Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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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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Number inside parentheses by app in app bar

What does the number in parentheses beside the Facebook app in the app bar of Google Chrome signify?
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LinkedIn messages jumping around (while chatting)

When I am chatting on LinkedIn, the messages jump around all the time. This is extremely annoying. For example: I type the sentence "Thank you very much" in the chat and press enter. I would expect ...
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How to place a marker on Google Maps in Chrome?

If I search for a place location on Google Maps, that location shows up with a red marker (for example a University). If I click on any other location on the map (for example a museum) the first red ...
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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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Blank video for ESPN in Chrome

When trying to watch ESPN Play in Chrome (Win 10) I don't get even the player... just blank. I disable "Asking before using flash" but it didn't work.
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Chrome doesn't properly display YouTube video pages

Since a couple of days ago, I can't properly load a YouTube video page on Chrome (both on my office computer and my home computer). It loads only the video panel with no other panels (description, ...
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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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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 to get Google Chrome notifications in YouTube Gaming

I know how to receive Chrome notifications in https://youtube.com but I can't figure out how to do it in https://gaming.youtube.com . I have looked at this but still can't figure out how to do this. ...
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Google is in German, why?

Recently I did a trip to Europe and since then, when I open Google, it's not in English anymore, is in another language (looks like Swedish or German). 'Search button' is 'Google-Suche'. Also ...
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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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Shut off Facebook Windows in the lower right hand corner?

In Facebook is there a way to disable the new windows that display in the lower right hand corner of your browser in Google Chrome on OSX?
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How do I set default accounts for YouTube and GMail? [duplicate]

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 ...
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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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How to paste images in Chrome? (By default it pastes the URL)

If I right click an image in Chrome and select "copy image", and then paste it in Gmail it pastes the URL. If I paste elsewhere, e.g., in GDocs or a desktop app it pastes the image. (Googling turns ...
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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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How do I use Chrome to open new tabs in google.com that are not location specific [duplicate]

I am using Google as my search engine. It always wants to redirect to a location-specific search page. So you always have to set this. Chrome always opens new tabs in location specific Google. I want ...
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Stop Chrome from asking me which account I want to log in as?

A while back I logged into an application using another account from my company. Now whenever I go back to that application, I am routed to the URL: https://accounts.google.com/AccountChooser?{giant ...
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Google Inbox “Server is temporarily unavailable.” until reopened in new tab (using Mac Chrome)

I have a recurring issue with Google Inbox when using Google Chrome on my Mac: I keep getting "Server is temporarily unavailable." error messages, and it seems the only way to get them to stop is to ...
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Signing into Chrome with a work email on personal computer on personal network

I left myself signed in to my work Gmail account on my personal computer. This occurred at home on my own personal network. I also use my work email address as my sign in for Chrome. I had an internet ...
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Recover cleared passwords from your Google account

Yesterday I cleared all my personal info from my laptop before sending it off to the menders for them to install a new keyboard and look at an issue with over-heating. Today I logged into my desktop ...
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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 ...
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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 to take backup of all bookmarks in to Google Drive For Firefox and Chrome? [closed]

I want to take all current bookmarks save into my Google Drive. How to possible?
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Why Google Hangout has two extensions for Google Chrome?

There are two extensions by Hangout available on Google Chrome web store (ext1 & ext2). Both versions and app sizes are the same. Why have they got two extensions then?
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passwords.google.com doesn't load passwords

It is about 2 weeks that https://passwords.google.com/ doesn't load my passwords. After logging in to https://passwords.google.com/ I'm stuck with "Loading…". I first tried to flush cache, reset ...
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Gmail sometimes sends mail if I paste URL w/ Ctrl+V

I've had this problem off-and-on for awhile. If I am composing a message, go off to another tab and copy its URL, then attempt to paste the resulting text using Ctrl-V, instead of pasting the text, ...
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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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Horizontal scroll bar in Facebook news feed (homepage)

See this screen shot before reading further... I am having this annoying horizontal scroll bar in my Facebook news feed (home page) from last 3-4 days. This is happening only in the news feed (...
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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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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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How can I share my Google Chrome bookmarks with others online?

I would like to create a shared collection of my Google Chrome bookmarks on a certain topic to let other users access it online.
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Search Yelp with tab in Chrome in locations other than San Francisco

If you press tab to search Yelp in Chrome, it will complete to: http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=things&src=opensearch which searches San Francisco. This is not very useful to people living ...
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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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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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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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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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Forcing search engine to display stock quote in Chrome

Is there a way (extension, tag) to input a stock ticker into the Google Chrome search bar and return the relevant yahoo finance/ google finance/bloomberg page for a stock? Most of the time google is ...
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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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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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How do I get Google Inbox to ask me to be a mailto handler?

Google Inbox doesn't appear to offer to handle mailto: links as Gmail does. Is there a way to enable this in Google Inbox?
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Wikipedia Spam Filter Notice

I've been an occasional Wikipedia editor and user for many years. Twice recently when I tried to make a minor page edit, I received the following error: "Spam filter notice" Your edit was not saved ...
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Is there any way to disable DASH playback in the HTML5 player?

I like watching YouTube videos using the HTML5 player rather than the Flash player because I can get 60 FPS video. However since I have poor internet, I would like to be able to pause the video and ...
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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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Is it possible to see passwords that Google Chrome has saved to my account from my Android phone or a secure website?

There's an option in Chrome for me to turn on automatic password generation for when I'm creating a new online account. I'd love to use this feature but one hurdle stands in my way. If I'm on a ...
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Search Google Drive files directly from the Chrome search bar?

Is there a way (perhaps a Chrome extension) to show Google Drive search results in my Chrome autocomplete menu? For example in this image, if I had a Google Docs or Google Sheets called "orange juice"...
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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 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 Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

In some Chrome instances, several extensions (apps?) called Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc. are installed (I've seen various subsets of these across different Chrome instances). What are these for / ...