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third-party browsers; i.e., alternatives to Internet Explorer and Edge

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Can I set a default browsing app on windows 10?

After updating my windows phone from Windows 8.1 to 10 I see that the section for managing Apps for Website under System Settings. However I don't know or am sure if it is related with default ...
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Stack exchange app for Windows Phone

Is there an app for the Stack Exchange network for Windows Phone? I haven't seen any in the store, but browsing the site in edge it says, "read this post in our app". If there is no app for WP, couldn'...
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Does Apps for Website feature work on 3rd party browsers?

A word about this feature: Websites such as Facebook open their official apps when a user visits their website on a browser. This feature allows us to disable/enable such switching to apps. It allows ...
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Reset zoom level in mobile browsers

I am developing a website and need to be able to see what the pages look like at browsers' default zoom levels. Most desktop browsers allow you to manually set the browser zoom level using a menu or ...
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Can't answer Captcha questions without updated browser

I have a Nokia Lumia 920 with IE 8.1. I can't answer Captcha questions without an updated browser. I have considered updating to IE 10. What should I do? The site suggests Safari, Chrome, Mozilla. Can ...
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Where are bookmarks stored for Opera Mini?

Please tell me in Opera Mini for windows phone, where bookmarks are stored? Can we copy and paste in other opera mini for windows browser if we have two same window phone as synchronization is not ...
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Do alternative browsers use their own rendering engine or Trident?

I use IE mostly and Opera Mini a little bit. What I've been wondering, do Opera Mini and UC Browser use their own rendering engine (WebKit and ???) or are they more or less skins on the Trident engine?...
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Is Chrome available on Windows Phone 8?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and really want to use Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version?
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How to open local html files in Windows Phone 8.1

I downloaded whole website for offline browsing and now I'd like to somehow open it on my phone. Is there a particular local URL format or a browser that supports this feature? I tried to open it ...
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Alternative web browser with adjustable font size?

Is there an alternative WP web browser that lets you change the font size? I have a 4" Lumia and have tried IExplorer, UC Browser, Nokia Express and Maxthon, but they all lack the option to change ...
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Browser for flash videos and RTSP streaming support

Are there any browser for playing flash videos and rtsp streaming support?
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Can I install the Chrome Browser on the Windows Phone?

It looks like the answer is No, but I thought I'd check. (My understanding is that the Windows Phone, like Windows RT, does not allow you to install other browsers).
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