How to Enable JavaScript on Android

If you want to start using JavaScript on your Android device, you’ll need to enable it first. Here’s a quick guide on how to do that.

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In order to view most web pages, including this one, you’ll need to have JavaScript enabled in your Android browser. This guide will show you how to do that.

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a programming language that allows Websites to interact with visitors. It’s often used to create interactive pages, which can respond to events (such as mouse clicks or form submissions) and dynamically display content (such as animations or scrolling text).

Despite its name, JavaScript is not related to the Java programming language.

How to Enable JavaScript on your Android Device

If you’re using an Android device, you can enable JavaScript in your device’s settings. This will allow you to view websites that use JavaScript. Here’s how you can enable JavaScript on your Android device.

For Chrome

1. Open the Google Chrome app.
2. Tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen, then tap on “Settings.”
3. Tap on “Site Settings,” then tap on “JavaScript.”
4. Turn JavaScript on by moving the slider to the right.

For Firefox

Open Firefox and tap on the menu button in the upper right-hand corner. In the menu, tap on “Settings”. Under “Advanced”, tap on “Content Settings”. Tap on “JavaScript” and slide the switch to the “On” position.

For Opera

1. Open the Opera browser.
2. Tap on the Opera Menu present at the top left side of the screen.
3. Scroll down and go to Settings.
4. Once you are in Settings, scroll down to the Privacy & Security option.
5. Check the box next to Enable JavaScript.


That’s all! You’ve now enabled JavaScript on your Android device. If you’re unsure whether or not you’ve done it correctly, try visiting a website that uses JavaScript, such as Google Maps. If the website doesn’t work properly, go back and double-check your steps.

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