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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 prevent Chrome from reopening when it quits?

When I quit the Google Chrome web browser, it automatically reopens –– it won't stay closed! I tried quitting with Chrome –> Quit Google Chrome and Command-Q. How can I prevent Chrome from ...
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Where does Chrome store the list of recently opened tabs on iPadOS?

I just updated both an iPhone and an iPad Pro from the last 15.x OS to 16.2. After the update, the iPhone kept my current Chrome tabs open. But on the iPad, Chrome closed all of my open tabs (over 100)...
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How can I stop getting "Google Updater" added items that can run in the background notification?

I keep getting this notification, I don't know if Chrome tries to add those items to "Allow in the Background" setting but it's a bit annoying as I would like to keep Settings notifications. ...
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Google Keystone agent failing

Whenever I check out my launchd agents in LaunchControl I notice that has exited with Error 1. The agent is sent to run the following command every 3,623 seconds (!): /Users/kuzzooroo/Library/Google/...
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Is there a way to reduce safe browsing data written on Mac Ventura?

The process com.apple.Safari.SafeBrowsing.Service has written >24GB in the last few days despite I rarely use Chrome and Safari. I'd like to find out if the data frequently changes or is just ...
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Launch two or more Google Chrome apps on login, preferably minimized/hidden

I'm using macOS Ventura and I'd like to launch both GMail and Google Calendar apps on startup/login. Both apps were "installed" via Chrome's Create Shortcut... option that esentially creates ...
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Why Selecting text to beginning/end of line with Command + Shift + Left/Right Arrow not working in Google Chrome + Mac?

I using latest version of Google Chrome and macOS Ventura (13.1). All of sudden keyboard shortcut (Command Shift <- or ->) to select text to beginning/end of line stopped working with Google ...
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How can I activate chrome casting screen with just using the keyboard?

My screen is broken and so often doesn't work. But I want to wait for the new 14 inch macbook pro to come out to buy that one instead of getting a repair for my current macbook. So I added a keyboard ...
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Weird selection behaviour in Visio - cannot use menus that pop up after right clicking

I use a MacBook Pro for work and use Microsoft Visio for documentation - since there isn't a native application available, I use Visio through either Google Chrome or Safari. Lately I've noticed that ...
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How do I disable Chrome's two-finger back/forward on specific website

How can I disable two fingers back/forward on a specific website? I want to disable that feature in all trading sites, e.g tradingview.
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Setting bounds of Chrome windows with AppleScript

I frequently switch between setups with my external monitor on different sides, so I'm trying to create a script that sets the bounds for my standard 6 Chrome windows. I think I've figured out the ...
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Shortcuts App keyboard shortcut not working in Chrome

I created a shortcut using the Shortcuts app that runs a shell script, copies the result to the clipboard, and shows a notification afterward. I added the keyboard shortcut Cmd+Opt+Ctrl+ß to run the ...
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Chrome no longer differentiates between regular and incognito windows

For a long time Chrome would default to opening links in regular windows but recently any external link just gets sent to the last active window even if it's an incognito window. I'm still running 10....
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Grey Bar In iPhone Chrome causing problem

I'm working on a web-app using ReactJS (using JS and material UI) that is intend to work on mobile screens. I'm facing a problem while opening it in iPhone's (iPhone 12, iPhone 13) chrome browser. ...
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Why Ventura M1 Mac browsers raise 502 cross origin error when uploading large image to AWS Lambda?

Uploading image goes well from iOS, iPhone iPad, from any not Apple device. But not when it is Safari or Chrome on a Mac. My Mac is the latest 13.0.1 (22A400). What is wrong here? I tested also with ...
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How to Get Multiple Open Chrome Tabs from Old iPad to New iPad

I have about 90 open tabs in Chrome on an iPad. Would like to move them all to a new iPad. All of the solutions I've seen involve one tab at a time. I've turned on sync and so I can see a list of the ...
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"Chrome" would like to paste from ... how can I get this question to stop popping up every time I copy/paste?

I have a MBP and iPad, I often copy from one to the other and I use Chrome as the iPad browser. When I copy a link on the MBP, go to the iPad -> Chrome and paste it, I get the question: "...
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How to block Twitter login pop up on iPhone?

On windows there are browser plugins to block elements of a website in real time (right clicking on element for example.) What browser(s) or plugin(s) are available for iPhone to accomplish this task? ...
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Which iOS browser forces desktop mode universally which supports file uploads?

I would like to use the desktop version of a particular site on an iPhone (iOS 15.6). I can confirm that many browsers do not universally force desktop view, but only do it on certain sites. That ...
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Map browser tabs to cmd+tab-able programs

I notice that running Slack / Spotify / Whatsapp etc as tabs in Chrome needs a lot less resources than running them separately in their own native Electron apps. But when running them as tabs, what I ...
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iOS Chrome Remote Desktop, Bluetooth Keyboard, and Function Key Mapping

My local setup is iOS, a bluetooth keyboard, and Chrome Remote Desktop. The remote machine is Windows 11. I'd like to use the keyboard's function keys (like CMD and Ctrl), but have them mapped to ...
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Local SSL Cert not trusted in Chrome/Firefox but works in Safari/Brave

I'm struggling to update the local SSL certs for Chrome and Firefox in Monterey 12.6. Specifically, I updated my local development server's SSL certs and "Always Trust"ed them in the ...
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Except Chrome all the desktop apps are not working though there is an active Internet connection on my Mac

I tried: flushing DNS, adding new locations in Network Preferences, changing IP address adding Google DNS but also only Google Chrome works fine. Other apps which run on Internet like Workplace, ...
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Mac OS - Open links from Chrome PWAs in default browser instead (Safari)

I prefer Safari as my default browser for Mac OS but use Gmail's progressive web app (backed by chrome) for emails to get offline functionality etc. Is there a way to get links clicked on in Gmail / ...
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Automate Chrome Theme change

Is it possible with AppleScript to change theme in Google Chrome? Or possibly existing themes which depends on mac os dark and light modes. (except defautl)
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Turn off Chrome new window animation

I searched around on google and did find one answer but it seemed as that only worked for Ubuntu. I'm trying to disable the "maximize" effect of chrome when opening a new window. Chrome is ...
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Printing from web pages and email using page breaks

We have some html documents on our website and that we email to our members. We would like to control page breaking. Many versions ago we were able to use css styles like page-break-before: always. ...
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Macos Monterey: HTTP connection fails randomly for random application. Like web browsing works on one Chrome window but fails on another

Other than Chrome, it also happened for different Python processes I have been working on. I have been noticing this for the last few days. Once it stops working for a certain process, it keeps like ...
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How to add a policy for an extension on Chrome (MacOS)?

When I navigate to chrome://policy/ I can see the extensions I have that do support policies being applied. How can I add a policy (possibly through a .plist file) to one of my extensions? I know I ...
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Select dropdown appears small and off center

Has anyone experienced this before? Chrome on Macbook and my dropdown options are appearing like the image below. I've been trying to track down the issue, if it's css or a user preference on the mac. ...
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How to full screen chrome tab on a mac

I recently switched to a Mac M1 from Windows, and I'm trying to full-screen a Chrome tab so you can't see the search bar, bookmarks bar, and all the other tabs. On Windows, I'm used to pressing F11 ...
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How do I disable shortcuts from Chrome IOS app?

How can you disable the chrome shortcuts from showing up on my IOS devices using Chrome Browser? I see I can manually remove them one at a time by pressing and holding but they keep returning when I ...
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Chrome reroutes me automatically to servisepagefind.com and Bing without my consent -- how to stop it?

The way to replicate this is simple in my Chrome browser: Type the search in Google Modify the search in Google a second time Then it sends me either to Bing or to this weird servisepagefind.com ...
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YouTube on Chrome on MacBook Air uses excess CPU

I have a problem with YouTube on Chrome on my MacBook Air. If I start YouTube the CPU goes to about 100% immediately. If I kill the YouTube (YT) tab the CPU stays at 100% for about 15 - 16 minutes ...
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Is is possible to launch a call on iPhone from desktop Chrome?

I know that this is possible with Android phones and desktop Chrome. But is it possible with iPhones and desktop Chrome as well? In the Chrome window I can only see FaceTime, not actual phone:
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Could anyone figure out why Youtube runs so slowly for me?

Hello– I'm not exactly sure when my problem started, but at least a three months ago. Youtube works for me, but it acts as if it's completely overwhelmed. With everything I do, there is a huge delay. ...
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ERR_ADDRESS_INVALID when google chrome access the web

Today my google chrome browser Version 104.0.5112.101 (Official Build) (arm64) always shows error ERR_ADDRESS_INVALID in the devtools console: umi.ea015c54.js:395 GET https://admin.poemhub.top/396....
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"Show/search all tabs" in chrome does not switch to a different [work]space

shift-command-A is a revelation: it shows the title of all chrome windows. And the tabs can be searched just by typing in that entry box. It works perfectly for the current [work]space. But if the ...
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MacOS: Chrome- Can't edit UserDataDir policy on local home computer

I am trying to edit some Chrome policies on my own Mac (non organization) which I have admin access to. For example, the 'UserDataDir' policy (https://chromeenterprise.google/policies/?policy=...
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Twitter URL shortener hanging

The Twitter url shortener t.co has partly quit working on my system. Twitter links opened in Chrome frequently keep hanging without getting forwarded to the linked site. At first I thought it was a ...
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MacOS cannot open external links with chrome but safari

I cannot open external links in Mail/Slack/Discord if I set the default browser to Chrome. I can open them with Safari though. I found the following thread explains the reason, but running every app ...
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Google Chrome process stopped when initially launched from Spotlight

Why would Chrome be stopped when launched from Spotlight? By "stopped," I mean that ps(1) shows a single Chrome process as state T, and that issuing a kill -CONT fixes things. That is, the ...
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Is there anyway to block a dictation shortcut for just a specific website on chrome

I use Mac dictation, and I have that set to a shortcut, "cdm-shift-s". However, I would like to use built-in Google dictation when I'm in a Google doc. Is it possible to disable that ...
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How do I prevent Google Chrome menu search from searching my bookmarks?

I have a lot of bookmarks. Whenever I search menus on Google Chrome (cmd-shift-/) it appears to be searching through all of the bookmarks and it's very slow and actually can crash Chrome. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to map what part of the internet will result in ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE when having network issues?

There is certainly an issue with my network provider, leading to the above nondescript Google Chrome Error on websites such as stackexchange.com, however, certain other websites such as google.com (...
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Chrome doesn't always add file extension to downloaded images

When I download an image using Chrome or Chrome Canary, the saved file sometimes (not always) lacks an extension. For example, I can reproduce it with this image: https://external-content.duckduckgo....
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While browsing chrome, randomly switches to a popup in System Preferences > Keyboard > Input Sources. How to turn this off?

While I am browsing chrome, I sometimes hit a combination of keys that suddenly switches the focus / shortcuts to System Preferences > Keyboard > Input Sources. I assume there's a shortcut for ...
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How to make Menubar visible in full screen but hide in full screen video?

New to Mac, got 14" MacBook Pro 2021 (with notch). macOS 12.5. Want to have Menu bar visible in fullscreen mode (so that notch screenspace would be in use rather than just left out black) BUT at ...
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Can macOS Shortcuts be opened in browsers other than Safari, such as Google Chrome?

I've noticed that when using other browsers, such as Google Chrome, links to custom macOS Shortcuts shared on iCloud don't show up as they do in Safari: Is there any method for making user Shortcuts ...
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How can I automatically convert a .csv file downloaded from a specific google chrome extension to an excel file using shortcuts?

I use Voice over to access Apple’s software as I’m blind. With this in mind the best way to convey helpful information would be by usin links, code, and lists. I’m attempting to use the shortcuts app ...

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