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Questions tagged [google-chrome]

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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Can I permanently lock certain chrome-tabs to the same desktop on Mac?

I am working on five different projects and use one desktop for each of the projects. Is there a way to permanently lock certain chrome-tabs to the same desktop on Mac? I swipe between 5 desktops and ...
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Applescript Help- App Doesn't Work [duplicate]

This is my first time using applescript and I'm trying to make something that will pause my music automatically when I start a video on google chrome. The problem I have is that my script works when ...
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AppleScript Get HTML of Chrome Active Tab

Is there a way to get the actual HTML of a current active tab in Chrome? Some websites use the position on the page to induce an AJAX call to expand the page further. So working with a URL only won'...
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How to disable Dark Mode in Google Chrome on macOS Mojave? [duplicate]

I have configured my installation of macOS Mojave to Dark Mode, because I prefer it over the Light Mode for some reasons. The thing is that with the recent update, Google Chrome also automatically ...
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I use Chrome as my default browser on Mac, but use Safari exclusively on iPhone - How can I keep bookmarks in sync?

So as per the title, I use Chrome on my mac but Safari on my iOS devices. I'm struggling to find a way to sync the bookmarks I add on my Mac computer to Safari as a whole, previously it seemed as ...
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How do I change the Services sub component to not use Safari web browser

When I right click and use the "Search Google for" different things happen. For one, if I am in Chrome it opens a new tab in Chrome and searches as I want. However, if I use this menu anywhere else in ...
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Chrome OS X: why suggestions for misspelled words are given only for english?

Many attempt to get help from Google but I see only copy-paste answer and limited depth in replies. Does anyone have any idea why in Chrome for mac it's now a long time that suggestions for misspelled ...
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Google Chrome and nslookup: works. Safari and ping: do not work

So I'm on a hotel WiFi that has been working fine for several days. Suddenly, I'm not able to use many programs on the internet. Safari says "Can't find server". Ping says "Can't resolve: Unknown ...
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How can I keep light mode for Google Chrome while using dark mode in Mojave?

I've just got my Google Chrome updated to Version 73.0.3683.86 and run it on macOS Mojave 10.14.3 with dark mode set. I prefer to use Chrome in light mode with some custom themes. Can I revert ...
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Cannot pass contents of Chrome address bar to Automator workflow

For some time now, I have been using a keyboard shortcut to grab the selected text inside the address bar in Google Chrome and pass it to a Service (now called a Quick Action): Sometime last week, I ...
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External Monitor Flickering when Chrome is running

I have a new macbook, v 10.14.3. It is connected to two external monitors -- both of them DELL which are connected via a DELL docking station using mini Displayport cables which came with them. My ...
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Can I still cast to Chromecast on my MacBook?

In the past I was able to cast to Chromecast from my MacBook. But there's a lot of indications that this service may have been discontinued. For example, the Cast extension on Chrome has been ...
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Google Chrome 68+ doesn't work behind corporate proxy on macOS

This started happening after my company pushed Chrome 68 update (we were using Chrome 65 until then) almost a year back. If I start Chrome up, it runs all well for a while (ranging from 5 minutes to a ...
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Found a 52.1GB file related to google in mac 'private' folder. can I delete this?

I checked the storage on my macbook and discovered the 'system' was using nearly 150 GB. I looked around online and discovered the app OmniDiskSweeper. I gave it a go and discovered a massive file ...
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Restoring Chrome cookies

I use Google Chrome as my browser. I deleted Chrome cookies and there are some files that were stored in the cookies for a note taking web application I use. I want to restore the files that were ...
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How can i open a URL in Chome Incognito using Applescript? [duplicate]

I want to create a Applescript for open a URL in Chrome Incognito, but i cant find how to do that, always the incognito open, but the url load in normal tab. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Cannot flush cache

No matter what I do, I cannot get a web site to load after something changes with the DNS. For instance, if meh.blah.example.com had a misconfigured DNS value and produced an ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED ...
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Using Google Chrome on macOS to run Windows executable (.EXE files)

My students write code in Lazarus IDE on PC running Windows 7, using Pascal programming language, and get a .exe file as their final product. Is there a way to open these files within Google Chrome ...
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Passwords in Chrome

I forgot one of my passwords stored in Chrome. When I navigate to the page Chrome offers to auto-fill it in. I need to know the password. I checked Settings, it says View and manage saved passwords ...
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Does Safari and Google Chrome for macOS use the same rendering engine?

Google Chrome uses Blink rendering engine, while Safari uses WebKit. But, in iOS, Google Chrome uses WebKit. My question is, does Google Chrome macOS client uses WebKit rendering engine too?
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Google Chrome won't Force Quit and Keeps Relaunching - MacBook

I have been trying to force quit Google Chrome, I realise there is some malware issue, however I still Don't know what to do! Please can someone HELP me! Thanks
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Fluid: Fluid links open using Fluid browser instead of my default browser (Chrome)

I have created a couple of Fluid Apps to run Google Calendar and Gmail. These work fine except that web links launched from them also launch in Fluid itself, rather than in my default browser, which ...
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How can I open certain links in Google Chrome, which is not my default browser? [duplicate]

My default browser is Safari. I would like to open all Google Meet links (e.g. https://meet.google.com/xxx-xxxx-xxx) to open in Google Chrome. I open these links from a calendar event in Apple's ...
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2019 Update: Where does Chrome store cookies on Mac?

Apparently the location noted in: Where are Google Chrome cookies stored on a Mac? is outdated. This tree no longer exists: ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Cookies
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Verify and load mDNSResponder plist file

As mentioned here, in my macbook only chrome is able to resolve any given host but any other application is not able to do it. As mentioned in the answer, I tried to edit the file and unload/load the ...
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Prevent specific app from unnecessarily activating discrete graphics

Some apps (Chrome-based browsers, TeamViewer) activate the discrete graphics card, even though the integrated graphics has enough power to run the app. This reduces the battery life of my 2018 MacBook ...
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Why is twitter unreachable from Chrome but not Safari?

I am using macOS 10.13.6. When I go to www.twitter.com in Google Chrome I get a This site can't be reached. https://www.twitter.com/ is unreachable. ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE On the same machine I can ...
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WhatsApp Web not working on macOS Mojave 10.14.2

WhatsApp Web used to work all right. It works fine on my other 2012 MacBook, but not working on my Late 2013 MacBook. When attempting to open the Web app, the QR code continues to load indefinitely. ...
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Chrome multi-account and default session when opening urls

I have 2 accounts on Chrome on my Mac: personal and pro. I do not understand the pattern/setting that chooses the Chrome session to open an url from Slack (or any other app). The only thing I know, ...
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When in Chrome Full Screen, sometimes the menu bar doesn't slide down when mouse over the top of the screen

I use Chrome in full-screen mode all the time, and constantly have to hover my mouse over the top to show the menu bar (sometimes I need to check which keyboard layout I'm using, or the time, or how ...
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Import Chrome bookmarks to Safari under iOS

I just wanted to know if it is possible to import Chrome bookmarks into Safari on iOS? I’m using Safari on my iPhone but I am using Chrome for work. And now I just want to have all my bookmarks ...
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Google Chrome: Prevent websites from overriding the default behavior of Command + Right/Left Arrow

By default, Command + →/← advance forward/backward in the browser history. Certain websites (whom I won't call out) seem to do some sort of JavaScript thing that overrides this behavior, e.g. causing ...
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Internal macbook pro microphone not working on any browser, but working in apps (skype, slack, photo booth)

Specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) macOS Mojave v10.14.2 chrome version 71.0.3578.98 safari version 12.0.2 Using this website I can see the line but it isn't moving. The problem occurs ...
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play-with-mpv python server problem

I'm used to use Play with MPV Chrome extension on Arch linux which works also on MacOS. The problem is it isn't working as service for me on MacOS. If I start directly play-with-mpv in terminal, the ...
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How do I share a chrome tab via AirDrop?

I'd like to share my current Chrome page on macOS via AirDrop to an iOS device so that I can open it up in mobile Safari. If I use Safari on a desktop, this is easily done via: Share > AirDrop. Is ...
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Why system-wide socks proxy doesn't work for Chrome?

First of all, I'm not asking how to enable proxy in Chrome. I've already done it with SwitchySharp extension. The question I'm about to ask, is the mechanism under OSX's network preference setting ...
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How do I remove notifications from certain websites not in my Chrome or Safari browsers?

I am getting notifications from sites I have visited in the past such as SitePoint. I have gone to the Chrome extensions and I do not see it there and I checked out my MacBook notifications, nothing ...
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All Chrome browser windows go fullscreen for no reason on second monitor

Anyone else experience this, have any idea how to prevent it from happening, or know what is causing it? I roll with a bunch of Chrome browser windows open which have a varying number of active tabs. ...
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Chrome command line : Provide custom “Chrome Safe Storage” Keychain password

To decrypt Cookies and passwords, Chrome needs the "Chrome Safe Storage" password stored in the Keychain. I want to be able to run Chrome with a different "Chrome Safe Storage" password. Is there ...
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Applescript: save all open tabs in Chrome to PDF

I would like to make an AppleScript that saves all of the open tabs in the front window in Google Chrome to a PDF. Here is my working MWE so far: tell application "Google Chrome" set allTabs to ...
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Chrome “copy image” acting weird since Mojave update

Ever since I've upgraded my MBP 2015 to Mojave, Chrome's "Copy Image" option has been quite quirky. Before the update, the option copied the image properly, and pasting it to websites/apps that ...
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How to set all Google Chrome notifications act like alerts?

According to Settings > Notifications there are two types of notifications Banners and Alerts. Banners appear in the upper-right corner and go away automatically. Alerts stay on screen until ...
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How to enable all macOS Services keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome?

I'm using macOS 10.13.x and MacVim 8.1.280 (151). MacVim adds a handy "New MacVim Buffer With Selection" service to the macOS service menu. It has a keyboard shortcut of control-command-v. In most ...
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Fix apple macbook pro 10.6.8 [closed]

I have a Mac Book Pro 10.6.8 and I cant operate safari, and chrome is outdated? Is there anythingI can do, or do I just need a new computer? I was told my lap top was ancient.
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Installing chrome extension - mac OS

I would like to install a 3rd party chrome extension. I don't know how to install it, the extension is not available in chromestore. I've found it on github. Any light on installing this extension. ...
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Slow animations/graphics after waking from sleep or sometimes at random

Product: Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2,2 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB ...
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How do I recover bookmarks on chrome for Mac? [duplicate]

Alright so today, my chrome decided to just simply not load anything. No matter what url you visited, it just wouldn't load. However, when I browsed as a guest, chrome worked perfectly fine. So from ...
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Chrome on Mac: Annoying floating window

Recently I see a floating window when using Google Chrome on Mac. I can't close it. It appears on top of any web page. When I right click on the Window, there's a menu shown as below: Would you ...
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Is there a way to re-enable “old-style” quit in Chrome? [duplicate]

I've just turned on my old Macbook for the first time in a couple years and found that now I have to hold command + Q in order to quit Chrome, whereas I used to be able to just tap it. I prefer the ...
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Cannot copy and paste in Chrome with macOS Mojave

I just upgraded to macOS Mojave and noticed something weird. When using Google Chrome, I cannot copy and paste with keyboard shortcuts. I thought maybe the keyboard was broken, but it works in other ...