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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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How to fix when mac wakes up, chrome & safari showing weird colors

When mac wakes up, Google Chrome and recently realized Brave too (safari was fine) showing weird colors on certain tabs, also recently found out, even if I share my screen with Chromecast same glitchy ...
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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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Remove Chrome Policy. Error: Domain (com.google.Chrome) not found

My Chrome browser is managed by organisation. This was intentional since in my previous company we used one extension for work. Thus, this is not a malware issue. I cannot remove this policy now. I ...
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My Macbook air (early 2014) with OS10.15.7, recently is crashed almost daily, while I am working with chrome or office and sometimes spontanously [closed]

panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff800dd99d8c): "c_decompress_page: c_segno 2010495 >= c_segments_available 46080, slot_ptr(0xffffff802cb4abd0), slot_data(1a9ead80)"@/AppleInternal/BuildRoot/...
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Why does Chrome need access to Bluetooth?

Shortly after updating to macOS v11 (Big Sur), I see: Why does Chrome need Bluetooth?
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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 ...
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How to control (only) Youtube Music with media keys

Is there a way to control only YouTube Music with media keys? Currently, if I have YT Music playing in some window in the background and then open a YouTube video and want to pause the music - YouTube ...
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Strange video glitch in Chrome browser

macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7 MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) 18s video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mk-jj-MZ-CM Tiny preview below: I like art but this is annoying. Last time restarting machine ...
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How to diagnose sudden and fleeting hang of computer? [duplicate]

Two days ago, I launched a Zoom meeting with the Zoom client. The client launched but did not show a GUI window and did not respond. I tried from the browser and both Google Chrome and Chromium had ...
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How do I disable automatic Text/Word selection on click?

When I click or right click on text/a url in Google Chrome, it selects the word. For example, if I want to copy a URL to clipboard, I have to now open the URL in a new tab, select the URL at the top ...
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Google Chrome screen pixelated

I have a brand new MacBook Pro (16" 2019 2.6 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7) and this keeps happening in Google Chrome. I have restarted several times and it eventually goes back to this. Just doing a ...
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On my MacBook Pro, why are my apps taking forever to launch and my webpages taking forever to begin to load?

I have a MacBook Pro 2018 with fairly maxed out specs. Over the past couple months, I've been having two potentially related issues... My apps frequently take a long time to launch, the kind of ...
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Macbook pro 16 inch 2019 noisy display in chrome after waking up from sleep

I have this issue sometimes when my mac is waking up from sleep. Some applications like Google Chrome A part or whole of the application is turning into a noise picture and until I restart the system, ...
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Macos opens Instruments when I press “Command” + “~”

The default combination to switch between windows of the current app in macOS is ⌘ Command `. Unfortunately when I have opened Chrome and I want to switch between its windows, ⌘ Command ` opens ...
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Site doesn't work on Safari but loads fine on Chrome/Firefox

I'm trying to load www.zhongwen.com on Safari on the iPad on iOS 14 (but I encounter the same issue on Safari for Mac). The site loads fine, but clicking on any Chinese character doesn't load the ...
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Default browser in Google maps on iPhone

iPhone recently allowed me to set Chrome as the default browser, but this has not affected browsing from google maps. When clicking on a business location in google maps, then clicking on the website, ...
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Buggy writing prompt marker in chrome

When I'm using chrome Version 86.0.4240.111 on my mac Catalina 10.15.7, I can place a "writing prompt marker" in almost any place on 'all' webpages. (A blinking line, exactly like the one ...
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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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Autocomplete in Chrome Browser, not sure if its Mac OS or Chrome

Every time I type "Th" in a text field within my Chrome browser, an autocomplete prompt of "Thanks" pops up. I've dug around and can't figure it if its a Chrome, plugin, or a macOS ...
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'defaults write com.google.Chrome PasswordManagerEnabled true' has no effect

'defaults write com.google.Chrome PasswordManagerEnabled' has no effect. Neither the contents of /Library/Managed Preferences/com.google.Chrome.plist nor that of /Library/Managed Preferences/<...
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Cannot save Chrome links to desktop / Finder

I'll often save links from Chrome to my desktop or Finder, simply by dragging the URL from the address bar to wherever I want to save the shortcut to. But all of a sudden it won't let me anymore. I ...
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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 ...
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How do I optimize a Macbook Pro to run a particular tab of Chrome?

My work involves running a specialized Web application. I'm using Google Chrome on a Macbook Air laptop with 8 GB of RAM. With gmail open in one tab and this app open in another Chrome window, my Web ...
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How do you entirely backup Google Chrome?

Google Chrome account sync does not sync everything. For example, it's missing the configuration of extensions that do not make use of cloud sync. What is the best way to backup Google Chrome in case ...
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is there a way to toggle between different chrome windows as if they were different apps [duplicate]

I have two monitors. Sometimes I have this setup Working monitor (split view mode): Visual Studio code editor, Chome to preview my web dev view monitor (split view mode): Sublime text (for docs), ...
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Automator script to click button on web page generates “The operation couldn’t be completed." error

The AppleScript below is supposed to click the first element with the magnifier class on a predefined web page. The script runs successfully if you comment out the JavaScript line, do JavaScript "...
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Override the command+tab shortcut in macOS Catalina when using Chrome

Most Chrome shortcuts I use, use the command key: command+T, command+W, etc. However, the shortcut for switching tabs is control+tab (and control+shift+tab). I'd like to have all Chrome shortcuts use ...
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iPhone Chrome browser is not allowed to make calls directly

While trying to make some calls through the google search in my iPhone 11, Chrome warned me that the site is repeatedly trying to open another app. I accidentally hit Block and now it is not allowing ...
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Safari and desktop apps have connectivity issues, but chrome and ping work

I have a 16 inch Mac book Pro, which I have been using for the past 8 months. It is connected to my home wifi network. In my home wifi network there are other devices like a 15 inch Mac book Pro, ...
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Create a terminal command to open another user profile in chrome [duplicate]

How can I create a terminal command to open another user's profile in Chrome? It takes me a long time to switch between them because I have a lot of users in Chrome.
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Mac Chrome only quits with command+option+q

All of a sudden Chrome on my Catalina imac requires command+option+q to quit. "Warn before quitting" is unchecked. Holding command+q does nothing. command+q works in all other apps. I have a ...
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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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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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How to choose the first spell suggestion on Chrome for MacOS?

When I'm typing on a text box on Chrome either on Windows or Linux and I want to choose a spell suggestion, I just type Menu then Enter to select the first suggestion. Apple keyboards don't have the ...
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When i type more then like 200 words on Chrome or textEd or even on notepad, my mac becomes laggy as hell?

I use MBP 2019 and it is so weird that if I type a lot of text anywhere, the computer gets slowed down. I said a lot but it is even 100 words? I do not understand its cause, I code and on VSCode, I ...
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Cache files viewer - for mac?

I’m trying to find pull up an image from a locally-cached version of a webpage. I opened ~/Library/Caches/Google/Chrome/Default/Cache but I have no idea how to read these files. I saw that there's a ...
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Chrome is not filling in passwords on a catalina laptop

Several months ago I switched to a new laptop with Catalina on it. On this machine the passwords for sites that used to be stored in the browser are no longer being offered. I have to type them in ...
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Is it possible to force a Mac *.webloc file to open in a new Chrome window instead of a new tab in an existing window?

There is an answer already to a similar question that does work when the link is on a Chrome webpage, Shift + Left Click. Unfortunately, Left Click does not work for me opening a .webloc file on MacOS ...
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How can I disable the dictionary for Google Chrome?

Is there a way to disable the below shown dictionary integration inside Google Chrome?
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Code Highlighting is not working on Chrome, Big Sur

I was reading the rust book, however the code was not highlighted. (It is using highlight js to highlight the code) OS: MacOS Big Sur public beta Browser: Chrome(Maybe Chromium) (Not on Safari) ...
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How to check a log of which tasks have been opened on a Mac?

I'm running macOS 10.15.6 (19G2021) on a Late 2018 Mac mini. For the last few months, I have been observing a somewhat strange phenomenon: Every hour or so, usually when running the Chrome browser, a ...
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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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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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Chrome popup on random urls?

I have a NAS on a local IP address, 192.168.x.x. When I open Chrome and go to that address, I'm seeing a suppressed popup. If I permit the popup, it goes to Uniregistry (a Go-daddy co). FWIW, this ...
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Global hotkey not working in Chrome or Intellij

I'm trying to create a global hotkey which can be used with any application open. Currently the shortcut is ^ Control⌘ Command⌥ Option⇧ ShiftP, though I've tried a few other keys as well. With most of ...
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On mac, chrome is not centered, and shifted to the right. How to fix it?

This is its behavior. Also, I was able to maximize the window and see the screen properly. However, as soon I exit the maximized window, it shows the same issue again. Refreshing the page obviously ...
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Hardware pause button doesn't work for Chrome media

Similar to (but opposite of) Pause button started working for Chrome / Youtube, messing with audio player controls, I can't get the touch bar Play/Pause button to play or pause Youtube videos in ...
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How to make Firefox/Chrome quit when I close it?

There is a weird issue with Firefox/Chrome browser where if I close it using the red close button, it loses all the opened tabs. If I right click on it in the Dock and "Quit", it remembers ...
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Text Replacement not Working Properly in Chrome

I’ve set up the text replacement feature in System Preferences/Keyboard, but it’s not working right all time. Whenever I’m on messenger.com and try to type a key combination shortcut, such as “:))”, I ...
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Don't prompt for opening certain external apps in Chrome

Chrome prompts me before opening external apps. Is it possible to add certain apps to an allowlist (e.g., Zoom, Notion) so that I'm not prompted each time?

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