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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YouTube stops buffering when video is paused

For some reason YouTube isn't buffering videos whilst they are paused. It started happening two months ago. At first I thought it was just a global change by YouTube, but after venting on Twitter I ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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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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Facebook chat only page

I don't remember exactly how I got to it, but I opened a page (external possibly) that only showed the chat interface of Facebook. It was quite similar to the gabtastik screenshot What I wanted was ...
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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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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 do I make Google default English in Chrome?

If I go to Search Settings / Languages / select English / Save, it goes to English but then keeps switching to Slovak. In my Cookies, I have 'Allow local data to be set' checked. I'm in Ireland and ...
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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 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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Google Maps (web) shows up blank when I am logged in (only on Chrome)

I've been having this annoying problem for quite a few months now. If I am using Google Chrome (tested on a Mac and on Arch Linux), and I am also logged into my Google Account, if I go to https://...
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Any plugin to control GMail message editor with keyboard?

I want to use GMail's various rich-text capabilities with the keyboard. For example, I want to type Ctrl + M to indent, Ctrl + Shift + M to dedent, and do all the other actions (like adding a link or ...
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Fix YouTube captions that have abnormally low-contrast

Recently, the subtitles in YouTube were changed to a very low-contrast, illegible white on grey colors: This doesn't happen in Firefox or in a new "Private mode" Chrome. What's causing this, and how ...
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Sort Gmail by Date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to sort your email in GMail by something other than the date received? Is there any way to sort Gmail by date in the web interface? The priority inbox is nice, ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Why doesn't Google Translate by Speech function on Chrome?

I videoed this hitch on Youtube. As you can see, I disabled extensions and plugin. But Google Translate by speech doesn't look to be working? Step 3 never happens: When told to "Speak now," ...
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Sign out one at a time from multiple Gmail accounts in Chrome

Anyone has solution how to sign out one account at a time instead of signing out all at one time in Gmail? Because, for example, I use Gmail account A to Sync my whole data, like Chrome, Google Keep,...
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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 do I fix text that has been replaced by shaded blocks in Google Maps in Chromium?

When I use Chromium Version 54.0.2840.59 (64-bit) with Google Maps, text does not appear correctly. The text may appear briefly, but then it is replaced by shaded blocks and nothing is legible. I ...