Monday, January 14, 2013

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Chrome Beta for Android has been updated to 25.0.1364.33 on Google Play. This build will be rolling out over the next few hours. This update contains a number of fixes, including:
  • 164632 - Edit Bookmark is broken
  • 167351 - Youtube video controls are lost after returning from fullscreen
  • 167016 - Some Samsung Galaxy S2 freezes
  • 168062 - Double tapping on non-zoomable sites scrolls the page to the top briefly before returning to original position
  • 167379 - Sometimes tabswitcher is frozen
  • 166998 - Tab content stretched out while returning to it through side swipe gesture
  • 168632 - Crash - Stack Signature: TabAndroidImpl::FromWebContents
  • 168388 - Sync signed in info text's font size is too small
  • 168430 - Bookmark star icon doesn't turn grey/white immediately after bookmarking URL /deleting URL from bookmarks
Known Issues:
  • Performance is sluggish, noticeably on Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S
  • Frequent freeze on devices with specific versions of Qualcomm GPU driver
  • Text autosizing may break formatting on some sites
  • Video continues playing after exiting fullscreen on android phones
  • [HTC Droid DNA] Getting crash on tabswitcher mode
  • 163439 - page links are not working
  • 166233 - Cannot submit comments on facebook posts or pictures
  • 165244 - Text handler jumps or disappears when moving
  • 162486 - iframe scrolling broken
  • 158633: Tap disambiguation overaggressive
  • 169910 - Flickering while opening new tab
A partial list of changes in this build is available in the SVN revision log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. More information about Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome



Blogger Sterling said...

Is Chrome Beta for Android going to address zoomed in issue on some pages while browsing in landscape?

It's a known issue, though I don't know when it was first reported, but its very annoying.

5:45 PM, January 14, 2013  
Blogger Unknown said...

Still hoping you will add a permanent setting to request desktop website versions. =)

7:10 PM, January 14, 2013  
Blogger Mahender Singh said...

Please provide adobe flash support and whenever leaving it there will be Exit setting in it

8:55 PM, January 14, 2013  
Blogger AAREN said...

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10:36 PM, January 14, 2013  
Blogger H-nonymous said...

The tap disambiguation is keeping me away. Letting me turn it off would be great.

10:47 PM, January 14, 2013  
Blogger Unknown said...

Where's the link for the bug on sluggish performance on the galaxy nexus? Or is this something that won't be fixed?

4:12 AM, January 15, 2013  
Blogger Roderick Gadellaa said...


I don't think Chrome (for A) will ever support Flash since Android does not support it beyond ICS.

And are you asking for an 'Exit'-button? On Android? Really?? I think you mean something like 'Close all tabs' :)

6:43 AM, January 15, 2013  
Blogger coth said...

Closes up right after lanuch.

9:44 AM, January 15, 2013  
Blogger Stephen Allen said...

Crashes for me on launch. HTC Ruby Jellybean CM-10. Previous version did too.

3:58 PM, January 15, 2013  
Blogger Tian said...

Performance is sluggish on Lenovo ideatab A2109a, worse than stable version.

7:20 PM, January 15, 2013  
Blogger David said...

Having some problems on my Note 2. I hope you can fix this soon.

9:09 PM, January 15, 2013  
Blogger Sterling said...

Hey I just noticed y'all fixed the issue with typed in search in the Omnibox not being secured (HTTPS).

I actually reported that as an issue, w/in Chrome for Android 18 :-)

12:48 PM, January 16, 2013  
Blogger Sterling said...

Hmm... I guess I spoke too soon 'cause typed search term results are not encrypted (HTTPS).

4:52 PM, January 16, 2013  
Blogger Miikmac said...

Since newest update- Been having issues with launching links on my SG3. When I try to open a link CB opens a new incognito tab. When I back out it takes to me to the correctly launched tab

7:55 AM, January 17, 2013  

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