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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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Keyboard Shortcut :: Remove Google Chrome Bookmark

I keep accidentally typing Command + D in Google Chrome, because I'm used to that taking me to the Address Bar on Windows systems. This results in a bookmark being created. My question is: How do I ...
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Graphics glitch - checkered pattern in Chrome

I've had this MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) for a while now, but today it glitched out with huge green fields in all apps. After a reboot I see this checkered black/green glitch pattern in Google Chrome ...
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macbook pro 2019: text garbled on Google Chrome preferences and others

I got this annoying garbled text after I had updated to MacOS Big Sur (Version 11.0.1). I came across this problem immediately I got updated and opened my chrome. it looks like this: I also found ...
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How to turn off smooth scrolling in Chrome

Since a recent update Chrome (and Slack, for that matter) has added a function that makes scrolling with a traditional mouse smooth instead of “stepped”. One would think this is a nice addition, but ...
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Chrome 90 printing broken?

Since upgrading to Chrome 90, I cannot print. Chrome version 90.0.4430.212 (Official Build) (x86_64) on macOS 10.14.6 (18G7016). If the page contains an iframe, the print preview dialogue closes and ...
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Localhost has stopped working on Chrome and Safari since upgrading to Big Sur - how do I get this to work again?

I use localhost to develop Wordpress websites locally but since upgrading to BigSur, I cannot get localhost to show my local websites. My set up is MacBook Pro with Big Sur v11.4. I use MAMP software ...
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What causes the strange lines in Chrome on a Macbook Pro?

From time to time I get strange colorful lines on my screen in Chrome. It only effects certain websites. I tried disabling "Hardware acceleration" in the settings but that didn't seem to ...
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macOS: Create chrome custom shortcut app installer (Site-specific browser)

How do I create a custom chrome shortcut in MAC OS where: App is completely separate from the default chrome install in every way. Normally you would copy/paste chrome to its own folder and specify ...
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How to make Google Chrome stop asking to be the default browser?

I installed Google Chrome on my MacBook for local development and testing. When I start it, it will nag about making it the default browser once in every while. How can I stop it nagging me about that?...
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Chrome: Disable CMD + SHIFT + Left/Right

Everywhere, if I want to select text - I put my cursor in the start/end, and then press the following combination to extend the selection to the end/start: CMD + Shift + Left or CMD + Shift + Right. ...
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How to enable switching between windows of chrome with CMD + ` on Big Sur? [duplicate]

I read in a lot of questions about this topic that cmd + ` should switch the windows, but it simply does not switch the windows, is there some other shortcut in Chrome that prevents this one from ...
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How do I update my root certificates on an older version of Mac OS (e.g. El Capitan)?

I have difficulty reaching various secure web sites. They give me a certificate expired error. They work on Firefox but not Safari or Chrome. They also work on newer versions of macOS (e.g. Catalina, ...
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iOS equivalent to Gboard filling Google-managed passwords

How can I get the passwords which are managed by my Google Chrome, when logging to non-web apps on iPhone? On Android I know users can use it from Gboard. I don't want to use Gboard keyboard on iPhone....
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upload file in chrome needs to open finder dialog twice to find all files

Whenever I add a file to my new Mac (Big Sur) by for instance taking a screenshot, and go to upload it through chrome, the file isn't there when the upload dialog first comes up. if I close that ...
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There is no application set to open the URL

Similar to There is no application set to open the URL rstf3://, I am getting the following error when clicking on https://miro.com/* links from another application (Slack): There is no application ...
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Office 365 shortcuts conflict with chrome shortcuts?

The following reference for Outlook 2016 on macOS lists CMD-N as "new message". However that is already "owned" by chrome and in fact launches a new Chrome window. Is that list of ...
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Remapping keyboard shortcuts in Chrome and Firefox

I recently switched from Windows to Mac. One of the things that's really ingrained in my muscle memory is hitting Alt+D in a browser to go to the address bar. On Mac browsers, ⌘+D creates a bookmark,...
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Mac chrome can't drag and scroll in bookmark folder

I tried asking reddit and chrome forum but I think it's a Mac thing, something with scrolling, anyway I can't drag bookmarks up or down a folder on the bookmark bar, it gets stuck, from googling I ...
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Making Gmail the default mail app made sharing via Email disappear from Photos app?

I would like use the "Share" menu in Photos to share photos via email. This was by default bringing up the Mail app, but I don't use that and would prefer to have things simply open in Gmail ...
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How do I restrict internet access to specific hours in iOS 14?

I want to disable Safari and Chrome after 11pm at night. I should be in bed sleeping at that point, and not on the internet, so I find that restriction very helpful to break my bad sleep hygiene ...
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Chrome fullscreen windows

I have two Google Chrome windows, Window A, and Window B. I have full-screened Window B with Cmd+Shift+F. But, Window A also becomes fullscreen. When I un-fullscreen Window A with Cmd+Shift+F, Window ...
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Clicking in lower left area of Chrome acts as if I'm clicking into a different application

This only seems to happen in Chrome (currently version 90, but I think it's been around for a while) - sometimes when I click in the lower left area of a window it shifts focus to another application. ...
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Google Chrome dmg wont eject after installation, even though it's not in use

I just bought a MacBook Air M1 (it's my first MacBook so im pretty new to the OS). I downloaded and installed Google chrome, however I'm trying to delete the dmg file but when I click eject or try to ...
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Can I use Chrome Enterprise deployment to secure extensions on my child's Mac?

I want to 'force install' some extensions on my son's Mac (to limit access to sites), and was looking at Chrome Deployment documentation. I'm at a loss on the last step ... is there a way to install ...
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detaching a chrome tab on catalina causes a jump to a different workspace

It is my habit to have dozens of chrome tabs open across a dozen workspaces in macOS. Often I want to to re-organize these tabs. For example, I may have an instance of chrome on workspace 5 with 10 ...
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How to export Safari history to either Firefox or Chrome?

The title pretty much explains. I've tried searching and couldn't find any reliable info. Almost all posts in the internet are asked many years ago.
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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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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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Why is Chrome on MacOS inconsistently not recognizing 3 finger swipes?

I have used three finger forward/back swipe on MacOS for almost a decade in Chrome for forward/backwards on pages. This has consistently worked well and been flawless. Within the past month or so, ...
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Chrome Shortcut windows not reporting url and title on Mac after upgrade to Catalina

Google Chrome lets you create "shortcuts" to open webpages as if they were native apps. These worked just like Chrome with apps like Timing.app and Timemater which track what you have open. ...
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“Google Chrome wants access to control Finder”, should I be worried?

When browsing using Google Chrome on OS X Catalina I out of nowhere got a system pop-up saying "Google Chrome wants access to control Finder" and asking me whether I want to allow that or ...
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Is there a way to prevent apps from disappearing after clicking on a different app?

I have an issue with my MacOS where if I have two apps say chrome and notes, and I try to click on the chrome app the notes app would disappear and go into the background. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Distorted, robotic-sounding audio on Google Meet from AirPods 2 (via microphone)

When using AirPods 2 for Google Meet video calls on macOS, my voice gets very distorted and sounds 'robotic'. Only happens with Google Meet running the the browser, but no other apps. I looked around (...
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How to change Google Chrome User-Agent string on iPadOS

I want to change my user-agent string for a reason, so I want to know; Is there a way to change the Google Chrome user-agent string on iPadOS 14.5.1? chrome://version shows Google Chrome 90.0.4430....
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Google Chrome caused Mac OS X to have High CPU

I'm not sure if anyone else faced this issue also. My Mac Book running so hot. I'm on the latest OS BigSur, and on a MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019). As you can this Mac is fairly new and fully loaded. It'...
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How to execute pre-defined JavaScript function in AppleScript and pass data to JavaScript

In my AppleScript, I want to pass a list of keys to a website's client-side, then query the data on the backend, and get the response and re-render the client-side. All of these should happen in the ...
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How to make Apple Magic Mouse 2 do inertia scrolling in Google Chrome with two fingers on?

I have an Apple Magic Mouse 2 and a Macbook Pro (Early 2015, Big Sur 11.2.3). I usually put both my index finger and middle finger on top of the mouse and scroll with my index finger. On almost every ...
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How To Enable “Touch Bar typing suggestions” on Firefox Browser?

How do you have the Touch Bar show word and emoji suggestions when typing? Expected When typing text while using Firefox browser, the Touch Bar is expected to provide suggestions, i.e. words and ...
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DNS settings different between Chrome and Firefox

I have an odd issue that I hope someone can help on. I recently switched hosting providers for a subdomain on our website (the main domain is still at the old host). The DNS settings for this ...
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Does migration assistant carry over browser cookies? If a website used that cookie to distinguish you, would they see that cookie?

Basically just that. Does migration assistant carry over browser cookies? If a website used that cookie to distinguish you, would they see that cookie and know you were the same person?
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Bizarre toolbar behavior for Chrome on Big Sur …?

I just finished reading multiple articles from google on "missing toolbar", however none fix my specific case. I tried un-installing all my extensions and when this did not work I un-...
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How to Open the Profile Management Window Every Time You Open Chrome?

Chrome allows multiple people to use Chrome on the same computer, with each profile having its own custom bookmarks, settings, and accounts. By default, Chrome opens to the profile used the last time ...
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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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How can I automate clicking in a Chrome extension popup with a hotkey?

I want to create a workflow on my Mac where I select text on a Chrome webpage and then press a hotkey combination to change the title of tab to be the selected text. I generate lots of tabs that get ...
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How to find a site whose name I do not remember in Chrome history?

I need to find a specific site in my Chrome history, but I don't remember the name of the site. My Chrome history is full of Youtube and Google searches so I can't just scroll before I find the site ...
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Very strange green artifacts in Google Chrome?

I have no idea what this is, restarting chrome and my machine doesn't fix it, it seems random and it affects things randomly, and goes away randomly. Notice this issue comes up with I take the macOS ...
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Play Youtube HDR videos without any issue

While playing Youtube HDR videos on Chrome, bright colors are abnormally too bright and causes a loss of details in bright areas. For more information about this issue you can see the posts below: ...
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WhatsApp web is placing emojis before text instead of at the end

When using WhatsApp Web (on Chrome with macOS Catalina) - when I want to insert an emoji, I open the emoji popup, but then the emoji appears at the beginning of my message, instead of at the end. This ...
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How to enable horizontal scroll in browsers on a mouse with separate horizontal scroll (logitech mx)?

It's really frustrating that in Safari, Chrome when i use the horizontal scroll it switches between tabs instead of scrolling the page. I've tried to go through the settings but found nothing on it. I ...
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Speed up dragging text on mac os [duplicate]

I want to speed up the time it takes for me to be able to drag text in chrome. I have to wait for 2 or 3 seconds to drag text, or else I just end up selecting text again currently. Is there an ...

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