Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#4975 closed defect (worksforme)

Deleted URL is re-entered when attempting to type a new URL into the address bar (Android 7)

Reported by: scheer Assignee:
Priority: Unknown Milestone:
Module: Adblock-Browser-for-Android Keywords:
Cc: mario, diegocarloslima Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Adblock Browser for Android
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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If the user is currently on a page and wishes to navigate away, they select the address bar, delete the current URL (Current page URL) and then type the new URL to navigate to. On Android 7.0 and up when the user attempts to type a new URL after deleting the current one, the old URL is placed in the address bar along with the newly typed characters.

Huawei P8 Lite
Android 7.0

How to reproduce

  1. Load any URL (
  2. Select the address bar
  3. Delete the current URL (
  4. Start to enter a new URL (

Observed behaviour

The old URL is entered into the address bar as well as the newly typed characters.

Expected behaviour

Only the currently typed characters are entered into the address bar.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by diegocarloslima

I followed the above steps, but I wasn't able to reproduce this issue.


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Android 7.0

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by diegocarloslima

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed
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