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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 get rid of these random Norton antivirus notifications on my MacBook?

To be clear I have never installed Norton Antivirus software on my MacBook and now I have received three notifications via Chrome browser that my Norton antivirus has expired. What does this mean and ...
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Cannot toggle between YouTube on full screen and other apps in Google Chrome

I recently switched by browser from Firefox to Google Chrome and now when I have a YouTube video on full screen it won't let me toggle between the video and other apps using the ⌘ Command ` shortcut ...
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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 ...
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How do I grant access in Files and Folders in Catalina for Chrome?

Background: I was debugging a web app and discovered my browser file upload was no longer working in Chrome 80, but works fine in Safari: when I clicked the 'Browse...' button on the web page, the ...
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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 ...
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How To make the tab bar/address bar thinner on Chrome?

I'm looking for a way to reduce the header space that chrome requires. On Safari, the tab bar is quite thin, compared to chrome where it's about 1.5x larger. Is there any way to reduce the height of ...
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Weird issue with applications not responding on Macbook

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 15 inch with macOS Catalina. It's up to date and I have freed up more disk space. Anyway, my issue is weird and I haven't been able to fix it nor find anyone who's had it. ...
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iOS Chrome search box changed to “new tab” button

Google Chrome on my iPhone 8 Plus recently changed the search field at the bottom of the app interface to a "New Tab" button. (See screenshots below.) Does anyone know how to change it back? To be ...
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OSX Web Browsers Won't Load a Page

I have a 2013 27" iMac running 10.15.3 and for some recent over the past couple weeks if I leave my computer idle for several hours (usually 12+) when I get back to my desktop none of my web browsers ...
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Full screen video hangs on safari and chrome but not firefox

My Macbook pro retina Mid-2015 running Mojave 10.14.4 freezes in full screen mode for videos across any site I have tried. I have to go to Activity Monitor and End|Force either chrome or safari. ...
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How do I make my iPad forget about Chrome browser?

I have or rather had Chrome on my iPad but it refuses to update because it was acquired using another AppleID. I then deleted it with the intention to reinstall using my current AppleID. But that is ...
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How To Convert a Terminal Command into an “.app” file? [duplicate]

I want to run a command every-time I click an app icon. I want that app icon in my launcher or app drawer and dock. The Command I wanna run is this (posted here) open -na "Google Chrome" --args --...
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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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Script or App to auto write URL of browser-downloaded files to their respective Comments field (metadata) in the files Get Info sheet?

I'm looking for a script or any other way to automatically write the URL of a download file to its "Comments" field, as shown in a files Get Info sheet (Command+I in Finder). Anyone know if I could ...
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Why is Google Chrome not seen in the Screen Recording Options in Security and Privacy settings

I recently upgraded to Catalina(which I regret now). I have been facing lot of weird issues after upgrading one of which being not able to share the screen on Google Hangout Meet. I followed a few of ...
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macOS remove lkysearch virus from chrome

I have lkysearch malware installed in chrome. I tried multiple ways to remove it even tried uninstalling and reinstalling chrome but no luck. Chrome does not even allow removing the suspicious "...
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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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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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Playing videos fullscreen in chrome causes all chrome windows to freeze if attempting to exit FullScreen

The following problem is recent: maybe a few weeks. I am on Mojave on an MBPro 2015 with retina. it seems any video when played in FullScreen will cause the behavior described in the title. This ...
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Mac - Output different audio streams to two separate devices

On MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6, I want to output two separate Chrome browser tab applications to two separate devices from my single macbook pro. 1) Chrome tab 1: browser game --> outputs to headphones ...
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Chrome on Mac UTF-8 in URL strange behavior

I have URLs with non-ascii chars that behave strangely on Chrome 79 on Catalina 10.15.3 I was not able to reproduce it with Chrome 79 on Windows, neither with Safari. If I have the following chain ...
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How to decrease the font size / zoom out in Chrome on a mobile device

I prefer very small fonts: on my MacBook I use full retina 2560x1600. My iPhone7 Plus can show a lot - if I can force chrome to stop making huge fonts on it. But how to do that? The desktop chrome ...
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How to stop apps from opening my browser

I have installed few apps that after they auto update, they open up my browser on their maker's web site. It's very annoying and I don't know how to stop it. Viber is probably the worst, updates ...
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Google Chrome on Mac OS Sierra - Annoying ‘This Website Wants to Open this Application’ warning for Files .mkv .mp4

Google Chrome on Mac OS Sierra - Annoying ‘This Website Wants to Open this Application’ Sorry have to log this one again as I am newbie and so can’t comment yet. This box pop up only used to show ...
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Apps suddenly quitting or freezing? Memory problem?

I have a MacBook Pro (2018, 13-inch) with Catalina. Every once in a while, my mac gets weird. All the tabs open on Chrome go black and if I try to reload, the whole app usually just quits. Other apps ...
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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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How to restore accidentally deleted Chrome Profile on Mac?

I had a few Person 1,2,3 profiles in Chrome and 1 of them had a bunch of super useful extensions, history, passwords, etc. After I deleted them, I lost all of my Chrome data. Is there a way to restore ...
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Mac Chrome bookmarks folders are gray

I was looking for answers and I can't find any. How can I make the bookmarks folders yellow again? A similar question was asked here but is not helpful. They are gray on my mac, however in my ...
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Bookmark all tabs in Chrome on iOS?

Is there is a way to bookmark all of my tabs at once without having to go one by one while in Chrome for iOS?
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Set audio priority of web browsers [duplicate]

Note: if my question is lacking something to be on-site, please say it in the comments so I can change it. Thank You. If several web browser (i.e. Safari, Firefox and Chrome) are open at the same ...
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How to change .webloc file icon?

Chrome is my default web browser. Sometimes, I drag URLs from the Chrome address bar to the desktop. When I do this, they always take the Safari "webloc" icon. How can I pick another icon, like ...
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Saving a password in keychain and Google Chrome at the same time? [duplicate]

I've searched everywhere for an answer to this, but I can't find one. Is it possible to save passwords into my Keychain when setting up user accounts in Google Chrome? It sounds like I may have to ...
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Sharing Keychain in Chrome [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure Keychain to share passwords in Chrome on OS X Catalina? The problem I face is that some websites function better in Chrome than Safari and I would like to be able to switch ...
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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 ...
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Chrome on Mac slowing down

After switching my mac from the 2015 air to 2019, I see a noticeable slowness in scrolling through webpages on chrome. Whereas on safari, the issue is nonexistent. Can someone propose a solution to ...
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Chrome's URL field prohibits some URLs from being drag-drop'ed into Finder for auto .webloc file generation. Why is this?

Here is a six-second video to demonstrate the scenario I can't seem to figure out. Why won't the second URL become a .webloc like the first one? ..and is there a useful workaround if not a solution ...
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Google Chrome crashes with an “Untitled” page error and causes other apps on laptop to crash as well

I'm using a Macbook Pro running Catalina. I recently purchased this laptop like a few months ago and immediately migrated my data from my old Macbook to the new one using the Time-Machine app. This ...
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Weird page flicker on macOS 10.15.2 with chrome 79 (latest)

I'm getting weird screen flickering on apple.com specifically. I can't seem to find another website where chrome has this issue, it's quite weird! I've tried running incognito so my extensions would ...
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Is there a way to let “Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track” use one of the browser's voice?

One way to save the text-to-speech on Google Chrome or Safari, is to highlight the text, and right click and choose "Services" -> "Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track". But I think the voice that can be ...
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Apple watch stopped unlocking due to Chrome Remote Desktop's screen sharing

I think I found the culprit - Chrome Remote Desktop - but is there a way to fix it? Even though it's not actively running (i.e. a remote connection), I get this on the lock screen: With the little ...
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How to reproduce Windows Chrome BAT files setup in macOS 10.15

On Windows, Chrome is my primary browser. I've developed a series of *.bat files on Windows that each open a series of tabs with specific URLs in Chrome: @echo off set BROWSER=chrome.exe set ...
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How to hunt down which tab or webpage (on Google Chrome) used a lot of memory?

I already know Google Chrome was using a lot of memory for a badly behaving webpage. The issue was I don't know which webpage was doing that. Sometimes after a day or two, possibly some webpage on ...
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MacBook Pro 16" Pinch to Zoom Delay in Google Chrome

I bought a 16" MacBook Pro a few days ago. It is on macOS Catalina 10.15.2. When I use the trackpad to pinch to zoom in Google Chrome or Chromium, for the first 1.5 cm or so, it does not zoom. It ...
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Why does Safari zoom-out on SE after navigating backwards in split-screen view?

Oh, the rabbit-holes I find myself in when browsing SE (and in general)... Not sure if it's a Safari or Stack Exchange bug.. Chrome has the opposite problem. When following a link on SE and then ...
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How to remove autocomplete (autofill) entries from Chrome? (Shift+Fn+Delete doesn't work)

In both Firefox and Chrome (latest versions) when I start typing an address of a website I have visited before, it shows a bunch of autocomplete entries. If I want to delete a specific entry, in ...
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Getting warning each time i open browser using Epichrome

I am using Epichrome to have multiple Chrome browsers at the same time. I have three browsers that I made with Epichrome, but each time I open one of them, it gives this warning: I am using MacOS ...
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Chrome: full screen shortcut does not work

Suddenly after using chrome for around six months on macOS, (first Mojave and then Catalina), the (very useful) Full-Screen shortcut (Ctrl+Cmd+F) has stopped working. Both, clicking the green button ...
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Are 82°C to 98°C Temperatures extreme for a MacBook Pro?

I've noticed that my 2018 MacBook Pro 15" with an i7 frequently hits 82°C while using Google Chrome and 98°C while playing video games. As an example, while running Minecraft with maybe 12 mods, ...
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Allow remote users to control this Mac

Everytime I restart my Mac, I get following message on my screen: I must have deleted org.chromium.chromoting.me2me.sh by accident (as it was there before) Please advise.
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enabling javascript in Chrome using an AppleScript

Is it possible to enable Javascript in Chrome aside from manually scrolling through the View menu? I tried scripting it, but it didn't execute or list any errors: activate application "Google Chrome"...

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