Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

Chrome's omnibox features are really great, e.g. to create a new Google Calendar event. Is someone aware of any possibility to create a new Google Keep note from the omnibox?
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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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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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Why does Gmail now lose viewed new message state?

When using Gmail, the first time in a tab (e.g. Inbox, Social, Promotional, and Forums) new messages get a NEW icon before the subject line of each message that is new since the last time you looked ...
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Google Drive Synced with Errors. On Ubuntu, can I recover my offline version of the file before it synced?

So I finished a bunch of work offline, and then I synced it... and it did not go well after: It merged without deleting a bunch of parts as you can see there, and Page 7 is gone completely: The ...
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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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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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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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'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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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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How to copy from Google Sheets into a Drawing in another Sheet on macOS Chrome

I'd like to copy an object from one Google Sheet to a Drawing embedded in another Google Sheet. From what I've read, this must be done via the Copy / Paste commands within the Google Sheets web app. ...
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How can i reduce the CPU usage of Google's Inbox

Even with all my extensions disabled Google Inbox takes 2-5% constantly and 20-40% in spikes every so often. This is also without the tab having focus. Currently I just open Inbox when i need it and ...
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Making Google Docs into its own application on Mac

I've been trying to figure this out all afternoon... My dream is that I want to be able to open Google Docs on my Mac as if it's an application. Chrome's setting's has a built-in "Add to ...
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Can't start a Hangout conversation

Has anyone seen this issue? About once a day, I can't get the Hangout chat pop-up to appear. I can see under any given contact that I've been sent a message, see the first few words, the contact is ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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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 can I use Chrome Remote Desktop to access dual monitors at the host site and dual monitors at the local site?

My employees have 2 monitors at work. Now they are working from home. One employee has a newer Dell laptop and the other employee has an older Mac laptop. I want them to be able to add a second ...
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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 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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Notification whenever new sheets are added to shared google-drive spreadsheet

I am using google-drive mostly through Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I would like to get notified whenever new sheets are added to a spreadsheet shared by many people. I've added the notification rule "If ...
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Amazon Order History Reports not downloading

I've been trying to download Amazon's Order History Reports to show my purchases during a date range. Unfortunately, the resulting report downloads are almost always empty (only 3 of 26 downloads had ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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How to add event to Google Calendar (2018 design) from Chrome omnibar?

In the old design of Google Calendar it used to be possible to add a new event directly from Chrome's omnibar using the following URL: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?ctext=+%s+&action=...
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Chrome tab for Twitter shows new tweet count; any way just to show notification count?

When I have Twitter open in desktop Chrome, the tab label will display a counter of all of the new tweets in my feed. This isn't at all helpful since I'm not interested in re-checking Twitter every 30 ...
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Google Chrome always shows Twitter mobile view

I have been looking at twitter.com in Google Chrome browser, Version 64.0.3282.186 (Official Build) (64-bit). I use a number of extensions, all enabled except as noted: BehindTheOverlay 0.1.3 ...
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Google Search is always grouping stackoverflow results. How to disable?

Since the beginning of this year, I think, Google Search started to group any programming-related search results from stackoverflow: Due to this I can't see all stackoverflow results on the first ...
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Copying from Chrome to OneNote Changes Font Style attributes

When I copy text from Chrome and paste it in OneNote it changes the font size from 20 to 15 and the line spacing (Line Height) from 29 to 24 although I pasted it choosing keep source formatting. Why? ...
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How to get rid of background arts in Chrome Themes from Chrome Store?

There is a whole slew of themes in Chrome Store. Many have pleasant colors for Chrome skin but unfortunately go with useless background images or wallpapers. How to install a theme and then get rid ...
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G Suite Marketplace App: detail page installation (Via User who admins multiple G Suite instances)

Given that a user is the super-administrator of multiple G Suite instances; they then auth into the admin console for both of these instances. They then navigate to the detail page for a G Suite ...
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Inserting Time Date into Google Sheets produces Numero sign №

I am trying to use the shortcut ⌘+Option+Shift+; to insert current date and time with Google Sheets on Chrome on MacOS Sierra. However, this produces the Numero sign №. I have searched the system (...
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What determines Google Drive upload speeds through a browser and what can make it faster?

I currently have access to a Gigabit Ethernet connection and have been trying to upload many terabytes of data to a Google Drive account. I have been clicking and dragging files to Google Drive ...
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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How to set default video playback resolution on Google+?

I've been using google plus to host and share videos lately and I really like it. Unfortunately when I click to play back a video it defaults to 360p when 720p is available. Is there some way to set ...
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Google Sync is destroying my bookmarks?

How do I see how many and which devices my Google account is syncing with? I clicked the new icon in the upper right of chrome and logged in and synced. First off this makes no sense because I signed ...
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Google Keep auto-focuses Chrome

I opened Google Keep in Google Chrome, then I focused another window while it was loading. Suddenly, Chrome re-focused itself! While I was typing in another window! (I even minimized the window, ...
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File uploads stuck in queue

I'm uploading a folder to MEGA. Uploads seem to be working but as soon as it attempts to upload a README.TXT file, said file and all others get the 'Queued' status. All other file types that I have ...
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How to pause YouTube videos on Ubuntu with Chrome?

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 with Google Chrome. I cannot pause YouTube videos with spacebar like I used to be able to and as I have read in different places. What happens is, that when I press spacebar, the ...
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Google Chrome shows “Get @username's tweets emailed to you” and Mozilla doesn’t

Google Chrome shows Get @username's tweets emailed to you when we visit the URL https://twitter.com/username without logging. But this option is not shown in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a way to hide ...