Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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retreiving Telegram data after non-safe delete

I deleted the telegram data folder from my Chrome cache folder because it was more than 10GB (probably cache of videos I've downloaded). I couldn't find a way to delete it safely so I just removed the ...
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How does YouTube Music add entries to Google Chrome menu?

I was listening music on YouTube Music, and noticed a new entry on Google Chrome's menu offering to Install YouTube Music.... This option does not appear on non-YouTube Music pages, or in an ...
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Is there a way to restore Google Chrome's browsing history after clearing cache without logging out of Chrome?

My chrome browsing history was deleted because I cleared the cache and missed the small print which said to log out before clearing the cache. To clear browsing data from this device only, while ...
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How to make Youtube History search engine act as if I have typed in my search into the search history field?

I'm trying to configure a Search Engine in Google Chrome on Windows 10 defined thusly: But it does not work the way it should, and forces me to copy/paste my search again into the search field to the ...
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Google Hangouts can no longer be resized in Chrome on my desktop PC

A few weeks ago I was able to resize the Google Hangouts window, but now (and for the last couple of weeks) when I hover my cursor over the bottom or side of the Hangouts window it no longer changes ...
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Chrome cache odd behaviour

I have a site avmet.nz/ycoh. It is very simple - every 15 minutes a Raspberry Pi uploads a new index.html and a picture. When I access the site, the index.html comes up OK, but the picture is an old ...
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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 to download videos from YouTube to Google Drive

I am looking for a webapp which can download videos from YouTube to Google Drive. I am preferring pure webapp not browser extension based solutions, because primarily I will use that webapp in mobile ...
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how can i copy or translate youtube translation words , can i show two youtube translation at once

Is there a way to use the hold or copy or search a word from the on active youtube translations lines Is there also a way to show tow types of translation at once?
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How do I remove cross-browser history data on Chrome?

I just found that Chrome can also sync my historical data. I visited some URLs on my company's computer. And when I get home, I log on the same Google account, I found that a URL is automatically ...
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The YouTube option “open transcript” is not working

I have a problem in my Chrome browser (not in other browsers): The YouTube option "open transcript" stopped working. It's showing an empty box without content like there were no captions at all. ...
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Is there a Google Chrome Extension archive anymore?

There used to be a couple of websites that archived Chrome extensions because Google does not provide a way to download old versions of extensions. However, those sites appear to longer be maintained. ...
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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 make column letters bigger so I can see them?

How do I make column letters bigger so I can see them? This has driven me nuts and I can't find anything on the web about it. Thanks in advance
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Can I block particular google searches on my machine?

I'd like to block particular google searches from working on my machine. I can't block the searches with the hosts file, DNS or little snitch because I still want to use google search in general. It ...
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How can I prevent open tabs with YouTube videos from playing after Windows 10 restarts?

I have several tabs open with YouTube videos, in several windows. This is on Chrome, Windows 10. I know that if I sleep the computer, everything will come back OK. But if I log out of Windows, Chrome ...
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How do I block image thumbnails in google?

I have a dns set up with pi hole and also little snitch for blocking connections. I'd like to browse google without having the image thumbnails for images or videos. I tried blocking the following ...
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Make Google search results link directly to linked page

Google search results usually link to google.com/url with a bunch of gibberish. How can I make them link directly to the result? I'd like a solution that works for both Chrome and Firefox
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Chrome custom search engine - help to make it work on some sites

Can someone help me with a problem I'm having? Setting up custom bookmarks just doesn't seem to work on some sites. I for example want one for playstationtrophies.org and it doesn't display search ...
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How to uninstall Gmail Offline Chrome app?

Whenever I close Google Chrome, I see the following message: Gmail Offline has crashed. Click this balloon to restart the app. I believe Gmail Offline to be a Chrome extension or app I installed ...
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How to save a web page as PDF in Computer (I need convert the webpage into PDF with exactly What I see)

I am viewing a docker tutorial. I am running the docker image of https://github.com/dockersamples/101-tutorial in my local. Now when I try to print the webpage using chrome browser then in the print ...
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Disable Polymer on Youtube

Ever since Youtube got rid of the option to revert to the old site I've had a script for Violent Monkey to switch to the old Youtube. Today when I went to Youtube I discovered that that script is no ...
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How to sign out/remove a gmail account from chrome?

I am signed in to 5 accounts in chrome, I want to remove two of them, one having a session that expired and that I can no longer sign in to, because it's not mine. All I see is a button that says ...
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Using Google Chrome on MacOS with Windows keyboard

I am using a Windows/Linux compatible keyboard on a MacBook Pro. It does not correctly send the MacOS keycode for the Enter key. This seems to be fine for all apps apart from Google Chrome. When I ...
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Google's organization G suite and user history

Does the admin of an organization's G suite have access to the browsing history of users that logged in to chrome with the organization account? For example, I have a myname@company.com account that'...
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Gmail crashing in Chrome?

Since the change in Gmail's interface, I've noticed that the Gadgets I use have disappeared. When I tried to expand Gmail's sidebar there were no line with three dots to grab and today I couldn't ...
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Search YouTube favorites?

Can anybody that has Chrome and can actually do it, answer? Also, for Firefox 3.6 (latest version of ff), only those that can do it. I'm not looking for somebody just pointing to an extension, but ...
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How to inject code into Gmail

Gmail has Social and Promotions tabs that regularly have advertisements at the top of the list. After playing around with the console, it was discovered that running $("li[data-tooltip='Delete']")....
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Why are my gmail keyboard shortcuts incorrect/missing?

I got a new (corporate) gmail account for a new job I just started. Unfortunately the keyboard shortcuts are either wrong (e.g. arrow keys move the "cursor" in the inbox instead of j and k) or not ...
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How can I easily merge the tabs of two Chrome windows? [closed]

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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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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Google family account can login to gmail, can't login to chrome

I installed google family on my phone. I a created an under 13 account for my kid. I can sign into it with gmail, but not chromium sink. I do not have a device to associate with the account. How can I ...
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Is there an URL to jump straight to the timer in Google/Chrome?

If you enter "5 minute timer" in the Chrome search bar, it leads to a Google Search page topped by a countdown timer, ticking down from 5 minutes. Handy. Is there a formal URL to just get this ...
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Display event details from google calendar on hover-over

I need to display event details on mouseover in fullcalendar instead of clicking on it. So i have relied on Google calendar (old format) for over some years as our default calendar. We process about ...
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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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How to stop Google Chrome from highlighting things I click on?

Since the update on May 28, 2020, Google Chrome has decided to do this annoying new thing where, on many sites: When I click on a box that I can type in, it surrounds the text box in a black outline ...
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I have set Chrome's default protocol handler for web calender to calender.google.com and yet ical files open Outlook

I have set the default protocol handler in Chrome for Web calender to calender.google.com and yet whenever I click on .ics files in Windows explorer (Win10) they try to fire up Outlook. Is there a way ...
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Chrome shortcut to immediately get a word's pronunciation?

Is there any chrome shortcut that you can press to have the word pronounced out loud just as though you'd opened a separate tab, typed the word in google, and clicked the sound icon to have it read ...
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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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Chrome: when opening Youtube links, the video pauses after 1 sec, have to click play to continue

When I click a Youtube link in Chrome, it opens a tab with that particular Youtube link and starts playing. However, for some strange reason, after playing for about 1 second it pauses the video. I ...
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Is there a way to disable or redirect the youtube 'home' button

I keep getting distracted by the lists of 'recommended' videos but cant completely disable youtube as I need it for video tutorials. Is there a productivity chrome extension or technical way to ...
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Change “Me” on Google Photo

When I search "Me" in Google Photo, it shows pictures of a friend, not my pictures. My face group there is labeled "Gideon" and my friend's is "James". When you visit my friend James pictures (Albums >...
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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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Downloading Google activity browser history only downloads the last 8 days, how do I get more than that?

This question here is more precise and might be the answer. How can I get all of my activity history? The only way I can access it now is by scrolling down the my activity section. This is not ideal ...
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Hangouts full screen chat window

Is there a way I could use hangouts.google.com chat windows in a fullscreen mode? I mean, I use Messenger via messenger.com (full size) or Slack using the website slack.com (also full screen). When ...
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Why is google results behaving strangely?

I search something on google i get the result. But after one second the result changes to This happens every time, for all the results. What is this strange behaviour? I want the previous result ...
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In Google Chrome Version 81.0.4044.122 Desktop, how do I block video autoplay on a random website

It is annoying and time-wasting to manually pause or close all the autoplay videos on a random website that I visit using Google Chrome Desktop Version 81.0.4044.122 from windows 10. How do I turn ...
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If I have 5 google accounts, is it possible to create a persistent link to log into a certain account?

I have 5 google accounts and often I need to log into a specific one. It is tedious to click on my top right profile icon, then switch. I am hoping to have links in my browser bookmarks that I can ...
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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 Drive files opening in new window vs new tab?

This might be a duplicate of How to open Google Drive files in new window but that question is 5 years old and unanswered. When I'm in drive.google.com and I open a G Suite file (either double-click ...

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