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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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Playing videos fullscreen in chrome causes all chrome windows to freeze if attempting to exit FullScreen

The following problem is recent: maybe a few weeks. I am on Mojave on an MBPro 2015 with retina. it seems any video when played in FullScreen will cause the behavior described in the title. This ...
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Mac - Output different audio streams to two separate devices

On MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6, I want to output two separate Chrome browser tab applications to two separate devices from my single macbook pro. 1) Chrome tab 1: browser game --> outputs to headphones ...
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Chrome on Mac UTF-8 in URL strange behavior

I have URLs with non-ascii chars that behave strangely on Chrome 79 on Catalina 10.15.3 I was not able to reproduce it with Chrome 79 on Windows, neither with Safari. If I have the following chain ...
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How to decrease the font size / zoom out in Chrome on a mobile device

I prefer very small fonts: on my MacBook I use full retina 2560x1600. My iPhone7 Plus can show a lot - if I can force chrome to stop making huge fonts on it. But how to do that? The desktop chrome ...
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How to stop apps from opening my browser

I have installed few apps that after they auto update, they open up my browser on their maker's web site. It's very annoying and I don't know how to stop it. Viber is probably the worst, updates ...
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Google Chrome on Mac OS Sierra - Annoying ‘This Website Wants to Open this Application’ warning for Files .mkv .mp4

Google Chrome on Mac OS Sierra - Annoying ‘This Website Wants to Open this Application’ Sorry have to log this one again as I am newbie and so can’t comment yet. This box pop up only used to show ...
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Apps suddenly quitting or freezing? Memory problem?

I have a MacBook Pro (2018, 13-inch) with Catalina. Every once in a while, my mac gets weird. All the tabs open on Chrome go black and if I try to reload, the whole app usually just quits. Other apps ...
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Catalina - Apps that have requested access to your microphone will appear here

I try to grant access for google chrome or safari to my microphone and both redirect me to security & privacy section. There are no plus or minus signs and no apparent way to allow these apps to ...
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How to restore accidentally deleted Chrome Profile on Mac?

I had a few Person 1,2,3 profiles in Chrome and 1 of them had a bunch of super useful extensions, history, passwords, etc. After I deleted them, I lost all of my Chrome data. Is there a way to restore ...
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Mac Chrome bookmarks folders are gray

I was looking for answers and I can't find any. How can I make the bookmarks folders yellow again? A similar question was asked here but is not helpful. They are gray on my mac, however in my ...
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Bookmark all tabs in Chrome on iOS?

Is there is a way to bookmark all of my tabs at once without having to go one by one while in Chrome for iOS?
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Set audio priority of web browsers [duplicate]

Note: if my question is lacking something to be on-site, please say it in the comments so I can change it. Thank You. If several web browser (i.e. Safari, Firefox and Chrome) are open at the same ...
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How to change .webloc file icon?

Chrome is my default web browser. Sometimes, I drag URLs from the Chrome address bar to the desktop. When I do this, they always take the Safari "webloc" icon. How can I pick another icon, like ...
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Saving a password in keychain and Google Chrome at the same time? [duplicate]

I've searched everywhere for an answer to this, but I can't find one. Is it possible to save passwords into my Keychain when setting up user accounts in Google Chrome? It sounds like I may have to ...
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Sharing Keychain in Chrome [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure Keychain to share passwords in Chrome on OS X Catalina? The problem I face is that some websites function better in Chrome than Safari and I would like to be able to switch ...
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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 but 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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