagged [google-chrome]

For questions about Google Chrome insofar as they relate to interaction with a specific web application. Questions about Chrome settings or features should be asked at superuser.com.

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Merge Bookmarks [migrated]

I have 2 Google Chrome accounts on the same HP Laptop. I have both of the screen names syncing at the same time but the New Screen Name doesn't have my 1st's Screen Name's bookmarks yet. After 2 days ...
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Why I can open Reddit in Chrome but not in Firefox?

Instead, I got this: Basically, Firefox complains that Reddit has a certificate for firstmedia.com firstmedia.com is my ISP. In Indonesia, ISP is required to block bad sites and Reddit is one of the ...
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Where are cookies and local storage stored for Chrome? [migrated]

I read that: cookies are small files which are located on a user’s computer and localStorage is a way to store data on the client’s computer But where are these actually stored? How can I ...
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Why does Chrome randomly open my Gmail on a new tab? [migrated]

I have my Chrome set up to open on the New Tab page but whenever I open Chrome it also opens my Gmail on another tab. It also randomly opens it whenever I'm on. It doesn't do it when it's closed, so ...
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How to restore Gmail password if I still have an access to this account by redirection

I added another Gmail account to my primary Gmail account years ago through the Accounts and Imports option. I can get and send emails to/from this account, but I cannot log in into this account ...
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How to make Google ask for password when switching between accounts

When using Gmail, have the option of switching between accounts by clicking the user icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Currently, can switch between the accounts listed when clicking the ...
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How to change Google Account language preferences? (NOT IN SETTINGS)

I was in Korea several years ago; I do not speak Korean, but my Google Account language preferences have since been very strange. I'm running into a problem where if I go to, say, https://www....
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How do you retrieve deleted Google bookmarks back so you can use them?

How do I get deleted Google bookmarks back? I've looked in bookmark manager for them but I accidentally deleted the bookmarks ad I need them.
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How can I easily merge the tabs of two Chrome windows?

I have two Chrome windows open with a bunch of tabs. I want to merge the tabs/windows so that all the tabs are in one window. Is there a way to merge them without manually moving each tab from one ...
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One way sync in Google accounts?

I have created a Google account at my work. I also have my own account on my personal laptop and smartphone. Now what I want is sync the account at work with my personal account in a way that for ...
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Google Translate and Google Search are in the wrong language

For some reason, most Google pages have started being displayed to me in Czech. It includes Google Translate, as well as the main search page google.com. Oddly enough Gmail is still in my native ...
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Google Hangouts: Invisible, “ghost” calls from unknown people

Once a week or so, I hear the Google Hangouts "Incoming Call" sound on my Windows 10 machine. I can't find anything to click on, to either accept or deny the call: In Google Chrome / Gmail tab-- ...
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Google search data

I went today through the process of deleting my entire data history from Google's servers. I went to myactivity and browsed through EACH TAB and clicked DELETE ALL ACTIVITY. I even went through ...
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Is there a way to allow markdown style code snippets in google docs? [duplicate]

I have seen a couple of methods of formatting code in google docs (e.g. here and here), and they both involve addons which then require you to go through menus (GUIs). Is there a way of changing ...
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Reset Google Search layout

I'm using Chrome on a Mac and all of a sudden my Google search layout switched back to its old interface with a black bar on top. I've tried logging out and logging in my account, cleared all ...
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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Google switches primary and secondary email accounts regardless of login order

I have two separate email accounts logged into Google Chrome that switch order regardless of the order I log into them. I want to stop this from happening. I log into my personal email first, so that ...
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Chrome inspector devtools sources incremental text selection: Undo last?

Most people don't know about this feature, but Ctrl + D will select the next match: https://www.keycdn.com/vid/blog/select-next-occurence.mp4 (source article) This is a feature that exists in many ...
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Google Chrome autocomplete calculation won't let me select and copy the result

I used to be able to type simple calculations in the URL bar in Google Chrome and the result would appear beneath the calculation where I could now hit the down arrow key to select the result and then ...
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Gmail shortcut keys overridden by DevTools shortcut keys

I can't get Gmail shortcut keys to perform the Gmail actions because (I think) the DevTools actions for that shortcut are performed instead. For instance, to mark an email as read is Ctrl+Shift+I, but ...
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Prevent YouTube seeking video upon tab-switch shortcut?

To reproduce bug: On macOS Chrome or Firefox (but not Safari); View a video (playing or paused) on YouTube; Press command-number to switch tabs (eg command1 for tab 1, command2 for tab 2, etc); ...
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Twitter bookmarklet is unavailable

Due to Buffer.com browser extension not allowing you to unshorten links when sharing on Twitter (they use their own shortener buff.ly unless you purchase a paid plan: https://faq.buffer.com/article/...
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My Chrome account isn't my primary email

I've been using Chrome synced with my personal email for some time. All of my Chrome settings, bookmarks, history, etc. are on there. In practice I use my school email a lot more often (I use my ...
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Sync Chrome with personal G Suite account

I changed my gmail to a personal G Suite account. I'm the only user and the main reason was to have my personal domain with the G Suite (+ some of the benefits with storage). However I'm struggling ...
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How can I display two Gmail accounts within the same inbox?

Is there an alternative to making one of these accounts forward to the other? I now use a personal and business email account, and having both tabs open all day in Chrome is a bit heavy on resources. ...
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Google maps 3D not working on VirtualBox

Why maps.google.com's 3D feature while running Chrome (latest) on Ubuntu 18 in a virtual environment (VirtualBox) with Windows 10 host is not enabled? Virtual Machine's settings: Oracle VM ...
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Play my YouTube's “Watch Later” playlist on another computer without signing in my whole Google account

My current setup involves two laptops side by side, a Mac and a Windows 10 PC. I use the Mac as my workstation and the PC for gaming, casual web browsing and media consumption (Twitch, YouTube, etc). ...
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Toggle users in Google Chrome within Chrome OS

While working on Windows or Linux, I am able to easily open new instances (windows) of the Chrome browser just by clicking on the user icon in the chrome of the browser. This means I have fully ...
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How can I save the urls of the opened webpages into https://www.google.com/bookmarks/?

I have opened a number of web pages in Google Chrome browser in my android phone. Is it possible to conveniently save the urls of the opened webpages in https://www.google.com/bookmarks/? Chrome ...
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How do I disable Slack tab “badging” in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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'Snips' pasted from clipboard into body of gmail message have broken “googleusercontent.com” after sending out the email

A user regularly sends emails by snipping to the clipboard and pasting it to the email body. They are not saving to a file and pasting that, but copying it straight to the clipboard and pasting. ...
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Quickbooks online app overrides Chrome “open last closed tab” shortcut

Quickbooks Online's web app for macros overrides Chrome's command+shift+t command to open the last closed tab. Is there a way to make Chrome win this fight, or disable Quickbook's keyboard shortcut?
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How do I avoid having to sign into Gmail twice whenever I change accounts?

Do to some weird and infuriating re-implementation of the Chrome/Gmail sign-in system, whenever I switch from one Gmail account to another, I now have to sign in twice in a row to access my email. ...
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How to never launch the slack desktop app while loading a slack link?

When I go to a slack link in chrome, the page attempts to launch my slack desktop app. For example loading a link like this in chrome: https://box.slack.com/archives/CXXJDXXXX/pXXXX61509300XXXX ...
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Stop Gmail notifications for specific senders

I'm using Gmail in a Chrome tab on Windows 10, and it's set up to produce notifications for new emails. There are some senders for which I'd like to not get notifications for. There is a trick based ...
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How to send files with Skype for Business **ONLINE**?

According to this thread https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onedrivefb-mso_win10-mso_o365b/skype-for-business-transfer-failed-immediately/2982098c-0846-4a99-a653-35b648bbfeb6 ...
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WhatsApp Web - clicking on the desktop notification doesn't switch to the browser

I have the desktop notifications turned of for WhatsApp Web app, and my default browser is Chrome. When such a notification comes up in my PC and I click on it, the taskbar item of Chrome only flashes,...
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Is it possible to delete my searches from my Google account?

I notice that Google's Chrome browser actually stores all peoples searches in their Google account. So for example, if I create a new user in Chrome, so a blank history, no bookmarks. And I log into ...
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WhatsApp web - recently used emoticons are not saved

I am using WhatsApp web on Chrome on my PC (Win 10, 64 bit). For some reason, recently used emoticons/emojis are simply not saved, which I do see working fine on another PC I have (and it always ...
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Reopening an incognito tab

I logged in my Facebook account through the incognito tab but accidentally closed it before logging out. The session still remains logged in... Is there another option to log out from this browser ...
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How does YouTube know I'm using touch input and how can I pretend it's not touch?

If you go on youtube.com on a windows touch device, you will see the following behavior: If you long press onto a video, instead of getting the option to open in a new tab and the usual stuff, the ...
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How to get keyboard shortcuts Gmail HTML version?

I want to be able to open emails in new tabs using Gmail and Chrome. I have found that using the HTML version works well for this (see 1 2), but now my keyboard shortcuts aren't working. Is there a ...
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Gmail: How to open emails in an 'independent' new tab?

When using CTRL+Left Click to open emails in new tabs they are 'dependent' on the tab from which they were opened, which I don't want. Example of problem: From Tab 1: Gmail inbox I CTRL+Left Click ...
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How to make the default Gmail account different from Chrome profile account?

I've tried other solutions to change the default Gmail account but they have only worked temporarily on Chrome. My Chrome is set to sync with the account with email A (and I want it to stay that way) ...
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How do Telegram “background notifications” work?

The Telegram web client (at https://web.telegram.org/) can send me notifications even when no telegram.org web page is loaded into any open tab in my Chromium web browser. How is it possible for a ...
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Save screenshot to Dropbox on PC having keyboard without PrintScreen button on Chrome [closed]

I have an HTPC where I watch tutorials on youtube or wherever, but the cheap BT keyboard I have for this doesn't sport a PS button. I want to take screenshots on this machine to my Dropbox so I can ...
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How can I open up PDFs in Google Drive with the Google Chrome PDF viewer? [duplicate]

I'm in Google Chrome, but when I click on the PDF in Drive, I can only read it in the Drive viewer. I'd like to be able to read it in the normal Chrome viewer. I know I can download the file and then ...
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Twitter stuck on an endless redirect loop due to the new GDPR pop up (Chrome)

About a week ago Twitter would no longer let me log in on their site due to a popup which caused an infinite redirect loop. I have tried Mobile mode and TweetDeck so far but none of these worked for ...
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Does changing Google account password log me out of Gmail on Chrome?

I used a public computer to check my Gmail. I forgot to log out of the public computer. I have just changed my Google account password and I have always had 2 factor authentication enabled. Will I ...
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Google search with no result except the top section

When I search by https://www.google.ca/search?q=current+time+in+sydney&start=0&num=1, I get the following: Is there a way to get this without the one search result-- only the box showing the ...