How to Enable JavaScript on an Android Phone

If your Android phone's Web browser is configured to disable JavaScript, you're going to have an impaired Web viewing experience. Android phone Web browsers support the ability to toggle JavaScript. JavaScript compatibility is essential to viewing a magnitude of websites on the Internet. Android phones using version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich use Chrome as the default browser, whereas prior versions use the Web browser referred to as "Browser."

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An Android phone's default browser varies by operating system version.
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How to Enable JavaScript on an Android Phone's Browser

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Go to the "Apps" listing menu and touch the "Browser" icon.

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Touch the menu icon in the Browser window or tap the physical Menu button on the phone if applicable.

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Select "Settings" from the menu. You may have to select "More" and then "Settings" on some devices.

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Touch the "Advanced" option.

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Tap the box next to "Enable JavaScript" and back out of the menu to enable JavaScript functionality.

How to Enable JavaScript on an Android Phone in Chrome

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Go to the "Apps" listing menu and touch the "Chrome" icon.

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Tap the three-dot Menu icon and select the "Settings" option.

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Scroll down the screen to the "Advanced" section and choose "Content settings" from the list.

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Tap the box next to "Enable JavaScript" and back out of the menu to enable JavaScript functionality.