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.
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 ...
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, ...
Java - version 1.7.45 - and Mavericks
Chrome refused to run a java app unless i upgraded to .45, which I did my dling the installer from oracle. Java 7 u45. Installer said it worked. Chrome still won't start java. $ which java /usr/...
How can I force command-line arguments to a program shortcut in the dock?
I have Chrome installed in Applications, and a shortcut to it in the Dock. How can I achieve to force some command-line arguments to each start-up of this app? Let me be clearer, in the Terminal, I ...
Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to go to Address Bar?
I just recently switched from Windows and *nix to OS X, and I miss being able to hit F6 to go straight to my Address Bar. What's the OS X equivalent?
How do I disable Chrome's two-finger back/forward navigation?
In dev builds of Chrome, they've implemented, refined, and released two-finger swipes left/right in order to browse back/forward in the browser history. Unfortunately, you can accidentally trigger it ...
"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 ...
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 shortcuts both launch the MacOS Mail app, and there doesn't seem to be any way to change or disable them. Command+I Command+Shift+I Cmd-I / ...
Is there a simple way to have separate dock icons for different Chrome Profiles?
I am using Google Chrome version 22 on OS X 10.8. I use separate user profiles (created using the native Chrome facility in Settings->Users) for my "regular" web browsing, and the web development ...
How to tell Google Chrome to use my Keychain
Background: Story: A colleague of mine told me about 1Password and it seems good to me. I am always trying to use tools which Mac OS X itself gives me, so I've given the Keychain a try. It seems ...
Sync Chrome passwords with Apple iCloud Keychain
Is there a tool or a process where I can export/sync my Google Chrome saved passwords into iCloud Keychain?
Suspected adware infection of Mac
I have an Early 2015 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.11.6 (the latest version of El Capitan) that as of late had started randomly opening a website with the link fastlauncher.xyz [Thanks John Ramos: ...
Open specific links in specific browsers
Is it possible to tell OS X to always open one site in Chrome, and always open another site in Safari? In a nutshell, I want to set a default browser per domain rather than globally for the entire ...
Preview on Catalina fails to select or copy text in PDF
After entering the Title for this question, I see numerous links to (perhaps) similar questions regarding Preview's failure to select or copy text from a PDF document. And so this question may do ...
Pause button started working for Chrome / Youtube, messing with audio player controls
I'm on macbook pro, 2017, Mojave 10.14.4. Previously, I used F7/F8/F9 audio-buttons with Spotify only (it worked with iTunes if it's open together with Spotify but whatever. It didn't do anything in ...
Zooming in Google Chrome using the mouse wheel?
On Windows and, if I'm not mistaken, on Linux, it's possible to zoom in and out in Google Chrome using the mouse wheel. However, this doesn't seem to be working on Mac OS X. Does anybody know if this ...
How to disable "look up" context menu in Google Chrome OSX 10.10+?
This is a distinct question from Is the "Lookup in Dictionary" context menu option hardcoded in Google Chrome for Mac? I want to get rid of the "Look Up x" contextual menu in Chrome: How ...
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 ...
Why is Safari ignoring my /etc/hosts file?
I added some domains to block (127.0.0.1 mydomain.com) to my /etc/hosts file and for some reason, Safari seems to be ignoring them. I have tried: disabling Safari extensions, clearing the cache (...
Turn on Text Replacement, Chrome?
I know I'm supposed to enable text replacement via Edit > Substitutions > Text Replacement but… I cannot find that menu in Chrome at all. Help?
How to remove Google Chrome from Spotlight suggestions in macOS Big Sur
Starting Big Sur I have Google Chrome that returns in every possible Spotlight result. This is very annoying because if I do a typo in Spotlight and hit enter then Google Chrome shows up. If I recall ...
Create a Terminal command to open file with Chrome
I want to create command in terminal that would allow me to use chrome index.html and have the the given file open in Google Chrome. How can I get this working?
Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome?
Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome on the same MacBook running Lion? Both browsers use WebKit, and I'd imagine font support comes from the OS, not the application. For ...
How to open new windows as separate application instances for Chrome, Terminal?
Moving from Linux (OpenBox WM) to MBP, I'm struggling to recover the level of productivity I was used to... One specific thing that's killing it is OSX's insistence on separating between "applications"...
How do I open Google Chrome in Incognito mode by default
Is there any way (using apple script or by using settings on chrome) to open Google Chrome in incognito mode.
Where are Google Chrome bookmarks stored in macOS for multiple profiles?
I can find bookmarks for one profile at ~/Library/Application\ Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Bookmarks. However I don't know where I can find the bookmarks for the other profile. Where should I look?
How to make Chrome open a new window for external Links
As some people might know, the default behavior for external links of Google Chrome is quite bad. I'm using Spaces, and opening a link in some application outside of Google Chrome while being on a ...
Why does Google Chrome launch multiple instances of Google Chrome Helper?
I have Chrome open (Yosemite 10.1) and there are 7 instances of Google Chrome Helper running. There is a single tab open in the browser. I have 3 extensions installed AND running (1Password, JSON ...
Stop Chrome from switching to dedicated GPU
Is there a way to prevent Chrome from switching to dedicated GPU? But just Chrome. Not the gfxCardStatus way. rMBP (late 2013)
Certificate error when using Chrome for iOS with company CA
I am using an iPad with Google Chrome installed to access the internet. I have downloaded and installed the Netbox Blue certificate authority from their website. I can currently access https:// ...
Macbook Pro Mid 2010 NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M random glitch showing when scrolling, writing or watching videos
I have have a MacBook pro late 2010 (now 4 years old), I use it everyday and there's a graphical issue where letters in the browser become blurry and broken, some kind of weird glitch happens all the ...
Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device
Is it possible to install Google Chrome web browser on an iOS device?
Why does speech recognition take up 1 GB or RAM suddenly? And Gmail in Safari 738 MB?
I did enable speech recognition just in case, but very rarely use it, and I did not remember even accidentally activating it since bootup. Now I simply have a few apps running under Mavericks, and I ...
Cannot paste images from clipboard to Facebook in Safari unlike Google Chrome
I have problems pasting images from clipboard to Facebook in Safari. I have recently uninstalled Google Chrome and started using Safari since Chrome uses tons of energy and memory. I liked it but I ...
Is it possible to run three versions of Google Chrome?
How might I run 3+ versions of google chrome so I can log into to 3 different google accounts. More specifically I am looking to have separate icons in the dock for the 3 separate running ...
AppleScript: How to open a link in Google Chrome in a new, adjacent tab?
The following AppleScript code will open the link in a new tab, at the location of the very end of the current tabs: set myLink to "https://www.google.com/" tell application "Google Chrome" ...
Videos played in fullscreen on Google Chrome forces window to be viewed
This is a strange problem that started today. The problem is as follows: When I start a video in Netflix or Youtube and fullscreen it, either by double clicking, or by pressin the full screen button. ...
Is there a way to disable reminders of how to leave full screen mode?
At some point when I updated I started getting little toast notices whenever I swapped from a windowed screen to a full-screen screen. I use desktop spaces frequently, so I see this dozens of times ...
Can you stop websites from opening apps? [closed]
I have a situation where I would like to use both the app and website of a particular service. However, when I search via safari, firefox or chrome, the website or link just opens up the app instead ...
Google Chrome vs my Keychain
Since I've left Chrome as my main browser, every time I use it as secondary browser, Chrome enters in an eternal loop requesting my password to access each keychain bundle of my system. No matter how ...
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 ...
Open new Chrome window with different profile from command line
I want to run a command line that opens a new chrome window with another profile. I tested the following commands: Preconditions: I have two profiles: Profile 1 and Profile 2 Chrome is already ...
MacBook Pro 2020 Fan Issues
I recently purchased a MacBook Pro 2020 13" (1.4 GHz, 8GB Ram, i5). For some reason, when I open Chrome and watch Twitch my computers fans turn on and go crazy. After opening Activity Monitor, I ...
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 ...
Chrome loses cookies on browser restart
I have cookies set to 'Allow local data to be set (recommended)' and yet, whenever I restart Chrome, I have to re-login to sites like reddit/facebook/google which should be keeping me logged in.
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. ...
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,...
Multiple user accounts in Safari like in Chrome?
Note: creating a separate system user is not an option for me. In Google Chrome, I can create separate "users" and launch a new Chrome window. Tabs that are opened in this window have their own ...
Import Chrome bookmarks in to Safari?
How do I import my Chrome (35.0.1916.153) bookmarks in to Safari (7.0.4)?
Google meet can't share screen or window on Mac
For some reason I'm unable to share a window or full screen on Chrome with Google Meet on Mac. Versions: Chrome: Version 99.0.4844.74 (Official Build) (x86_64) Mac: Monterey 12.3 In the Mac settings ...