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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Shortcut for toggling between different windows of same app?

I opened two Google Chrome windows (because I am using multiple Gmails) and when I do the Cmd ⌘ Tab ⇥ shortcut it just shows me other applications that I opened but does not show me the other Chrome ...
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Chrome 76 text highlight bug

I am running Google Chrome 76+ on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have come across an issue where highlighting text in the browser will fail randomly. I ran into it enough times that I started trying to ...
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HTTPS error with mobile ios

I have a site that works without problem on Windows, Android, and Mac. For reference: https://xamina.co.kr However, only on mobile ios such as ipads and iphones, does my site fail miserably. On the ...
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Why do colors appear washed out on macOS Chrome and Safari versus Firefox?

I'm using a new MacBook Pro 15" with macOS 10.13.4 configured with the default Color LCD color profile. I'm doing some graphic design work and noticed that all colors in Chrome and Safari appear "...
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Issue on macOS High Sierra - how can I make the Chrome background black?

I have multiple Google user accounts. My primary one is has a white background in Chrome, but the secondary one has a black background. I much prefer the black background, but I cannot figure out how ...
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How can I force Google Chrome to translate the current page without using the mouse?

When browsing the web with various inputs and other keyboard actions, traveling from the keyboard to the touchpad to right click is fairly obnoxious. Google Chrome offers a "Translate to English" ...
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Quick Shortcut to skim through web search results

I wish to utilize all the shortcuts I can, but I'm not sure how it is called in the first place. (that must be why I cannot find the shortcut for it by searching..) I've seen a friend use it to speed ...
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Any one know how to remove this shared chrome instance?

This keeps popping up and showing current tabs from a colleague's computer. Any way to disable this? It may be because we're using a global apple ID but unsure. Thanks in advance.
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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Chrome crashes but stays displayed on external screen and I can't remove it

I've got MacBook Pro with macOS Mojave 10.14.6 and an external monitor connected through "j5create JDC 381" USB-C to HDMI adapter. Weird thing sometimes happens when using Chrome - when it's on the ...
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Is there a way to open separate instance of chrome where CMD Q doesn't close all chrome windows?

I'm using MacOS 10.13.6 (High Seirra) I was reading through some ways to launch new windows of Chrome on macOS and keep running into the same problem; How can I launch multiple instances of Chrome ...
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Unable to use any website that access my webcam or mic

I am trying to use Google Hangouts on a 13" Retina Macbook Pro, Late 2013 model, running the latest version of OSX Mojave . This issue did not happen on High Sierra which makes me think it's due to ...
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iPad: Show website full-screen with hidden controls, address bar and iOS status bar

My iPad running iOS 12.0.1 is displaying a locked website to visitors. How can I let browser full-screen, without URL bar and status bar? I couldn't find related options in Safari or Chrome.
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Chrome prevents Macbook from sleeping

Chrome prevents my Macbook from sleeping. See screenshot: Some websites say it might be due to a chrome extension, but I've installed no new extensions in the last two weeks (I've only had this ...
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How can I access cache files in chrome in IoS?

In my iPhone 7plus, is there a way that I can access the pdf which I saw a few days ago on a website?
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How do I fix this annoying Chrome for macOS scroll bar issue?

Sometimes when I navigate code-formatted text that is long enough to have scroll bars, the bar doesn't disappear after I've finished scrolling and stays stuck inside the block of code, obscuring it. ...
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How do I stream audio from a Computer's Browser to an iPhone?

I have to do this because I don't have a working sound card in my Macbook and the system can not play audio. I therefore need to get the sound input directly form the browser (Chrome Extension) and ...
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How to disable Incognito mode in Chrome?

For Mac OS X, how do you disable Incognito mode in Chrome? The desired result simply being that the user cannot browse in Incognito mode, even if they know the keyboard shortcut or something similar.
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Chrome doesn’t start on Mac OS

I successfully installed Chrome on my Mac. However, when I'm trying to start it the browser icon just bounces in the dock once and disappears. Reinstalling, rebooting Mac and other options found on ...
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Why does my Macbook overheat and use so much CPU and energy when on YouTube?

For a long time now, my Macbook has been overheating and hogging my CPU. According to Activity Monitor, Google Chrome Helper is the culprit. Whenever I am browsing the web, there are usually ten ...
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How to remove “where from” xattr data from image files downloaded in Mac?

Hi so I'm at my wits end coz I am trying to remove xattr data in an image file that is a "Where from" xattr data. This is on a Mojave mac. This data is written via chrome browser for mac whenever an ...
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Stop moving desktop with multiple Chrome windows

I recently have really annoying issue with Chrome. I am using Mac OSX 10.14.5 Mojave with Chrome version 75.0.3770.142 Here is the issue. I have two Chrome windows and I put each window to each ...
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How do I close only one Google Chrome window in macOS using mouse?

Ex: I have 3 Chrome windows (each has multiple open tabs). Pressing on the red button in the upper left corner closes my whole session and I don't want other instances to also die. Only one of them ...
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Keyboard shortcut conflict between Google Chrome and Facetime [duplicate]

Google Chrome and Facetime app use the same keyboard shortcut (⌘ + control + f). In Google Chrome that keyboard shortcut toggles full-screen, and the same shortcut launches the Facetime app. When ...
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“Harpulia” and “Javanese” processes cause high cpu usage [duplicate]

I'm wondering what is the purpose of "Harpulia" and "Javanese" processes (see screenshot below) Hi ! They're high in CPU usage (and make my macbook pro fans to be running loud) and they do not seem ...
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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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Slow download speed via Web browser on macOS Mojave

I am trying to download a big file from the internet (~4GB), but for some reason the download is extremely slow. An Internet speed test says I have a 4Mbps download speed, but the browser download ...
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Why do my internet browsers stop working?

I have a 13″ mid 2009 MacBook Pro. For a long time now my browsers just decide to stop working. The 1st occasion Safari kept crashing every 10 minutes so I downloaded Firefox but after a while the ...
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Copy/Paste issues with chrome apps for non English input methods

When using any chrome app while on a non-English input, Copy&Paste shortcuts aren't working. When using the same web app via browser tabs or any other Mac app, there's no issue. When switching ...
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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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Downgrading Google Chrome version after disabling auto updates

I wish to keep using a particular version of Google Chrome macOS app. I have used this link to stop Google Chrome macOS app from auto updating. But, the problem is that I stopped auto updates while ...
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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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How to make Chrome look for local DNS

MacOS Version: 10.14.5 Chrome Version: 75.0.3770.100 I have entered an entry in my /etc/hosts like below ## # Custom hosts ## 127.0.0.1 jupyter.dev ::1 jupyter.dev My traceroute ...
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Putting AirPods in case automatically starts music/video on Mac

Reproduce: Connect AirPods to MacBook Start a video in YouTube (using Google Chrome) Stop a video in YouTube Put AirPods in case Result: YouTube video automatically starts playing in a couple of ...
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How to Auto-Hide the address bar in Google Chrome?

How can I hide the address bar in Google Chrome? I found this article but I am unable to find a solution for macOS. Ideally, I would like all toolbars to disappear similar to how they do in ...
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Delete all bookmarks from Google Chrome macOS app in one go

How can I delete all the bookmarks in Google Chrome macOS app with one delete command? Most solutions on the Web say to delete them one at a time. I have hundreds I want to clear. I imagine there is ...
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Various troubles playing Web videos across different browsers

YouTube/Facebook videos fast-forwarding in Safari, not playing at all in Chrome, out of sync with sound in Firefox For the past few weeks or so I found that on both my Macs (an iMac Late 2013 running ...
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macOS Mojave suddenly changes focus to a Chrome window

For some reason, when I am working on my MacBook Pro (15", 2018) either typing or doing whatever, the focus changes to a specific Chrome window for no apparent reason. The window that the focus goes ...
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How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
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How to switch between different Chrome windows with keyboard shortcuts?

Switching between applications is easy with command-tab. Switching between tabs is easy with command-} or control-tab. Switching between separate windows within an application is easy with command-`....
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Enable spell check for various languages in Chrome

I use Yosemite with Chrome version 42.0.2311.135 (64-bit). When writing in a text area the spell checker correctly detects English and French, but does not detect Spanish, and so it marks as wrong ...
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Deselect text using keyboard shortcut or prevent selection of word/link on right click

I often copy links in Chrome with the context menu, to paste into a chat window (Adium). This process selects the link on copy. When I cmd+tab back to my browser window, the text is still selected and ...
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When I switch to one of my workspaces with Chrome, it jumps to the other Chrome workspace

I make heavy use of workspaces, and tend to have a lot of workspaces, most of which only have one window. I pretty much always have two different workspaces that have a window of Google Chrome open. ...
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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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how to permanently disable private browsing and history deletion in Firefox and Chrome - MacOS

I am trying to permanently disable private browsing on macOS 10.14.5 with Firefox version 63.0.3... or alternatively, find a way to prevent history deletion on Chrome (preferred). I have been trying ...
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“Hold Cmd-Q to Quit” from Chrome

Has anyone else noticed that Chrome refuses to quit instantly when using CmdQ? Happens with one or several tabs open... All the other apps I run can be ended by typing / tapping briefly CmdQ, but ...
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iPhone: Safari and Chrome stop working when I connect iPhone to MacBook

Whenever I connect my iPhone to my MacBook using the USB cord, the Web browsers on my iPhone stops working. I can't browse the web using Safari or Chrome. However, I can still surf Instagram without ...
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How to view files within the Chrome Cache data folder

I am attempting to perform an examination of the files stored in Google Chrome’s cache folder on Mac OS X. These files were copies from another computer’s cache folder. The files are all random ...
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Remapping Alt+W to “Close Tab” works in Google Chrome works, but “Back” doesn't (using App Shortcuts in System Preferences)

This is on Mac OS Mojave (10.14.5) and Google Chrome Version 74.0.3729.169 I went to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> App Shortcuts I remappped "Close Tab" to Alt+W for all applications ...
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Can I use a security key such as YubiKey to sign into Google on Safari?

I have a YubiKey from Yubico which I would like to use in order to secure my online accounts. When trying it with Google, it tells me that Safari does not support it, I have to use Chrome instead. Is ...