Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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How to spoof the google search result with different Geo location

Do we have any way to bypass the actual geo location in google search result page. In the Google result end of page, we can see the phrase "Based on your past activity". how it picks this ? ...
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How to change which microphone a website is using in Chrome? [migrated]

I enabled microphone permission to a website in Chrome. Then I realized Chrome was using the wrong microphone by default. I changed the default microphone in Chrome’s settings but the website is still ...
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Clear all browsing data except for certain sites [migrated]

Occasionally I want to clear my browsing data, but for certain sites I don't want to lose the browsing data. For example on websites on the Stack Exchange network I still want to know which posts I've ...
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Chrome Version 92.0.4515.107 (latest version) is not offering to save new Google account logins, other sites ask normally

Is there any way around this issue without having to go back to previous versions of Chrome? 1 - I created a second Google Account 2 - I entered the Google login page 3 - I typed the email and ...
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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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Does google classroom use your webcam?

A few days ago I got kaspersky security cloud free and on opening google classroom, it popped up saying that google classroom was using my webcam. I checked that this was only when I launched ...
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How can I add the British Columbia holidays to my Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar, I can search for British Columbia, (Calendar/other calendars/Browse Interesting Calendars) and get all the vacation dates for that province, as a long list of dates, which may be ...
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Is there a way to view the User contributed images on google maps as thumbnails like in google image search?

So, I want to see how the entrance to a national park looks, there are no relevant images in google image search. There are 100s of Google map - user contributed images for the location. I feel there ...
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Retrieve passwords saved for multiple Gmail accounts in Chrome browser

I have 3-4 Gmail accounts along with my primary Gmail account. Whenever I logged in to any of these through Chrome, the login was directly done without asking for password. But once I did some ...
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Balloon tips google chrome [migrated]

This problem has come again in the latest version of chrome 91.0.4472.124 64 bit: All the sudden I am experiencing balloon tooltips. I wanted to get rid of them with chrome://flags: But it doesn't ...
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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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In Google search results, my “smart results” (?) disappear

I use Google Chrome 91.0.4472.124, the current version. When I type in specific things into search like for example "BTC", I always get a nice graph of the Bitcoin price. However, after like ...
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Using Google Hangouts in Chrome browser to make calls with Google Fi number- have no call history?

Lost my phone, using hangouts via my browser (chrome). I open it via the app launcher thing: So I guess google hangouts has no way of listing my call history!? I can't seem to find a list of calls I ...
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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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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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Chrome logs me out and auto-fill password does not work?

I am getting logged out regularly of all websites, although I do not delete any cookies. I switch my laptop between home fffice and work and thus have different IPs not sure if thats the cause for ...
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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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Google Translate keyboard shortcut in Chrome

I want to do this: Select some text (in Chrome) Press a keyboard shortcut Get a translation of that text on the same page (some bubble with the translation or something) Is there a way to do this?
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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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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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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 disable Google Chrome search results highlighting?

In the last couple days I noticed text being highlighted from search results I click on from Google. For example, when I click on StackOverflow link from Google search: (The yellow was added by ...
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How to see the message that I sent while sharing a file or folder in Google Drive

I'm using Chrome Version 90.0.4430.212. The message window doesn't have a "Send a copy to myself" checkbox. In my opinion, emailing the recipient to forward the message is not a smart ...
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How do I insert a timestamp in Word for the Web or Google Docs, on a Chromebook, via hotkey or voice?

Desired Result: The desired result is to insert a timestamp (local machine time or whatever) into a "Word for the Web" document or Google Docs document, on a Chromebook, by using: i) a ...
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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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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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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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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How to add extensions no longer listed in the Chrome Web Store?

On Google Chrome I have an extension known as Font Changer which can previously could be accessed on the Chrome Web Store via it's "View in Chrome Web Store" link present within the ...
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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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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 like ...
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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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Is there a keyboard shortcut to 'focus' cell I'm typing in so that the left/right buttons don't shift to adjacent cells?

I'm on a Mac, using Chrome. When I type abcde in a cell in Google Sheets, and then want to move the cursor to the left within abcde in order to backspace c, I have to manually click the cell to focus ...
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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 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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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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Google search: any way to easily toggle between search in one country and one other?

I need to make many searches, and for each search I first need to restrict my searches to USA (where I am now), then to Italy. I know both Italian and English very well. Google preferences allows ...
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Find a way to “go to YouTube library web page directly and easily” from Chrome search bar

I learned how to use Chrome's custom search engine. (reference site: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-custom-search-engines-google-chrome/) So, I can search YouTube in Chrome search bar, like this:...
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Is there a Google Chrome Extension archive anymore? [closed]

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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Google docs doesn't let me open a doc offline says ERR_INTERNET_DISCONNECTED

I have gone to google drive and selected cogwheel -> settings -> checked "offline" Within the document in its "offline status" button it says: This document is ready for ...
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Login to Google without going to “Google Accounts”

At work, they blocked personal email. Our IT staff couldn't find a good way to block only Gmail so they blocked ALL Google accounts. I asked my supervisor if all Google sign-ins should be blocked and ...
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Page format messed up on double click (Google Chrome)

Recently, I've had this strange happening on my Chrome browser. On many sites, sometimes, when I double click (I think that's what made it happen), the entire layout of the webpage is disoriented. ...
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Notification icon on pinned Chrome apps (Windows)

I am using mattermost as a pinned chrome app in a separate window accordingly to here Now I know that there are also real clients for this app but our company hasn't allowed it yet. Is there a way to ...
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Chrome extension doesn't show number of users

I have built and published my chrome extension. I am not sure why it doesn't show the number of users who installed it (currently 4). Is there a certain limit that the number of users should reach 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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Is it safe to sync passwords that have been deleted on another device?

A little while ago, I deleted my passwords in Google Chrome, thinking that this would only apply to that particular device. Unfortunately, I found that this action had been synced to all devices, ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut for adding to Reading List in Chrome

Chrome added a Reading List feature in late 2020 as an alternative to bookmarking. If you click the star to bookmark, you'll see both "Add Bookmark" and "Add to Reading List". Is ...
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How to convert Export Data > CSV from blockchain.com to a http request?

I want to get the link for the Export Data > CSV at the bottom right of the chart so I can script the end-user behavior into a script but every time I right click to get the URL it immediately ...

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