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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My Mac is opening new tabs with different ad sites

It all started with the installation of software from mac-torrent probably it was adobe flash player. It said that I had an old one and the system needs to update, so I gave the right to install it, ...
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Chrome's URL field prohibits some URLs from being drag-drop'ed into Finder for auto .webloc file generation. Why is this?

Here is a six-second video to demonstrate the scenario I can't seem to figure out. Why won't the second URL become a .webloc like the first one? ..and is there a useful workaround if not a solution ...
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Chrome on Mac slowing down

After switching my mac from the 2015 air to 2019, I see a noticeable slowness in scrolling through webpages on chrome. Whereas on safari, the issue is nonexistent. Can someone propose a solution to ...
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Google Chrome crashes with an “Untitled” page error and causes other apps on laptop to crash as well

I'm using a Macbook Pro running Catalina. I recently purchased this laptop like a few months ago and immediately migrated my data from my old Macbook to the new one using the Time-Machine app. This ...
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Weird page flicker on macOS 10.15.2 with chrome 79 (latest)

I'm getting weird screen flickering on apple.com specifically. I can't seem to find another website where chrome has this issue, it's quite weird! I've tried running incognito so my extensions would ...
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How can I automate repeat mouse clicks, with delay, from fixed coordinates within a browser window?

Looking for a quick and dirty way to automate this mundane activity. I presume this could be done with an automation to press the mouse button from two separate pixel coordinates, with delay, so long ...
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Apple watch stopped unlocking due to Chrome Remote Desktop's screen sharing

I think I found the culprit - Chrome Remote Desktop - but is there a way to fix it? Even though it's not actively running (i.e. a remote connection), I get this on the lock screen: With the little ...
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Is there a way to let “Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track” use one of the browser's voice?

One way to save the text-to-speech on Google Chrome or Safari, is to highlight the text, and right click and choose "Services" -> "Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track". But I think the voice that can be ...
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MacBook Pro 16" Pinch to Zoom Delay in Google Chrome

I bought a 16" MacBook Pro a few days ago. It is on macOS Catalina 10.15.2. When I use the trackpad to pinch to zoom in Google Chrome or Chromium, for the first 1.5 cm or so, it does not zoom. It ...
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How to reproduce Windows Chrome BAT files setup in macOS 10.15

On Windows, Chrome is my primary browser. I've developed a series of *.bat files on Windows that each open a series of tabs with specific URLs in Chrome: @echo off set BROWSER=chrome.exe set ...
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How to hunt down which tab or webpage (on Google Chrome) used a lot of memory?

I already know Google Chrome was using a lot of memory for a badly behaving webpage. The issue was I don't know which webpage was doing that. Sometimes after a day or two, possibly some webpage on ...
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Why does Safari zoom-out on SE after navigating backwards in split-screen view?

Oh, the rabbit-holes I find myself in when browsing SE (and in general)... Not sure if it's a Safari or Stack Exchange bug.. Chrome has the opposite problem. When following a link on SE and then ...
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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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Unsetting a Chrome Policy

So I used defaults write com.google.Chrome AllowDeletingBrowserHistory -bool yes thinking it would set a mandatory policy for the global (machine) level, but it turns out I was wrong and it set a ...
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How to make Web Apps appear as First-Class Mac Desktop Citizens

I keep ending up with a myriad of open tabs in Chrome. It is a pain to switch between them compared to switching between regular mac apps. So I would like be able to pin them to the task bar ...
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Command + Click not opening links in new tabs

Strangely, Command + Click has stopped opening links in new tabs on my computer. It opens them in the same tab, as if I hadn't pressed Command. This problem occurs with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. My ...
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Why is Google Chrome trying to run netbiosd attempting to connect to 192.168.2.255?

I usually don't use Google Chrome, because on my MacBook I'm addicted to Safari. Today when I launched Chrome, it ran netbiosd to connect to the local IP: 192.168.2.255. The local IP does not exist ...
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Getting warning each time i open browser using Epichrome

I am using Epichrome to have multiple Chrome browsers at the same time. I have three browsers that I made with Epichrome, but each time I open one of them, it gives this warning: I am using MacOS ...
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How to remove autocomplete (autofill) entries from Chrome? (Shift+Fn+Delete doesn't work)

In both Firefox and Chrome (latest versions) when I start typing an address of a website I have visited before, it shows a bunch of autocomplete entries. If I want to delete a specific entry, in ...
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Chrome: full screen shortcut does not work

Suddenly after using chrome for around six months on macOS, (first Mojave and then Catalina), the (very useful) Full-Screen shortcut (Ctrl+Cmd+F) has stopped working. Both, clicking the green button ...
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Why is Time Machine not saving Google Chrome History file?

I need to restore Google Chrome (Canary) browsing history from a Time Machine backup. It seems Time Machine has backed up all the profile files in ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default ...
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Are 82°C to 98°C Temperatures extreme for a MacBook Pro?

I've noticed that my 2018 MacBook Pro 15" with an i7 frequently hits 82°C while using Google Chrome and 98°C while playing video games. As an example, while running Minecraft with maybe 12 mods, ...
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How to disable guest browsing in chrome on Mac?

I am trying to disable guest browsing in Chrome. It's proving to be somewhat difficult. I have tried using terminal which I was able to disable incognito browser but failed trying to disable guest ...
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Chrome 79: https sites don't load while http works fine

Just upgraded to Chrome 79 from 78 via its internal updater. Now only http sites load, not https. I am on Yosemite Chrome v 79 Chrome says "This site can’t be reached" and "ERR_FAILED". Including ...
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Allow remote users to control this Mac

Everytime I restart my Mac, I get following message on my screen: I must have deleted org.chromium.chromoting.me2me.sh by accident (as it was there before) Please advise.
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Remove URL Browser Bar Google Chrome, Sierra MacBook Air, Spanish Keyboard

I put specific settings because I was trying with similar methods, And I need a Tested method with same (not similar) conditions. Maybe for English Keyboards works some answer, Unfortunately for ...
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enabling javascript in Chrome using an AppleScript

Is it possible to enable Javascript in Chrome aside from manually scrolling through the View menu? I tried scripting it, but it didn't execute or list any errors: activate application "Google Chrome"...
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Set Chrome to open PDF rather than download them

I'm a student and I'm constantly hoping up PDFs for homework. I often end up downloading multiple files after clicking on a link each time I start working. Is there any way to set Chrome to only open ...
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Creating a URL that always opens in Chrome

If I want to ensure a URL, if clicked, will always open in Chrome (instead of the default browser) can I do that by modifying the header? For example, I can get URLs that always open in Evernote, ...
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Change Chrome or Web Gmail swipe actions in iPhone/iOS

In Chrome browser in iPhone, when I open gmail website and open an email and then swipe left/right then it navigates to the previous/next email. How do I remove this swipe action in Chrome or in Web ...
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Keyboard shortcut for switching from address bar to main pane in Chrome

The question how to go from the main pane to the address bar is answered here. But how do I move from the address bar, back to the main pane, without having to reload the page by pressing Enter, or ...
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What is the shortcut to close the current chrome window? [duplicate]

Is there a shortcut to close to current (chrome) window on macOS ? Unfortunately command+W : closes only current tab command+option+W : closes all windows so I need something in between.
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Change the location of Chrome notifications?

Chrome notifications are by default in the top right corner, and native notifications cover them. It does not appear possible to change the location of native Notification Center alerts: Change ...
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Catalina Trusted Root CA certificates are revoked - Chrome

I have a trusted self-signed root CA named CA and I use that to sign a certificate for my local website, before I install CA's certificate and trust that, chrome shows me an error about the site SSL ...
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How to get the chrome tabs to always show when in full screen mode?

I would really like to use Chrome on my new 2013 Macbook Air with tabs, but without the menu bar. So, I use full-screen mode, but it hides the tabs. Is what I want possible? And, if so, how can I ...
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Dark mode of MacOS not working for Chrome

As specified here, I have enabled MacOS's dark mode however, the Chrome browser doesn't become dark. It's expected that webpages, toolbars, etc all become dark. I wanted to avoid third-party Chrome ...
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Chrome on MacOS started rejecting self-signed certificates

Starting 4 days ago (the date might be relevant if some updates came along), Chrome on MacOS started rejecting self-signed certificates. It includes things like Vagrant boxes and the Synology NAS web ...
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MacBook Pro 2019 with touchbar freezes chrome forms

I have a brand new macbook (2019 with touchbar running macOS Catalina). When I use an external keyboard all is fine. But when using the laptop keyboard it is extremely slow/laggy on all website input ...
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Google Maps link opening in Apple Maps instead of Google Maps

In iOS 13 is there a way for a map link in a Google app to either open the address/coordinates in Google Maps or properly open Apple Maps to the location in the link that invoked it rather than ...
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Chrome address bar disappeared after update

I have a weird issue with Chrome (69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit)). When I go into fullscreen mode with CMD + CTRL + F the addressbar disappears. It started after the update from the old ...
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How to use scrollwheel (middle mouse button) to open link in new tab in Chrome

Before I upgraded to Catalina, in Chrome I could just middle-click on a link to open it in a new tab. And life was great. After upgrading to Catalina, this still works in Safari but for whatever ...
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Can't load a specific webpage using Chrome or Safari while logged in, but they work on other account and Firefox also works

I'm trying to access The Guardian's website, and I get errors with both Safari and Chrome. In Safari: Safari Can't Open the Page Safari can't open the page "https://www.theguardian.com" ...
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Non-Breaking Hyphen Sequence Interpreted as Cmd-hyphen (Zoom out)

I'm trying to insert a non-breaking hyphen into a web app in Google Chrome. The key sequence is ⌘⇧-. Whenever I type this key sequence into a program (tested Notes, Textedit, and Chrome itself), it is ...
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Why is Chrome aggressively consuming CPU cycles?

I literally have 0 tabs open, and yet Chrome is consuming a very significant amount of CPU resources, and quickly draining my battery... Why?
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Why am I not able to run a website which ‘requires javascript’

I am using an iPad mini 2. When I open this website in Google Chrome it says “This site requires JavaScript. Please enable Javascript to view the website.” Although I have enabled javascript, but ...
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macos Chrome keeps starting at login

Chrome is starting at login sometimes (not every login) but it is not part of the startup items set in System Preferences > Users & Group > Login Items. The "Open at Login" option is also not ...
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Using profile manager to push Google Chrome profile to enforce SafeSearch

I want to use profile manager to push a custom profile out to enforce SafeSearch on chrome I have this so far: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD ...
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How to prevent Command-I/Command-Shift-I from opening Mac Mail when in browser?

When in a browser (Chrome or Safari), the following keyboard shortcut will always bring up a window that says "Welcome To Mail": Command+Shift+I I would like to use this shortcut for another purpose....
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Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files

Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files. For example, if I try to download https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/D19-1.pdf (6609 pages) from Google Chrome, it fails. Is there any way to fix or ...
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Google Chrome Helper Using Up Too Much Memory

Google Chrome Helper is appearing in Activity Monitor a dozen times and overall using a ton of memory. How do I curtail this? Most advice columns say to go to my plugins and check "Play on click", ...