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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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?
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Is there a modern browser for iOS 10.3.3 capable of supporting ES6+ Javascript?

I have some iPads I'd like my staff to use. However, these are 4th generation iPads, so the latest iOS I'm able to install on them is v10.3.3. However, the website they need to access requires a more ...
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Mac crashes/reboots if I get a ton of notifications at once while asleep

I'm unsure if this is a mac issue or a browser issue, I suspect the former so I'll try here first. In short, I have a few browser applications that generate desktop notifications. If I lock my mac ...
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How to select multiple tabs in Mac Safari

Having used Google Chrome for a long time, I've previously taken it for granted that multiple tabs in a given browser window can be selected, either one at a time (Ctrl-click) or in a contiguous range ...
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`AppleCamera` used by Google Chrome even with all extensions+apps disabled/tabs closed

I'm noticing that Google Chrome (Version 65.0.3325.181 (Official Build) (64-bit) — current version as of writing this question) has enabled my MBP camera and, perhaps, the microphone: $ lsof | grep "...
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Stop gmail + terminal from pasting rich text [duplicate]

Since some recent update, when copying stuff from Terminal into Gmail compose window, it's pasted as formatted text, retaining all my terminal colors and fonts. How to stop them (Chrome, Gmail, ...
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Opening a new tab in Chrome makes all bluetooth devices disconnected

I have an issue using the following versions Chrome 65.0.3325.181 (Official Build) (64-bit) MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 When I open a new tab, sometimes all my bluetooth devices (headphones, mouse, ...
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Open HTML file with Google Chrome using command-line [duplicate]

In default installation of macOS, Python and Bash are installed in /usr/bin and /bin directories respectively. $ which python /usr/bin/python $ which bash /bin/bash So it's appropriate files can be ...
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HTTP URLs aren't working on OS X Yosemite

My OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 Mac seems to only be able to hit HTTPS URLs, but not HTTP URLs. I tested another computer on my network, and that machine seems to work fine. I tested using this URL: http://...
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AppleScript move tab

Is there a way to move tab using the tab number in Google Chrome ? something like this : tell application "Google Chrome" set activeIndex to get active tab index of window 1 tell window 1 ...
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Web browser opens popups as new tabs when maximized

When browsing to a web page which opens a new dialog popup window, if the browser is maximized, then the new window is not opened as a dialog but as a new tab. However if the browser is not maximized, ...
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Applescript / Google Chrome : open a link in a new tab

I use this to open a link (the url is unknown): tell application "Google Chrome" tell tab 1 of window 1 to set OpenfirstTab to execute javascript "document.getElementById('TransactionHistory')....
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How to remove autofill emails on Chrome

I have a 15" MacBook Pro 2016 and I can't figure out how can I remove the saved auto-fill emails like I can on Windows/Linux using the keyboard: Select one of the suggested emails from the drop down ...
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Is 5-6 hour of battery life normal for 4-year old mid-2013 13" Macbook Air?

My MBA mid-2013 usually lasts for about 6 hours; it's been used for almost 4 years now. I use Chrome for internet browsing, mostly Facebook, Reddit and go over to other websites from these two ...
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AppleScript: Open URL in specific tab (Google Chrome)

I can no longer open a URL in a specific tab using AppleScript. I tried the following code without success: set URL of tab 1 to "https://" and set myLink to "https://" tell application "Google ...
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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 ...
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Screenshot paste only works in some apps, not in Google Chrome

I used to love shift+control+command+4 for pasting screen grabs. But now it doesn't work in Chrome. In Stickies and Text Edit it doesn't work and gives the Apple error sound. The pasting Works fine ...
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Having trouble with automating Google searches with text extracted from Tesseract-OCR [closed]

Having some trouble with a project and hopefully someone can help. I'm trying to take extracted text from tesseract-ocr and use that text as the search query of Google Chrome searches. My shell ...
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Data Recovery Tool to recover lost Chrome User Data Dirs

I have a folder, either </users/an/downloads/user data> or </users/an/downloads/user datas>, that I've accidentally cmd-opt-deleted. The folder is used to store individual user data ...
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How to delete cookies for a specific site on iOS Chrome

"How to delete cookies for a specific site" is a good question but seems to be about Chrome on a computer rather than on iOS. This question seems to be just about iOS Safari (rather than Chrome). (...
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How do I disable the prompt to discard or keep downloads in Google Chrome on Mac OS?

I have seen other posts asking similar questions to this but they were for Ubuntu and Windows. All answers were exclusive to the respective operating system. I have not seen something that will work ...
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How to modify the CSS of the Google Hangouts extension window in Chrome (e.g. TamperMonkey)

I'm trying to remove the SMS badge from the avatar icon in my Google Hangouts conversation list. I can open the Developer Tools and make the change in the DOM, but I want an automated way to do it. I ...
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Reminders added as Chrome link instead of Safari

As said in the subject, every time I add a to-do in Reminders.app from the Safari 'share' button, it gets created as Chrome Link, rather than Safari. Therefore when I click on it, it opens Chrome. I ...
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In my google chrome for mac, CMD + Shift + r to reload the current webpage does not work?

This Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts support page, in the Mac > Webpage shortcuts section, indicates: Reload your current page, ignoring cached content: ⌘ + Shift + r But that keyboard ...
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How can I take screenshots of web browser including a select input?

How can I take a screenshot of the entirety of a web browser (or just the HTML page) which includes the select input? I can get the following images with Apple shift 4 and clicking space: but I want ...
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What's wrong with site layout under macos?

Both in chrome and safari under macos layout of sites is often broken when browser is collapsed to half screen. This affects top sites too - facebook, google, apple store. However, it does not affect ...
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Removing emojibubbleshooter chrome notification

I have emojibubbleshooter notification on chrome every once in while. (https://emojibubbleshooter.com/?utm_source=notif_wct) I haven't installed new extensions for few months so I am not sure why I ...
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How to make macbook give periodic alert when Chrome is in the foreground?

So I have a problem with distractions on a macbook. I am hard at work (in emacs) and then I need to look something up. I go to my web browser (Chrome) find the information I need, and half an hour ...
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Random extreme CPU spikes on random browser tasks

I've noticed that every once in a few days (sometimes daily) my CPU spikes to a 120% or such usage when any of my browsers are open. The scenario is weird, today I was watching a movie using VLC ...
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Open URLs in New Chrome Window

I decide to open a url in a new window with command: $ open -na 'Google Chrome' 'https://www.etymonline.com/' It opened a new window in blank.
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Unsetting a Chrome Policy

So I used defaults write com.google.Chrome AllowDeletingBrowserHistory -bool yes thinking it would set a mandatory policy for the global (machine) level, but it turns out I was wrong and it set a ...
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How do I close all open tabs in Chrome browser for the iPad?

Is there a shortcut for closing all the open tabs in Chrome browser on an iPad? Last time I checked, which has been a few years now, this function was available on the iPhone, but not on an iPad. ...
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How to stop dfwu1013.info from popping on my screen when ever I try to Google anything?

I have a problem that is bothering me and I kindly request for help. When ever I try to search / Google/browse something on the Internet using Google Chrome a website named Dfwu1013.info pops up on ...
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How to disable Tab key in Gmail (Chrome or Safari)

My grandpa has suffered from a very annoying "problem" in Gmail (on Mac OS under Chrome) for a long time and unfortunately I haven't found a solution for him yet: When composing in Gmail, each time ...
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How to change the default app for callto/tel links from Facetime to Skype/other?

Callto/tel links inside Chrome open up for me in Facetime. How can I change the default application used for opening such links? (I'd like to set it to Skype)
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How to make Chrome trust self signed certificates?

I have followed these instructions (available from Wayback Machine in case they disappear) to add the certificate of my Asus Router to the keychain but Chrome still refuses to trust it, with the error ...
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Export Google Chrome Password

I am hoping that someone knows how to do this. I've been searching online for days now and I have found no solution that works. So, I am looking for a way to export the passwords saved on Chrome as a ...
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How to make Alfred switch to currently open Chrome instead of opening a new window?

This used to be the normal behavior for me: I have a Chrome window A open The focus is in another program window B I bring up Alfred and type Chrome Chrome is the first result, selected by default I ...
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Chrome icon randomly changing to something else

Since about 2 weeks my chrome icon randomly changes to the one pictured. Turning off chrome fixes it, but soon after restart the weird icon comes back. What is it, how do I fix this?
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Mac Google Chrome Not Responding; how to investigate and fix?

Just now while using Chrome with an infinite number of tabs and windows, it stopped responding with a colorful spinwheel. The computer is still working, but every other application moves 30x slower ...
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HTML videos not playing on Sierra 10.12.6 [closed]

I'm using rMBP 13" mid-2014 and I'm NOT updating to High Sierra, but even good old Sierra is not as stable as older versions of MacOS. Sometimes I can't play videos, I press play and nothing happens, ...
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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?
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Websites displaying as mobile on all browsers in MacOS

For some reason, numerous websites started displaying as mobile on my MacOS machine today, in all browsers, even browsers I never use like Safari. The agent header I'm seeing in Chrome is: Mozilla/5....
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Why does Chrome have much better performance in rendering 3D graphics than Safari?

I used the models in this website to test the performance of my computer to render 3D graphics, and I found that dragging a 3D model is very choppy in Safari, while in Chrome it’s much more fluid. I ...
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How can I open multiple URLs in a new Chrome window from the terminal

I can open multiple URLs in the current Chrome window from the terminal: open https://www.apple.com/ https://www.apple.com/ https://www.amazon.com/ When I tried to open them in a new window using ...
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Wrong Region Detected in Browser

I moved from Canada to USA but some webpages still detect my region as Canada. This happens in all browsers, even after I clear their browser data. I assume then the browser is sending some region ...
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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?
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Can't run Google Chrome on macOS Sierra

For some reason, no matter how many times I delete (using AppCleaner) and redownload Google Chrome, I am unable to launch Chrome on my 2017 MacBook Pro running 10.12.6 Sierra. When I click on the ...
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Adding Google to the Internet Accounts is not working

After changing networks where i used a proxy to go online back home I got the message in Chrome that my login details are not up-to-date. I tried to log me in and it works until I close the browser. ...
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Open a new Browser Window from Terminal

I am working on multiple screens. when I intend to open a new chrome window(not a tab),I have to press 'CMD+Tab' to shift to the current and press 'Ctrl+N'. If input command open https://apple....