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.

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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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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 ...
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Next tab shortcut not working with right side keys

I often navigate my many many open Chrome tabs using shortcuts for 'goto left tab' and 'goto right tab' using cmd + alt + left/right. I'm using an apple keyboard and this works fine using the alt + ...
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MacOS Firewall: 'Do you want the application “Google Chrome.app” to accept incoming network connections?'

Earlier today, I decided to review my MacOS Catlina Firewall settings by deleting my previous application-specific settings, and handle future prompts one at a time. Then when visiting chrome://flags#...
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Detached chrome tabs auto fling off to another desktop!

This was never a problem before I upgraded to 10.15.5. I have a single wide screen, so I have 2 chrome windows (one on left, one on right). I frequently move tabs from one to another. I also have ...
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Downloads from browsers are broken, downloads using wget or curl are not

I restored my mac after getting it back from Apple. It had a busted logic board. After getting it back any download from any browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc) is flagged by macOS as damaged and ...
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Photos Shared Album - corrupted character display bug in Chrome

I have created a Shared Album in the Photos app and have given it a name. When I share a web link to the album, the photos display properly but the album name and other textual information is garbled ...
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I am not able to see the website title in Safari on macOS

I open a website in Safari by entering the website address in the address bar. But I am not able to see the title of the website. When I open the same website in Google Chrome I can see the title for ...
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Solution for removing duplicate Chrome bookmarks

My Chrome bookmarks keep duplicating and old ones previously deleted last year are back. Are there any suggestions on how to stop this from happening?
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How to open Chrome's Internal Pages from terminal

I want to open chrome's internal pages like chrome://version via terminal. I know I can use the open command to open any URL, but how to open the internal pages? I tried open -a Google\ Chrome "...
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Slow download on my MBpro, only via browser

Since last week, whenever I try to download things through my browser it starts at the usual speed (up to 18 Mbps) then starts to slow down until it reaches about 500 kbps and stays at that speed. All ...
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Transfer passwords from chrome to Icloud/IOS 13/Safari?

I bought an Iphone se and want to sync my passwords between the key chain on my phone and my google chrome key chain. I understand, I can export the chrome passwords to a cvs file on ISO 13. Can I ...
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Search button on Chrome disappeared

so Chrome recently changed the search button to a new tab button. I tried following the instructions in another post on this community which told to go to chrome://flags but i cant find the setting in ...
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Firefox vs Chrome: how to open new tabs in foreground or background with same meta keys?

The Request How can I make the same meta keys between Firefox and Chrome do the same thing? In my macOS, currently in my environment (<click> = "mouse left click on weblink"), the following "...
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On mac, phone won't show on chrome remote debugging tools

I know that remote debugging is deprecated but my colleague needs to use it to debug something in PWA. On windows, all is fine, I can still access it from chrome://devices/ and it works. My ...
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Chrome: when opening Youtube links, the video pauses after 1 sec, have to click play to continue

When I click a Youtube link in Chrome, it opens a tab with that particular Youtube link and starts playing. However, for some strange reason, after playing for about 1 second it pauses the video. I ...
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How to save a pdf file in a browser window without downloading it again?

Typically on my Macbook Pro, I click on URLs to pdf documents and they open in a browser window (say, Safari or Chrome), and later if I wish to keep a copy of the pdf file, I click the down arrow icon....
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Dark grey bar at the bottom of Chrome in iPad

The grey bar in Chrome in the image above in iPad OS blocks form fields at the bottom of the screen. I believe it is the auto fill feature Chrome has. I know it is not the shortcuts bar and also ...
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Is it possible to reduce the size of a chrome window further than normal?

I would like to be able to reduce the window size of a chrome window to make it easier to view a tiny video playback whilst using other tabs on a laptop. At the moment, the minimum size takes up a ...
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How to add Screen Recording permission to Google Chrome in Catalina?

Please note: this question is very similar to this one and others, but none of them involve giving Google Chrome access to the Screen Recording permission! The link above is for giving Slack ...
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How to install Widevine CDM with Chromium on macOS?

I have just built the binary for Chromium. I am looking to install widevine. How might I do that? I have only found tutroials for linux https://github.com/proprietary/chromium-widevine.
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How to change the url of a Chrome app shortcut?

I have 2 Google accounts (personal/work). If I go to the Google Calendar site, on the work account, in Chrome, I can go to ... / More tools / Create shortcut..., which will create a Google Calendar....
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Why do Chromium and Chrome delete all cookies after closing the browser?

I am unable to stay signed in on Chromium and Google Chrome. I sign in to website A, close all tabs, open website A again, and am still signed in. I quit Chromium or Google Chrome, open website A, and ...
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Is 110 degrees fahrenheit on average bad on a 2019 MacBook Air? (And other problems) [duplicate]

I've been using my MacBook air 2019 for quite some time now (9 months) and I've been getting 110 degrees fahrenheit on average with simple use like google chrome or safari. In fact, the highest I have ...
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Open Chrome Developer tools (not docked) in same space as chrome

So i am trying to have the dev tools open and appear above the main window of chrome, which is full screen. thanks to the mission control/spaces, i am not able to do this. does anyone know of a work ...
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Can I get WebGL in chrome to render with the AMD rather than Intel graphics card?

When I go to https://kepler.gl/demo/ukcommute it's enormously slow on my Macbook Pro which has a Radeon Pro built in. It looks like WebGL is being rendered using the Intel graphics card. Is there a ...
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Use Apple Script to open Chrome with specific profile

I use multiple instances of the Chrome browser for different profiles, each with their own google account. I'm trying to automate a task using Applescript and Automator, and have set up Automator to ...
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How do I enable Reader mode on Chrome on my Mac without downloading an extension? [closed]

I want to remove all advertisements and just see the text of the articles I'm reading.
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What causes a MacBook Pro to randomly have a bad Internet connection for all apps except Safari?

I had a new MacBook Pro 16 inch brought to me from the States to Brazil recently. As time has gone by, the Internet connection on various apps such as WhatsApp, Google Chrome, Adobe Creative Cloud and ...
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Reset macOS bundleId -> path mapping

While beta testing a new version of epichrome, I've messed up my mac's bundleId -> path mapping. Usually, when you run open -b com.google.Chrome, macOS will open /Applications/Google Chrome.app . ...
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Automator service works everywhere except when using keyboard shortcut

My automator service is as follows: Workflow receives no input in Google Chrome.app Input is entire selection (checkbox not checked) Run Applescript on run {input, parameters} tell ...
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System-wide Google Search shortcut for Chrome (macOS version)

on the macOS, does anyone know how to set up a system-wide global keyboard shortcut to Google Search the selected text within the Chrome browser? (this could be easily done for Safari but not sure how ...

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