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Google's web browser, for viewing web pages on the internet. Based on the WebKit rendering engine, currently available for Intel Macs.

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How can I stop this default web browser dialogue popping up?

The below dialogue box has just started popping-up when I open web links from other apps. As you can see, I have Choosy set as my default browser and whatever has triggered this dialogue thinks I ...
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How to zoom in in Apple Notes on iCloud in browser

I use Apple Notes on my iPad, and I want to make sure that I can access them if my iPad stops working. On my PC (not Mac) if I access iCloud via Google Chrome my larger notes are zoomed out. How can ...
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Chrome hangs when hitting ESCape in a fullScreen video window

Chrome is able to show fullscreen videos but it can not reset the video standard mode. The audio still plays but chrome has altogether frozen: all other chrome windows are also frozen and no new ...
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Disable "Go to Folder" in Finder views in apps

I have macOS Monterey. I have created a user, "user1", that has read and write access to a path /usr/local/.work/. Now, I have provided this user only VNC access and disabled Finder for it. ...
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MacOS Sonoma and Chrome: the window title bar hides the tabs of Chrome when the cursor overs on top of the screen

I see that in the video included in the following question that the tabs move down when over on top of the screen (which some people seems to dislike): Make the Menu Bar never show while in Full ...
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How do I make the sound from youtube page play on the speaker which has already bluetooth paired?

I have bluetooth paired my speaker, but safari won't play the sound to it. Safari (Chrome too) still uses my macbook to play the sound. But if I use a headphone, Safari can play the sound to the ...
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Use Preview to edit at PDF which asks for two different phone numbers

I need to edit a PDF which has two fields marked "Phone no.". The phone numbers should be different from each other. Preview recognizes that these fields are for phone numbers, and "...
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Chrome is rendering text weirdly

What the title says, in the image below you can see what exactly is happening, a normal text is rendered weirdly in Chrome, it looks like the characters shown are shifted with respect to what the ...
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Google Chrome hover toward tab causes Mac's menu bar at top of screen to come down

When I want to click a specific chrome tab in full screen, if I accidentally hover too high and hit the top of the screen the mac menu bar comes down. Is there a way to disable to menu bar from coming ...
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Google Chrome is capturing your screen alert on macOS Sonoma

I'm using Google Chrome on macOS Sonoma and recently noticed this alert on my top bar. I checked all Google Chrome tabs and none had any screen share feature in use. I disabled all Chrome extensions. ...
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MacOS autopause video when conference is active

On MacOS chrome and firefox (although quicktime) both have strange behavior - when you are on call (zoom/discord/etc) if you try tyo start video in browser it pauses after some seconds. Time before ...
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Prevent Google Drive from automatically installing other Google apps like docs, sheets and slides

Google Drive keeps installing other Google Suite apps. I know these are just links to the web services and I can delete them. However, they are installed again after an update. I installed drive via ...
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Browser "Move to" command isn't working

I have two monitors and use Chrome. I went to select the command to moves the window to the other monitor, and it only shifts the window over a bit, and doesn't show up at all on the other monitor. ...
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Azure logins (login.microsoftonline.com) ask me to authenticate in every new browser tab on Macbook Pro

I have an issue where on my Mac, every single time I open a new Chrome/Safari window, I am being asked to re-authenticate to access Microsoft Azure. Even though I have selected the "remember me&...
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Why is Google Chrome so inefficient on my Mac?

I have a Mac with such specification I got used to using a few Google Chrome browsers to be opened simultaneously (each one for different task purposes). I guess that Mac OS is smart enough to keep ...
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Is it possible to prevent an application (Chrome) from running in background? [duplicate]

I occasionally have to use Chrome while my primary browser is another app. When I open Chrome it keeps adding "Google LLC" and "Google Updater" that Mac OS X allows to run in ...
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How to use minimal character viewer in google docs?

Recently switched to the more minimal version of the character viewer so I could use it keyboard-only. It's such a dream not to have to take my hand off the keyboard anymore. Only problem: it doesn't ...
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The means for Applescript to access the PDF menu button from the Chrome Print window changed in Sonoma

I have an AppleScript that used to work to print a Chrome tab to pdf. I recently updated to Sonoma and the script no longer works. I have not run the script for a long time, so I don't know that it ...
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Is there a method to have all links from a Chromium PWA application open in my default browser, Safari?

Problem Statement On macOS, Is there a way to open all links from a Chromium PWA application in my default browser, Safari? Any advice or workarounds would be greatly appreciated. Scenario Open Bing ...
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Cannot access a part of a particular website on iphone only

As ridiculous as this is, its a real issue that I have to deal with intermittently. Every now and then, I can't access any of the messages on the onlyfans website while using an iphone. It works fine ...
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Google Chrome does not have permissions to "see" dialog boxes

I am a huge fan of automating my workflow with Keyboard Maestro, a kind of uber macro tool that can run script steps, execute Applescript or Javascript, save variables and do lots of other stuff. I ...
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Why does not safari translation work?

I notice safari 17 has translation but I can't make it work. I have turned it on, but it does not work and it doesn't seem to work at all, compared to the Chrome translation plugin, once you turn it ...
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M1 MacBook Pro 16'' YouTube and Chrome CPU usage increasing when watching for extended period of time

I have recently started to watch quite a lot of YouTube videos on battery, and would notice that battery will drain faster as I binge watch. I have noticed the following happening, In normal ...
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Prevent Word online from remapping Command-M in Chrome and Firefox

I quite frequently use the Command-M shortcut to minimise windows, however I have found that when editing an online Microsoft Word document in Chrome or Firefox, the Command-M shortcut is somehow ...
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In Terminal how do I re-enable trackpad swiping on chrome?

I used the following terminal text to disable trackpad back swiping on chrome: defaults write com.google.Chrome AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -bool FALSE How do I undo this command to regain ...
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Google Chrome app keeps disappearing from /Applications

I have downloaded and installed the latest version of Google Chrome several times in the past few weeks. Periodically I run into Chrome just stops working. I look and .. well .. the Google Chrome app ...
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Mac OS Media Key is not working

As to tiles. I try to use Media key (prev track, play/stop, next track). I not working in any APP (such as apple music chrome). When I first use my macbook to now. I use Mac OS 12 to 14, is always not ...
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Issue with google chrome experience on mac book

I am facing issues with google chrome recently on my MacBook pro M1 updated to Sonoma 14.0 OS. When using chrome browser, some buttons and links are not clickable and refreshing the page sometimes fix ...
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How to adjust brightness for Mac Chrome Browser Stuck in 'Dim Mode'

I my have triggered some keyboard shortcut that permanently dimmed my macOS Chrome browser and I can't figure out how to undo it. I've tried resetting all chrome settings back to default and toggling ...
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Set Gmail as the default `mailto:` email client in Arc browser

How can I make the (Chrome-based) Arc browser handle mailto: links by opening a Gmail compose view?
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How to add Google Chrome to path?

I want to add Google Chrome to path under the google-chrome name so that I can execute the following command: google-chrome --version. First I tried with: sudo ln -s /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/...
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no chat on iPad, YouTube and Chrome for replay of video (Safari does provide chat)

On my iPads and iPhone, YouTube chat for replayed videos does not appear in either the YouTube app nor on Chrome. But when I open them in Safari, the chat appears. I believe this is a relatively new ...
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Does iCloud password extension for Chrome work?

I have a couple of sites that I connect to on Chrome on my Mac and when I go to the logon screen, I get the following pop-up: Enable Password AutoFIll Click the toolbar button to enable the iCloud ...
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WebGL is not working on Google Chrome for macOS. The chrome://gpu page shows that gpu_compositing is disabled. How do I fix this?

(See my marked answer to this question for my solution. The troubleshooting steps taken below led me to my solution, but do not solve the issue on their own.) The Issue When trying to use the editor ...
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Windows Lost in Desktop Spaces – Seeking Solutions

I have multiple Chrome windows open on my desktops 2 and 3. However, I often lose track of my windows. I tried clicking on Chrome in the Dock, hoping that macOS would bring the app to the foreground ...
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Save a webpage with many pictures as a pdf file

So far I have found the best way to save a webpage with many pictures as a PDF file is to use Safari, switch to reader mode then "export as pdf", much better than using Chrome and print to &...
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Restore deleted Chrome Profile on Macbook?

I accidentally deleted a Chrome Profile and it is worth VERY much to me! I have no google sync or computer backup. Is there a software I can use to get it back, I do not care if it's expensive, just ...
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How to duplicate tab via keyboard only in Google Chrome?

Is there a way to duplicate a Chrome tab in macOS via keyboard only? Showing the menu option to do this. There are a lot of keyboard shortcuts like Cmd+T, Cmd+Shift+T, is there a way to duplicate a ...
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Chrome on iPad, Picture-in-Picture and Screen Time not working

I have time limits defined for an iPad via the Screen Time settings. This works well, even for Chrome in general. However, the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature of Chrome does not get blocked by Screen ...
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What could explain why “request desktop site” option is greyed out on some pages on Chrome on my iPhone?

I see that on some pages (eg, some page on wise.com), the “request desktop site” option is greyed out. What could be the reason?
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Printing a webpage selection with properly formatted math characters

I'm having an issue where I'm trying to print a selection of a webpage with math symbols. If I select a portion of the webpage to print the math symbols are corrupted. However if I print the entire ...
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How can I copy the text of a link on Google Chrome for iOS?

How can I copy the text of a link on Google Chrome for iOS? Example from Is it possible to prevent some icons/applications from jumping of the Dock?: I’d like to copy the question title: Is it ...
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How do I create a bookmark to a specific Gmail message when reading Gmail inside Chrome running on macOS?

There are answers to my question on the Web, but they appear to be for people running Chrome on an OS other than macOS. Here is one. The problem seems to be the URL in the address bar (is that the ...
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macOS fullscreen videos not using new space on Chrome/Edge

Switched from Safari to Chrome/Edge. In Safari when I fullscreened a video it used a new space so I could keep using the other tabs I had opened on Safari. On Chrome/Edge whenever I fullscreen a video ...
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Unable to log into Hulu through Chrome because "Location is turned off in Mac System Preferences", but setting is on and still won't let me in

I am trying to log into Hulu with Chrome and it asks to share my location. I say yes. It goes to log in and I get a popup for a location request. I accept and the browser says my location has been ...
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macOS 13.4 and ChromeOS Flex USB

I'm trying to create a Chrome OS Flex USB install drive, to install it via Parallels, on macOS 13.4 (2019 i9 MBP). I'm able to create it both via the Chrome browser extension, and the terminal sudo dd ...
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Google Chrome is using wrong microphone

In settings > Privacy and Security > Site settings > Microphone, I set the microphone to be the aggregate device I made. But chrome still uses the default microphone. I have restarted chrome ...
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How do I cycle through Chrome windows of a specific profile using AppleScript?

I'm using the following function in Hammerspoon to find tabs in Chrome for arbitrary URLs. If the URLs can't be found, then a new tab is opened. Mostly I use this to tabs I care about with a keyboard ...
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0% usage of integrated GPU when playing videos on chrome?

Sorry this might be a bad question, but why isn't the iGPU being used at all for playing video? Shouldn't it be used at least a little for encoding/decoding video? I have hardware acceleration and ...
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Is there a way to import extensions from Chrome to Safari

I had downloaded some extensions like Competitive Programming Calendars on my Chrome. So I prefer to use the Safari and I wanted to know if I could import the exact same extension to Safari? And if ...
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