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 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 ...
How do I remove the Google Chrome notifications bell icon from the Mac OS X menu bar?
This bell icon showed up in my menu bar one day and there's no obvious way to disable it. How do I get rid of it?
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 ...
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-`....
How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?
I uninstalled Google chrome by deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome. But I have failed to remove all ...
Clicking on external links opens Chrome but not the link
When I click on an external link and Google Chrome is not running yet, Chrome will launch but will not open the linked page. Instead, it starts at my last opened tab (which is the behaviour I expect), ...
"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 / ...
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 ...
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?
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 make Google Chrome Helper not use as much CPU
I've found solutions for this problem but they dont seem applicable now in 2017. For some reason, Google Chrome Helper is using a lot of my CPU and fans are going full blast. I found this link on ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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. ...
Chrome address bar disappeared after update
I have a weird issue with Chrome (69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit)). When I go into fullscreen mode with CMD + CTRL + F the addressbar disappears. It started after the update from the old ...
Why does Office for Mac need Safari and Chrome closed for installation?
In an update for MS Office for Mac, the installer asks to close Chrome and Safari — why? What do those programs have to do with Microsoft Office? I only have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
El Capitan : How to disable Force Click "Dictionary Pop-ups" in Chrome?
In my Chrome Browser, whenever i "Force Click" (hard clicked by one finger) upon a Word, the dictionary lookup Pop-up is always popping out. Like this: I have already DISABLED the "Force Click" ...
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 (...
Chromium builds for Mac OS X
What is the proper way to install Chromium (not chrome!) on Mac OS X? Stable builds are a must, beta builds or nightlies are nice to have.
Chrome back/forward gestures no longer working after Mavericks update
Has anyone else noticed their 1 finger back/forward gestures no longer working in Chrome? I have tried the gestures on other applications such as Safari and Mission Control, they are all still intact.
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 ...
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 can I force Chrome to open links with specific profile?
I'm using user profile switching in Chrome, which works perfectly fine. Except for when I'm clicking links, that are depending on one of the profiles being logged in. By default Chrome just opens the ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...
Two entries for Google Chrome in Notifications preferences
In System Preferences > Notifications, there are two entries for Google Chrome, and they have different settings. I can obviously change them both to what I want, but why is this happening and how ...
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, ...
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 ...
Import Chrome bookmarks in to Safari?
How do I import my Chrome (35.0.1916.153) bookmarks in to Safari (7.0.4)?
Chrome Mac gesture conflict with horizontal scrolling
I am running Chrome 14 on OSX Lion. I swipe 2 fingers horizontally to scroll a web page horizontally, for a page that is too wide. When I swipe right, it works fine. When it swipe left it works for ...
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?
Is there a way to sync bookmarks between chrome and safari on an ongoing basis?
I have Chrome and Safari both installed on my Mac. My underlying need is wanting to use Chrome on my MacBook Pro and to have all bookmarks I create to sync to mobile Safari on my iOS devices. Yes,...
Why does Chrome need access to Bluetooth?
Shortly after updating to macOS v11 (Big Sur), I see: "Google Chrome.app" would like to use Bluetooth. Once Chrome has access, websites will be able to ask you for access. Why does Chrome ...
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"...
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 ...
How do I go back and forward in Chrome using a Magic Mouse in Lion?
Before installing Lion, I could use the "double finger left/right swipe" gesture to go back and forward in the history in Google Chrome. After installing Lion, I can't find any mouse gesture that ...
Open a new Chrome window in Incognito mode from terminal
I can open a url specifying 'chrome browser' from terminal open -a 'Google chrome' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page How to open it in an incognito mode?
Unusual Dock Icon Appearing in OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Lately, I've been getting this unusual "clone" of the Chrome icon appearing at the left side of my Dock. It comes out randomly. Initially, I thought it's a new feature that binds the iPad session on ...
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 ...
Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to leave address bar and focus browsing area?
Related: Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to go to Address Bar? You can go to address bar by ⌘+l / Ctrl+l, but how can I go back to, or focus, the browsing area again?
How can I make Apple's keyboard shortcuts work in Chrome?
Mavericks has a TextExpander-like feature that lets me create text shortcuts for long phrases. (When I type "ttys," for example, it replaces it with "talk to you soon.") The feature works beautifully ...
How do I share a chrome tab via AirDrop?
I'd like to share my current Chrome page on macOS via AirDrop to an iOS device so that I can open it up in mobile Safari. If I use Safari on a desktop, this is easily done via: Share > AirDrop. Is ...
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.
Is it possible to open a new chrome Browser Window from Terminal with multiple screens?
I am working on multiple screens on macOS. When I intend to open a new chrome window (not a tab), I have to press ⌘ + Tab to shift focus from another app to the current browser app and activate the ...
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 ...