Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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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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Chrome doesn't display URL gadgets in Google Sites

I own a Google Apps domain, and I've built a site in Google Sites. Within the site I've embedded some gadgets, added by URL. The problem occurs when I open the site in Chrome: the gadgets aren't ...
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How to bypass a websites print version?

I'm trying to save a PDF of a page from the dailymail.co.uk website. When I open the print dialogue (in Safari and Chrome) the page loses all its formatting to become a stripped back printable version....
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View YouTube videos in Gmail?

I have this annoying problem with YouTube videos, and the problem is the viewing experience. One or two weeks ago, when I clicked on YouTube video in Gmail (from "Your Personal YouTube Digest" ...
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Save document as PDF on Google Drive through Google Cloud Print in Chrome

If you click on Print button (or Ctrl+p) you would see print page where you can select the printer. Among other, local printers there is an option: Print with Google Cloud Print by clicking of ...
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Chrome Sync Error: Update Sync Passphrase [closed]

I have an issue with Chrome (v20.0) and its Sync feature. Recently, I began seeing an orange exclamation mark next to my wrench icon. When I click the icon I see a line that says "Sync Error: Update ...
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How can I hide Disqus from websites that I visit?

Often when I visit a webpage, the comments section is many times longer than the actual post. This makes scrolling very cumbersome, as the actual post takes up a very small portion of the scrollbar. ...
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Where are all the not-free Chrome extensions? [closed]

Chrome Web Store seems to allow for apps that cost money. However, I can't find any of them in the actual web store. What does this mean? Are paid apps just hugely unpopular and a bad way to go? ...
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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 Can I Prevent Gmail from Opening a New Tab when I Switch Accounts?

It seems that about 2 weeks ago, Gmail began always opening a new tab (in Chrome at least) every time I switch Accounts. Previously it only opened new tabs when I logged into a new account, but if I ...
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YouTube “Black Screen of Death”

When opening certain videos on YouTube, I am met with a "Black Screen of Death". In other words, there is a black screen from the top of the URL bar to the bottom of my screen. I can still interact ...
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Opening AdWords in Chrome

Recently (that is this year at least), I've had problems opening the AdWords site in Chrome; when I log in, the header displays and the main content area says Loading.... After a minute or so, that ...
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“Stop sync and delete data from Google” from Google Dashboard does nothing

I've tried it on multiple computers, restarted, tried it over the course of few months, but I can't ever get it to work. There are loads of reports on Google's forums and one in the chromium bug ...
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Force HTTP loading of Gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log into Gmail without SSL I want Gmail to open in HTTP mode in Chrome. I don't care about security or man-in-the middle stuff; who would want to read my emails anyway? I ...
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How to get LastPass Binary Chrome Extension to work across synced machines

Setup: I use Chrome Sync regularly across two machines I use LastPass as my password manager (it's already paid for this year so no alternatives suggestions, please) The binary version allows you to ...
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Twitter randomly fails to load in Chrome [closed]

I've been noticing over the last few weeks that when I try to load Twitter through Chrome, it will randomly decide to hang on trying to load the page, showing nothing but a blank white page, like the ...
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Does Chrome have to be running in order for Gmail to handle mailto links?

I noticed that Google Chrome has a feature which let's Gmail handle mailto: links. I'm wondering whether or not Chrome has to be running on the computer in order for this to work or not.
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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 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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How can I set up Trello desktop notifications?

What do I have to set up in Trello in order to get pop-up notifications through Google Chrome? There's a bug on the Trello development board about strange desktop notification behavior, but I haven't ...
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What kind of data does TrelloScrum keep?

TrelloScrum is a Chrome extension for doing Scrum in Trello. It 'has access to all your Trello data'. Does it transmit anything to a server? If so, what information does this server retain?
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Google Chrome Crashes Every-time I close a tab with a YouTube video open

Lately I have been having an issue. Whenever I close a open tab in Google Chrome which has a YouTube video open in it, it crashes. The browser just freezes and then a window pops up saying Google ...
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What information is being accessed by a third party that supports “log in with Google”?

There are some applications that you can add to Google Chrome. However, some of them require you to log in to a Google account. During that process you get a message along the lines of "xxx is asking ...
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Set Gmail as protocol handler [duplicate]

Websites can ask permission to make themselves protocol handlers, which means that when you click on a link with a certain protocol, that link will be opened "using" that website. How do I do this ...
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Can not set Google Translate on Google Chrome [closed]

In Firefox i was able to double-click and translate a word by using an add-on. But firefox tried something and can get only English explanation of english words. I want to see the double-clicked ...
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Ctrl + F not working for browser page search when using Google Docs

When I do Ctrl+F in Google Docs, it shows the "document find view". What I would like is the "browser find view" when in Google Chrome. What keys do I need to press to do a browser Ctrl+F in Google ...
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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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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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How do I get rid of the big blue bar at the top of Google?

How do I get rid of this big blue bar at the top of Google: It is really annoying! I am running Google Chrome on a Mac.
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How to make Google search not redirect [duplicate]

When I click an entry in the Google search results, it first queries Google server and then redirect to the page. For example, search foobar gives: <a href="/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=...
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Force Google Maps to update “My location” when I move

I travel a lot and I use Google Maps to help me get around. The My location feature is very handy when you're lost and find a Wi-Fi hotspot but it has one problem. My Location likes to cache the ...
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Why do YouTube videos start late?

The only problem is that YouTube videos don't start immediately. Watching animated circle icon - instead of the video - is annoying. When the video starts, there is no problem with it, it loads fast. ...
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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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Do I have to be an owner of the website in order to create a Google Chrome app for it?

I want to create some apps to add to Google Chrome (so they appear as an app in the "new tab" page) that are nothing but a link to websites like Facebook, Stack Overflow, etc. Can I publish it to the ...
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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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Tabbing out of the “to:” field in Gmail

I noticed recently that I can't seem to hit Tab to move on to the Subject field in Gmail. Pressing Tab simply inserts a tab, which is rather useless in the To field. Is that new or have I just not ...
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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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StumbleUpon bookmarklet to favorite any website (not the ones I get to using their toolbar) [closed]

The situation I'm looking for an easy way to thumbs-up/favorite any websites which I've found browsing the web (not using StumbleUpon). I want it among my other StumbleUpon favourites (to customize ...
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Different results from Google Chrome and Internet Explorer using Google

When I search for .NET related questions on Google Chrome using Google, it does not display results from MSDN. When I do the same search from Internet Explorer I get results from MSDN. I clear out ...
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How can I have Google account bar tabs open in the same window?

I'm taking about the account bar that's at the header of the page, not the Google browser toolbar or the tabs in Chrome itself. Is there a way to configure the Google account bar to open items in the ...
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How to keep Facebook chat online in Google Chrome with facebook tab closed

I was just trying to stay in touch with Facebook without keep the Facebook tab always open. Now I can check any notification with this Google Chrome extension And I have to open the tab only when ...
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Gmail stuck in redirection loop in Chrome

I can't access Gmail through Chrome as it displays an error message saying that too many redirections were triggered. This probably has something to do with the system time as I have to reset it on ...
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Task alerts ala Outlook with Google Calendar/Chrome?

The only feature I miss from Outlook after we made the switch to Google Apps at work is the alarm popup that arose when you programmed it. Outlook had lots of options when programming the alarm or ...
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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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What is the best Google Chrome extension for Delicious? [closed]

I use a Chrome extension which works very well with Google Bookmarks, allowing syncing with local bookmarks and easy adding and reference to existing Google bookmarks. The Delicious extension that I ...
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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Offline Evernote Access in Chrome

Is there a way to access my Evernote notes offline in Google Chrome?
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Changing the default RSS reader of Google Chrome [closed]

Where can I properly change the default RSS reader setting of Google Chrome? I didn't find it in the settings. When I click "subscribe", it subscribes me to Winamp. I really wonder how that happened! ...
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Is there an advantage to using google.com rather than google.com.au as my search engine in Chrome?

I'm an Australian living in Thailand. I use Google Chrome as my primary web browser. Out-of-the-box, Chrome's combined address bar/search box will return results from google.co.th. That's fine but not ...
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How to hide data from RescueTime while incognito? [closed]

I just starting using RescueTime to try to keep track of my productivity, but I've run into a bit of a snag. Generally, I keep track of my unproductive time by being in incognito mode in Google Chrome....