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Missing the X clear URL button in web browser

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by droidguy99, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. droidguy99

    droidguy99 Lurker
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    HI. I have an HTC Evo 3d from Virgin Mobile USA. Using version 4.0.3.

    My web browser is missing the X button to clear the URL bar. To get a new address everytime, I have to select all then Cut. I know there's supposed to be an X to clear the URL. Any ideas how to get it there? It's never been there since I bought the phone 2 weeks ago.


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  2. kadimi

    kadimi Android Enthusiast

    The button when available means conventionnaly "Stop loading the page that you are currently loading"

    In the stock browser:
    The button doesn't exists at all and when I want to type a new url I tap on the url bar, which selects its contents then I type the url I want... work like a charm.

    In Dolphin Browser:
    The X is - as I said - for stopping requests.
    And typing a url works as in the stock browser.

    Anyways if you are using the stock browser I really suggest that you install Dolphin Browser, it's more powerful: Dolphin Browser is

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