Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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Dark theme on YouTube when bookmarked

I want to bookmark Youtube such that every time I open it on google chrome in incognito mode, it opens up with the dark theme already applied. Side note: The dark theme is applied if I open a new ...
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Change device (Android tablet) settings using JavaScript from Chrome

I am developing a web app using react to be run using only Google Chrome on Android tablets for private use on a local network (unconnected to the internet). Thus there are no privacy concerns. Is it ...
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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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Multiple Chrome shortcut apps from the same domain?

In Chrome (for Mac), you can turn any website into a standalone web application (a.k.a. Site Specific Browser) by going to the site, clicking the three stacked dots in the upper-right of the window, ...
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How do I set default accounts for YouTube and Gmail?

I have an email for school and an email for personal use. How can I make it so that, in Chrome, when I go to YouTube it logs me into my personal account but when I go to Gmail it logs me into my ...
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Prevent Google from repositioning search categories

It is a well-known source of annoyance: a link you assume is at a certain location suddenly changes after you click on it (I realize the rendering updates after the input has been registered - ...
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How to disable the notifications number in a Chrome tab?

When I keep my Inbox opened in a tab either because of necessity or by mistake, I'd like to hide the notification number that shows up after the title when a new email comes in:
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How to black list websites in a Chrome user profile?

I want to have two user profiles, a work and a personal ones. For work, I'd like to blacklist social media websites. How can I do this in Chrome?
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Change start URL for installed Chrome desktop PWA

Is it possible to change the start URL for a website that has been installed as an app in Chrome? If it was my app, I'd do it by changing the start_url in the web app manifest file. However, is ...
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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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Chrome Popup disables my video speed controls, how can I prevent that?

I have tons of training videos to watch - many are simply drawn out blah blah story lines and later I have to complete a test on the subject material. I have other training videos I can speed up with ...
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How can I view the traffic time graph in my browser for Google Maps?

I can't find the graph showing trip time vs departure time when using maps.google.com in Chrome on my PC. I can easily find it in the Android App though, I just get directions (not navigation) and ...
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Chrome and Hangouts both use CTRL+D for something different

I'm using CTRL+D to mute my hangouts, but that does bookmarking in Chrome. Any way to resolve this schism?
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Stop Gmail automatically checking for new mail

Using the web browser version of Gmail, is it possible to stop Gmail automatically checking for new mail? Occasionally, I need to access my inbox to retrieve information but don't want to be ...
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Browser extension in Firefox/Chromium for getting regex from link text

I am wondering if Firefox or Chromium supports or has an add-on that allows you to define a regex in the config and when enabled, there will be something like a right-click option on links to "Copy ...
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Attackers might be trying to steal your information from accounts.blogger.com

Occasionally Google askes me to re-authenticate myself. And I get the screen below after entering my password. Anyone else getting this too? Why is this happening?
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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 to change the default Google account for Google webpages on Chrome?

So I have a Google account signed into Chrome through which I keep bookmarks, etc. However, I use a different (work) account for most of my calendar needs. How can I make it so that when I go to ...
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Querying client info in Google Activity

In Google's My Activity it's possible to see the device that was used to see in the Details tab, but this metadata isn't searchable. I've downloaded my browsing history from the Takeout service, but ...
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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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Can I force to check emails three times per day?

I'd like to continue to use Gmail from my web browser. I'd also like to see new emails at set times during the day, so I don't look at my Gmail many times in one day. The ideal is to have Gmail ...
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How can I make ShadowSocksR and Chrome work together?

I bought a cloud platform for SSR(ShadowSocksR).And it worked in IE browser but it cannot work in chrome. Some user told me it will be worked if I change the name of the dial-up connection. But I ...
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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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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 auto-scroll a webpage as elements are added above? [closed]

I am often on a webpage, and am about to click a link when the page simultaneously adds an element that it had been waiting to asynchronously receive from the server. The element that I was about to ...
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Customize dates shown in Gmail

I would like to customize the dates shown in Gmail's inbox view, so that all the emails received yesterday are shown as "Yesterday" instead of the date, and that the day before yesterday is shown as ...
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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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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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Can't get Penn Foster to work on anything but Chrome, want to use on Firefox

I want it to work on Firefox or even CHROMIUM, but whenever I try to read an article for school, it refreshes over and over until it logs me out. It shows me the article in between refreshes. Is there ...
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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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Google Docs — Start numbering pages on first page, but start at ONE

I feel incredibly stupid, but I just can't seem to figure this out ... I want google docs to number my pages 1/n, 2/n, ..., n/n, starting with the very first. So I add page numbers to my header. They ...
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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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Why Is Google Drive convinced that I'm offline?

Okay, this is messed up. I opened up my budgets spreadsheet as I do every week, and realized that I could only edit 1-2 cells before everything would freeze up. Inspecting the UI, I found a tiny ...
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Google Accounts/History

So I have a two Gmail/Google Accounts, one for personal use and one for college. Let’s say I search up Google Slides on my college account then, I open a new tab switch to my home account and search ...
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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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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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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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How to reset gmail login in chrome so it does not automatically default to the google account chooser

I used to be able to load up the Gmail site using Chrome and have it simply start with my account name by default and with the password login field blank. Now, since my most recent cache clear (7/30/...
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Is there some way to have access to Evernote in Gmail in Google Chrome?

Something similar to Xobni would be great, as it adds a permanent sidebar on the right, but their Evernote support is only available for Outlook. I've tried making a Chrome extension that injects an ...
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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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Suddenly Youtube auto-generated English subtitles can not be viewed in Google Chrome. Why is it happening and how to fix it?

My PC configuration is OS - Ubuntu 18.04 Browser - Google Chrome Until last week, YouTube's auto-generated English subtitles were shown whenever I played a video. Everything was normal but about 4-5 ...
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Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. Signed ...
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Is it possible for G Suite admins to lie on the chrome://policy page?

Is it possible for my G Suite admins to "lie" on the chrome://policy page? ie: making it seem like no Chrome policies are set, when in reality there are? I feel like this is a feature that Google ...
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Disable “Get custom email with G Suite” popup while using Gmail

I've been using Gmail for years. In the past few weeks, I'm now being pestered by a popup to get G Suite. See screenshot. Clicking "No Thanks" has no effect. Every time I log in, there's that same ...
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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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Bypass video gesture requirement on Chrome

There are some websites that 'force' you to watch a video since the video stops playing if you switch tabs or windows. I want the video player to think I'm in that tab, but I'm actually in a different ...
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Google Cloud Print Sharing Issue

I'm using a service account to send print requests to cloud print. My issue is that when I share the printer with the service account email, after a while (after the first print it seems) the email is ...
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How can I open a PDF in Google Drive in the same way as a downloaded PDF?

If I download a PDF in Chrome (even from Drive), on any platform, and click on the downloaded-file-button down the bottom, the PDF opens in Chrome in a viewer that includes a table of contents browser,...
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YouTube - 4k 60fps - Dropping frames (Stutter/Lag/Freezes)

I'm trying to watch 2160p (4k 60fps) content on YouTube, however, I experience large amounts of dropped frames... i.e. the video freezes/stutters completely (the sound is fine). The YouTube example I ...
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How can I add a shortcut on my desktop to a document in Google Docs?

I would like to have a shortcut on my desktop to an Excel document in Google Docs. How can I create a shortcut (icon) like this? I use Google Chrome as web browser.