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Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« on: November 02, 2012, 04:55:10 PM »
All of a sudden, my Google Chrome icon got replaced by a green Android icon. The Chrome browser still works. I'm just wondering why it happened,  and whether it signifies anything.  The following screen capture shows an intermediate morph that lasted a couple of minutes.
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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2012, 08:57:35 PM »
Hmmm... hasn't happened to my Chrome icon yet.

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2012, 09:15:55 PM »
I had frozen and unfrozen the DSP Manager system app prior to the Chrome icon morphing.  After the icon switched, I removed the shortcut from my homescreen and inserted another one.  The second icon morph is what I grabbed with the screen capture.  It takes about 5 minutes to occur.  The last web page I looked at using Chrome is still available when I tap the Android Chrome icon.

I'm going to uninstall Chrome and reinstall it, to see if it fixes this strange behavior.
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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2012, 09:19:38 PM »
I just received the notice that my Chrome icon has been replaced as well.

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2012, 10:15:05 PM »
As I said, I received the notice, but I don't see a difference.

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2012, 07:46:58 AM »
What kind of notice did you receive? You say the icon didn't change? Have you rebooted?
I just bought a new Nexus and neither of mine have that icon. Weird.

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2012, 09:43:40 AM »
Chrome just had an update. Most likely this is a result of the new update.

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2012, 09:58:04 AM »
Yes, late last night, I restored my Nexus 7 to an Oct 29 Nandroid backup. Shortly thereafter, a Chrome update started automatically,  followed by the icon morphing.
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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2012, 02:33:53 PM »
I had a Chrome update but don't see any difference.

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2012, 01:32:08 PM »
Same thing happened to me, but only for the Chrome icon on my home page.  The Chrome icon in the "apps" page (can't remember what the official name is), still had the chrome icon. 

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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2012, 02:59:29 PM »
Thanks for the confirmations from other users.  I'm not going crazy  :).

The apps/widgets section is called the drawer, and my Chrome icon is intact there.  It morphs into the Android icon when I place the Chrome shortcut on my home screen.  I'm running the Paranoid Android ROM, so I should check for a current gapps file to see if PA has added Chrome as a gapp.
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Re: Chrome icon replaced by Android icon
« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2012, 04:59:41 PM »
Had it happen on wife's Transformer tablet.

Removed from home screen and re-added - seems OK at the moment.

 


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