How to Enable JavaScript on an Android Phone

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Using the Stock Browser

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    Open the browser.
    • Depending on the version of Android you are running and the manufacturer of your phone, it may be called "Browser" or "Internet". Tap the icon to open it.
    • If you can't find the icon on your Home screen, check the App Drawer.
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    Tap the Menu button.
    • You may have a Menu button on your phone, or you can tap the Menu icon in the upper-right corner of the browser.
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    Tap Settings.
    • This is typically located towards the bottom of the Menu button menu. This will open your browser's settings window,
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    Tap Advanced.
    • This will open a list of advanced browser options.
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    Check the "Enable JavaScript" box.
    • Once the box is checked, JavaScript will be enabled in the browser and you can exit the Settings menu. You will need to reload any pages you are currently visiting for the changes to take effect.

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Using Google Chrome

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    Open Google Chrome.
    • If you are using Chrome instead of the stock Android browser, you will need to enable JavaScript through Chrome's settings menu. You can find Chrome on your Home screen or in your App Drawer.
    • Some Android phones come with Chrome as the Stock browser.
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    Tap the Menu button.
    • This is located in the upper-right corner of the browser screen, and looks like three boxes stacked vertically.
    • If your phone has a Menu button, you can tap that as well.
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    Tap Settings.
    • This is towards the bottom of the menu. You may need to scroll down to find it.
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    Tap "Content settings".
    • In the Settings menu, look for the "Content settings" option located in the Advanced category.
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    Check the "Enable JavaScript" box.
    • Once the box is checked, JavaScript will be enabled in the browser and you can exit the Settings menu. You will need to reload any pages you are currently visiting for the changes to take effect.

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Using Mozilla Firefox

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    Open the browser.
    • If you are using Firefox instead of the stock Android browser, you will need to enable JavaScript through the Configuration page, as the setting is hidden in the normal menus. You can find Firefox on your Home screen or in your App Drawer.
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    Open the Configuration page.
    • Since Firefox hides the JavaScript settings, you will need to access the hidden Configuration page to change them. You can open the Configuration page by tapping the address bar and typing about:config.
    • Be aware that changes to this page can mess up your browser, so proceed with caution.
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    Search for JavaScript.
    • The Configuration page is very large, so you should search for JavaScript to make finding it a lot easier. At the top of the Configuration page, you will see a search bar. Type javascript and you should see results immediately in the main window.
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    Find the "javascript.enabled" option.
    • This is usually second on the list of search results when you search for "javascript".
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    Toggle JavaScript.
    • Tap the option to show the Toggle button. Tap Toggle to change the entry from "false" to "true". JavaScript is now enabled, but you may need to reload any pages you are currently visiting in order for the changes to take effect.