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# 240188 25-Aug-2018 12:55
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Is anyone else having problems searching in Google using the Chrome browser on an android tablet? Whenever I try a search I get a message telling me that I am offline, but when I do the same search using Firefox there is no problem.

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  # 2078975 25-Aug-2018 13:08
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What is the device and how old is it?

 

 

Maybe you need to update certain software components or the client operating system version is no longer supported by the API.



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  # 2079065 25-Aug-2018 16:05
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The device is a Samsung Tab S, running Oreo and is about 12 months old. This has only started happening today.

 
 
 
 


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  # 2079070 25-Aug-2018 16:17
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Sounds like Chrome stuck in offline mode. Restarting the browser usually resolves it. Are you running the latest version? I had that problem it's been good for a while now.



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  # 2079104 25-Aug-2018 16:25
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I have tried restarting both the app and the tablet, but there is no change.
If I refresh an open tab the page will refresh and selecting a link in the history will work. The problem only seems to happen with a new search.



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  # 2079108 25-Aug-2018 16:32
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I have cleared the browsing history and this appears to have solved the problem.

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