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Where's our data, Google? Chrome 79 update 'a catastrophe' for Android devs with WebView apps

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"Except that the device would've needed internet access in order to update to Chrome 79 in the first place..."

But if the app is killed while there is no wifi, and the webview update happens before the app is re launched, then the data will be lost before it's had time to sync.

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