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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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Import passwords from Safari to Chrome

I am just switching from Safari to Chrome in my MacBookPro and first thing I did was to import bookmarks from Safari. Now I would also like to import passwords from websites, logins etc. In Chrome > ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remove URL Browser Bar Google Chrome, Sierra MacBook Air, Spanish Keyboard

I put specific settings because I was trying with similar methods, And I need a Tested method with same (not similar) conditions. Maybe for English Keyboards works some answer, Unfortunately for ...
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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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Change Chrome or Web Gmail swipe actions in iPhone/iOS

In Chrome browser in iPhone, when I open gmail website and open an email and then swipe left/right then it navigates to the previous/next email. How do I remove this swipe action in Chrome or in Web ...
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Google Maps link opening in Apple Maps instead of Google Maps

In iOS 13 is there a way for a map link in a Google app to either open the address/coordinates in Google Maps or properly open Apple Maps to the location in the link that invoked it rather than ...
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Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files

Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files. For example, if I try to download https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/D19-1.pdf (6609 pages) from Google Chrome, it fails. Is there any way to fix or ...
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Zooming in Google Chrome using the mouse wheel? Not working

I know you can zoom in Google Chrome with CTRL + Mouse Scroll. This works on my windows PC however not on my Mac. I know that you can setup zoom feature on mac: Preferences > Accessibility > ...