Android has a built-in browser called WebView that any app can use, which makes it easy for developers to display webpages without actually having to build an internet browser into their apps. But WebView is a stripped-down, bare bones browser with no ties to Android’s default browser, Chrome, so none of your synced data like bookmarks, passwords, and history is available when an app is using WebView to display a page.

To remedy this issue, Google debuted a new Android feature called Chrome Custom Tabs, which essentially allows developers to use Chrome as their in-app browser instead of… more

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